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News : Victorian premier, Dan Andrews announces $9 million live music venue grant.

By on September 25, 2020
Photo by Rebecca Houlden

Daniel Andrews, premier of Victoria has recently announced a $9 million boost to live music venues across the state with numerous venues such as Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood, The Tote, The Evelyn, Max Watts, 170 Russell and a truckload more receiving allocated grants to help cover bills and plan for the future, and get ready for the (hopefully soon) reopening of the state.

This news brings not only a sigh of relief for the venues but also a glimmer of hope for patrons and artists across the entire state whose livelihood and passion for music is unbounded.

A full list of venues receiving grants is available via Daniel Andrew’s official Facebook page.

The Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood
Yah Yah’s, Fitzroy
Laundry Bar, Fitzroy
Wool Exchange, Geelong
Northcote Social Club,…

Posted by Dan Andrews on Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Don’t worry if your favourite venue is not on the list. There are plenty more venues to be announced across the state with the second round of announcements.

We’re helping every one of these venues cover the bills, plan for the future, and get ready to open their doors again through our Live Music Venue Grants. $9 million has been allocated in the first round – with more venues to be announced. Victoria has always been the live music capital of Australia. And we’ll make sure it stays that way.

Stay tuned to Metal Obsession for further updates.