WAM Festival announces another 36 Speakers and 50+ acts

WAM Festival announces another 36 Speakers and 50+ acts

WAM Festival gets even more stacked.

We’re getting super hyped for the upcoming WAM Festival, due to kick off on November 5. The revamped festival has just released another string of speakers and acts to compliment its already solid lineup.

The lineup of speakers is now over 55 strong, with some seriously interesting people from all aspects of the music industry scheduled to part ways with their infinite wisdom. The WA Music Conference is set to take place at the State Theatre Centre of WA on November 6 and 7. Below is the latest installment of industry heavyweights due to share their knowledge:

Adam Montgomery (Booker, 123 Agency - VIC)

Andy Vincent (Manager of Label Relations, Spotify - NSW)

Andy Jarvis (Lecturer, CIT/Performer, Catzilla/The Isolites/Bang Bang Betty & The H-Bombs)

Bourby Webster (Director, North Street Music)

Christina Ballico (Research Consultant, WAM/Academic & Lecturer, Various Universities)

Claire Hodgson (Industry Development Officer, WAM)

Damian Cunningham (Director of Audience and Sector Development, Live Music Office - NSW)

Dan Cribb (Editor, TheMusic.com.au)

Dave Chitty (Director, Sunset Events)

Dave Ruby Howe (Director, triple j Unearthed - NSW)

Jacinta Parsons (Assistant Music Director, Local Radio/Double J – NSW)

Jacob Snell (Head of Business Development, Monster Management)

Jamie Burnett (Drive Presenter, 720 ABC Perth)

Janelle Morse (Director, Morse Code PR)

Joe Algeri (Director, Altus Planning & Appeals / Performer, The JAC)

Justin Sweeting (Artist Voice Asia / Clockenflap / Proper Job Ltd / Magnetic Asia Ltd – Hong Kong) pictured below

Kyle Gleadell (Founder, Helta Skelta Records)

Larry Heath (Editor-in-Chief, The AU Review / Founder, Heath Media - NSW)

Maggie Collins (triple j / BIGSOUND / Fans Creative Management - NSW)

Marcus Thaine (Manager of Label Relations, Spotify - NSW)

Mike Harris (CEO, WAM) Michael Tucak (Founder, creative | legal)

Noah Shilkin (Owner, Sonic Lolly)

Pat McLaughlin (WA Concert & Event Representative, APRA I AMCOS / Sugar Army)

Pete Guazzelli (Project Officer, Contemporary Music, Department of Culture and the Arts)

Phaedra Watts (Artistic Director, Nannup Music Festival)

Predrag Delibasic (Performer, SMRTS / Zerodent)

Rosco Stewart (ex-Chief Administration Officer, Big Day Out & Soundwave via Altered State)

Sammy Shirra-Moore (Festival Director, Music Matters Live / Regional Talent Manager, YouTube FanFest Branded – Singapore)

Sarah Tout (Head of Training, RTRFM)

Scott Adam (Principal Lecturer Events and Hospitality/Lecturer Music Business, CIT)

Susan Cotchin (Director, International Royalties Rescue - VIC)

Tim Kelly (Managing Director, Inertia - NSW)

Troy Mutton (Editor, Pilerats)

Yvette Myhill (Executive Director, Association of Artist Managers/AAM – NSW)

Aarom Wilson (Marketing & Communications Officer, WAM / Director, Aaromedia)

Justin Sweeting medium

The speakers will be offering panel talks and one-on-one topics covering everything from marketing to recording to radio to more thought provoking discussions such as the changing face of festivals and social media interaction. Noisey/Vice Music’s Fred Pessaro from NYC will be doing the keynote address covering the future of music journalism and media.

Second release tickets for the access all areas WAM conference are available until November 5 from Ticketek costing you $190 for WAM members and $230 for non-members.

Also added to the festival is the addition of another 50+ artists who will be performing over the weekend. The Saturday Spectacular will be spread across nine of Perth’s best music venues as well as the festival-favourite Block Party at the Wilson Roe st. Car Park.

Check out the full list of acts for the Saturday Spectacular below:

Ah Trees - Alex Brittan - Amy Sugars - Belle Harvey - Benny Mayhem - Black Stone From The Sun - Blackwall Reach - Bri Clark - Bryte MC – Catzilla - Chainsaw Hookers – Childsaint - China Doll - Command Q - Cubs - Dan Cribb & The Isolated - Davey Craddock & The Spectacles - DJ John Safari Fait - Flooded Palace - Flowermouth - Flying Embers - Foam - Girl York - Good Company DJs - Graphic Characters - GRRL PAL - Hamjam - Helen Shanahan - High Horse - Hip Priest - Hope Street Husband - Hyla - Jeff's Dead - Joel Barker - John Bennett - Jordan McRobbie - Lanark - Leaf & Crown - Leoh - Lilt - Little Death - Little Skye - Lower Spectrum - M.O.V.E. Crew - Methods Of Movement DJs - Methyl Ethel (below) - Minky G - Nerve Quakes - Our Man In Berlin - Patient Little Sister - Psychedelic Porn Crumpets - Rag N Bone - Railway Bell -Randa & The Soul Kingdom - Rok Riley - Sail On! Sail On! - Scalphunter - Segue Safari - Sidewalk Diamonds - Silver Hills - Simone & Girlfunkle - Skullcave - Spilt Cities - Syllabollix - Tashi - Teij - The Bob Gordons - The Brow - The China Blue Experiment - The Coalminers Sect The Decline - The Drools - Thee Loose Hounds - The Floors - The Little Lord Street Band - The Merindas - The Pissedcolas - The Regular Hunters - The Shakeys - The Tommyhawks - The Worst - Tired Lion - Verge Collection - Will Stoker & The Embers - Yokohomos

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 Venues in use will be:

-       The Bird

-       The Boston

-       Ezra Pond

-       Flyrite

-       Jimmy’s Den

-       The Moon

-       Mustang Bar

-       Universal Bar

 For more information head to the WAM website.

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