Fight For Your Right To Party

I’m popping in to this years Splendour in the Grass for this…

Sunday August 1st.

10:00AM – 11:30AM
FILM AND PANEL: APRA PRESENTS ‘FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO PARTY: Deadly Serious Threats to Australia’s Live Music Scene’
APRA presents a preview screening of the as-yet unseen Tote Documentary that charts the rise, fall and rise again of the landmark Melbourne pub that has served as a rite of passage for hundreds of Australian and overseas bands. Host Chit Chat (Max TV/MGF) will moderate a panel of musicians and activists from around Australia including rocker Dan Sultan, the organisers of Melbourne’s SLAM rally, Queensland music industry stalwart Craig Spann (AMIN, Soundslikebrisbane), NSW’s award-winning musician/lobbyist John Wardle and Tote doco director Natalie van den Dungen as they explore the legal, political and social battles faced by live music venues across the country.

More details here

….and now that it’s happened