(Photo's c/o Chris Andrews & thepulse.org.nz)
CHRISTCHURCH'S NZ MUSIC MONTH FESTIVAL
Town Hall Complex | 86-95 Kilmore St Christchurch
Friday 28th May 2010. 1pm-11pm Doors at 12.30pm
Tickets $15+bf Students $10+bf Uke Tickets $5+bf from Real Groovy & Ticketek.
The Press (Sat 30May09)
TV3 News (Sat 30May09)
The Ongoing Success of Chartfest in Christchurch (31May09)
NZMusician.co.nz (4June09) AUDIO Radio NZ Music 101 (Sat 6June09 4.10pm)
PlainsFM Podcasts (Sat 30 May09) VIDEO TV3 News (Sat 30May09)
WE-SPEAK Youth Conference (Fri 29May09) PICS
Fraew's Flicker Album
Matt Stead's Facebook Album
Karl Thompson's Facebook Album
Katie Le Roux's Solaa Pics Facebook Album
Sam Davis' Facebook Album PLANS ARE UNDERWAY FOR CHARTFEST 2010 SO IN THE MEANTIME CHECKOUT THE REVIEWS PICS AND VIDEO'S. PLEASE LET US KNOW HOW YOU FOUND IT. LIVE SHOTS
(SOLAA Soundcheck : photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(BENEATH THE SILENCE : photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(AARON TOKONA drops the funk with a friend : Photo c/o Matt Stead)
(LINDON PUFFIN : photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(CLAP CLAP RIOT's Dave Rowlands : Photo c/o Matt Stead)
(CHARTFEST 2009 Band Search Winners AWAKENED INFERNO : Photo c/o Matt Stead) EXPO & CLINICS
(CPIT Bass Clinic w/ Mike Fudakowski : Photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(CHARTFEST 2009 EXPO : photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(APRA Songwriting Clinic w/ Flip Grater – image c/o TV3 News)
(Musicworks stand at CHARTFEST Expo - Photo c/o Musicworks Christchurch)
(Live Performance & Touring Workshop w/ David Saunders Neil Cox Ross Herrick & Harry Lyon
Photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(CLAP CLAP RIOT : photo c/o Karl Thompson) (STEVEN KING: photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(Matty Lovell The Edge CPIT Main Stage MC: photo c/o Chris Andrews)
(Soreya Prior wins the Musicworks Ibanez RG20051 Electric Guitar - Photo c/o Musicworks Christchurch) Send us your reviews pics & video links * * * The New Zealand Music Month spotlight hits the garden city again with CHARTFEST - Christchurch’s largest annual all ages indoor music festival and industry expo celebrating NZ Music Month. Everything you need to know about the Christchurch music scene is on show in the Town Hall complex from 4pm til 10.30pm on Fri 29 May 2009. Music performance clinics career workshops industry panel discussions and over 20 of Christchurch’s premier live acts rocking 4 stages - Solaa Shocking Pinks Nathan King Clap Clap Riot Beneath The Silence The Eastern Lindon Puffin & The Transgressions Ragamuffin Children The Harbour Sessions Truth Maitreya Isaac Chambers Reality Chant Sound Rare Shot Blue and Awakened Inferno live (checkout the artist profiles).
Following the success from the inaugural 2008 event CHARTFEST 2009 coincides with Youth Week and Canterbury Careers Month and kicks off with a career and industry expo music performance clinics back stage tours music gaming zone artist signing tent giveaways prizes and much more. Everything you ever needed to know about the Christchurch music scene will be on show. Then from 6.45pm over 20 of Christchurch’s premier live acts rock 4 stages around the Town Hall.
CHARTFEST’s aim is to educate inform entertain and inspire students aged 12-22 to follow a music industry career – as a musician or involved in the support and service roles around musicians i.e. managers promoters event management live sound media etc while demonstrating the industry capability and opportunities available in Christchurch. The festival taps into the rich vein of talent residing and originating from the garden city and aim s to encourage the next music generation via a range of interactive music activities and showcases. Not only for aspiring musicians but budding managers producers journalists accountants lawyers stylists web/graphic designers... anyone passionate about a career in the wider music industry.
AT CHARTFEST 2009
* Over 35 music industry & career organisations at the Expo
* Burning Questions Zone - meet leading music industry reps & discuss media promo releasing music & touring.
* Music Clinics - guitar drums bass vocals horn section songwriting music production & hiphop dance.
* Meet and get your pixt with the bands in person at the Artist Signing Tent
* Backstage Production & Lighting Tours
* Over 20 of Christchurch's premier bands and DJ's live across 4 stages.
* Project Legit graf wall painted live.
* TimeZone Gaming Area with Guitar Hero & Stacker.
* Merch - T-shirts caps hoodies CD's glowsticks from Real Groovy Southern Monograms & Mish
* Prizes & Giveaways - CHARTDISC's NZ Music Month Prizepacks & T-shirts Pulse.org.nz Prizepacks Backstage Passes a Musicworks Ibanez Electric Guitar (txt 2 win see below) and much much more. WIN TICKETS
THE EDGE are you the chance to win tickets to CHARTFEST09 for the whole CLASSROOM!!
Simply take a picture of your form class and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and you and your school mates could be there! 20 BANDS & DJ's OVER 4 STAGES
Auditorium James Hay Theatre Mezzanine & Upstairs Conference Rooms | 6.45pm-10pm
For music fans there will be plenty of incredible performances at an affordable price. See Christchurch’s best live acts over 4 stages all around the Town Hall complex - more than 20 bands performing similtaneous multi-genre showcases. Stadium rock dance floor-filling electro clash drum 'n' bass indie guitar heroics folk punk alt country and ambient acoustic soul are just a few of the music styles that will be showcased at CHARTFEST. Solaa Shocking Pinks Nathan King Clap Clap Riot Beneath The Silence The Eastern Lindon Puffin & The Transgressions Ragamuffin Children The Harbour Sessions Truth Maitreya Isaac Chambers Reality Chant Sound Rare Shot Blue and more live. Check out the artist profiles. Full lineup details are here and Stage Times here.
Festival Map & Times
Click on the map for expo and stage schedules
MUSIC INDUSTRY & CAREER EXPO
Town Hall Foyer Stages & Mezzanines | 4pm-6.30pm
From 4pm the Town Hall Foyer is transformed into a hive of activity at the CHARTFEST EXPO with interactive stands featuring educational providers studios venues music organizations (CHART APRA NZMC NZOA MMF IMNZ RIANZ) radio stations and many more. The next music generation can rub shoulders with NZ music industry reps discuss career options and discover all the music-related training options available around town. Check out the music performance clinics hosted by Christchurch’s leading music tutors in guitar drums bass vocals horns songwriting hiphop dance engineering lighting and electronic music production. 9.00am – 3.00pm WE-SPEAK Christchurch Youth Conference
4.00pm – 4.15pm CHARTFEST Opening
4.00pm – 6.30pm Career & Industry Expo - Interactive Industry Stands 4.30pm – 5.15pm CPIT Vocal Styles Clinic w/ Naomi Ferguson
4.30pm – 5.15pm CPIT Guitar Clinic w/ Harry Harrison & Andy Genge
4.30pm - 5.15pm MAINZ Electronic Music/Pro Tools Clinic w/ Ivan Shevchuk
4.30pm – 5.00pm MAINZ Back Stage Tour - Production 1 w/ Tony Rabbett
4.45pm - 5.15pm NZMC Band Improv Clinic w/ Nick Gaffaney (drums) Aaron Tokona (guitar) & Richie Pickard (bass)
5.00pm – 5.30pm MAINZ Back Stage Tour - Lighting w/ Sheena Baines
5.15pm - 5.30pm CPIT Horn Section Clinic w/ Scott Taitoko (trombone) Gwyn Reynolds (sax) & Cameron Pearce (trumpet)
5.15pm – 6.00pm APRA Songwriting Clinic w/ Flip Grater
5.15pm – 6.00pm CPIT Bass Clinic w/ Mike Fudakowski & Dave Cooper
5.15pm – 6.00pm SWARM Hip Hop Dance Clinic w/ Elly Hanssen
5.30pm – 6.00pm MAINZ Back Stage Tour - Production 2 w/ Marcus Winstanley Here is the full SCHEDULE with times.
Meet industry reps and join in on workshops and panel discussions on releasing music yourself submitting your music to the media & promotion playing live & touring and a special NZ Music Commission & NZ Music Managers Forum Warrant of Fitness Session on Touring Australia with international guests. Releasing Your Own Music Workshop (4.30pm – 5.00pm)
Ever wondered how to get your music released physically and digitally and in what formats which labels? Single EP or Album and for how much. How do to get your music on iTunes Telecom & Vodafone. Talk to Tim Baird (Pinacolada Records/MC) David McLaughlin (Music Lawyer) Stephen O'Hoy (DRM NZ) Matthew Stanford (SonyBMG) and Renee Jones (IMNZ) about the DIY steps involved in organising your own music release. Media & Promotion Workshop (5.00pm – 5.30pm)
Want to know how to pitch your music to radio and print media? Find out the right way to do it with David Saunders (CPIT/MC) Vicki Anderson (Music Editor The Press) Benet Hitchcock (PD RDU98.5FM/Starlifter.tv) Kirsten Johnstone (Music101 RNZ) Fleur Jack (KiwiFM) and Richard Bell (Shuriken). Playing Live & Touring Workshop (5.30pm – 6.00pm)
Booking gigs in and out of Christchurch...? Find out the best way to approach venues and promotors organise minitours arrange ticketing and postering tips with Neil Cox (Southern Amp) Ross Herrick (Dux de Lux) and Harry Lyon (Hello Sailor) and MC David Saunders. NZMC & MMF 'How To Break Into The Australian Market' Seminar (6.00pm - 7.00pm)
The New Zealand Music Managers Forum and the NZ Music Commission are proud to present the May Music Month Seminars ‘How to Break Into the Australian Market’. Speakers are Sashya Jayawardena (Tour Manager / Promoter and Event Manager Australia) Chris Wu (Popfrenzy Australia) Brent Harris (Cut Off Your Hands) Chris Gough (Native Tongue Music Publishing) Teresa Patterson (CRS Music Management).
Topics include: * Where do I begin? – what are your first steps to take to get over the ditch to either release a CD or do some gigs. * The Australian Media – a run down of who is who and the best media to target (Radio Street Press TV Newspapers Magazines Internet). * Touring Australia – how hard is it to book a tour. What would be the best way to start touring Australia? What sort of fees can you expect? * Promoting your Music – how do you start promoting your tours/album releases. * The Australian Industry – who are the movers and shakers in Record Companies Booking Agencies Promoters Publicists. More details here.
CHARTFEST 2009 EXPO STANDHOLDERS
Here are the music businesses and organisations involved with CHARTFEST 2009:
Music Industry - CHART - The Christchurch Music Industry Trust; NZ Music Commission/Outward Sound; APRA/AMCOS; NZ on Air; Independent Music NZ; RIANZ/PPNZ; NZ Music Managers Forum; Play It Strange
Careers - Career Services CPIT MusicArts; CPIT; MAINZ; ATC Vision College; Uni of Canterbury; City School of Rock; Maata Waka Natcoll Design Technology Christchurch City Libraries/Pulse.org.nz Rockland Creative Music Centre.
Production - The Sitting Room Tandem VoiceBooth Shuriken Gorilla Pictures Sound People A&C Lighting MAINZ MASSIVE Placemakers Crandford St Upright Scaffolding.
Radio & Media - Radioworks (KiwiFM & The Edge); RDU98.5FM Volcano Radio PlainsFM Starlifter.tv Alpha Radio
Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations - 4YP Red Panda; MASSIVE; White Elephant Swarm Hip Hop Collective Rogue Promotions Fabel Events Rockonz/Hall of Fame ChChCommunity,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations,Community,Music Organisations, FundingArts Council BeThere/CCC Events Christchurch Arts Festival 2009 Project Legit DRM NZ
Music Related Businesses - Musicworks Real Groovy Cosmic Corner Deflux Mish Texsys TimeZone
Venues - Dux de Lux Al’s Bar The Bedford SOL Square Harbourlight Wunderbar Zebedees
Charities - Canteen CHARTFEST09 BAND SEARCH
Heats | Christchurch High Schools | Lunchtimes | Mon 11 - Weds 20 May
Final | Zebedees | Fri 22 May 8pm The hunt is on to find Christchurch's best high school band. Loads of great prizes including equipment recording sessions promo assistance and the opening slot on the CHARTFEST main stage at the Town Hall on Fri 29 May! The CHARTFEST09 Band Search competition gives talented young musicians from around the city’s high schools the chance to gain exposure and help kick start their careers. Open to anyone at high school finali