Future Rockstar is a band mentoring program which partners with the Music Industry to provide Career Pathways to the next generation.
Students are afforded the valuable opportunity to connect with key players in the Music Industry such as agents,managers, media organisations,educational providers and studios.
2017 year was a big year for the program with many opportunities for the bands, you can read the wrap up below.
The culmination of this exciting year will be the SHOWCASE at the Beach Hotel this Saturday 16th December 12pm to 4pm. Entry is FREE and under 18’s permitted if in immediate company of an adult.
Future Rockstar 2017 Wrap Up
New Years Eve: The year started off literally with a band when Future Rockstar bands have the priviledge of perfroming on the big stage at the NYE Fireworks in front of an audience numbering in the thousands.
Australia Day: The bands impressed the organisers of the event so much we were asked back to perform just a few weeks later at the Australia Day Celebrations.
February: saw a selction of bands chosen to gig at Surfest’s Beats n Barrels as well as performing at Newcastle Conservatorium.
March: was our regular annual gig at Loop the Lake, raising funds for Rotary Lake Macquarie.
April: Saw Rosie travel to Los Angeles to meet with Song Placement Agencies….expect a big announcement regarding this soon !!
June: Was the Wicko Showcase, one of our favourite gigs of the year where bands from the Futurev Rockstar Program lifted to a new level in front of a capacity crowd.
July: Provided an exciting opportunity for one of our young bands Patina Fender to meet Oz Rock Legends The Screaming Jets at their Newcastle gig. Patina Fender were discovered by the Jets on Youtube performing one of their classic hits Better
August: Our Bands were invited back to perform at the Wallsend Winter Fair on a beautiful sunny day with great atendance.
August also saw our Term 3 Showcase at The Northern Star, Hamilton where it was definitely standing room only
September: Was where we had 4 of our Stage 2 & 3 bands record their original soongs at the Newcastle Conservatorium Recording Studio. The result was amazing !!
This was also a very exciting time where our stage 3 Band EFRG shot their debut Video Clip.
Family friends & fans were invited along to participate in the Video which was filed at the Wickham Park Hotel.
We are keeping the video under wraps until the Promotional Campaign for their debut release ‘Dont Leave Me’ which will be conducted with our Agency & Management partner Big Apachee
October: Was a historical moment for Stage 3 Band Throw Me to the Wolves who have signed a management contact with one of Australia’s leading agancies Big Apachee. This heralds a great new era for the band and they have recently scored a great paid gig for NYE supporting Mental as Anything.
November: Saw the beginning of our Band Photoshoot to document and immortalise the Future Rockstar Bands of 2017.
December: Is time to reflect on the great year that was and enjoy the Term 4 SHOWCASE at the Beach Hotel, Merewether Saturday 12-4pm. FREE ENTRY. Under 18’s must be in immediate presence of adult.
Coming in 2018
NYE: Throw Me to the Wolves at Foreshore supporting Mental as Anythings
Saturday 20th January: 11am to 1pm OPEN Day at Rosie’s School of Rock ….Let us know if you want to perform.
Saturday 20th January: McDonalds OPENING at Charlestown 11.45am to 2pm ….Let us know if you want to perform.
Australia Day: Future Rockstar Bands at Lambton Pool 10am to 2pm…..Let us know if you want to perform.
February: EFRG Video & Song Launch at Wickham Park Hotel….Date to be Advised