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Wanna play the Leaps and Bounds Music Festival in Melbourne?

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2014 Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2014 The Leaps and Bounds Music Festival returns in 2014 following an extremely successful 2013 addition.

Held from July 4-20, across 40 venues, Leaps and Bounds also incorporates the Gertrude Street Projection Festival that runs over the final weekend of the festival. The idea of the event is to showcase local talent and to highlight the cultural diversity of the City of Yarra that incorporates the creative and multi-cultural districts of Richmond, Collingwood and Fitzroy. Any bands wanting to play as part of the festival are encouraged to email Mary Mihelakos at yarramusicfestival@gmail.com ASAP to secure your booking. All venue and sponsorship enquires should also be sent through to the same email.

Leaps and Bounds Returning Events

- Yarra Songs at The Yarra with Jon Von Goes - Bus Tours with Bruce Milne through iconic sites in Yarra - PBSFM Live to Air with David Heard - Yarra's Citizen of the Year - Aarght Records and The Bird Club presents 3 Sunday afternoons in July at pop up music venue Copacabana - Push Freeza Summit – Music Industry Training and Information for young people at Fitzroy Town Hall - Music Victoria Panels – One panel on funding advice for the music industry, and one focused on the hard rock/metal genre

Leaps and Bounds New events

- Charles Jenkins presenting a night of songs about the history of Melbourne at The Fitzroy Reading Room - Leaps and Bounds Venue Passport – pick it up at your local venue and get it stamped when you attend gigs for special rewards and prizes - Music Industry Open Day – 20 music businesses to open their doors to the public to see the ins and outs of what happens within the industry in Yarra - Ramblin Dan Brodie – Dan will play 6 of the smallest venues in Yarra across the 17 days of the festival - Living Legends Series – a series of shows dedicated to iconic musicians that live and work within the City Of Yarra Go to the official website for more information: www.leapsandboundsmusicfestival.com/2014/