31 August 2023

Local audiences in Bendigo will have the opportunity to experience more exciting and original live Australian music, thanks to funding from the Albanese Government.

Federal Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters today announced that Chateau Dore will receive $15,156 to support them to host quality gigs by Australian musical talent through the Live Music Australia program.

The Live Music Australia program is designed to bring more live music to Australian communities and funds applications that support quality original Australian live music that is professionally staged.

The funding will go towards supporting Summer Sessions at the Chateau, a new series of live music events at Chateau Dore which will boost the venue’s capacity to showcase original music from local and touring artists.

The Albanese Labor Government believes music should be live and local and the Live Music Australia grants will help create more opportunities for local artists to perform. For more information on the Live Music Australia program, visit https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/live-music-australia

Quotes attributable to Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters MP:

“I have and will continue to be a proud supporter of live music, local artists and local venues. “Live music makes a huge contribution to the vibrancy and diversity of our community – that’s why funding like this is so important

“I’m excited to see the community getting out and enjoying more live music, supporting our local venues, bands and musicians.”