New Zealand Musicians Networking

BEDFORD ENTERTAINMENT Est 1996
                #TheFutureIsNow

A group for Musicians to share their work, album releases etc


A Group for Musicians to let other people know of gigs, opportunities, education and events


Please join our page and/or group and let us know how else the page and group can help.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/646858478675901/


https://www.facebook.com/NewZealandMusiciansNetworking/


The largest New Zealand Music Facebook groups with over 6.3k members


Contact Jae:    [email protected]

OUR AIM IS TO FIND AND PROVIDE A FREE COMPREHENSIVE RESOURSE LIST

THE NEW ZEALAND OPEN MIC SYNDICATE

The New Zealand Open Mic Syndicate

We recommend you make contact with the venue and/or organizer before going along as sometimes I don't know if these nights have stopped.  If you know of any which are not listed here, or any of these listings are out of date please let me know at [email protected] 


What we support is Open mic, Jam sessions, Singer songwriter nights,  Battle of the bands, Songwriters Competitions, Artist mentoring events, Youth & educational events,  contests, talent quests, Karaoke, Open decks, Feel good projects, Sponsor ads,  helpful contacts & regular artist showcases.  But message us we may see it in our hearts to promote your event if it's open mic affiliated. 


http://jbeopenmicsyndicate.webs.com/

OPEN MIC NEW ZEALAND

http://www.openmicnewzealand.com


NZ FOLK SESSIONS

http://www.kiwifolk.org.nz/sessions.htm


EVENT FINDER OPEN MIC & EVENTS

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/open-mic-jams/events/new-zealand


STUFF EVENTS & OPEN MICS


http://events.stuff.co.nz/events/open-mic-jams/new-zealand


New Musicians Networking Open Mic Festival/Tour

Summer

http://nzmusiciansnetworking.webs.com/


The Future Is Now Music Festival (Oamaru)

May & January

INCLUDES OPEN MIC

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=543258649068098&ref=br_rs


The Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival (Oamaru)

March

INCLUDES OPEN MIC

https://www.facebook.com/HarbourStreetJazzFestival/?ref=br_rs


TBSOM OPEN MIC/JAM SESSIONS & KARAOKE

Penguin Entertainers Club Jam Night
2nd and last Friday of every month, Oamaru

OTAGO MUSIC FESTIVALS

https://www.facebook.com/BedfordEntertainmentFestivalsNZ

Bedford Entertainment was established in 1996 Otago Music Festivals is about great music events. Events (Involved & Created) have included Rockin Edin,Christmas at Friendly Bay, #TheFutureIsNow Festival, Tour & Albums, Fire & Steam, Portobello Blues Festival, Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival, Big Wheels, Song Poets Corner Showcases & Contests, Battle of the bands, Blues Showcases, Country Showcases, 80’s Nights, 70’s Nights, North Otago & East Otago A&P Shows, Oamaru on fire & More
Sponsorship & booking opportunities are available by inquiring at: [email protected]
Talent Quest & Workshop inquiries can be sent to: [email protected]

KARAOKE

KARAOKE WITH JAE (South Island wide)


KARAOKE, OPEN MIC & KIDS KARAOKE DANCE PARTIES (NZ WIDE)
Bedford Karaoke is run by entertainers who know how to bring the party. With over 30 Thousand songs. Weddings, birthdays, bars & karaoke theme partys.
Contests & Themed nights available South Island wide.
All your favorite artists and songs from the 20's to today sung by you. We can song you down the isle or organize your karaoke theme party from the 60's, 70's, 80's ...rock, country or many other themes.
SONGLIST
[email protected]



Booking Services


New Zealand Musicians Networking, Otago Music Festivals & Bedford Entertainment are always on the look out for opportunities for our musicians.   Register your acts &/or services [email protected]


Register your Act or Service

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MUSIC TEACHERS NZ

THE BEDFORD SCHOOL OF MUSIC & BEDFORD ENTERTAINMENT (TBSOM) are on the cutting edge of entertainment, publishing, Music/Performing Arts education, Artist Development & Event management.  The Bedford school of music NZ prides itself on it level of skills garnered from education and industry experience. #TheFutureIsNow


OAMARU | DUNEDIN | ONLINE | SOUTH CANTERBURY


Services & Lessons offered in..

Guitar, Vocals, Ukulele, Drums, Bass, Harmonica, Piano/Keyboards, Music theory, Songwriting, Performance, Rock band, Events Management, Industry, Recording, Sound Tech, Contests, Dance, Drama, Photography, Social Media, Broadcasting, Websites, Public Speaking, Journalism, Marketing, Holiday programs & Workshops, Band/sound & Lighting hire, Developmental & Performance opportunities.


www.thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com

ENTERTAINERS DIRECTORY NZ

BEDFORD ENTERTAINMENT AND EVENTS

http://jaebedford.webs.com/


NZ FOLK/ ACOUSTIC ARTISTS




PHOTOGRAPHY

BEDFORD EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY (South Island Wide)


Bedford Event Photography
0274272145
Very experienced in event photography & band portraits

VENUES

TALENT QUESTS, CONTESTS & OPPORTUNITIES

Contests, Opportunities & Talent Quests


LIST YOUR CONTEST/TALENT QUEST [email protected]


Oamaru's Got X-Factor

At The Plunket Electrical North Otago A&P Show

February

http://thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com/TBSOM%20Talent%20quest.odt

www.thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com


Pitch Perfect Dunedin

Sept/Oct

http://thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com/TBSOM%20Talent%20quest.odt

www.thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com


Steampunk Music Festival
May/June
Make your own intstument, Songwriting contest, Video contest, Talent Quest, Band Battle, Open mic/Jam session, busking, workshops & More
https://steampunknzmusicfestival.webs.com/


Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival (Rising Star Awards & Showcases)

March Queens Birthday Weekend

Includes Music Workshops, Awards, Open mic/jam sessions, busking & Other showcases

Sections include 25+, Junior, Songwriting & Rising Star

http://thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com/TBSOM%20Talent%20quest.odt

www.thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com 


New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards

Queens Birthday Weekend

http://www.goldguitars.co.nz


New Zealand Country Music Awards

 https://www.countrymusiccorralled.com/country-music-awards-new-zealand


Belt It Out Buskers (Contests & Event Opportunities)

https://jaebedford.webs.com/services

[email protected]


Song Poets Corner Songwriting (Showcases, Contests & Opportunities)

https://jaebedford.webs.com/services

[email protected]


#TheFutureIsNow (Showcases, Contests & Opportunities)

https://jaebedford.webs.com/services

[email protected]


Back In The Saddle (Mentoring Workshops & Opportunities)

https://jaebedford.webs.com

[email protected]


School Of Rock (Workshops & Opportunities)

https://jaebedford.webs.com

[email protected]


Regent Theatre Booksale

24 hr Music stage

www.davecoleclough.com


Farmers Markets

Oamaru 

[email protected]


Geraldine

[email protected]


Otago Farmers Market

[email protected] 


New Zealand Battle of the bands

Nov-Dec

Register now at 

Battleofthebands.co.nz


NZ Corporate Battle of the bands

We wish to invite your company to put together a band, and enter the first ever “NZ Corporate Battle of the Bands”. This is being held in Thames over Labour Weekend, from the evening of Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th October 2009. This is an awesome festival weekend outing, that everyone can get involved in either by being in your band, dancers, cheerleaders or supporters.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/111046922065/about/


Burning Embers Annual Battle of the bands

Petone

Entry forms and details are on the files page, if you would like to enter just fill out the form and send to [email protected] 


OUSA Battle of the bands

Otago University Dunedin


Battle of the sounds

Geraline festival November

apply [email protected] by end of August


MUSIC FESTIVALS NETWORK NZ

Music Festival Network 


LIST YOUR FESTIVAL [email protected]

Up Coming Festivals

STEAMPUNK NZ MUSIC FESTIVAL

https://steampunknzmusicfestival.webs.com/



Dunedin Winter Solstice //9th July // North Taieri, Dunedin
https://www.facebook.com/events/587615441406636/


Dunedin Fringe Festival

https://www.facebook.com/DunedinFringe/?ref=br_rs


Galactic Forest // 16th July // Takaka, Golden Bay
https://www.facebook.com/events/468170243307582/


UnderThe Spinfluence // 9th Dec // Wanuiomata, Wellington
www.underthespinfluence.com


Infinite One NYE Festival // 31 December // Golden Bay
https://www.facebook.com/events/995090300557329/


Discombobulation Festival 5 year Anniversary //

https://www.facebook.com/events/1041427315899128/


The Future Is Now Music Festival (Oamaru)

May 4th

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=543258649068098&ref=br_rs


The Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival (Oamaru)

Otago Anniversary Weekend

https://www.facebook.com/HarbourStreetJazzFestival/?ref=br_rs


STEAMPUNK NZ FESTIVAL

https://www.steampunk.org.nz/


Homegrown Festival (Oamaru)

August

https://www.facebook.com/events/1426021950800184/?ref=br_rs&acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D


Christmas at Friendley Bay (Oamaru)

End of November

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=585656388157908&ref=br_rs


Fire and Steam (Oamaru)

Queens Birthday Weekend

https://www.facebook.com/fireandsteam/


The New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival

March

http://www.nzja.org.nz/


OTAGO MUSIC FESTIVALS

https://songpoetscorner.webs.com/otago-music-festivals-2

Bedford Entertainment was established in 1996 Otago Music Festivals is about great music events. Events (Involved & Created) have included Rockin Edin,Christmas at Friendly Bay, #TheFutureIsNow Festival, Tour & Albums, Fire & Steam, Portobello Blues Festival, Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival, Big Wheels, Song Poets Corner Showcases & Contests, Battle of the bands, Blues Showcases, Country Showcases, 80’s Nights, 70’s Nights, North Otago & East Otago A&P Shows, Oamaru on fire & More
Sponsorship & booking opportunities are available by inquiring at: [email protected]
Talent Quest & Workshop inquiries can be sent to: [email protected] 


New Musicians Networking Festival/Tour

Summer

http://nzmusiciansnetworking.webs.com/


Nook & Cranny Festival

The ultimate music taster session. 50+ Dunedin artists performing between book stacks, in elevators, on tables, in the Nooks and Crannies of the Library.


FOLK FESTIVALS NEW ZEALAND

http://www.kiwifolk.org.nz/festivals.html


South Dunedin Street Festival

The Festival is a celebration of all things South Dunedin. All the fantastic variety and diversity of cultures, community groups, families and striking individuals that make up this special part of town come together for an annual celebration of life. Where? On the Street in South Dunedin.
Want a stall there register here https://southdunedin.org.nz/street-festival/


Dunedin Fringe Festival

The Dunedin Fringe Festival is an annual 11-day event and the world's southernmost fringe festival!


Feastock

Dunedin music festival

[email protected]


St Patricks Day Festival

Oamaru

[email protected]


Geraldine Festival

November 14-17 2019

[email protected]


EVENTS & HIRE

EVENTS/HIRE


BEDFORD ENTERTAINMENT - ENTERTAINERS, EVENTS, PROMOTIONS, STAGING, SOUND & LIGHTING

http://thebedfordschoolofmusic.webs.com/


MAIN STREET SOUND HIRE

https://www.facebook.com/MainstreetMusicLtd/?ref=br_rs


EVENT FINDER OPEN MIC & EVENTS

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/open-mic-jams/events/new-zealand



STUFF EVENTS & OPEN MICS


http://events.stuff.co.nz/events/open-mic-jams/new-zealand



TOURS

TOURS

NZ FOLK/ACOUSTIC TOURS

New Musicians Networking Open Mic Festival/Tour

Summer

http://nzmusiciansnetworking.webs.com/




The Future Is Now Music Festival & TOURS (Oamaru)

May & January

INCLUDES OPEN MIC

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=543258649068098&ref=br_rs


CLUBS

OTHER RESOURSES

Country Music Corralled


The Home of Country Music in New Zealand, dedicated to promoting New Zealand Country Music Clubs, Country Singers, Entertainment, Country Music Festivals - Shows - Concerts - Fests - Hoedowns, Line dancing, Country Radio, Country Music Awards and Talent Quests. 


https://www.countrymusiccorralled.com

OTHER


NEW ZEALAND MUSIC COMMISSION

http://nzmusic.org.nz/


NZ TOP 40

http://nztop40.co.nz/


NZ MUSIC MONTH

http://www.nzmusicmonth.co.nz/


NEW ZEALAND MUSICIANS MAGAZINE 


DIRECTORIES

https://nzmusician.co.nz/directory-page/


NZMUSIC.NET.NZ

http://www.muzic.net.nz/


AUDIO CULTURE

http://www.audioculture.co.nz


INDEPENDENT MUSIC NZ

http://www.indies.co.nz/imnz/


RECORDED MUSIC NZ

https://www.recordedmusic.co.nz/


SOUNZ

http://sounz.org.nz/


Music Managers Forum NZ

http://www.mmf.co.nz

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