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Torch Fest

Torch Fest 2021 has just been announced to take place on Saturday
16th January at Sydney’s iconic Factory Theatre complex. 6 stages of
music, comedy and mental health programming headlined by
Austen, Coterie, Paces, Kilter, PLGRMS, Alfie Arcuri and Timomatic.

The Songwriting Prize

Our 2020 Songwriting Prize Semi Finalists have now been announced, and tickets are on sale for the Brisbane Semi Final, with Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne to come.

Mental Health Music Course

Mental Health Music Course (MHMC) is Australia’s first mental health training program specifically designed to utilise the healing power of music.

The course focuses on action, as opposed to awareness, and equips attendees with tools and resources to assist with theirs, and others’, mental health.

Public Speaking

We provide specially trained speakers, with a lived experience of mental health and music, to share their impactful stories. These sessions are intended to educate and bring unity to attending groups, and are facilitated by a member of the Listen Up Music team.

About Listen Up Music

Registered mental health music charity, Listen Up Music, believes in change. Not merely “awareness raising” but constructive, impactful and life-altering change.

Through its music-focused events and education, Listen Up Music’s vision is to empower every music industry professional to practice positive mental health.

We run events and services that build community, facilitate storytelling and promote positive mental health.

Our Ambassadors

The Listen Up Music Ambassador Program is an important part of who we are and what we do. Each ambassador for Listen Up Music uses their influence to promote positive mental health within the music community and are seen as official representatives of our organisation.

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Support Act: 1300 731 303 • Lifeline: 13 11 14