FREE WORKSHOP (11am) & CONCERT by Mick McHugh & FretFest artists (1pm)

THIS SUNDAY 15th January – workshop with songwriter MICK McHUGH!

Starts 11am sharp!
This initiative is funded by RADF, the Regional Arts Development Fund which is a Queensland Government and Gold Coast City Council partnership to support local Arts and Culture.  The workshops will be presented at Broadwater Parklands, Southport.


Mick has been a professional full-time singer-songwriter for 4 years. In that time he has performed on average 150 shows per year and he has been nominated over 20 times in songwriting contests, as well as releasing 3 independent CD’s, he has played Byron Bay BluesFest, Port Fairy Folk Fest, and he won a Gold Coast Raw Talent Quest. 


The Topics Mick will be covering include:


  1. Songwriting
  2. Music Business
  3. Royalties, APRA
  4. Performing live
  5. Touring, booking gigs
  6. Making a CD
  7. Publicity, internet marketing

 This is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to make a living as a full time singer songwriter.

WORKSHOP – 11am at the Bathing Pavilion * PERFORMANCES – 1pm at the Porch Stage, SOUTHPORT