The Very West Final Is Almost Here!

Back by popular demand! As part of Footscray Community Arts Centre’s exciting partnership with St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, we have been building on the success of The Very West in 2009 to create an even bigger and better initiative designed to support emerging musicians from Melbourne’s western suburbs. Come and see the final 7 battle it out in front of the judges this Sunday for their chance to play live on the Laneway stage in 2011.

Come down to Footscray Community Arts Centre this Sunday 31 October from 4 - 7pm and check out the new FCAC spaces while you're there (

You'll be watching, in no particular order, the following fantastic bands who were all shortlisted for The Very West from an extremely competitive group of applications. We are amazed with the talent!

Check out their myspace pages.
Passport for Amy
July Days 
Mimi Velevska
The Cape Cod Affair
Baptism of Uzi 
Toyota War

The Very West offers local unsigned and unheard of bands the opportunity to strut their stuff to a panel of music industry professionals at a special showcase event. The act judged ‘most ready to take the next step’ stands to be awarded a year-long professional development program which includes a performance at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, a mentorship with Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Sunday 31 October 4:00 pm  - Sunday 31 October 7:00 pm

$5 (cash at the door)

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