Griffith Musicians Club Inc. comprises a diverse membership of musicians and music enthusiasts based around the city of Griffith NSW. We are primarily a social club that gathers once a month, to network and share stories over a meal and a few drinks.
The club has a rich history that has spanned over 6 decades and has seen many changes along the way. Most importantly, the club has provided a vehicle for local musicians to share information, make new contacts, promote live music and encourage young musicians to continue the tradition.
In addition to social gatherings and jam sessions, the club stages annual events that have become well-known in the Griffith community, including;
The Young Musician of the Year Award - is aimed to highlight the musical achievements of teenage musicians in the Griffith area, the winner receives a financial reward to assist with furthering their musical studies or career. The nominees are reviewed and shortlisted by a panel of selected club members that come from various musical backgrounds. The finalists are presented to the club, where members then cast a vote for a winner. The finalists and nominees are invited to perform live in front of an audience in a small performing arts venue, where the winner is then announced.
The Griffith Musicians Club Ball - In August of each year, the club stages an event that showcases club members performing in bands that are made up of a core of local working bands and incorporates additional musicians to put on a show for the Griffith Community. The event is sold to capacity with anywhere up to 1000 people in attendance. All club members volunteer their time to set up the event and perform on the night. The atmosphere is electric, with multiple local bands performing to keep the guests on the dancefloor all night, right up until the last song of the night... A portion of proceeds from the Ball, has assisted many local charities over the years. This highly anticipated event and has become a “must-attend” annual calendar event for many people in the community.