The Door's Open


The inaugural ‘The Door’s Open’ is a multi-stop shop for musicians. A snapshot of some of the many organisations that work with or for musicians in the City of Port Phillip.

Participants in the inaugural event include education bodies, recording studios, music retail and hire businesses.

FREE WORKSHOPS INCLUDE (for full details click through below)

Recording Studios

11am-1pm and repeated 2.30pm-4.30pm: Allan Eaton Studio and Simon Moro: You’re Mixing It Wrong: Learn why your mixes are deterring fans and preventing radio play.

2pm: The Base Recording Studios: Top 10 Things To Do Before Going In To Record


10.30am – 1pm: JMC: Official open day (Tours and workshops)

11am: Collarts: Songwriting masterclass with Al Parkinson

10am - 3pm: SAE: Live Sound Workshop plus live performance from Flying Bison! (Also open for campus tours and demonstrations)


11am – Music Victoria: Cuppa and a conversation


PLEASE NOTE: All workshops are free but due to limited seating it is required that you register. Please register your attend HERE


The Door's Open is presented by

Open house and mixing workshop.

Free songwriting masterclass with singer/songwriter, Al Parkinson.

Deluxe Audio

PA Equipment Hire, PA Hire & Band Rehearsal Studios.

Guitar Retail Store & Band Rehearsal Studios.

Tours and workshops all day – check JMC Academy website for details.

Our good friends at Music Victoria (MV) will have the door open and the kettle on. 

Acoustic and digital piano specialists that retail new and pre-loved pianos.

Drop in for a chat with Cory about music lessons and recording.

Tours, demonstrations and a panel hosted by Tim Dalton. Plus a live performance by Flying Bison!

Pro Audio and AV Equipment Specialists.

Purveyors of Australia's finest selection of Acoustic Guitars.

Open house and recording workshop.

Guitar Shop.


Brass and woodwind specialists shop - repairs, instruments and accessories.