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"Music, Melbourne and Me" encapsulates the story behind the growth of the city's music industry.
The RMIT Gallery exhibition "Music, Melbourne & Me: 40 years of Mushroom and Melbourne's Popular Music Culture" encapsulates the story behind the growth of the city's music industry. It explores the success of Melbourne recording artists both nationally and internationally and highlights in particular the commencement and success of Australia's biggest independent record label, Melbourne's own Mushroom Records. In this free public talk, Michael Gudinski, CEO of the Mushroom Group, will talk about highlights of his career and the exhibition.
This event is presented by RMIT Gallery as part of the exhibition Melbourne, Music and Me.
Michael started Mushroom records, Mushroom Artists and Premier Artists in 1972. The name and tireless entrepreneur behind Australia’s biggest independent record label, Michael is a savvy businessman with a passion for music. In this fascinating public talk, he reveals his journey in the Australian music industry over the past 40 years as he tours the exhibition Music, Melbourne & Me: 40 years of Mushroom and Melbourne’s Popular Music Culture, speaking with radio personality Lee Simon.
Lee Simon currently hosts Triple M Melbourne’s Rock Of Ages show from 12 noon to 1pm weekdays and is the Director of AFL Football broadcasts for the Southern Cross Radio Network. He is a long time friend and colleague of Michael Gudinski.