The Backyard Mixtape Sessions

Mackay's NEW Live Music Events

Kadence Group are hosting a brand new quarterly music showcase The Mixtape Backyard Sessions. 

We are seeking both artists and event hosts!


Event info: 

The Backyard Mixtape Sessions will be an evening of live music in a secret location within a 30 min drive from the Mackay CBD. 

The Backyard Mixtape Sessions will engage four musicians per event, all performing their own original music. 

The event will start at 6pm and run through until 10pm.

The first Backyard Mixtape Session will be held on Saturday 13th May 2017 at a location only to be revealed to ticket holders. 

Artists Info:

The event is open to solo, duo and trio acts who are professional musicians, and have an original repertoire for a 45min set all resulting in a positive contribution to the live music scene in Mackay and supporting our local singer/songwriters.

Mixtape offers a supportive platform for musicians by:

  • giving vital performance experience for emerging musicians;

  • helping artists to build a fan base in their local region

  • enabling musicians to engage with their wider community;

  • ticket holders contact details for development of your email marketing database.

  • Performance fee plus 10% of ticket sales through affiliation link.

Kadence Group welcome applications from musicians across the Mackay Region who produce any style of non-classical music, including alternative, folk, roots, blues, rock, pop, punk, metal, reggae and more.

If you would like to apply to perform at one of our events please complete the Artist Application form by clicking on the below button. 


Event Host Info:

We are looking for music lovers that would like to be an event host.

So, what does this mean? If you have a larger style backyard that can accommodate 200-300 people within 30mins of Mackay and you would like to have some incredible live music in your backyard and let us take care of everything including insurance, sound/audio and event permits, apply now to become a host.

Hosts will also be eligible for a 10% of ticket sales through affiliation links with the ticketing platform.  Any questions, email or hit the apply button below!