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Wednesday, September 5, 2018


(Femi Koya, one of the recipients of the Concerts SA Mobility fund 2017-2018 cycle. Pic by Prince Photography)

Applications Deadline: Sunday September 16, 2018

Planning a music tour and require support? Apply to Concerts SA’s Music Mobility Fund which will select new projects in September. This tour support mechanism offers opportunities for South African-based creatives to undertake live music tours in Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops. The deadline for submissions is midnight Sunday 16 September, and tours should take place between the end of October 2018 and the end of May 2019.

National Projects
Artists from all provinces are invited to apply for national projects taking place in any South African province(s). The bulk of the budget must be allocated to activities taking place outside the province where the artist is based. Applicants may request up to R30,000.

Regional Projects
Regional projects must take place in one or more of the identified SADC countries. Applicants will need to conduct their own research and have identified and communicated with a potential partner or host. The partner may be an individual or organisation and must be an established musician or music professional, and must be based in the SADC country (or countries) where the project will take place.

Application process
After reading and understanding the Call for Proposals, applicants must complete the Online Application Form in English, and submit it on midnight Sunday September 16 2018, including the prescribed mandatory documents.

Applicants are encouraged to use the Concerts SA Venue Map ( and the Concerts SA Live Music Toolkit ( in the preparation of their tour.

Enquiries should be submitted by email For more information, visit, follow @ConcertsSA on Twitter ( or like Concerts SA on Facebook (