Camden Youth Creatives Take the Lead

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Spotlite amps it up!

We are seeking expressions of interest from young musicians and bands, eager to be involved in the 2021 Camden Creatives Take the Lead Project- Spotlite to showcase locally produced original music.

Spotlite provides the opportunity for young people to enjoy live music and great company.

The project will showcase the works of young creatives to a broad audience in a variety of contexts, whilst developing the skills of the young leadership group, mentored to deliver the program.

Spotlite has been designed to;

  • Raise awareness of youth mental health, profiling available support services,
  • Build confidence and self-esteem of young people through creative expression.
  • Increase visibility of local emerging talent and profile to a broader audience.

This program will be delivered through five music events at  Julia Reserve Youth Centre and Camden Civic Centre between April and June 2021.

14 May    Camden Civic Centre  7pm-11pm.

21 May    Camden Civic Centre   7pm-11pm.

28 May    Julia Reserve Youth Centre at Oran Park from 7pm-11pm

5 June     Finale - Camden Civic Centre 7pm-11pm.

18 June    Julia Reserve Youth Centre at Oran Park from 7pm-11m

21 June    Camden Civic Centre  5pm-7pm. 

Please note:

The anticipated response to the program may mean that not all artists will be selected to perform during the Camden Creatives Take the Lead Project; Spotlite.

We encourage you to submit your material for consideration and use when planning future youth events.

Funded by NSW Communities and Justice

Project Partners

For further information regarding the project, email     

Expression of Interest Form for Musical Performers

We are seeking musicians to be involved in performing for Spotlite as a part of Camden Creative’s Take the Lead. Spotlite is a program that profiles young emerging artists, builds friendships, and connects young people with services that can assist to maintain mental health.

Technical requirements

Musicians will be required to bring any instruments and equipment necessary for their performance, including drums, amps, etc. Microphones and all recording equipment will be provided and sanitized between all use by tech crew.


Please select which you identify as:
Availability to record for online streaming/video recording (Tick one or more that applies)
For any interview sections, would you feel comfortable in speaking about mental health in any regard?