VROOM

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Note: The general link to VROOM doesn't work now. Note retained as a reminder to follow up on similar ventures. HHG 5.11.13

VROOM is an extensive searchable database that contains venue information including full listings of production and facilities, booking details and general information. It could be described as a one-stop essential resource for touring.

Venues can be searched via genre of music, venue type, capacity, suburb, town, region and/or multiple towns and suburbs plus more. VROOM encompasses all kinds of genres including jazz, experimental, rock, pop, electronic, hip hop, country, classical and blues as well as performing arts, comedy, spoken word and dance.

As an extension to the database, VROOM is also a resource centre and an online forum for venues and the music industry.

As at 25 June 2007, the VROOM database consisted of the following number of venues:

  • Sydney and Surrounds (Central Coast to the north and Blue Mountains to the west): 166
  • Other coastal regions (N to S): Richmond-Tweed 32, Mid-North Coast 20, Hunter 32, Illawarra 52, South-Eastern 19
  • Inland NSW: Northern 12, North-Western 9, Central West 29, Murrumbidgee 22, Murray 8, Central West 3.


The map shows the official NSW statistical regions used by VROOM. The particular version from the VROOM website is reproduced with the permission of MusicNSW (pending).


Read more about VROOM.


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Info supplied by Tracy Redhead, 15 June 2007. Note retained as a reminder to follow up on similar organisations. ED, 5.11.13

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