Off The Bench Supporter Drive 2022


It’s supporter drive season, our biggest fundraiser of the year, and we’re asking you to get off the bench and get in the game with FBi Radio. We’re independent, not-for-profit and run by the community. So to keep Sydney music, arts, and culture thriving, why not sign up as a financial supporter of FBi Radio.

By joining team FBi Radio or renewing your support between Sept 14-24 you also go in the running to win some incredible prizes. See below.

First, check out the details for the hottest event of the year…

You’re invited to our Supporter Drive closing party!

Being an FBi supporter is cause for celebration any time of the year, but especially right now as we approach the tail end of our annual Supporter Drive.

Get off the bench and get to the pub. We’re rounding out what’s been an epic couple of weeks LIVE at Atomic Brewery in Redfern this Saturday September 24.

FBi faves The Snacc Pacc with Del and Bek and Jack Off with Jack Shit will be broadcasting live from the brewery from 2pm, with FBi DJs before and after. More details and a special surprise for FBi Radio Supporters here.

Major Prizes

Sign up or renew your support any time between September 14-24 to go in the running for…

NOTE: All existing supporters automatically go in the running for major prizes.

Golden Retriever Studios: Full Song Recording

Looking to record your next single? Golden Retriever’s own Simon Berckelman (Courtney Barnett, Boy and Bear, Lime Cordiale) will record, mix and master a whole song for one local artist in the cosy comfort of their Marrickville Studio.
BAND PRIZE ONLY – Sign up your band to go in the running

Turramurra Music: Start A Band Pack

Turramurra Music are helping you start a band with Yamaha Music. Guitar, drums, bass, keys and a store voucher, Turramurra music are giving you the tools to get up on stage.
(Includes: Yamaha DTX 420k Plus electronic drum kit, Yamaha P125 keyboardYamaha Pacifica 212 VQM, Yamaha trbx304 bass and a $200 Turramurra Music voucher)

Ssweatshop: $1000 Merch Run

Ssweatshop are giving one lucky artist the chance to create $1000 worth of merchandise to stock up the merch desk at your next gig.

Noisy Creations: Music Video and Photo Shoot

Noisy Creations are helping one lucky artist shoot their dream music video as well as getting you release ready with a photoshoot and press kit build.
T&C’s apply. Read here for more

Rode: Rodecaster Podcasting Pack

Rode are helping you hit record with an incredible Podcasting pack including a RodeCaster Pro II mixing desk, PodMic, and headphones.
(Includes: RodeCaster Pro 2, PodMic, PSA1, NTH100 Headphones)

Doc Sprocket: E-Mu E-Bike

Local cycle workshop Doc Sprocket are helping you Get Off The Bench and on your way with a $2500 custom E-Bike. Designed by Doc Sprocket in Newtown, The E-mu E Bike is fully modular, future proof and will carry you 100k’s on a single charge.
(Available in Smurf Blue or Tang Orange)

Young Henrys: Year of Beer and Brewery Tour

Local beer legends Young Henrys are giving one lucky punter a year of beer and a brewery tour to keep the good times flowing.

Ritz Cinemas: Golden Ticket

The iconic art deco theatre in Randwick is giving you and a friend a golden ticket to see unlimited movies for three months.

Day Prizes

Sign up or renew your support on these specific days to go in the running for…

NOTE: Open to new and renewing supporters only.

September 14: Phoenix Central Park - Season Pass

Phoenix Central Park are giving you and a friend the chance to experience every show of their upcoming Season VI at the architectural wonder in the heart of the city. (Line up announcement coming Sept 14)
Bonus Prize: Sign up During Mornings on Wednesday the 14th to go in the running for a double pass to Sampa the Great’s highly anticipated show

September 15: Basement Skate - Custom Youth Skateboard

Supporting the next generation of skaters, Basement Skate in Redfern have build the perfect board for any young skater looking to get in the game.
(Includes: Powell Peralta “Ripper” graphic deck, Custom basement skate grip tape, wheels, bolts and bearings.)

September 16: Sydney Opera House - Backstage Tour and Golden Tickets

Sydney Opera House are giving you and a friend an  Architectural Tour of Sydney’s most iconic landmark with tickets to see The Demon, Takatapui,  Vance Joy,  Amadeus

September 17: FryBaby - Year Supply of Hats

FryBaby  have got you covered with a year supply of their custom, limited edition caps designed by local artists (previous designs from the likes of Annie Hamilton, Reg Mombassa, Ginger Taylor and more!)
(Includes one new FryBaby hat every three months for a year)

September 18: Cornersmith - Cooking Workshop for Two and Cookbook

Cornersmith are here to inspire chefs new and experienced with a cooking class for you and a friend. Take the lessons out of their workshops with their new A-Z Food Savers cookbook, the essential Cornersmith Kitchen Companion

September 19: BlocHaus - Membership and Classes for Two

BlocHaus are helping you and a friend boulder better with an incredible bouldering pack. Including a month long membership, free shoe hire and a beginner bouldering class, get your body moving & social senses buzzing with BlocHaus.
(Multiple up for grabs)

September 20: Nura - NuraPhone and NuraTrue Headphones

Nura Headphones are redefining audio with their personalised listening profile technology. Listen your way with Nura’s Nuraphones and NuraTrue headphones and ear buds.
(Multiple up for grabs)

September 21: Yoga Ninja - 6 Months Yoga Membership

The latest fixture in the Sydney Yoga Landscape, Yoga Ninja are treating one lucky winner to a 6 month membership at their studio in Concord West.

September 22: DJ City - Make Music Pack

DJ City are helping you lay down some tracks with their make music pack. With an interface, mic, midi keyboard and studio monitors, you’ll have everything you need to get recording.
(Includes: Steinberg ur12bps pack, Novation Launchkey midi keyboard, Pioneer DM 40 studio monitors)

September 23: Patagonia - Yulex Wetsuit and $500 Gift Voucher

Get in the water and stock up your wardrobe with a Yulex Wetsuit and massive $500 voucher, courtesy of Patagonia.
(Includes Men’s or Women’s R1lite Yulex front-zip full-suit)

September 24: JD Sports - $500 Gift Voucher

Get off the bench and into the game with a mammoth $500 voucher from JD Sports
(Multiple up for grabs)

BONUS September 24: Ace Hotel - Staycation

After all that hard work getting Off the Bench for FBi Radio, Ace Hotel Sydney are giving you the chance to kick back in one of their beautiful medium plus rooms for a two night staycation.

Spot Prizes

Stay tuned in between September 14-24 to go in the running for…

NOTE: Open to new and renewing supporters only.

A massive thank you to all of the partners who’ve come on board to support FBi Radio during our supporter drive and to those who support us all year round. These drives wouldn’t be possible without their incredible generosity in supporting their local communities.