QMusic established BIGSOUND in 2002 to drive professional development for the Brisbane music industry.  BIGSOUND has now established itself as the best and most relevant music conference and showcase event in Australia.

Each year BIGSOUND draws top national and international industry talent to Brisbane, forming a vibrant collection of musicians, buyers and industry experts to create an environment of new music discovery.

BIGSOUND 2017 will be held 6 - 8 September and will showcase up to 160 artists over 16 live music venues.

Applications to showcase at BIGSOUND will open in March 2017. Sign up to the QMusic fortnightly e-newsletter Broadcast to find out first. 


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BIGSOUND is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. BIGSOUND has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council of the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.