BIGSOUND NEWS News about BIGSOUND #dateformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","ddd, dd mmm yyyy")# #timeformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","HH:mm:ss")# en-au BIGSOUND Drops Huge Second Artist Announcement <p><strong>BIGSOUND Festival</strong> have dropped the mic today on an undeniable <strong>second announcement</strong>, filling an epic <strong>four-night adventure</strong> of sound and setting yet another benchmark for <strong>new live music discovery</strong> in Australia. Proving that Australia&rsquo;s underground is a wide, diverse pool of talent and innovation, this year&rsquo;s line-up is a cross-genre triumph for anyone wanting to get excited about all that&rsquo;s great about tomorrow&rsquo;s music scene.</p> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:38:00 BIGSOUND Wraps For 2016 <p><strong>BIGSOUND&rsquo;s 15<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;birthday party </strong>has come to a satisfying end and&nbsp;we hope everyone has caught up on some welcome sleep!&nbsp;A massive week for the furthering of music and art as well as big steps forward in both business outcomes and industry discourse. <strong>Check out some of the&nbsp;2016 stats and watch the highlights!</strong></p> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:10:00 BIGSOUND 2016 Has Landed <p>BIGSOUND 2016 has kicked off and we&#39;re excited to share some of the news and content coming through including full keynotes from Kim&nbsp;Gordon &amp; Jaddan Comerford.&nbsp;Check out the&nbsp;highlights from day 1&nbsp;and follow us #BIGSOUND16 online.&nbsp;Tickets are still availble from Oztix&#39;s BIGSOUND Festival&nbsp;pop up outlet at&nbsp;Shop F, 680 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:00:00 BIGSOUND Conference Sells Out <p>The door is still ajar for you to experience <strong>BIGSOUND</strong> with a limited number of Festival passes still available from just $45+BF. Choose your own adventure of 160 bands across 16 valley venues, plus a massive closing party, stretching your live music experience across three nights (Sept 7 - 9). At less than 47c per band, <strong>BIGSOUND</strong> is tailor-made for both true music fans and thrifty party-hunters alike. And it all takes place in Australia&rsquo;s only dedicated special entertainment precinct. There is, as they say, nothing quite like it.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:06:00 Full BIGSOUND Schedule Unleashed! <p><strong>BIGSOUND Festival 2016 </strong>has dropped its schedule&nbsp;including times for all 160 of its live shows on the official BIGSOUND app (available now in the Apple and Google Play stores) as planning starts in earnest across Australia for the event which runs from September 7 &ndash; 9 in Brisbane&rsquo;s iconic <strong>Fortitude Valley live music precinct</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 Official BIGSOUND App Now Available <p>PLOT, SCHEME, PARTY &amp; PLAN with the official BIGSOUND app. Packed with all the info you need to navigate your way around everyone&#39;s favourite urban&nbsp;festival experience&nbsp;- BIGSOUND Sept 7 - 9th. Taking place&nbsp;in Brisbane&#39;s famous Fortitude Valley Precinct the app offers scheduling tools, maps and more! Download it now from the Google Play and Apple iTunes stores.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:20:00 BIGSOUND Gets Bigger! <p><strong>BIGSOUND Festival 2016 </strong>has dropped the biggest live list in its history, adding to an already huge lineup to deliver <strong>150 artists</strong> across <strong>15 venues</strong> over <strong>3 nights</strong> in <strong>Brisbane September 7-9</strong>; all with just one wristband. Showcase timetable will be released August 18.</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 BIGSOUND Announces New Keynotes <p><strong>BIGSOUND 2016 </strong>is taking shape, with two international keynotes joining its 15th anniversary program from September 7-9; legendary <strong>Sonic Youth</strong> co-founder <strong>Kim Gordon</strong> and hip hop luminaries <strong>Peanut Butter Wolf</strong> and <strong>J Rocc</strong>. BIGSOUND conference passes are strictly limited. Special rate tickets are available until July 31 or until sold out from just $450.</p> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 Get International Exposure For Your Brand At BIGSOUND 2016 <p>With BIGSOUND just around the corner, program advertising and delegate bag insert deadlines are fast approaching. Now is the time to secure your brand's space on the playing field. Printed program and conference pack promotion offer your business exposure through some of the event's most heavily used reference tools.</p> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:30:00 BIGSOUND Announces First Live Artists <p>The first instalment of <strong>BIGSOUND&rsquo;s fifteenth anniversary festival</strong> lineup has been unveiled and the list is a glimpse of the future with the country&rsquo;s hottest new acts jumping straight from the lips of tastemakers onto the biggest new music program yet.</p> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:06:00 BIGSOUND Gets Down To International Business <p>BIGSOUND has unleashed its first announcement of speakers and buyers!&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 May 2016 09:09:00 BIGSOUND Introduces 2016 Team <p>The southern hemisphere’s biggest new music festival and music industry conference, BIGSOUND has fired the starting gun, celebrate its 15th year anniversary in 2016. Meet the new team. </p> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:19:00 Apply to Showcase At BIGSOUND <p><strong>DEADLINE SUNDAY MAY 22:</strong>&nbsp;Australian and international artists have the rare chance to perform in front of some of the most influential figures in the international music industry by showcasing at BIGSOUND (Sept 7 - 9, 2016). Don&#39;t miss this opporunity!&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:48:00 BIGSOUND Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary Year <p><strong>BIGSOUND</strong> - the southern hemisphere&rsquo;s biggest new music festival and music industry conference - has fired the starting gun for its 15<sup>th</sup> Anniversary year. <strong>BIGSOUND</strong> 2016 will take place <strong>September 7-9</strong>. &nbsp;A limited number of specially discounted early bird tickets are now available, as is access to the artist registration process. So begins a journey for the thousands of Australian bands vying for the rare chance to showcase their wares in front of an international music industry audience.</p> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:00:00 BIGSOUND Needs A New Event Manager! <p>QMusic seeks a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the BIGSOUND team for 2016 as Event Manager.&nbsp;This is a contract role with responsibility for the on-time and on-budget technical and logistical delivery of BIGSOUND&rsquo;s total program of events.&nbsp;Applications must be received by 5pm <strong>Friday 18 December.</strong></p> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:40:00 BIGSOUND 2015 Wrap Up <p>BIGSOUND has wrapped up for another year,&nbsp;and we&#39;d like to take a moment to say a huge thanks to all who attended.&nbsp;This year&#39;s event was truly the biggest we have hosted to date, thanks in no small part to the amazing support of both our new and long-running event partners, as well as hardworking staff and volunteers.&nbsp;Here are some highlights! Stay tuned for more on <a href="">QMusic Network&nbsp;YouTube&nbsp;Channel</a></p> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 #notON Survey <p>Festival goers were&nbsp;surveyed about their perception of safety in live music venues,&nbsp;as part of the broader&nbsp;#notON campaign at BIGSOUND 2015.&nbsp;Now online, the community is&nbsp;invited&nbsp;to complete this<strong> short survey</strong>, which will assist in gaining an insight into the issue of violence against women in venues and entertainment precincts.&nbsp;The <strong>#notON campaign</strong> was officially launched in Brisbane in April 2015 as a grassroots initiative and has since been embraced by hundreds of artists, venues, festivals, media and countless business and industry organisations.&nbsp;With your help in completing this, you will bring us closer to having a positive and tangible outcome.</p> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 23:53:00 Australia’s Music Community Joins Forces To Break The Silence On Men’s Violence Against Women Saying Its #notON <p>Australia&rsquo;s premier music industry conference and artist showcase BIGSOUND will kick start the collaboration between QMusic, Our Nightlife Queensland, White Ribbon Australia, The Valley Liquor Accord and #notON, to stamp out violence against women in Queensland&rsquo;s live music venues. Over the two days of BIGSOUND (9<sup>th</sup>-11<sup>th</sup> September), the Australian music industry will be raising awareness in venues across Fortitude Valley that violence against women is #notON!</p> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:00:00 Maggie Collins To Join BIGSOUND Programming Team In 2016 <p>QMusic is proud to announce that Maggie Collins will join the BIGSOUND programming team for 2016.&nbsp;Maggie is a triple j radio presenter, and co-owner of<strong> Fans Creative Management</strong> (<strong>DZ Deathrays, John Steel Singers, The Creases</strong>). The breadth of her experience and current engagement across the music industry means that she is ideally positioned to contribute to the continuing growth and development of BIGSOUND.&nbsp;Maggie will be formally welcomed into the QMusic fold at the BIGSOUND opening party at Bakery Lane on&nbsp;Tuesday 9 Sept.</p> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 14:00:00 BIGSOUND Live Tickets Hot Property As Conference Sells Out <p><strong>BIGSOUND Live</strong> tickets are Brisbane&rsquo;s hottest property as punters snap up the opportunity to catch Australia&rsquo;s <strong>newest buzz bands</strong> alongside 1200 international music industry delegates, with news&nbsp;that <strong>industry tickets have now</strong> <strong>sold out</strong>.</p> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:00:00