|NEWS 26 OCTOBER 2017|
Brisbane City Council and QMusic have joined forces to present some of the Sunshine State’s best emerging artists for Valley Fiesta 2017 weekend, October 27 – 28. The annual free music festival held in Fortitude Valley will also feature a special ceremony to honour the 2017 Queensland Music Awards (QMA) Song of The Year winner, Amy Shark who is set to join the Brunswick Street Mall Music Walk of Fame.
Brunswick Street Mall in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley is set to be home to a huge new live music venue, with the ambitious development announced last week by the masterminds behind The Triffid and Splendour in the Grass.
If you're living in Brisbane and either working in the music industry or just an avid gig-goer and music fan, lend your voice to the Brisbane Music Ecosystem Survey!
The Association of Artist Managers’ annual Co-Pilot Mentorship Program offers an amazing opportunity for mid-level artist managers looking to take their career to the next level.
The Museum of Brisbane Artist-in-Residence Program invites artists, including visual artists, designers, poets, musicians and performers to create a site-specific installation that is developed and displayed as part of a residency. Applications are open now through to 31 October 2017.
Musicians: how would you like to record your next single in a state of the art Sydney studio, have it beamed to the masses via one of Spotify’s most popular local playlists and receive expert A&R, legal and accounting advice from music industry pros?
Applications are closing soon for the Forbes Street Studio Grant, a major leg-up for Australian artists worth $10,000. Get your application in before Monday 30 October 2017.
Entries for the 2018 Carol Lloyd Award, a $15,000 fellowship awarded to an emerging Queensland female singer-songwriter and named in honour of the legendary Railroad Gin frontwoman, will open on the 10 November 2017.
Check it out! Job opportunities available across a broad range of disciplines within the music industry, including positions for digital marketing specialists, venue supervisors and musicians.
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Brisbane’s Good Boy keep kicking goals! Just weeks after the announcement of their new label deal with Barely Dressed Records (Gold Class, Jim Lawrie, Oh Pep!) the local trio’s brand new single has been premiered on Matt Wilkinson’s Beats 1 radio show.
APRA AMCOS and QMusic are extending their popular mental health workshop to far North Queensland, bringing the free event to Townsville and Cairns in November.
QMusic members have an exclusive 10% discount on two-day EMC PRO conference passes to the 2017 Electronic Music Conference, happening in Sydney Nov 29 - 30. They've just dropped their first speaker announce, featuring Andrew Weatherall, Miss Blanks, Touch Sensitive, Tigerlily, Alexander Nut, Brooke Powers, Johann Ponniah, Thelma Plum, Si Jay Gould, Katie Pearson and Beatrice.
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