QMusic Broadcast http://www.qmusic.com.au/ News about the Queensland Music Industry #dateformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","ddd, dd mmm yyyy")# #timeformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","HH:mm:ss")# en-us 2018 Billy Thorpe Scholarship http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11185 <p>Applications are now open for&nbsp;<strong>Arts Queensland</strong>&#39;s annual&nbsp;$10,000&nbsp;<strong>Billy Thorpe Scholarship</strong>. Queensland musicians have the opportunity to&nbsp;record with an established producer and to meet with and receive advice around career planning from a representative from Chugg&nbsp;Entertainment.&nbsp;<strong>Applications close Jan 21.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:16:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11185 QMA 2018 Entries Open http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11183 <p>The Queensland music community is now invited to enter their songs in the <strong>2018 Queensland Music Awards, </strong>with submissions officially opening today. Artists can enter their songs in a wide range of categories from pop and rock, to blues / roots, electronic / dance and soul / funk / R&rsquo;n&rsquo;B with the full list of categories and awards available on the brand new QMAs website <a href="http://www.queenslandmusicawards.com.au">www.queenslandmusicawards.com.au</a></p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:56:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11183 Levi’s® Music Prize -Last Chance! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11172 <p>The <strong>Levi&rsquo;s&reg; Music Prize</strong>&nbsp;is an exciting new initiative that will enable Australian bands and artists to maximise that next opportunity to get them to the next stage of their careers.&nbsp;Round 2 is now open and will close <strong>December 9</strong>.</p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11172 GMF Announcement Next Week! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11186 <p>The recipient of the <strong>2017 Grant McLennan Fellowship</strong> is set to be announced soon! Get to know our finalists -&nbsp;<strong>Sabrina Lawrie</strong>, <strong>Tom Cooney</strong>, <strong>Hatchie (Harriette Pilbeam)</strong>&nbsp;and <strong>Jeremy Neale </strong>-<strong>&nbsp;</strong>and catch them performing&nbsp;live when the winner is announced at<strong> The Triffid </strong>on<strong> Friday 1 December!</strong></p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11186 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11187 <p>Entries for the 2018 <strong>Vanda &amp; Young Songwriting Competition </strong>are now open! Submit your songs for a shot at the $50,000 grand prize!</p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11187 Voting Time! 4ZZZ Hot 100 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11184 <p>Brisbane Community Radio Station <strong>4ZZZ</strong>&rsquo;s <strong>Hot 100</strong> is back for 2017! Cast a vote for your favourite Queensland artists now!</p> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:05:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11184 DIY Music Marketing Course http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11182 <p>Want to know how to release your music independently? Not sure how to navigate the digital landscape and market your release? Don&rsquo;t miss this FREE <strong>DIY Music Marketing Course</strong>, coming to <strong>Brisbane</strong> on <strong>December 9</strong>.</p> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:28:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11182 2017 Grant McLennan Fellowship Finalists http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11181 <p><strong>QMusic</strong> is pleased to announce the top four finalists of the 2017 <strong>Grant McLennan Fellowship</strong>: <strong>Harriette Pilbeam</strong> (Hatchie),<strong> Jeremy Neale</strong>, <strong>Sabrina Lawrie</strong> and <strong>Tom Cooney</strong>. Congratulations to the Queensland-based songwriters who are now one step closer to receiving a <strong>$25,000 fellowship</strong> to travel to <strong>New York</strong>, <strong>London</strong> or <strong>Berlin</strong>.&nbsp;The 2017 winner will be announced at a ceremony to be held at <strong>The Triffid</strong> in Brisbane on <strong>December 1</strong>. The event is open to the public and will feature special performances from the four finalists.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:35:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11181 QMusic Xmas Drinks! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11180 <p>You&#39;re invited to join <strong>QMusic</strong> staff, board and&nbsp;members for end of year drinks&nbsp;in Brisbane this December to celebrate what&#39;s been a massive year!</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:28:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11180 Global Deals & New Single for Tia Gostelow http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11179 <p>Local favourite<strong> Tia Gostelow </strong>has capped off an incredible 12 months, signing with US label <strong>AntiFragile Music</strong> and securing a global publishing deal with <strong>Native Tongue</strong>.</p> <p>The signings are the cherry on top of an incredible year for&nbsp;the 18-year-old Mackay songstress, which began with two wins at the 2017 <strong>Queensland Music Awards</strong>.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:07:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11179 Music Industry Hookup - Ipswich http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11177 <p><strong>QMusic</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>Ipswich City Council</strong>&nbsp;welcome&nbsp;anyone in the music sector to attend an all-of-industry networking night at&nbsp;<strong>Studio 188</strong>, Ipswich on <strong>Wednesday&nbsp;29 November</strong>.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11177 4ZZZ Building Blitz http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11176 <p>Brisbane&rsquo;s community radio station <strong>4ZZZ</strong> have launched the <strong>Building Blitz </strong>fundraiser to raise $15,000 for maintenance and repairs to their station HQ on Barry Parade in Fortitude Valley.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11176 Voting Open - APRA Song of the Year http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11178 <p>What song in 2017 stopped you in your tracks? What lyrics did you listen to and wished that you&#39;d written? Voting is now open for the <strong>APRA Song of the Year</strong> and just by voting you could win $5K worth of awesome prizes!</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11178 Valley Fiesta QMA Showcase Photo Gallery http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11173 <p>Brisbane turned on an absolute stunner for <strong>Valley Fiesta</strong> on the weekend, and our lineup of artists for the <strong>Queensland Music Awards Showcase</strong> turned out some amazing performances! <strong>Morning Harvey</strong>, <strong>Zap&eacute;d</strong>, <strong>Moreton</strong> and <strong>Sarah Frank</strong> brought the vibes to the Brunswick Mall Main Stage, while 2017 Song of the Year winner <strong>Amy Shark</strong> was honored with a plaque on the <strong>#ValleyWalkofFame. </strong></p> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11173 New Music: Bayview Terrace http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11174 <p>Brisbane dance pop duo <strong>Bayview Terrace </strong>have released their first single <strong><em>My House</em></strong>, aided by a release strategy developed with the help of QMusic Program Manager <strong>Trina Massey</strong> through the <strong>Industry Connect</strong> music industry workshop program.</p> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:21:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11174 Your Discount For EMC 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11159 <p><strong>QMusic</strong> members&nbsp;have an&nbsp;exclusive <strong>20% discount&nbsp;</strong>on two-day EMC PRO conference passes to the 2017 <strong>Electronic Music Conference</strong>, happening in Sydney <strong>Nov 29 - 30</strong>. They&#39;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&nbsp;Beatrice.</p> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:20:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11159 Work at QMusic! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11170 <p>Queensland&#39;s&nbsp;music&nbsp;industry development association seeks a <strong>General Manager</strong> to take our operations to the next level!&nbsp;Manage the operations of a rapidly growing&nbsp;music&nbsp;industry business and&nbsp;be part of&nbsp;a positive, hard-working and inclusive team culture.&nbsp;Perfect for a&nbsp;music&nbsp;events management and marketing generalist who loves data!</p> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:30:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11170 EMC Expands Speaker Lineup & Ticket Options http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11171 <p>Sydney&rsquo;s<strong> Electronic Music Conference</strong> <strong>(EMC)</strong> has unveiled its massive second speaker announcement, adding industry innovators like <strong>Frank Rodi (APRA AMCOS)</strong> and <strong>Jacqui Louez Schoorl&nbsp;(Jaxsta) </strong>and artists including<strong> KLP </strong>and<strong> Touch Sensitive </strong>to their 80+ strong speaker lineup.</p> <p>In addition, EMC have introduced new ticket options and increased the <strong>ticket discount for QMusic members</strong> to <strong>20% off</strong> full two-day conference passes!</p> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:33:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11171 Virgin Australia Baggage Allowance http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11169 <p>Get a whole lot more out of your QMusic membership!&nbsp;</p> Sun, 29 Oct 2017 13:09:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11169 Brisbane City Council Creative Grants http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11175 <p>Brisbane City Council&rsquo;s <strong>Creative Grants</strong> are now open for applications! A series of information sessions are scheduled throughout November to help you find out which funding opportunities are right for you and offer invaluable assistance in preparing your grant application.</p> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:38:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11175