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 BEMAC presents Get Prep’d: Get Training http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11108 <p><strong>AUG&nbsp;9:</strong> the latest in <strong>BEMAC</strong>&rsquo;s series of free workshops, <strong>Get Prep&rsquo;d: Get Training</strong>, will be held at the <strong>Queensland Multicultural Centre</strong>. The series is designed to assist arts business and provide them with the necessary tools and techniques to be efficient, up-to-date and relieve the stress of this sometimes daunting part of the industry.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:49:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11108 QMusic Winter Warmer http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11107 <p>Last Thursday&#39;s&nbsp;<strong>QMusic Winter Warmer</strong>&nbsp;brought together a whole heap of local musicians and music industry workers, rubbing shoulders, making new connections, catching up with friends and colleagues and enjoying some awesome live music.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:46:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11107 Bris Punks VOIID Join Premier Artists Roster http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11106 <p>Gritty garage-punk 4 piece <strong>VOIID</strong> are on the up and up, capping off a massive month of touring with the announcement that they&rsquo;ve signed with veteran booking and touring agency <strong>Premier Artists</strong>. They join an illustrious roster alongside the likes of <strong>Adalita</strong>, <strong>Airbourne</strong>, <strong>CLOWNS</strong> and <a class="no-ajax" href="http://premierartists.com.au/roster/">many more</a>.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:17:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11106 Little BIGSOUND - NEXT WEEK! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11080 <p>Little BIGSOUND is just around the corner, taking place&nbsp;next&nbsp;<strong>Saturday 29 July</strong>! Boasting a huge lineup of speakers and artists including&nbsp;<strong>Airling</strong> and <strong>The Kite String Tangle</strong>, if you&#39;re&nbsp;under 25 years old and serious about a career in music you NEED to be at Little BIGSOUND.</p> <p>Next Wednesday, organisers are set to reveal the identity of the<strong> secret headliner</strong> playing the all ages gig that will close the event via the Little BIGSOUND <a class="no-ajax" href="http://www.facebook.com/littlebigsoundqmusic/">Facebook page</a>. <a class="no-ajax" href="https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=73823">Tickets</a> are available for just $35 + BF.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11080 2017 Art Music Awards Finalists Announced http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11109 <p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">The <strong>Art Music Awards</strong> have announced the finalists for the 2017 round of awards, with some of the finest composers and performers classical, jazz, and experimental music genres&nbsp;in Australia being named. Among them are Queenslanders <strong>Katie Noonan</strong>, <strong>Erik Griswold </strong>and <strong>Bruce &amp; Jocelyn Wolfe</strong>.</span></p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11109 Nominations Open for 2017 Grant McLennan Fellowship http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11102 <div> <p>Jointly funded by the Queensland Government through <strong>Arts Queensland</strong> and&nbsp;<strong>APRA AMCOS, </strong>the prestigious $25,000 fellowship offers the recipient an opportunity to travel to New York, London or Berlin for up to six months and use the experience of being immersed in a foreign and vibrant musical culture to further develop their own artistic skills.&nbsp;</p> </div> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11102 triple j Unearthed BIGSOUND Competition http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11104 <p>Are you an unsigned artist or band, dreaming of playing <a class="no-ajax" href="http://www.bigsound.org.au"><strong>BIGSOUND Festival</strong></a>? This is your chance!</p> <p><strong>triple j Unearthed</strong> are looking for THREE artists from <strong>Brisbane</strong>, the <strong>Gold Coast</strong> or the <strong>Sunshine Coast</strong> to join the Unearthed BIGSOUND stage along with the rest of the Unearthed Stage lineup, to be announced soon!</p> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11104 Buskers By The Creek - Entries Open! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11105 <p><strong>Buskers By The Creek</strong> festival will take over Winders Park in <strong>Currumbin</strong> this <strong>October 14-15</strong>. Organisers have just announced the <a class="no-ajax" href="http://www.kittykittybangbang.com.au/press-releases/bbtc-2017-first-lineup-announcement">first 100 acts</a> who&rsquo;ll have their hats and cases out, but there&rsquo;s still time to enter for your chance to perform to the massive crowds expected at this year&rsquo;s event.</p> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 15:08:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11105 Music Industry Unites Against Toxic Behaviour at Gigs http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11103 <p>High profile music industry figures, festival promoters and artists have joined forces to support <strong>Your Choice</strong>, a campaign aimed at addressing the &ldquo;growing cultural issues around behavior and lack of personal accountability within Australian venues and event spaces.&rdquo;</p> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11103 Win tickets to BIGSOUND with OXJAM http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11078 <p><strong>OXJAM</strong> have teamed up with <strong>BIGSOUND</strong> to give one lucky gig host a chance attend <strong>BIGSOUND 2017 </strong>with a music prize pack worth $3000. An initiative of <strong>Oxfam</strong>, OXJAM is a month-long party against poverty where hundreds of music lovers from all over the country throw their own gigs and parties, all in aid of Oxfam&rsquo;s vision of empowering communities to tackle poverty.</p> Sat, 15 Jul 2017 23:48:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11078 Bris Community Cup - Line Up Announced! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11093 <p>Queensland acts <strong>Adele Pickvance</strong>, <strong>Good Boy</strong>, <strong>Seja</strong> &amp; <strong>Velociraptor</strong> will join the entertainment lineup for the big clash against the musos and the media at this year&#39;s Brisbane Reclink Community Cup. Taking place at&nbsp;Leyshon Park, Yeronga on <strong>Sunday,</strong><strong> July 30</strong> the charity match featuring the who&#39;s who of the Brisbane music and media communities, will raise funds for&nbsp;Reclink Australia.<br /> <br /> Footy, fundraising and live music, what more could you ask of a sunny winter&rsquo;s afternoon?</p> Sat, 15 Jul 2017 22:45:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11093 Sounds Australia Masterclass: Exporting in 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11101 <p><span style="color:#696969"><strong>July 19</strong>: </span><strong>QMusic</strong>, alongside <strong>SOUNDS AUSTRALIA</strong> and <strong>Arts Queensland</strong>, are proud to present a masterclass on the latest insights into exporting and touring in the changing music industry landscape. One-on-one sessions are also available on the day, register now if you&#39;re looking to take part in an international music conference within the next 12 months.</p> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11101 QLD’s Robbie Miller among APRA Professional Development Awards Finalists http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11100 <p>Finalists for the 2017 <strong>APRA Professional Development Awards</strong> (PDAs) have been announced, with local favorite and <strong>Queensland Music Awards 2017</strong> nominee <strong>Robbie Miller</strong> among the impressive list of talent. The bi-annual award ceremony celebrates a wide variety of emerging singers, songwriters, and composers, with the list of previous winners including big names such as <strong>Gotye</strong>, <strong>Abbe May</strong>, <strong>Briggs</strong>, and <strong>Vassy</strong>.</p> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11100 Work At Nightlife Music: Events Manager http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11099 <p>Are you a motivated team-player with experience in events and marketing? A wiz at planning and communication? Your dream gig may just be waiting for you with <strong>Nightlife Music</strong>!</p> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:52:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11099 Aon have Artists covered with new Muso Support Policy http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11097 <p>Working musicians can now have extra peace of mind, with our recommended insurance broker <strong>Aon</strong> announcing the launch of their new <strong>Muso Support Poli</strong><a class="no-ajax" href="https://business-insurance.aon.com.au/Professions/Entertainment/Musicians-Personal-Accident.aspx?utm_source=Entert&amp;utm_medium=edm&amp;utm_campaign=Qmusic&amp;utm_term=edmext_blurb&amp;utm_content=MPAlaunch"><strong>cy</strong></a>. Offering worldwide, 24/7 cover, the policy has been tailored for musicians, offering affordable options of cover for personal accident and illness and was developed through close consultation with some of Australia&rsquo;s leading music associations.</p> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:37:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11097 BIGSOUND Reveals Stunning 2017 Tastemaker Lineup http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11092 <p>Welcomes Keynotes PIAS&#39; Kenny Gates &amp; Speedy Ortiz&rsquo;s Sadie Dupuis + Pitchfork, Vevo, C3, Paradigm, Twitter, Kobalt, WME, Billboard &amp; More!</p> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:55:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11092 Currie Street Music Crawl set to stun the Sunny Coast http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11094 <p>This Saturday July 8 the first ever <strong>Currie Street Music Crawl</strong> will transform <strong>Nambour</strong>&rsquo;s main strip into a massive, must-see music festival. A top-shelf lineup packed with over 20 brilliant acts including <strong>Blank Realm,</strong> <strong>Screamfeeder</strong>, <strong>Major Leagues</strong>, <strong>WAAX</strong> and <strong>Ayla</strong> will play across five stages. Oh, and don&rsquo;t forget the best part - it&rsquo;s <strong>FREE</strong>!</p> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11094 Last Chance! NLMAs Applications http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11034 <p>The National Live Music Awards are<strong> throwing applications open, offering a chance for artists, venues and events to connect with judges</strong> and put themselves forward for consideration for the 2017 awards. Artists have until&nbsp;<strong>July 31, 2017</strong> to submit their applications to be in the running.</p> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:36:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11034 Stop Fake Tickets! Federal MP Seeks Public Consultation http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11096 <p><strong>Tony Burke MP</strong>, <strong>Shadow Minister for the Arts</strong> is undertaking community consultation about the extent of ticket scalping and industry and consumer impacts. With the rise of online trading and ticket resale sites, it&rsquo;s common for genuine fans to miss out on tickets to major events. Now, music lovers who&rsquo;ve experienced the effects of scalping are invited to contribute to government discussion.</p> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:32:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11096 Creative3 Conference: Early Bird Tix & Speakers Announced http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11095 <p>Looking to start, grow or scale your creative business? Australia&rsquo;s largest conference for creative entrepreneurs, <strong>Creative&sup3;</strong>, has unveiled the first round of speakers for its 2017 Forum. Early bird tickets are now on sale for budding creative gamechangers looking for real-world insights into the mechanics of creativity, investment, and enterprise.</p> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:28:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11095