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 Entertainment Industry Jobs http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11002 <p>We&#39;ve always got our eye on Qld <strong>#artsjobs</strong> and opportunities&nbsp;to work within the entertainment and music industries. This week check out roles at&nbsp;<strong>Katarzyna Group</strong>, <strong>The Music</strong> and <strong>CrowdDJ/Nightlife Music.</strong>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11002 $10K Hilltop Hoods Initiative http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11001 <p>Want $10,000 to help release an album or EP? Emerging Australian&nbsp;<strong>hip hop and soul artists</strong>&nbsp;are invited to apply for the 2017 Hilltop Hoods&nbsp;Initiative! If you&#39;re an <strong>APRA AMCOS member</strong>&nbsp;who has not yet&nbsp;released a commercial album on an industry recognised label, you could be in the running! Applications close March 21.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11001 Play Caloundra Music Festival http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10998 <p>Preparation for the 2017 Caloundra Music Festival has kicked off. &nbsp;The crew are refreshed, sporting tans and a few extra kilos from the Christmas break but they are ready! &nbsp;The task has been set to once again pull together an epic lineup to out do another hugely successful year of sun, surf and soul at Kings Beach..&nbsp;<strong>2017 artist applications are open until March 10!</strong></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:33:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10998 The QUBE Effect 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10992 <p>The QUBE Effect is back for 2017!&nbsp;Musicians are invited to apply by submitting a recording of an original song. The annual competition is open to all genres and groups of all sizes, so for your chance to be one fo the 24 acts shortlisted <strong>get moving before Feb 19 </strong>and you could be performing at Brisbane&#39;s Youth Week and&nbsp;BIGSOUND 2017 celebrations via the Brisbane City Council sponsored&nbsp;stages.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:28:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10992 Social Media 101 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10997 <p>Want to earn more fans, make more money and attract better opportunities by smashing it on social media? You&#39;re going to love The Power-Up Series&rsquo; Social Media workshop, taking place Saturday, 25 February on the Gold Coast. <strong>QMusic</strong><strong> members can receive a $10 discount.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:24:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10997 Finalists Announced For #QldMusicAwards http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10994 <p><strong>QMusic</strong> is excited to reveal the 2017 finalists for the annual <strong>Queensland Music Awards</strong>, presented by <strong>Hutchinson Builders</strong> and <strong>Bank of Queensland</strong>, with support from APRA AMCOS. The winners will be announced at the QMA awards ceremony at the Brisbane Powerhouse on March 27. <strong>Tickets are on sale now!</strong></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:41:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10994 Billy Thorpe Scholarship Finalists http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10995 <p><strong>QMusic</strong> and <strong>Arts Queensland</strong> are thrilled to announce the four finalists for the 2017 Billy Thorpe Scholarship this week. Congratulations <strong>WAAX, Marville, Josh Stewart (The Ninjas / High Topics) </strong>and<strong> Ella Fence.</strong></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:14:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10995 Want To Perform In A Band? http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11004 <p>ATTN: GOLD COAST Young Warriors is a new program aimed at getting young people involved recreationally in making music. <strong>Applications are now open</strong> for the ten-week program aimed at <strong>aspiring musicians aged 12-19</strong>. All gear supplied. Registrations close March 19.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:57:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11004 Meet the Locals: Roma, Toowoomba and Ipswich http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10996 <p>Are you a songwriter or musician based in or around <strong>Roma, Toowoomba </strong>and <strong>Ipswich</strong>? Ready to get ahead of the game in 2017?&nbsp;<strong>APRA AMCOS </strong>will be visiting your town&nbsp;for workshops and one-on-one sessions in March. Trina Massey, <strong>QMusic</strong>&rsquo;s new <strong>Program Manager</strong> will be attending Toowoomba and Ipswich workshops. Come along, meet your fellow songwriters and get a handle on the industry so you can get back to the important business of making music!</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:10:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10996 Vale Carol Lloyd http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11000 <p>It is with heavy hearts that we hear of the passing of Queensland musician and trailblazer Carol Lloyd.</p> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:44:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11000 Vale Ritchie Yorke http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10999 <p>The Australian music industry is grieving the loss of hometown music legend, Ritchie Yorke.</p> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:39:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10999 Queensland Women's Week http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11003 <p>Celebrating Queensland Women&#39;s Week and International Women&#39;s Day, BEMAC, QMusic, &amp; Music Industry Inside Out (MIIO) are presenting <strong>DiverCityArts. </strong>Featuring&nbsp;live performances, an art exhibition, drinks and nibbles. Browse through a clothing and jewellery stall while networking with some of Brisbane&rsquo;s most inspirational women artists and professionals.&nbsp;<strong>#BeBoldForChange</strong></p> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:39:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11003 Paid Gigs For Musicians http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10993 <p>Call out for acoustic solo and duo acts from all genres for bookings Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in <strong>new Brisbane establishment supporting live music</strong>.&nbsp;All performances will be paid and they are looking to fill&nbsp;bookings in for March and April. <strong>The Triffid</strong> is also looking for&nbsp;local bands&nbsp;to play on the big stage at their next Get Wise events.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10993 Job Alert: Marketing & Logistics Manager http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10982 <p>Dmand, an artist management company and tour producer, is currently seeking a Marketing and Logistics Manager. The position is casual and Brisbane based, with approximately 20 hours of work available each week. Applications close Feb 7.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10982 EOI For A2IM Indie Week http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10991 <p>SOUNDS AUSTRALIA,&nbsp;AIR&nbsp;and&nbsp;PPCA&nbsp;are now seeking expressions of interest from Australian independent labels to take part in an Australian delegation to attend Indie Week 2017, an independent label focused conference hosted by&nbsp;A2IM&nbsp;(American Association of Independent Music) from June 5th to June 9th, 2017 in New York City.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:52:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10991 Omar Sosa: Quarteto AfroCubano http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10990 <p>Omar Sosa returns to Brisbane Powerhouse with his singular fusion of AfroCuban Latin Jazz and cutting edge effects and samples, creating a brilliantly joyous and thoroughly contemporary urban sound. QMusic has one double pass to giveaway to a lucky Broadcast subscriber.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:43:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10990 Nominations Open For Jazz Bell Awards http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10989 <p>The Australian Jazz Bell Awards recognise and encourage excellence in the performance, creativity, recording and presentation of jazz in Australia.&nbsp;The winner in each of the 7 award categories receives $5000 as well as the Award.&nbsp;In 2016, Queensland musician&nbsp;Kristin Berardi won&nbsp;Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album for &#39;<em>Where or When</em>&#39;</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:33:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10989 Hottest 100 Winners http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10988 <p>We already knew 2016 was a fantastic year for Queensland music but Triple J has just backed that up with its recent reveal of the Hottest 100. 2.2+ million people voted - the largest amount of votes ever received.&nbsp;&nbsp;Among them were some of Queensland&rsquo;s finest &ndash; big congratulations to Amy Shark, Violent Soho (with a whopping 5 entries), Cub Sport and Dune Rats.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:21:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10988 Play Bluesfest 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10987 <p>Applications are now open for the Bluesfest Busking Comp and it&#39;s the&nbsp;last opportunity to be a part of the 2017 line-up! &nbsp;The competition has been running since 2004, with opportunities and prizes&nbsp;for both over 18 and under 18 to apply.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:08:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10987 Josh Pyke Partnership http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10986 <p>Josh Pyke is partnering with APRA AMCOS to award one lucky Australian musician with a $7,500 grant to help kick-start their musical career. If you&#39;re&nbsp;under the age of 35 and haven&#39;t&nbsp;signed a contract with a recording or publishing company, you&#39;re in with a chance!</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10986