As reported to I Lost My Gig, Australian and New Zealand musicians, entertainment professionals and gig workers have lost over $316 million in income since Friday 13 March from cancellations and postponements of events due to COVID-19 - and the number keeps growing.
Request local songs on radio to increase royalties to artists. We've developed a list of contacts for radio stations across Queensland and encourage you to call up, text in or email imploring them to PLAY MORE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC!
Stream local music and tell your family and friends too. There are countless playlists you'll want to play on repeat, as well as plenty of musician-led live streams you can tune into.
Australia’s live performance industry needs an assurance from the Federal Government it will be included in the next economic stimulus package. This is urgently required to prevent a complete and permanent industry shutdown, costing thousands of jobs and forcing the closure of performing arts and commercial companies and venues for good.
The 2020 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs) took place last night at The Fortitude Music Hall celebrating the artistic and commercial success of Queensland music over the last 12 months, featuring performances from some of the best the state has to offer including Jaguar Jonze, Cub Sport, Nat Dunn, Busby Marou and Order Sixty6.