Play your music to Australian songwriters who are writing for local and international artists as well as publishers and labels who have signed some of the most promising talent throughout Australia. This workshop will give you an insight into the creative process and help you better understand the career paths for songwriters.
It’s a Business
Hear from managers who have been able to build sustainable careers for their artists and have learnt how to navigate ever changing revenue streams. This workshop will help you gain a greater understanding of what it takes to be a successful artist in 2019.
Getting It Out There
Chat with the national PR + Media Manager of Universal Music and Sony Music's Promotion & Artists Relations Representative who work on and manager PR campaigns for some of Australia's most exciting talent.
The Release Cycle
Hear from music distributors and managers on how a release comes together, from strategy to release timelines. This workshop will show you how a successful release plans looks and when things might not be working how to make adjustments.
Applications are open for the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan fellowship, an incredible opportunity for QLD songwriters 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. Applications close 23 September, 2019.
Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, music writer and industry figure Vivien Goldman, Frontier Touring’s Sahara Herald and acclaimed artist Mojo Juju join the stellar 2019 speaker lineup. With the new keynote announcement comes the unveiling of the BIGSOUND 2019 Official Party program, with Purple Pass holders in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events.
This year's legendary BIGSOUND party schedule has landed, with a heap of returning favourites and exciting new offerings! Purple Pass holders are in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events, check out the full list!
QMusic have partnered with Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance and The Events Centre to present POINT, an immersive event featuring multi-art projections, installations and some of the country’s most exciting emerging and established music acts taking place Friday 30 Aug. Check out the lineup!
Raising funds for your project or organisation? Applications for matched funding through Creative Partnerships Australia and the Australian Cultural Fund are open from now until Wed 14 August.
Over the past three years BIG SKY GIRLS has become a crucial annual event supporting and mentoring young regional women in music across Queensland. Applications for 2019 are open now, closing 10 August.