What's your favourite Queensland music festival? Cast your vote in the QMA People's Choice Awards, presented by Jack Daniel's.
This year there are a heap of contenders battling it out for the title of Festival of the Year. Check them out below! You'll also get to have your say on Metro Venue of the Year and Regional Venue of the Year.
Vote before midnight 28 February to be in the running to WIN a BIGSOUND Festival rainbow pass for you and a mate to catch all the live music you can handle, over four nights in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, 3-6 September.
Sahara Beck has been named as the recipient of the $15,000 Carol Lloyd Award for 2019, the announcement taking place at the launch of this year's Queensland Music Festival.
Queensland Music Festival has launched its massive 2019 program. The state-wide program for the festival's 20th anniversary will run 5 July through to 28 July and bring "the gift of music to all corners of the state". Find out what's on and how you can get involved!
Last fortnight Paris Irwin, winner of the Industry Connect ‘Chill with Paces’ mentoring session spent an afternoon at Alchemix Recording Studios with Paces to gain some priceless industry insight, feedback on her songs and whip up a groovy new tune with the Gold Coast based producer.
Tucked away in the mountains of the Sunshine Coast is the picturesque Heliport Studios where for the second year, eight Industry Connect participants will spend four days co-writing and collaborating on new music with the guidance of industry experts.
APRA AMCOS have announced the return of the biennial APRA Professional Development Awards offering nine individual winners $15,000 each. The Smugglers of Light initiative will also return in 2019, providing a promising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music or media practitioner with a grant of $12,000.