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.
The Association of Artist Managers Australia (AAM) in collaboration with the City of Gold Coast Music Action Plan 2021 (MAP 2021) is excited to deliver a music managers round table, focused on developing emerging Gold Coast music managers.
The round table will bring together experienced managers Maggie Collins (DZ Deathrays, Donny Benét), Matty Woo (Dune Rats, Skeggs, Totty) and Graham 'Asho' Ashton (Tia Gostelow, Busby Marou) to work peer to peer with six lucky emerging artist managers in an intensive workshop session Wednesday 19 June 2019
Participants will also receive membership AAM and have access to national professional development opportunities.
Applications are open now and close midnight 12 May.
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.