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.
Voting Now Open
Brisbane Community Radio Station 4ZZZ’s Hot 100 is back for 2018! Cast a vote for your favourite Queensland artists now!
The Hot 100 first took place in 1976 to celebrate the best in home grown and overseas talent. Each year 4ZZZ listeners get the chance to vote for their favourite tunes released and broadcast on 4ZZZ.
Who will take out the number 1 place this year!? View history of winners here.
Listeners can vote on tracks released and broadcast on 4ZZZ between November 2017 and November 2018. Voters can choose up to 10 tracks from a selection of suggested songs, or add up to 5 of their own as long as they meet the criteria. Check the website for voting procedures and guidelines.
This year the 4ZZZ Hot 100 countdown will be broadcast live from The Triffid, kicking off midday on New Years Day! Find more information through the Facebook event.
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.