Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
For the first time at BIGSOUND 2019 the Industry Connect Bubble will give new and emerging artists and aspiring industry workers an opportunity to chat one on one with publicists, managers and artists.
There are 8 half hour sessions available, giving you the opportunity to get personalised advice and insight from 4 industry experts - BIGSOUND showcasing artist Deena Lynch (Jaguar Jonze), artist manager Cam Mackinnon (Austen, Keelan Mak, DVNA), publicist Rob Carroll (Good Intent) and booking agent/manager Shelly Lui (Valve Sounds/Vita Artists).
The Industry Connect Bubble will take place Wed 4 and Thu 5 September in Fortitude Valley's California Lane.
Spots are very limited, register now!
Don't miss out on a program full of discovery, networking and professional development, with collaboration and community at its core as BIGSOUND stamps its mark as the place to create change and celebrate the future of the Australian music industry. Purple Passes are selling fast, student price available!
Just want live music? For just $85 a BIGSOUND Rainbow Pass gives you access to all performances: 150 artists, across 18 venues, with just one wristband.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Congratulations to MARLOE who will be heading down to Electronic Music Conference (EMC) next week to attend the conference, co-write one-on-one with Akacia and sit down with 120 Publishing to learn about how an emerging artists publishing can be built into an incredibly valuable revenue stream.
GYROstream are bringing their huge artist discovery and development competition 'Big Boost' back for 2019. Big Boost aims to give artists the leg up they need to take their music global and they've put together a whopping $10,000 prize pack for the lucky winner.
WAAX, Hatchie and Bree Tranter dominate the stacked list of Queenslanders nominated for the 2019 National Live Music Awards (NLMAs)! Topping the overall list of nominees for the 54 awards are Stella Donnelly and Electric Fields who hold six and five nominations, respectively.
The 2020 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs), produced by QMusic and taking place on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at The Fortitude Music Hall, has unveiled an exciting new Major Award category with the Emerging Artist Of The Year Award.
Open to all early-career Queensland musicians, entries are open now and close midnight, Thursday 24 October 2019.