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International Showcase Opportunities

Applications are now open for a number of international showcase opportunities around the globe, including Reeperbahn Festival 2018, WOMEX 2018, SXSW 2019 and Folk Alliance 2019.

There are also additional showcase opportunities through SOUNDS AUSTRALIA's long-running Aussie BBQ shows, which draw a huge crowd every year. 

SOUNDS AUSTRALIA is Australia’s export music market development initiative, established to provide a cohesive and strategic platform to assist the Australian music industry access international business opportunities. 

In total, 783 Australian artists have showcased with SOUNDS AUSTRALIA (since Jan 2009).

Artists who played their first international showcase with SOUNDS AUSTRALIA include Courtney Barnett, D.D Dumbo, DMA’S, Flume, Julia Jacklin, Hermitude, Methyl Ethel, Nick Murphy, Peking Duk, San Cisco, Sheppard, The Jezabels, The Preatures, Tkay Maidza and Vance Joy.

Showcasing at international music market events can offer valuable opportunities for artists and businesses to secure international performance, touring and festival slots, label or record company signings, distribution deals, promotional opportunities, media relationship building, song placement and synchronisation offers, co-management and management deals in overseas territories, not withstanding general global networking and relationship building.

You can apply for funding to help you make your journey through Australia Council and Arts Queensland.

Find out more about each event below!


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