Applications are open for the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan fellowship, an incredible opportunity for QLD songwriters to travel to New York, London or Berlin for up to six months and use the experience of being immersed in a foreign and vibrant musical culture to further develop their own artistic skills. Applications close 23 September, 2019.
We are seeking professional, dependable and skilled staff to join the BIGSOUND 2019 team as we take over the Fortitude Valley precinct and deliver a world-class event for the 18th year running.
This year we are looking for a small number of skilled people to fulfil the following paid positions:
- Festival Stage Managers
- Party Stage Managers
- Area Supervisors
We have outstanding returning staff who offer so much to the event each year and are a valuable asset BIGSOUND. Please keep in mind there are very limited staff positions available and we encourage you to apply for a volunteer position too if you don't want to miss out on being a part of our team!
Thanks to the City of Gold Coast and its new Music Action Plan’s Professional Attachment Program, Blank GC is offering a temporary paid opportunity to a music, arts and culture writer keen to increase their portfolio and gain experience in the publishing industry.
You’ll receive mentoring in writing and editing, training on Blank’s back end systems and administrative software, get a hand building a career in publishing, network with industry professionals and will most importantly get to be part of a small but passionate and positive team that is keen to promote all things Gold Coast music, arts and culture. Oh, and you’ll also get the opportunity to catch live music, cultural events and get paid for it!
For more info and to apply click below.
Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, music writer and industry figure Vivien Goldman, Frontier Touring’s Sahara Herald and acclaimed artist Mojo Juju join the stellar 2019 speaker lineup. With the new keynote announcement comes the unveiling of the BIGSOUND 2019 Official Party program, with Purple Pass holders in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events.
This year's legendary BIGSOUND party schedule has landed, with a heap of returning favourites and exciting new offerings! Purple Pass holders are in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events, check out the full list!
QMusic have partnered with Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance and The Events Centre to present POINT, an immersive event featuring multi-art projections, installations and some of the country’s most exciting emerging and established music acts taking place Friday 30 Aug. Check out the lineup!
Raising funds for your project or organisation? Applications for matched funding through Creative Partnerships Australia and the Australian Cultural Fund are open from now until Wed 14 August.
Over the past three years BIG SKY GIRLS has become a crucial annual event supporting and mentoring young regional women in music across Queensland. Applications for 2019 are open now, closing 10 August.