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.
Katarzyna Group, who have brought you Family, Cloudland, The Island Gold Coast, Empire Hotel, Press Club, Duke's Parlour, Bunk Backpackers and Birdees are looking for a Head Of Music to join their team.
The successful applicant will be responsible for booking local, national and international artists and controlling a music and performance program across a multi-venue operation, have a proven knowledge of a broad range of music genres, extensive industry contacts and networks and proven experience in successfully working as part of a wider organisational team: including (but not limited to) marketing, promoters, venue management, finance teams.
Sony Music are looking for a Promotions & Artist Relations Representative in Queensland. Reporting to the Promotions Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for promoting Sony Music artists across Queensland media (Radio, Digital & Print). You will also provide artist relations support for visiting local and international artists, conducting promotion, touring, events and launches in the state of Queensland.
Applicants should possess a tertiary qualification in Communications, Publicity, Event or Entertainment Management or previous experience in a similar position within the entertainment industry and a passion for supporting and promoting music.
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Based in Brisbane, the successful candidate will report to and work collaboratively with the Head of Music in determining the Music Strategy and will be required to curate exceptional music logs in accordance with the strategy. As the Music Director, or Assistant Music Director, you MUST live and breathe music 24/7 and have a willingness to work in a team environment and across multiple formats and platforms that could include AM, FM, & DAB.
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.