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The 2019 Queensland Music Awards is shaping up to be one of the most memorable nights of the year, with the announcement today of a stellar list of finalists and live performances.
Over 70 judges from across the country have selected a diverse group of finalists featuring emerging and established songwriters from the sunshine state including Emily Wurramara, Tia Gostelow, Sahara Beck, Cub Sport, Holiday Party, The Jungle Giants, San Mei, Amy Shark
The annual party to celebrate Queensland music will return to the Royal International Convention Centre on Tuesday 19 March and feature special performances by Amy Shark, DZ Deathrays, Clea, Emma Beau, Tokyo Twilight + more to be announced.
Presented by Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Hutchinson Builders, Mountain Goat Beer and Oztix, this year’s QMAs will be hosted by The Grates’ Patience Hodgson and comedian Mel Buttle who have honed a witty repartee, producing their popular podcast The Minutes.
Limited tickets for the 2019 Queensland Music Awards will go on sale 9:00am AEST February 13 via Oztix from $65 for members and $75 for non-members.
Some of the artist managers and industry professionals involved in our free professional development workshop series Industry Connect have divulged their industry insider tips and lessons learnt.
QMusic's Annual General Meeting took place on April 16 at X CARGO in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. The committee presented the results for 2018 with QMusic President Michael Crutcher noting that "QMusic will look back on its 24th year as another success, building on the excellent work that has been done across the last decade". Read the full report.
Riverstage has presented countless diverse and memorable shows over the years and this September will celebrate its 30th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, they want to hear about your experiences and memories from 30 years of celebrating music and culture at this iconic venue. Take the survey or upload your digital artifacts to go into the draw to win a double pass to any gig at the Riverstage in 2019!
Australian and international artists have the rare chance to perform in front of some of the most influential figures in the international music industry by showcasing at BIGSOUND. Taking place on the nights of Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 September in Brisbane, BIGSOUND Festival is the showcase opportunity that puts artists in front of the local, national and international music industry delegates. Applications close 2 May.
BIGSOUND is back from September 3-6 in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct, with this year’s theme revealed as ‘The Artist As CEO’. For the first time in the event’s history, BIGSOUND will also be waving goodbye to its traditional conference home at the Judith Wright Centre and saying hello to Cloudland, providing expanded conference and meeting facilities right in the heart of the BIGSOUND Festival precinct.
Now in its 3rd year, BIGSOUND Tech will significantly expand opportunities and skill development for new creative tech developers. Apply by June 16 to be eligible for this exciting opportunity!