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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.
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.
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.