QMusic is proud of our local music industry who are putting on benefit gigs raising money for the bushfire communities.
Our hearts go out to all those that have suffered.
Here's a roundup of some of the best benefit concerts fundraising money to assist with the continued fight and recovery of Australia's fire-affected areas. Take the opportunity to enjoy some great live music and assist those who need our help!
If there's one we've missed, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help spread the word!
From fundraiser organiser Neil Morris;
"As Fires have struck the East Coast of this sacred land recently it has lead to significant destruction and loss of masses of flora and fauna and sadly the lives of peoples. Very sadly, many First Nations people's have been affected by these tragic circumstances with losses of homes/ severe damage to property and important parts of the landscape.
This fundraiser was initiated and maintained by Neil Morris, a Yorta Yorta, First Nations man. He is a community rights and empowerment advocate for my fellow First Nations peoples. In his work in this capacity, he has developed this Fundraiser with direct consultation with and upon the request of Fire affected First Nations Communities across Eastern parts of so called Australia such as Gippsland and the South Coast of NSW."
THE TIVOLI - JAN 25
The Kite String Tangle
Rohin Jones (The Middle East)
DJ Black Amex
+ many more...
Chardens Corner Hotel - FEB 1
Sarah McLeod (The Superjesus)
Darren Middleton (Powderfinger)
Baltimore Gun Club
Salt & Steel
Dead Hand Blues
Black Creek Band
3 Little Pigs
...More to come
Tomcat - FEB 8
Claiming it Anyway BAND
The Letter Elle
Jack Shannon Music
Hit 'n' Mizz
CUPO - JAN 17
Thicc Shake Crew
+ more to be announced
Congratulations to all of the Queensland winners in the US-based Unsigned Only Music Competition, honoring international artists who are not signed to a major record label. Judged by a panel of high-profile artists, winners take home a share in over $160,000 cash.
BIGSOUND is pleased to announce that it will proceed in 2020 with a revised program of conference, live music and parties, ensuring that its long-standing role of providing forward thinking, listening, learning, discovering and most importantly industry connection for the music community, is not lost due to COVID-19.
QMusic will deliver $3,000 grants, on behalf of the Queensland Government and Arts Queensland to musicians and music industry workers as part of the stART Grant Program.