Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
Brisbane City Council is looking for Brisbane’s best new musical talent! Enter now to be part of The QUBE Effect. Hurry, entries close 22 February.
The QUBE Effect is a contemporary youth music program that provides live performance, promotional and development opportunities for emerging and professional Brisbane musicians.
If you’re a keen musician (solo, duo, trio, band) with at least 50% of your musical act aged between 12 and 25 years, now is your chance to take part in The QUBE Effect.
Participants will get the chance to...
- be mentored by some of Brisbane’s most influential artists
- have your own music video professionally filmed
- win BIGSOUND passes
- perform at iconic Brisbane venues like Brisbane City Hall and Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).
You will also be in the running to play at one of Australia’s biggest music festivals, Splendour in the Grass!
The QUBE Effect live performances in April are presented as part of Brisbane Youth Week 2019.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Congratulations to MARLOE who will be heading down to Electronic Music Conference (EMC) next week to attend the conference, co-write one-on-one with Akacia and sit down with 120 Publishing to learn about how an emerging artists publishing can be built into an incredibly valuable revenue stream.
GYROstream are bringing their huge artist discovery and development competition 'Big Boost' back for 2019. Big Boost aims to give artists the leg up they need to take their music global and they've put together a whopping $10,000 prize pack for the lucky winner.
WAAX, Hatchie and Bree Tranter dominate the stacked list of Queenslanders nominated for the 2019 National Live Music Awards (NLMAs)! Topping the overall list of nominees for the 54 awards are Stella Donnelly and Electric Fields who hold six and five nominations, respectively.
The 2020 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs), produced by QMusic and taking place on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at The Fortitude Music Hall, has unveiled an exciting new Major Award category with the Emerging Artist Of The Year Award.
Open to all early-career Queensland musicians, entries are open now and close midnight, Thursday 24 October 2019.