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.
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.
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.