Presented by QMusic & The Edge
The Edge, State Library of Queensland, South Bank
Thursday April 4: Starting At Zero
Thursday April 18: Get Good
Thursday May 9 : It's a Business
Thursday May 23: Getting It Out there
Thursday June 6: Click Here
Thursday June 20: The Release Cycle
Registrations are now open for QMusic’s free professional development series INDUSTRY CONNECT, set to begin in April, in partnership with venues and councils in Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Cairns.
INDUSTRY CONNECT provides new and emerging artists access to industry workers and resources through facilitated workshops from April - July annually. The program aims to give each participant a greater understanding of the music industry, from song writing to release and everything in between.
Facilitators joining the program this year are currently working with Flight Facilities, LDRU, Thundamentals, Styalz Fuego (Peking Duk, Daniel Johns, EXO), Baker Boy, Mallrat, Tired Lion, Tkay Maidza, Kwame, Bobby Alu and Luude.
Participants will get the chance to meet and learn from a diverse selection of music industry professionals including, Independent, major labels and directly from Queensland artists, The Kite String Tangle, Jaguar Jones and more - full list below.
Once on board, 2019 INDUSTRY CONNECT participants will be in the running to receive a personalised PR and digital distribution package from GYROstream and the opportunity to attend a three-day songwriting retreat at Heliport Studios on the Sunshine Coast.
To sweeten the deal, QMusic’s donors community will fund five INDUSTRY CONNECT participants to attend BIGSOUND Festival 3-6 September, to further their networks and learn from some of the best minds around the globe. The bursary includes delegate passes, flights to Brisbane and accommodation.
“The feedback, the connection, the feeling of being part of the music community and the culture allowed me to gain confidence in my music and narrow focus on my release”DVNA,
“..these workshops have made me more confident in many aspects of my career within the music industry. The workshops and panelists have been really helpful and I would highly recommend them to aspiring artists"Greta Stanley,
Presented by QMusic & The Edge
Presented by QMusic, City of Gold Coast, HOTA, Home of the Arts, & Mo’s Desert Clubhouse
Saturday April 13: Miami Hotel, Miami
Saturday May 11: Mo’s Desert Clubhouse, Burleigh Heads
Saturday June 8: HOTA, Home Of The Arts, Gold Coast
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.
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.