One of Australasia’s biggest annual music prizes, the Levi’s® Music Prize in partnership with BIGSOUND, awards a total of $90,000 to emerging artists ASHWARYA, Beddy Rays, Birdz, Jerome Farah, JK-47, and Sycco.
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.
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.
Every year around 2,000 artists from every corner of the world join together in Austin, Texas to perform and celebrate together at SXSW. Applications to showcase in 2020 are open now! If you're thinking of applying get along to the SOUNDS AUSTRALIA Export Masterclass in Brisbane on 16 July and find out all the things to know before you show.
Apply now for the Smugglers of Light Music & Media Award! The $12,000 grant supports the professional development of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music and/or media practitioner. Submissions close 12 July, 5PM AEST.
Applications for Round Two of the Arts Queensland Individuals Fund, offering up to $10K, close 16 August. Find out how singer songwriter Tia Gostelow received support through Arts Queensland which helped her write, record and tour her QMA Album of the Year winning record Thick Skin.
Entries for Unearthed High 2019 are now open, so if you're in high school and you’re a band, solo artist, producer or rapper, upload your tracks before midnight Monday 29 July.
Performer applications for the 2020 National Folk Festival are open now! Queensland is a featured state, so programmers will be looking for something special from the Sunshine State! Apply before 12 July.
Needle in the Hay is an annual competition and event run by Happy Mag which champions and empowers emerging Australian bands and musicians at a time they need it most in their careers. Enter by 26 July.
The Nashville-based Country Music Association has announced a new international exchange program in honour of late great Australian country music promoter Robb Potts. Applications are open now for the four-week, industry-focused program and will close 30 June.