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2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship

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2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship

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.

QUBE Effect Winners Announced

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QUBE Effect Winners Announced

Some of Brisbane's most promising emerging acts have been recognised at Brisbane City Council’s The QUBE Effect Awards, with winners revealed at a special ceremony at Brisbane Powerhouse on 11 July.

Major BIGSOUND Keynotes Announced

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Major BIGSOUND Keynotes Announced

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, music writer and industry figure Vivien Goldman, Frontier Touring’s Sahara Herald and acclaimed artist Mojo Juju join the stellar 2019 speaker lineup. ​With the new keynote announcement comes the unveiling of the BIGSOUND 2019 Official Party program, with Purple Pass holders in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events.

BIGSOUND Parties Unveiled

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BIGSOUND Parties Unveiled

This year's legendary BIGSOUND party schedule has landed, with a heap of returning favourites and exciting new offerings! Purple Pass holders are in for a real treat with no less than 16 official events, check out the full list!

QMusic X Horizon Festival

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QMusic X Horizon Festival

​QMusic have partnered with Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance and The Events Centre to present POINT, an immersive event featuring multi-art projections, installations and some of the country’s most exciting emerging and established music acts taking place Friday 30 Aug​. Check out the lineup!

Double Your Fundraising

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Double Your Fundraising

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.

BIG SKY GIRLS Returns

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BIG SKY GIRLS Returns

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.

SXSW: Apply to Showcase

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SXSW: Apply to Showcase

​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.

Amplify Participants Announced

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Amplify Participants Announced

Nine emerging Queensland musicians have scored a seat next to the A&R Head of Central Station Records at AMPLIFY, QMusic’s Songwriting Retreat!

Smugglers of Light Music & Media Award

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Smugglers of Light Music & Media Award

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.

QMusic Winter Warmer

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QMusic Winter Warmer

Join us for our FREE annual all-of-industry networking night, Wednesday 24 July at Honkytonk Bar in Brisbane. RSVP by 5pm Tuesday July 23 for a chance to win 1 x BIGSOUND 2019 Purple Pass.

Gold Coast: Music Industry Mingle

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Gold Coast: Music Industry Mingle

Find out how to tour internationally as an independent musician: getting down and dirty with those who’ve been there and not returned broke(n). Gold Coast musicians and music businesses are invited to meet, mingle and learn at Gold Coast Music in Southport on Monday, 12 August.