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New BIGSOUND Acts & Venues Revealed

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New BIGSOUND Acts & Venues Revealed

Mojo Juju, These New South Whales, Adrian Eagle, imbi the girl, Cry Club and more lead a second live announcement of 68 performing artists, rounding out a total of 146 of Australia’s best new talent making their way to Brisbane for what will become a massive four nights of live music across 18 stages in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct this September 3-6.

Registrations Open For GR!BNE

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Registrations Open For GR!BNE

Empowering girls, trans and gender non-conforming youth aged 10-17 through a week-long mentorship program, Girls Rock! Brisbane encourages creativity, self-expression and teamwork through music. Participant and Volunteer registrations for the next GR!BNE camp, held at Backbone in East Brisbane 23 - 28 September, are open now.

Bris Artists go Back To School for Bloom Festival!

Bris Artists go Back To School for Bloom Festival!

Bloom Festival is returning for its second year with Queensland Music Award Winning headliners Sahara Beck, Asha Jefferies, Ruby Gilbert, Xander Holmes and Tokyo Twilight. The free multi-day, multi-venue, all ages event will run from 26 - 28 July in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.

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!