QMusic would like to extend a huge thanks and congratulations to all of the amazing Queensland artists who entered the 2019 Queensland Music Awards. Our judges now begin the mammoth task of selecting this year's finalists, to be announced in February.
Australian art music composers are encouraged to apply for a share in A$100,000 worth of funding to create new commissioned work thanks to the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund. Applications are now open and will close 20 February 2019.
Brisbane is set to host the Gala event for the NLMAs on Dec 6 at The Triffid with freshly announced appearance from Live Legend inductees Magic Dirt. Performers on the night include Alice Ivy, Bugs, Pink Matter & Timothy James Bowen. $5 from each ticket sale will go to Support Act.
Queensland songwriters have a one-week extension to enter their songs & videos in the 2019 QMAs. The new deadline is midnight Monday November 19, 2018, providing a grace period for those racing to the finish line on new work.
QMusic is pleased to announce the top four finalists in the running for the $25K 2018 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Spencer White (Morning Harvey), Gabriella Cohen, Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle) and The Ironing Maidens (Melanie Stevens & Patricia Preece). Read on to learn more about our finalists!
Nominations for 2018 Aria Emerging Artist Scholarship are now open to any Australian artist (represented by a current ARIA member) that hasn’t been previously nominated for any ARIA Awards category with an Album or Single before the 2018 Awards.
Queensland musicians will have their music heard by prominent music industry executives, festival programmers, booking agents, A&R, radio personalities and tastemakers representing an outstanding breadth and depth of experience. Enter your song into the 2019 Qld Music Awards by Nov 12.
The prize features promotional support to the value of $20,000 to assist with momentum and is awarded annually to the Song of The Year recipient. Enter your songs into the 2019 Qld Music Awards by Nov 12 to be in the running.
Continuing their ongoing support to Australia and New Zealand's up-and-coming and independent artists, GYROstream have announced a huge new artist discovery and development competition, 'Big Boost'. For your chance at the prize, valued at $10K, get your entry in before 2 December.