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.
This years AMPLIFY program is focused on co-writing in person as well as looking at how best to facilitate online collaborations where artists will be writing for other artists and to briefs.
The national organisation, made up of the heads of Australia’s eight state music bodies, has named its new Chair and Deputy Chair, as well as welcoming new representatives from QMusic and MusicACT. AMIN have also announced plans for a National Musician’s Live Remuneration Survey, to be launched later this year.
Who’s who in the music zoo and what do they do? Gold Coast musicians and music businesses are invited to meet, mingle and learn before hearing from a panel of representatives from peak bodies servicing musicians on Tuesday 25 June.
Electro-funk Gold Coast trio, daste have recently released their exploratory and concept-driven debut EP Palette: “a delicious dish of food; a wide palette of different flavours and textures that make up the overall taste”.
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.
Dust off your team colours for the Brisbane Reclink Community Cup launch on Saturday June 8 at Netherworld! The much-adored charity football match series returns for its fourth year, raising money to support disadvantaged Australians.
Dig into six musicians #1 piece of advice and the big lessons music has taught them. From playing friendly with people and experimenting with your style, through to having music by your side as a mental health coping mechanism.