The carnival is coming to town for 4ZZZ Radiothon! From Friday, August 9th to Sunday, August 18th, subscribing to 4ZZZ will land you in the running to win some amazing prizes, including a Musicians Prize of 4 x BIGSOUND Purple Passes!
The Seed Fund Future Makers Workshop is back for 2020, offering a chance for artists and managers to examine the mechanics of their operation. Up to 30 positions available with transport, accommodation and meals provided. Applications close 15 Sept.
Brisbane singer songwriter Clea has been celebrated in Fortitude Valley today with the unveiling of her 2019 Queensland Music Awards Song of the Year plaque for her single 'Dreaming'.
Grab your guernsey! The Aussie Rules match that pits local musicians against local media to raise money for Reclink Australia is happening this Sunday, 28 July. Find out everything that's on offer at the 2019 Brisbane Reclink Community Cup, an awesome day of fun and footy featuring live music from a brand new Brisbane Supergroup!
Earlier this month nine Queenland musicians hunkered down at Heliport Studios to co-write, collaborate and learn from some of our industry’s best. The result was an astounding nineteen demos written in under three days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.