Last fortnight Paris Irwin, winner of the Industry Connect ‘Chill with Paces’ mentoring session spent an afternoon at Alchemix Recording Studios with Paces to gain some priceless industry insight, feedback on her songs and whip up a groovy new tune with the Gold Coast based producer.
Tucked away in the mountains of the Sunshine Coast is the picturesque Heliport Studios where for the second year, eight Industry Connect participants will spend four days co-writing and collaborating on new music with the guidance of industry experts.
APRA AMCOS have announced the return of the biennial APRA Professional Development Awards offering nine individual winners $15,000 each. Applications are open now and close on Thursday 27 June.
Unsigned Only 2019 has reopened entries for a special promotion! GRAND SLAM runs from 8 May – 6 June, with each week offering a different promotion and bringing unique opportunities and benefits to entrants.
The competition that has helped launch the careers of Queensland’s up and coming country artists is back, bigger than ever, with a total prize pool of more than $20,000 on offer in the Royal Queensland Show’s (Ekka) 2019 Country Music Showdown presented by Ringers Western. Entries close 30 June.
Queensland composer, electric guitarist and improviser Liam Flenady is among seven recipients from across Australia and New Zealand of the 2019 Art Music Fund. The funding will support the composition of his new 30-minute, continuous multi-movement work 'The Five Seasons'.
Music’s golden girl, Amy Shark will become the inaugural Hall Of Fame inductee after taking out the prestigious Artist Of The Year award while breakout artist San Mei won Song of the Year at last night's Gold Coast Music Awards.
With multiple funding rounds and opportunities closing in May and June, City of Gold Coast have organised representatives from all of the major arts funding and fundraising bodies to spend a day with Gold Coast artists and creatives. Free workshop takes place at HOTA on 11 May, register now!
The Association of Artist Managers Australia (AAM) in collaboration with the City of Gold Coast Music Action Plan 2021 (MAP 2021) is excited to deliver a music managers round table, focused on developing emerging Gold Coast music managers. Apply by midnight 12 May.
The National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) will return later this year, with organisers today opening nominations for the 2019 event, which will take place at Darwin's iconic Amphitheatre on August 10.