The Gold Coast Music Awards has unveiled 31 finalists across eight categories for its 2019 edition, a list that includes Amy Shark, San Mei, Casey Barnes, Ian Peres and Mass Sky Raid. The awards will be celebrated with an illustrious beachfront event in the iconic Surfers Paradise, 2 May.
Brisbane indie-pop up and comer, and winner of a mentoring session with Gold Coast Producer Paces, Paris Irwin is getting noticed for her dreamy ethereal vocals and composition on triple j Unearthed track 'Mute Me'.
Applications open 3 May for the RADF Activate Music Grant, which supports the development of the Gold Coast’s contemporary music artists and industry. Music practitioners and industry professionals from all genres and career stages with a significant connection to the Gold Coast can apply, grant closes 31 May.
The 2019 AIR Awards nominees have been unveiled, with some of the Queensland's finest emerging and established acts making the cut. Celebrated singer songwriter Emily Wurramara and dance floor fillers Confidence Man lead a massive local contingent with two nominations each.
Local pop juggernauts Amy Shark and Sheppard are among the nominees for the 2019 APRA Music Awards, the annual event that celebrates excellence in contemporary music and honours songwriters and music publishers that have achieved outstanding success in their fields.
The 2019 Turn Up! Sunshine Coast Music Industry Conference is turning 6 and has a two day celebration planned at The Playhouse at Solbar, Maroochydore on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October. Early bird tickets are now on sale and artist showcase applications are open!
The sold-out event was an incredible showcase of the contribution that music makes to Queensland’s cultural life, and the exceptional caliber of musicianship that the state has to offer to a worldwide audience. Check out the winners!
Registrations are now open for QMusic’s free professional development series INDUSTRY CONNECT, set to begin in April, in partnership with venues and councils in Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Cairns.