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Local Acts Bound for SXSW & The Great Escape

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Local Acts Bound for SXSW & The Great Escape

WAAX, Wafia and Tia Gostelow will all make the pilgrimage to Austin, TX next March for SXSW, while Emerson Snowe has been announced as part of the lineup for The Great Escape, taking place in Brighton next May.

Ticket Giveaway: Bombino

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Ticket Giveaway: Bombino

​Our friends at BEMAC have given us a double pass to legendary Tuareg guitarist and singer, “the sultan of shred”, Bombino’s live performance at The Foundry on Thursday, 15 November.

AWMA Celebration

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AWMA Celebration

Queensland hosted the inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) last night with a star-studded attendance at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

AMEX Music Grant

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AMEX Music Grant

Over the next 12 months AMEX will be supporting the Australian music industry by giving music venues, business, artists and fans the opportunity to share in a grant program valued at $1million.

$10K Access Arts Achievement Award

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$10K Access Arts Achievement Award

The Access Arts Achievement Award provides funding for Queensland artists, arts workers and producers with disability working in any art form to create, develop, present, produce, exhibit and/or tour their work.

Regional Arts Development Fund

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Regional Arts Development Fund

If you're a local artist, creative business or organisation, grants are available to bring your big ideas to life through the RADF. Projects supported are bold, collaborative and fuel the cultural charge that’s happening on the Gold Coast.

2019 Queensland Music Awards

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2019 Queensland Music Awards

The 7th annual Queensland Music Awards will return to the Royal International Convention Centre at Brisbane Showgrounds on Tuesday 19 March, 2019, celebrating what will have been an incredible 2018 for Queensland music. Entries are now open, submit your songs before 12 November!

2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship

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2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship

Applications are now open for the 2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship, funded by the Queensland Government and administered by QMusic. Now in its 11th year, the award provides $10,000 for an emerging artist to record with an established producer, and receive career-planning advice from Chugg Entertainment. Apply before 12 November.

Survey: Harassment in the Music Industry

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Survey: Harassment in the Music Industry

With #metoo, #menomore and #timesup galvanising public desire for change, one Sydney based researcher is seeking to create a platform for positive change by conducting original research on the scale and nature of workplace abuse in the music industry.

NLMAS 2018 Nominees Announced

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NLMAS 2018 Nominees Announced

Nominees for the third annual National Live Music Awards have been unveiled, with WAAX and Amy Shark leading the QLD contingent. Find out how you can add your favourite live act to the finalists list and see the winners announced at the NLMAS Gala at the Triffid in Brisbane on 6 November.

ACF Roadshow Fundraising Workshop

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ACF Roadshow Fundraising Workshop

Whether you’re starting out in fundraising, have a bit of experience but keen to learn more, or just curious about how it might work for you, register for the Brisbane session, taking place at the Judith Wright Centre on 25 October and build your skills in raising money for your music.

Turn Up 2018 Program & Speakers Announced

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Turn Up 2018 Program & Speakers Announced

Sunshine Coast music industry conference and showcase Turn Up has revealed its 2018 program and speaker lineup. Celebrating it's fifth year, the event returns to The Playhouse at Solbar, Maroochydore on Thursday, 18 October.