QMusic established BIGSOUND in 2002 to drive professional development for the Brisbane music industry. BIGSOUND has now established itself as the best and most relevant music conference and showcase event in Australia. Each year BIGSOUND draws top national and international industry talent to Brisbane, forming a vibrant collection of musicians, buyers, and industry experts to create an environment of new music discovery.
BIGSOUND 2018 will be held 4 - 7 September and will showcase up to 160 artists over 18 live music stages in Fortitude Valley.
Applications to showcase at BIGSOUND will open in April 2018.
BIGSOUND is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Tourism and Events Queensland. BIGSOUND has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council of the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.