The ‘Your Choice’ campaign launches to promote a safer, more accountable live music culture

A new music industry-supported campaign has been launched in Melbourne today, with the aim of enabling a cultural shift within the Australian music – particularly, the live music – industry. Your Choice has been engineered in the wake of continued stories emerging from all corners regarding a distinct lack of accountability within Australian venues, festivals and event…

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Over 40 new speakers and industry names added to BIGSOUND 2017

BIGSOUND has added two new keynote speakers to their 2017 event in Brisbane this September, welcoming Sadie Dupuis and Kenny Gates to the fold. Both industry indivduals are coming to BIGSOUND with a wealth of experience; Dupuis, a poet, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with US group Speedy Ortiz and Gates, the co-founder of internationally renowned indie label, PIAS. The addition of…

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Canada’s BreakOut West partners with Australian Music Week and announces Aussie contingent for 2017 conference

Canadian music conference and showcase series BreakOut West returns to Alberta in September for four days and three nights of networking, panels and live music. Celebrating its 15th year in 2017, BreakOut West also incorporates the Western Canadian Music Awards, bringing the huge spotlight onto the thriving music industry even more. This year, BreakOut West has…

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‘Meet Me At The Cross’ set times now released ahead of Saturday’s huge Kings Cross festival

Tomorrow, the Sydney music community will be coming together for one helluva party in Kings Cross – another mark of solidarity felt within the scene against the well-publicised and still-damning lock out laws that have ruined many facets of Sydney’s nightlife and live music culture. Meet Me In The Cross, the joint initiative between the Keep…

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Australian Music Week reveals its first performing artists, delegates, new partnerships and prize for 2017

The annual music conference and festival held in Cronulla, just outside of Sydney, Australian Music Week, has today announced the first 30 showcasing artists confirmed to play at the summit this November. Alongside this, the event has revealed their first group of delegates, a series of new partnerships and a brand new prize sure to excite anyone…

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