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BIGSOUND Bolsters Speaker Lineup With Global Music Leaders

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This year’s BIGSOUND music industry gathering in September has bolstered its speaker list with two of the industry’s global leaders. Named as one of the 20 most influential people by industry bible Billboard, Marc Geiger is a partner and Head of Music WME Entertainment. He looks after live bookings for some of the world’s biggest names including Jack White, Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, The Flaming Lips, Jane’s Addiction, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty, Pixies, Trent Reznor and Rihanna. Prior to WME Geiger served as the Executive Vice President of A&R, Marketing and New Media at American Recordings and later launched ARTISTdirect. He also co-created Lollapalooza, which has since expanded to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Germany.
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BIGSOUND Sold Out – Additional BIGSOUND Live Tickets Released

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BIGSOUND has announced that full conference passes have now SOLD OUT. With 37 panels and keynote addresses as well as dozens of official and unofficial parties on offer, the BIGSOUND tickets proved to be hotter than ever this year.

To appease demand, BIGSOUND has released a limited number of additional BIGSOUND Live tickets for those who still want to attend the massive live music program of 140 bands across 14 venues over two nights, available now via Oztix: www.oztix.com.au
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The Church Band, Seekae, Voyager among 40+ Acts Added To BIGSOUND Live 2014

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The BIGSOUND juggernaut continues to roll as another 40+ artists are added to the Live lineup for the two-night festival of new music. Running the nights of September 10 – 11, BIGSOUND engulfs Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, taking in 140 hot new artists across 14 live venues.

The new lineup announcement welcomes the church, Seekae, Voyager , Nicholas Albrook, The Funkoars, Pierce Brothers, Hayden James, Art of Sleeping and Canada’s July Talk to the fold. They add to an already breathtaking list that includes the likes of Gold Fields, DMA’s, Holy Holy, BAD//DREEMS, Client Liaison, KINGSWOOD and REMI.
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BIGSOUND 2014 Announces First Live Lineup

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BIGSOUND has come out swinging with its first live line-up announcement for 2014. With the 80+ acts dropped today and dozens still to come, the program is one of the best yet with the likes of Gold Fields, DMA’s, Holy Holy, BAD//DREEMS, Client Liaison, KINGSWOOD and REMI all set to play in front of both industry and punters in a celebration of live Australian music.

They’ll be joined for the festival on September 10 & 11 by Seekae, Deep Sea Arcade, Thelma Plum, HITS, Sampology ft Tom Thum & Jordan Rakei, Blank Realm, D.D Dumbo, Fractures, Ash Grunwald, Halfway and over 140 artists over two nights, in fourteen venues in Brisbane’s iconic Fortitude Valley live music precinct.
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Little BIGSOUND Announces 2014 Lineup!

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The fourth annual Little BIGSOUND music forum has announced its line-up today, providing young people aged 15-25 with an amazing list of top industry speakers and hot new live acts to provide them with information on careers in the music business.

Programmed and run by a group of enthusiastic young people from Youth Music Industries which consists of students from Southbank TAFE, Music Industry College, Queensland Academy for Creative Industries, Young Blue and Coorparoo State College in conjunction with QMusic, Little BIGSOUND is held on July 21 at The Edge (at the State Library of Queensland). This year’s event welcomes artists including triple j favourites Jeremy Neale and Khal Wallis (The Medics) to discuss their careers alongside managers, event directors, promoters, festivals and media.
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Photo Gallery: BIGSOUND Live 2013 – Night 1 (Preview Gallery)

Photographer: Charlyn Cameron

Brisbane’s live entertainment district at Fortitude Valley was buzzing last night with BIGSOUND Live kicking off in fine style. Here are a few preview photos (The Delta Riggs, She Rex, Adalita, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Mama Kin) taken from the night with our full photo galleries coming online soon.

BIGSOUND Live continues tonight, so get along a check out the fantastic bands on show!
Full Details at http://www.qmusic.com.au/bigsound/2013/


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BIGSOUND Surprises Again: Performances Announced for Billy Bragg, Robert Forster and Regurgitator

Just when you were packing your bags, checking your makeup and cleansing your liver ready for BIGSOUND next week, Australia’s biggest industry gathering has doubled down on musical treats, announcing live performances from seminal musicians Billy Bragg, Robert Forster and Regurgitator.

With Bragg and Regurgitator already speaking at the event, these music royals now also join the BIGSOUND festival program which includes a host of the hottest bands from Australia and beyond, including Megan Washington, Busby Marou, Calling All Cars, Mama Kin, Stonefield, The Trouble with Templeton, Adalita and many more.
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Nat Dunn Announces New Single + BIGSOUND & Busby Marou Tour Dates

NAT DUNN signed a publishing deal with Mushroom when she was just 16 years old and, a decade later, released her debut EP “A Fool’s Fate”.

After selling out her EP Launch at Black Bear Lodge, Nat has now been added to the lineup for Australia’s premier music conference, BIGSOUND as well as being selected by the boys from Busby Marou to open their shows on their national tour for new single “Get You Out Of Here” throughout October and November. Nat will be using this tour to launch her latest single and title track from the EP “Fools Fate”.
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