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Ahead of her upcoming Australian tour, national treasure Tina Arena has stunned crowds at Splendour and the Grass with a surprise performance alongside Triple j faves Client Liaison lastnight. Dressed by Cappellazzo Couture and performing the Client Liaison album track in which she features – A Foreign Affair, her global smash Sorrento Moon and Womack & Womack’s Teardrops to a crowd of 25,000 punters on the main stage, Tina has further cemented her place as a diverse Australian pop icon, with her reign spanning decades.
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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


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

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


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!

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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