Industry Connect is a new music program bringing music industry professionals from around Australia to regional Queensland (and The Edge!) to help anyone interested in building a sustainable career in the music industry.
QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help early/intermediate career musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!
Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year, for musicians within the program. While travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2017.
Did we mention it’s FREE?
Over 13 sessions you’ll learn how to:
- Take your song-writing to the next level
- Successfully promote your music on digital music platforms like Spotify and Pandora
- Run a successful tour
- Build a team around you or manage your own career
- And much, much more…..
It’s also a great chance to meet other people in your local area that can help you get ahead.
Some of the music industry professionals confirmed for the program include:
Huw Nolan – Director of Artist Management and Record label, Good Manners Music (VIC)
clients include Banofee, Kilo, Lucianclomkamp, Planette
Jackson Walkden – Brown – Music lawyer, Chris Chow Creative Lawyers (NSW)
clients include Eskimo Joe, Wolfmother, MGM, Ministry Of Sound
John Mullen – Head of A&R at Dew Process (QLD)
working with Bernard Fanning, Circa Waves, Last Dinosaurs, Mumford & Sons, Kingswood
Joe Alexander – Director / A&R, Bedroom Suck Records (VIC)
working with Totally Mild, Blank Realm, Terrible Truths
Ali Tomoana – Director & Artist Manager, Soul Has No Tempo (QLD)
clients include Sampology, Jordan Rakei, Tiana Khasi
Sarah Chipman – Publicist, Title Track (QLD)
clients include Sticky Fingers, Cub Sport, Tired Lion, West Thebarton Brothel Party
Tyler McLoughlan – Music license broker, The Sound Pound (QLD)
Plus many more to be announced.
Whether you want to be touring musician, artist manager or understand how to book a venue, be a music publicist or start your own record label, Industry Connect is all about arming you with the knowledge and resources to make the right decisions and connect you to the right people.
The Masterclass series is a condensed format of the full Industry Connect program with four intensive sessions throughout the year.
Industry Connect Brisbane is delivered at The Edge, by QMusic, Queensland’s music industry development association. QMusic creates pathways to music industry success.
Plug in. Skill Up. Amplify.
QMusic is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and State Library of Queensland.