QMusic’s Industry Connect – A free program for emerging musicians

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

Tim Price – Publicist/Director, Price War/ Collison Course (QLD)
clients include Sydonia, Twelve Foot Ninja, Dead Letter Circus

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.


Upcoming Workshops


QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Get Good

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Home Town Heroes

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Is This Even Possible?

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // It’s a Business

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Know Your Product

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // I Get Around

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Click Here

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Getting It Out There

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Meet Your Maker

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // I Heard It On The Television

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Building a Team vs. DIY

QMusic Industry Connect Workshop // Why Should I Give You Money?


Upcoming Masterclasses


The Masterclass series is a condensed format of the full Industry Connect program with four intensive sessions throughout the year.

QMusic Industry Connect Masterclass 1 // The Basics

QMusic Industry Connect Masterclass 2 // Skill Up

QMusic Industry Connect Masterclass 3 // Plug In

QMusic Industry Connect Masterclass 4 // Amplify



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.



One reply to “QMusic’s Industry Connect – A free program for emerging musicians

  1. Douglas T Graham

    I was wondering if we could have these workshops in regional Qld as well,I live in central Qld 2 hours west of Rockhampton and we have a lot of musicians and artistic people who live here in Woorabinda.

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