BIGSOUND Festival: Full program, Party schedule & timetable now available

All the tools you need to plan a successful trip to BIGSOUND in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley are here.

Venture out across 18 venues over four nights for a full programme of live music goodness –  BIGSOUND have disclosed the full lineup – it’s waiting for you on the BIGSOUND Festival website and in the exclusive BIGSOUND app (available on iOS and Android).

There are over 140 of Australian acts on the bill, including some last minute additions sneaking in over the last week including Oh MercyAbbe May and Slotface.

The official BIGSOUND conference, or grown-ups-in-the-music-business program has also hit, with a wide ranging array of keynote speakers covering topics from race, culture, gender, identity and mental health through to export, technology, touring, release strategies, Australian content, and crisis management.

A swag of Music Tech businesses will be in attendance showing off their technical innovations too – SamplerBox, LoveBusk, OpenLIVE, Muzeroom, Audeara, Prysim, VibeWire, Mish Guru, Maven Music and Royalty Tracks. To find out more read their profiles on the BIGSOUND Festival website.

The official BIGSOUND conference program will cover topics from race, culture, gender, identity and mental health through to export, technology, touring, release strategies, Australian content, and crisis management.

The first ever BIGSOUND visual artists have also been revealed, all set to spectacularly change the streetscape and aesthetic of Fortitude Valley in a way you’ve never seen before – Catriona DrummondAlintaHelena PapageorgiouWard SquiresPhoebe ParadiseBlair FoleyNiqui ToldiSam McKenzie and Sarah Winter.

There is also an exhaustive list of parties for you to get your heads (and dry mouths) around, including an after, after, after party with the venue to be decided on the late morning of the day after the last one? Isn’t that how this works? Keep on truckin, music lovers.

BIGSOUND FESTIVAL ARTISTS

Alex The Astronaut
Alexander Biggs
ALTA
Amyl and The Sniffers
Andy Golledge
Annie Bass
Ara Koufax
Ariela Jacobs
Aurelia
A.D.K.O.B (New)
Abbe May (New)
AlithiA (New)
Angie McMahon (New)
Apakatjah (New)
Baker Boy
Belle Haven
Bespin
Big White
Billy Davis and The Good Lords
BLESSED
BOAT SHOW
Body Type
Braille Face
Brightness
Carmouflage Rose (Unearthed winner) (New)
Caiti Baker
Clea
Clowns
Confidence Man
Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird
Cub Sport
Daggy Man
DARTS
Deadlights
Dear Seattle
Didirri
DOBBY
Donald Hugh
Donny Benét
Dream Rimmy
Drown This City
Driven Fear (New)
Easy Life
ELKI
Emerson Snowe
Endless Heights
Evan Klar
Exhibitionist
Fanny Lumsden
Feels (New)
Fierce Mild
Golden Vessel
Good Boy
Good Morning
Haiku Hands
Hatchie
Hayden Calnin
High-tails
Hockey Dad
Horace Bones
Holiday Party (Unearthed winner) (New)
Horror My Friend (New)
INTROVERT
Isabel
IV League
jade imagine
Jess Locke
Jesse Porsches (New)
Jesswar (New)
Jess Riberio
Jim Lawrie
Joyride
Kardajala Kirridarra (Sandhill Women)
Karl S. Williams
Kylie Auldist
Laura Jean
Lonelyspeck
Lupa J
Machine Age
Maddy Jane
Mama Kin Spender
Mammals
Mansionair
Manu Crook$
Maribelle
Merk
Midas.Gold
Miss Blanks
MUTO
Nick Hill
nyck
Nice Biscuit (Unearthed winner) (New)
Obscura Hail
Ocean Alley
Odette
OKBadlands
October (New)
Oh Mercy (New)
OKENYO
Osaka Punch
Paddy McHugh
Pagan
Pandamic
Party Dozen
Peter Bibby
PLTS
Polaris
Polographia
POW! Negro
Press Club (New)
Resin Moon
RUBY FIELDS
RVG
Scalphunter
Seavera
sleepmakeswaves
Sloan Peterson
Slow Dancer
Spirit Bunny
Stella Donnelly
SUPER CRUEL
Slotface (New)
Suicide Swans (New)
Taj Ralph
Teischa
Thandi Phoenix
The Beautiful Monument
The Cactus Channel
The Comfort
The Creases
The Harpoons
The VANNS (New)
Tempest Rising (New)
The Tesky Brothers
Tia Gostelow
Tigerilla
Tom Stephens
TOTAL GIOVANNI
Two Steps On The Water
Vandetta
WAAX
Washington
WEST THEBARTON
WHALEHOUSE
WHARVES
Wild Honey
Willaris. K
Winston Surfshirt
Why We Run (New)
Yoko-Zuna
Yoste
Ziggy Ramo

BIGSOUND FESTIVAL PARTIES

TUESDAY 
Women In Music Afternoon
Social State Welcome Party

WEDNESDAY
CAAMA Music Lunchtime Party
Tasmania Lunchtime Party
Cattleyard Afternoon Party
Hub Digital Distribution Launch Party
Levi’s Music Prize Launch Party
Red Bull Sound Select Party

THURSDAY
Bacon & Bangers at Music Industry College Breakfast
BEMAC Showcase
Gold Coast Music Awards Showcase
AMIN Lunch
Made in Adelaide Party
Sounds from Chile Party
Oztix BIGSOUND Party
The Home Indigenous Showcase
Brisbane City Council Qube Effect Showcase
Secret Sounds / TheMusic After Party (from Midnight)

FRIDAY
The Mountain Goat Beer Closing Party

BIGSOUND Festival 2017 runs from 5-8 September, 2017. Tickets for are on sale now.

BIGSOUND is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Tourism and Events Queensland. BIGSOUND has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council of the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

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