BIGSOUND adds basically every other exciting emerging Oz artist to this year's fest

BIGSOUND adds basically every other exciting emerging Oz artist to this year's fest

The full BIGSOUND lineup is legitimately insane, not to mention the wealth of speaker knowledge.

About a month ago BIGSOUND unleashed their first - 64-strong - act announcement for this year's edition of the music festival/conference, taking over Brisbane's Fortitude Valley this coming September 5-8. That announcement alone would be enough to satisfy any Australian music fan's appetite, but today they've gone an added another 69 (heh) artists, bringing the grand total up to 133. And even though it's a monster number, it's a definite case of quality AND quantity:

Amyl and The Sniffers
Andy Golledge
Annie Bass
Ara Koufax
Ariela Jacobs
Belle Haven
Big White
Billy Davis and The Good Lords
Braille Face
Caiti Baker
Confidence Man
Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird
Cub Sport
Dear Seattle
Donald Hugh
Drown This City
Easy Life
Emerson Snowe
Evan Klar 
Fierce Mild
Golden Vessel
Good Boy
jade imagine
Jess Riberio
Karl S. Williams
Laura Jean
Lupa J
Machine Age
Manu Crook$
Nick Hill
Ocean Alley
Osaka Punch
Paddy McHugh
Resin Moon 
Slow Dancer
Stella Donnelly
Taj Ralph
Thandi Phoenix
The Beautiful Monument
The Comfort
The Harpoons
Tia Gostelow
Tom Stephens
Two Steps On The Water
Vandetta (SIN)
Wild Honey
Yoko-Zuna (NZ)

There's some pretty big acts on there in admist some exciting lesser knowns, all of which you'll be able to (try and) catch across 17 venues around Brisbane's Fortitude Valley:

256 Wickham
Alehouse Stage @Woolly Mammoth 
Black Bear Lodge 
Empire Hotel 
Heya Bar 
Mane Stage @ Woolly Mammoth 
triple j Unearthed @ Oh Hello! 
Ric's Big Backyard 
The Brightside 
The Brightside Outdoor Stage 
The Elephant Hotel 
Themusic. @ The Flying Cock 
The Foundry 
The TBC Club 
The New Globe Theatre
The Zoo

Oh, and don't forget the wealth of knowledge that'll be descending on the Queensland capital city in conference form, it just never ends:

Kenny Gates – PIAS (BEL) – Keynote
Sadie Dupuis – Speedy Ortiz (USA) – Keynote
Aminé Ramer – States of Sound (USA)
Ben Godding – AWAL/Kobalt Music Recordings (AUS)
Ben O'Connor – Chapter Music (AUS)
Ben Swanson – Secretly Group (USA)
Bill Wilson – Music Biz (USA)
Cameron Schaefer – Vinyl Me, Please (USA)
Carl Young – Vevo (UK)
Charles Kirby-Welch – Kartel (UK)
Chris Twite – Secret Sounds / Brisbane Festival (AUS)
Clémence Bizien – Super! (France)
Dan Rosen – ARIA (AUS)
David Sheils – APRA AMCOS (AUS)
Elspeth Scrine – LISTEN / Huntley (AUS)
Emma Calverley – Australian Cultural Fund (AUS)
Emily Kelly – Deathproof (AUS)
Farinoush Mostaghimi – SynchAudio (CAN)
Haley Connelly – Little Press (UK)
Heath Miller – Webster Hall & Excess dB Entertainment (USA)
Hugh McClure – Good Manners (AUS)
Jackie Nalpant – Paradigm Talent Agency (USA)
Jake Friedman – We Are Free Management (USA)
Jane Gazzo – Triple M (AUS)
Jeff Owens – Felte / Ghostly International (USA)
Jennie Sager – Twitter (AUS)
Jeremy Yohai – Imagem Music Publishing (USA)
Dr. Jess Carniel – University of Southern QLD (AUS)
Jillian Mapes – Pitchfork (USA)
Joe Greenwald – C3 Management (USA)
Joel Connolly – Blackbird Ventures (AUS)
Karl Richter – Level Two Music (AUS)
Kate Mills – Native Tongue Publishing (AUS)
Keith Tan – Slate Entertainment (SIN)
Lars Brandle – Billboard (AUS)
Leigh Treweek – The Music / Handshake MGMT (AUS)
Marshall Betts – Paradigm Talent Agency (USA)
Matt Fiedler – Vinyl Me, Please (USA)
Mel Yong – Village Sounds & Other Sounds (AUS)
Mike Sniper – Captured Tracks (USA)
Nic Warnock – R.I.P. Society Records / Repressed Records (AUS)
Paul Barclay – ABC RN (AUS)
Peymon Maskan – Media Arts Lab (USA)
Shelli Trung – QUT CEA (AUS)
Simon Napier-Bell – Pierbel Ltd. UK (UK)
Steel Hanf – WME (AUS)
Tom Taaffe – United Talent Agency (UK)
Zena White – Partisan Records (UK/USA)
Ziggy Ramo – Artist (AUS)

Archie Roach (AUS) – Keynote
Tina Arena (AUS) – Keynote
Adel Hattem – D Music Marketing (Brazil)
Alison Wenham – Worldwide Independent Network (UK)
Andrew Jervis – Bandcamp (USA)
Ash Kerley – Girls Rock! (AUS)
Bill Roe – Trouble In Mind Records (USA)
Bob Van Heur – Le Guess Who? Festival / Belmont Bookings (NL)
Eva Trifonas – Ninja Tune (AUS)
Isla Angus – ATC Live (UK)
Ivy Yuen – Magnetic Asia Limited (Hong Kong)
James Clarke – Aeroplane Agency (AUS)
James Moodie – The Orchard (UK)
Jane Abernathy – 4AD Records (USA)
Jenn Yacoubian – Goldenvoice (USA)
Lucy Wood – Festival Republic (UK)
Mary Ramos – Saturday Music Inc. (USA)
Mazin Tappuni – Communion Music (UK)
Mel Brown – Impressive PR (UK)
Melissa Woods – Third Side Music (USA)
Mike Ajayi – All My Friends (UK)
Nick Findlay – triple j (AUS)
Paul Adams – New Community Management / Roc Nation (USA) 
Peter Berard – Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (USA)
Poppy Reid – Seventh Street Media (AUS)
Rebecca Young – Collective Artists (AUS)
Ric Leichtung – Adhoc (USA)
Roy Amar – Bear Parts Music (AUS)
Stuart Meyer – Sub Pop (USA)
Sullivan Patten – Sullivan (AUS)
Sylvie Piccolotto – Rock City (Argentina)
Zan Rowe – triple j (AUS)

So what ya waiting for? Head to the BIGSOUND WEBSITE now and start sussing out your ticket options, which start as small as $45.

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