Bigsound Live Announces 50 new artists - MusicNSW

Bigsound Live has announced that they will be expanding in 2012 to host 120 artists from across the globe over 12 venues in Fortitude Valley from September 12-13.

In the latest artist announcement includes the acts The Aston ShuffleClosure in MoscowBall Park MusicHenry WagonsStrange Talk and Emperors Starsailor’sJames Walsh (UK), The Darcys (Canada), All the Young (UK) and Cairo Knife Fight (NZ) among others.

“The number of artists and showcasing venues for BIGSOUND LIVE has doubled in the last two years. This, along with the quality and diversity of artists showcasing ensures that this is a must attend event for the global music community”, said BIGSOUND programmer Graham Ashton.

The full lineup is now as follows:


Kate Miller-Heidke
The Aston Shuffle
Closure In Moscow
Ball Park Music
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
The Beards
Violent Soho
David Bridie
The Jungle Giants
Owl Eyes
Eagle & The Worm
Henry Wagons
All The Young (UK)
The Paper Kites
James Walsh (Starsailor/UK)
King Cannons
The Cairos
New Navy
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Northeast Party House
The Snowdroppers
Art Of Sleeping
Boy In A Box
Catherine Britt
Oliver Tank
Kira Puru & The Bruise
The Darcys (Canada)
The Trouble With Templeton
The Preachers
Cairo Knife Fight (NZ)
Bankrupt Billionaires
Straight Arrows
Voltaire Twins
The Delta Riggs
Grey Ghost
Super Wild Horses
Mosman Alder
Transistors (NZ)
Hey Geronimo
Jenn Grant (Canada)
Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes
Strange Talk
The Brow Horn Orchestra
Winter People
Caitlin Park
Gung Ho
Current Swell (Canada)
Elizabeth Rose
& many more to be announced!


Ben Lee – Artist (AUS/USA)
Ben Swank – Third Man Records (USA)
Rene Chambers – Spotify (UK)
Aly Ehlinger – C3 Presents (USA)
David Jimenez-Zumalacarregui – Heart of Gold/Primavera (ESP)
Mark Poston – EMI Music Australia (AUS)
Charles Caldas – Merlin Network (UK)
Jessica Ducrou – Splendour in the Grass (AUS)
Ian Haug – Powderfinger/Airlock Studios (AUS)
Ben and Nicky Berger – Berger Management (USA)
Richard Moffat – Way Over There (AUS)
Lisa Hresko – CMJ (USA)
David Bridie – Artist (AUS)
Nick Findlay – triple j (AUS)
Jen Long – BBC 1 (UK)
Andy Kelly – Winterman & Goldstein Management / Ivy League (AUS)
Peter Jesperson – New West Records (USA)
Stu Harvey – triple j / Shock Records (AUS)
Anthony Lycenko – Producer/Engineer/Mixer (AUS)
Tom Larkin – Shihad/Homesurgery (AUS)
Damian Cunningham – Peats Ridge Festival & Elastic Entertainment (AUS)
Chris O’Hearn – Thrillhill Entertainment (AUS)
Sarah Guppy – Tone Deaf (AUS)
Flynn Francis – Undercolours (AUS)
Martin Jones – Rhythms (AUS)
Jean-Paul Fung – Producer (AUS)
Pete Kilroy – Auteur (AUS)
Zac Abroms – Viceroyalty (AUS)
Shin Fukuzumi – The 3776 / P-VINE (JPN)
Benji Rogers – PledgeMusic (USA)
Noel Mengel – The Courier-Mail (AUS)
Dominic Miller – Bluebeard Music (AUS)
& many more to be announced!