Bigsound Speakers Announced, Showcase Applications Closing May 15 - MusicNSW

Annual music conference Bigsound has announced the first round of speakers for 2015. Applications to play at this year’s event will close on May 15 with the first amazing line-up of artists announced in early June.

This year’s event will take over Fortitude Valley from September 9th-11th featuring three days of panels, discussions and industry seminars and two nights of 140 bands across 14 of the hottest indoor and outdoor live music spaces.

To apply to play at BIGSOUND 2015, purchase early bird tickets or accommodation please visit


Peter Garrett (AUS) – Keynote

Brother Ali (USA) – Keynote

Ashanti Abdullah – Rhymesayers Entertainment (USA)

Alex Maxwell – Troubadour (USA)

Amy Morgan – Beggars Publishing / Glass Animals (UK)

Avery McTaggart – The Windish Agency (USA)

Ben Munro – Hostess (JPN)

Ben O’Connor – Chapter Music (AUS)

Eric Barleen – Another Planet Entertainment (USA)

Guy Blackman – Chapter Music (AUS)

Jacob Daneman – Pitch Perfect PR (USA)

Jacqueline Saturn – Harvest Records (USA)

Josh Moore – Bowery Presents (USA)

Julia Wilson – Rice is Nice (AUS)

Justin Sweeting – WME / Clockenflap (HK)

Laura Snapes – Freelance Writer (UK)

Lesley Olenik Golindo – Goldenvoice (USA)

Lio Kanine – Kanine Records (USA)

Lorrae McKenna – Remote Control Records (AUS)

Marshall Betts – The Windish Agency (USA)

Meg Helsel – Grandstand Media (USA)

Melissa Yong – Other Sounds / Village Sounds (SGP)

Meredith Fraser – Panache Booking (USA)

Paul Buck – Coda Agency (UK)

Phil Waldorf – Secretly Group (USA)

Rachel Cragg – Nettwerk Music Group (USA)

Robin McNicol – Superfly (USA)

Sat Bisla – A&R Worldwide (USA)

Talya Elitzer – Capitol Music Group (USA)

Tunji Balogun – RCA Records (USA)