BIGSOUND unleashes 2016 event schedule – plan your three days of music in the Valley!

We’ve turned the corner and are now¬†weeks away from BIGSOUND 2016; three days and nights of live music, partying and hopefully, little regrets from the night before. Today, the BIGSOUND crew have released their schedule of all 160 live shows right across the festival, while the conference program has also become available for those attendees with the full industry delegate pass.

80 new industry speakers have been added to the BIGSOUND program in today’s announcement too, while¬†Kimya Dawson has been named as a last-minute keynote speaker for the 2016 event. Included speakers revealed on this new piece of news feature:

Charles Caldas (Merlin)
Cameron Schaefer (Vinyl Me Please)
Sarah Blasko
Sarah Deshita
Myf Warhurst (Double j)
Ollie Wards (triple j)
Sarah Mason (Music Producer, Today Show)
Craig Hawker (Sony/ATV)

Phil Silverstone (Eventbrite)
Aaron Miller (Arts & Crafts, Canada)
Adam Sylvester (United Talent Agency, USA)
Alex Young (Dew Process)
Alex Zaccaria (Bolster)
Alex Grigg (Palms)
Alicia Sbrugnera (Spotify)
Andrew Stone (Chugg Entertainment)
Angela Glaister (Sweat It Out/Sound Sauce)
Anthony Dever (Industry 5000)
Arlo Enemark (Xelon Entertainment)
Becc Bates (South Australian Music Development Office)
Ben Dennis (Myriad Management)
Ben Eltham (Crikey)
Brett ‘Nozz’ Nossiter¬†(ARN)
Catherine Satour
Chad Gillard (Future Classic)
Charlie Ellison (Rice is Nice)
Chit Chat
Chloe Turner (LISTEN)
Chris ‘Muz’ Murray¬†(Falcona)
Chris Stevens
Clairy Browne
Craig Bruce (
Dalse Yoon-Young Kong (Zandari Festa, Korea)
Daniel Champagne
Danielle Marsland 
David O’Rourke¬†(Nightlife)
Deb Suckling (SugarRush Music)
Dom Alessio (triple j)
Ella Thompson
Elly Scrine (Huntly)
Emilie Davaine (A Gauche de la Lune, France)
Emily Ulman (The Toff in Town/The Gasometer Hotel)
Emily Wurramara
Frank Henry (Brisbane City Council)
Fred Leone (Impossible Odds Records)
Georgina Ingham-Myers (Nova 106.9)
Graham Muir (We Are Unified/24Hundred Store)
Imran Ahmed (XL Recordings, US)
Jacek Tuschewski (Mighty Games)
Jacinta Parsons (Double J/ABC)
Jacqui Walter (Stage and Screen Travel)
Jamie Timothy (These New South Whales)
Jaymis Loveday (Video Director)
Jen Taunton (Level Two Music/Midnight Choir/Nice Rights)
Jess Beston (Tiny Monster Artist Management & Artist Development)
Joanna Cave (Support Act)
Joel King (Music Feeds)
Johann Ponniah (I OH YOU)
John Castle (Producer/Engineer)
John Atkins (White Sky)
Julie Crabtree (Zebra Psychology)
Kate Hennessy (Journalist)
Katie Noonan (Queensland Music Festival)
Kavisha Kuruk (White Sky)
Kirsty Rivers (Creative Australia)
Lachlan Macara (triple j Unearthed)
Lauren Murray (William Morris Endeavour)
Lochlan Watt (triple j/Thy Art Is Murder)
Maggie Collins (BIGSOUND)
Maree Hamblion (Sony ATV)
Mark Grose (Skinnyfish Music)
Mark Smith (MusicNT)
Matt Bird (White Sky Royalty Accounting)
Matthew Young (King Parrot/Extreme Management Group)
Meg Williams (Inertia Music)
Michael ‘Miko’ Smith¬†(CAAMA Music)
Mike Landers (White Sky)
Mikey Cahill (Journalist)
Millie Millgate (SOUNDS AUSTRALIA)
Nicholas Jones (Tone Deaf)
Olivia Bartley (Olympia)
Oscar Dawson 
Paige McGinley (Booker/Talent Producer)
Paige X Cho (Bolster)
Paul Curtis (Consume)
Paul Mason (Australia Council for the Arts)
Phil Larsen (Prettygreat)
Pixie Weyland (The Zoo)
Rebecca Reato (Deathproof PR)
Rev. Moose (Marauder, US)
Rich Moffatt (Way Over There)
Rob Cannon (AIM)
Sally Kellaway (Zero Latency VR)
Samantha Torres (NSW Department of Justice)
Sarah Hamilton (Ditto Music)
Sean Horton (Red Bull Sound Select, US)
Shannon Logan (Jet Black Cat)
Sharna Taylor (Caloundra Music Festival)
Simon Wheeler (Beggars Group, UK)
Simona Castricum
Stephen Green (SGC Media Group)
Steve Lacy (Leading Teams)
Thomas Heymann (Pandora)
Tim Charles (Ne Obliviscaris & Welkin Entertainment)
Tim Kelly (Inertia)
Tom Harris (White Sky)
Travis Banko (Lunatic Entertainment)
Vanessa Picken (Comes With Fries)
Vanja Bezbradica (Remote Control Records)
Victor Van Vugt (Producer, AUS/Germany)
Wayne Connolly (Producer)

For those holding BIGSOUND conference passes, Tuesday night is going to be hectic as well, with official pre-BIGSOUND parties going off right around the Valley. Pandora and Mushroom will be hosting their own on Tuesday night, while if you’re game to continue going at lunchtime on Wednesday, CAAMA and the Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance have your back with parties of their own. We’ll be bringing you a guide to what parties are going on where ahead of the festival in case this is your first rodeo at BIGSOUND – plenty to see!

Tickets for the BIGSOUND festival are still available from $45, plus booking fees. To start planning your time in Brisbane (September 7th – 9th), head to


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