AboutGeorgia Kearins, Author at The Creative Issue
In the last month, the world has become incredibly quiet – not only because most of the population is in self-isolation, but also because the music industry’s plans for the year have been completely wiped out since the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to all live music for the foreseeable future.
Songwriters, rejoice! The 2020 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition invites songwriters from around the world to enter their song for a chance at a career-changing first-place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS, legendary music company Alberts and the world’s fast growing music company, BMG.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Brisbane’s acoustic virtuoso, Patrik Williams. In this interview, Patrik discusses the local music scene, overcoming anxiety through writing and gives some advice for rising artists.
After the massive success of the inaugural festival in Queensland last year, Empire Touring has announced that the iconic 90’s revival festival, Spring Loaded, will be returning to Queensland AND coming to Sydney in 2020!