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Brisbane’s premier music event BIGSOUND is off to a promising start with the first international speakers and buyers announced.
With the year well and truely underway, it’s time to start thinking about one of Brisbane’s standout arts events, BIGSOUND.
I got to speak to the lovely Grace Cuell while she was traipsing through Fortitude Valley, a couple of days after she and her band had hit the stage for BIGSOUND 2018. We talked about Nice Biscuit’s latest shows, their new record, which comes out this Friday the 14th September, and their incredible, quirky DIY costumes.
As of last Friday night, Kingswood have taken the top spot in my brain for “Most Laid-Back Gig I’ve Ever Been To”. The band from Melbourne graced the stage at The Zoo halfway through their national tour, and boy, were they a delight.
Slowly Slowly have built a dedicated following in their home town of Melbourne, but last Friday night it was their Brisbane show that went off with a bang. “This is like a home show” declared frontman Ben Stewart. “Thank you so much everyone for coming out, this is crazy”.
When I spoke to Kacper Majchrowski, the guitarist and vocalist of local Brisbane band Hey Baby!, he was making himself at home in a hostel in Wollongong.
Melbourne rockers Fight The Sun recently dropped their self-titled debut EP, packed with aggressive rock. The EP is taking the band through Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on an EP launch tour. On Friday March 9th, Fight The Sun’s tour will be dropping in to Fortitude Valley’s Ric’s Bar.