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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 26, 2020

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BIGSOUND Goes Virtual in 2020

September 3, 2020 |

With ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and domestic border closures, BIGSOUND 2020 will now move to be a free virtual event, allowing and creating new opportunities for Australian artists and industry to connect with each other and the international music community from their own homes and workspaces. Read More

Brisbane Festival Announces Street Serenades

August 22, 2020 |

There’ll be music in the streets and concerts in the cul-de-sacs when Brisbane Festival brings the music to the people from 4 – 26 September. Read More

Brisbane Festival ‘Classic Brisbane’ with Camerata

August 18, 2020 |

Brisbane Festival will return in September, with a vibrant, distinctly Brisbane-led lineup to reawaken the city. We caught up with Brendan Joyce, Camerata artistic director, on their upcoming performances at BrisFest 2020.

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‘My Oh My’ Release Debut with Tyla Jane

July 29, 2020 |

With over 4,000 streams of her debut single ‘My Oh My’, Tyla Jane is Brisbane’s current rising star. Read More

‘Thum Prints’ with Tom Thum + QSO LIVE at Powerhouse

July 27, 2020 |

The long wait for live music is over and Queensland Symphony Orchestra, together with beatbox artist Tom Thum, are ready to reconnect with audiences.
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Review: Bugs @ The Zoo

July 19, 2020 |

It’s been four or so months since tonight’s patrons have been to a gig, and while things are different, The Zoo has adapted to these conditions to remind us that nothing compares to being blasted with the energy of live music. Read More

Mr Rogers: There Goes The Neighbourhood

July 16, 2020 |

Alternative punk rock band Mr Rogers‘ frontman talks Marilyn Manson inspiration, getting back on stage after a hiatus and protesting against fascism of religion and hypocrisy in the media and politics. Read More

BIGSOUND Returns for 2020

July 15, 2020 |

BIGSOUND 2020 will entertain, inform and inspire music industry participants to rebuild and re-emerge from the COVID crisis. Read More

Brisbane Baroque Players Present ‘Telemania’ LIVE Concert

July 9, 2020 |

Brisbane Baroque Players will return to the stage for a special socially-distanced concert on Sunday 12 July, featuring works by Georg Philipp Telemann. Read More

Zero to One Art Rave

July 9, 2020 |

Lockdown breeds creativity and innovation. By now, this much is clear. Our social media feeds are inundated with celebrities, artists and average joes finding new ways to connect and capitalise on being homebound. The QUIVR is a shining example. Read More

The Zoo Launches Anti-Social Series

June 10, 2020 |

Beloved Brisbane music venue The Zoo has announced that they will be reopening their doors with a series of gigs starting July 11th and the phrase ‘anti-social’ has never sounded so good.

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Can The Internet Fill In For Lost Gigs?

May 21, 2020 |

When businesses were asked to comply to COVID-19’s restrictions in the drop of a hat, the internet was primed and ready to safely let people order food, watch a movie or buy a new pair of shoes. The tool allowing this happens to be the very one that devalued recorded music at the turn of the century, forcing musicians to place all their bets on performing. Read More

Opera Queensland Launches Free Digital Performances

May 8, 2020 |

Theatres and concert halls may be closed but opera continues to ring through the homes and hearts of Australians, uniting people through song during this time of isolation. Read More

All Australian Lineup Planned for Falls Festival

May 7, 2020 |

In the wake of COVID-19, we’ve missed out on stacked festival lineups and cancelled tours but Falls Festival is hoping to go ahead with their annual New Years event. Read More