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The First BIGSOUND 2016 Lineup Is Here

Taking place from September 5 – 7 this year, Australia’s biggest music conference and artist showcase BIGSOUND has now released its first lineup for the 2016 edition, which will also be celebrating its 15th year. As you might expect the lineup is incredible.

As well as countless performances, attendees will be able to see panel talks, speeches and more from some of the most important names across all aspects of the music industry.

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $79, including access to all 150 + gigs across fifteen venues and two massive days. Tickets are also available now for those interested in the conference aspect, starting from $450.

The first artist lineup announcement is pretty incredible, with a phenomenal selection of the best music from Australia and beyond. For your hip-hop fix, make sure to check out B Wise, Sampa the Great, Ivan Ooze and Sarah Connor, and some of our other favourites include Rat & Co, Ribongia, Braille Face, Mossy and Jack Grace

You can check out the full list below. Tickets and more information can be found here.

BIGSOUND 2016 First Artist Announcement

30/70 (AUS)
Ainslie Wills (AUS)
Alex Lahey (AUS)
Alice Ivy (AUS)
Allan Smithy (AUS)
Andrew Tuttle (AUS)
Australia (AUS)
B Wise (AUS)
Bec Sandridge (AUS)
Birdz (AUS)
Braille Face (AUS)
Broadway Sounds (AUS)
Chronolyth (AUS)
Circles (AUS)
Clairy Browne (AUS)
Coda Conduct (AUS)
Columbus (AUS)
Confidence Man (AUS)
Fait (AUS)
Fascinator (AUS)
Fazerdaze (NZ)
Fountaineer (AUS)
Fractures (AUS)
Gabriella Cohen (AUS)
Gideon Bensen (AUS)
Good Boy (AUS)
Gregor (AUS) Groeni (NZ)
Heads of Charm (AUS)
Hideous Sun Demon (AUS)
Hot Spoke (AUS)
Huntly (AUS)
Ivan Ooze (AUS)
Jack Grace (AUS)
Jakubi (AUS)
Jarrow (AUS)
King Social (AUS)
Leah Senior (AUS)
Loose Tooth (AUS)
Luke Daniel Peacock (AUS)
Mere Women (AUS)
Middle Kids (AUS)
Mosquito Coast (AUS)
Naked (AUS)
Oh Pep! (AUS)
Olympia (AUS)
Prateek Kuhad (INDIA)
Raised by Eagles (AUS)
Rat & Co (AUS)
Ribongia (AUS)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever (AUS)
Rolls Bayce (AUS)
Sampa The Great (AUS)
Sarah Connor (AUS)
Selahphonic (AUS)
Shining Bird (AUS)
Sydonia (AUS)
Tapestry (AUS)
Tash Sultana (AUS)
Telling (AUS)
Terrible Truths (AUS)
The Outdoor Type (AUS)
These New South Whales (AUS)
Thigh Master (AUS) Tigertown (AUS)
Tinpan Orange (AUS)
Tiny Little Houses (AUS)
Totally Mild (AUS)
Totally Unicorn (AUS)
Unity Floors (AUS)
West Thebarton Brothel Party (AUS)
Young Tapz (NZ)

BIGSOUND 2016 Speakers

Jaddan Comerford  –  UNIFIED (AUS) – Keynote
A.B. Original (Briggs & Trials) (AUS) – Keynote
Matt Ash – Raw Power Management (USA)
Alex Becket  –  Creative Artists Agency (USA)
Alex Bruford – ATC Live (UK)
Marcy Bulkely  – Wild Card AV (USA)
Laura Byrne  – Made In Katana / The Scouted (AUS)
Jon Coombs  – Secretly Publishing (USA)
Dana Erickson  – Grandstand Media & Management (USA)
Emmy Feldman  – Canvasback (USA)
Jane Blondel – Songs For Children (Hong Kong)
Sebastian Freed  – The Bowery Presents (USA)
Alastair Green  – Maker (AUS)
Lawson Higgins  – The Royalty Network, Inc (USA)
Zac Ives  –  Goner Records (USA)
Jeremy Maciak  – Vagrant Records / BMG (USA)
Lindsay McDougall (AUS)
Dean Ormston  – APRA AMCOS (AUS)
Jim Pitt  –  Conan (USA)
Josh Roth  –  Superfly (USA)
Katie Rynne  –  Select Music (AUS)
Jon Salter  –  ATO Records (USA)
Jackie Shuman  –  Good Ear Music Supervision (USA)
Chris Swanson  –  Secretly Group (USA)
Edwin Tehrani  –  New World Artists (AUS)
Taylor Testa  –  Universal Music Publishing Group (USA)
Roman Trystram  –  Creative Artists Agency (UK)
Marco Walzel  –  Avocado Booking (GER)
Tom Wironen  –  Post Hoc Management (USA)

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