There's a little over a month to go until this year's CHANGES industry summit and today comes the announcement of the event's speaker and artist line-ups.
This year's massive speaker line-up includes the likes of Panache Booking's Anna Benefield, MTheory's Cameo Carlson, SLAM/Bakehouse Studios' Helen Marcou, Mushroom Group's Lee Barlow, Paradigm Talent Agency's Lucy Beach, Triple R's Simon Winkler, People’s Champ Management's Matthew Langille and more.
Alice Skye, Jess Ribeiro, Evelyn Ida Morris, hexdebt, Ryan Downey, cry club, Miss Blanks, These New South Wales, Denise Le Menice, TAPE/OFF join this year's artist line-up.
Now in its second year, the event is now curated by programmer Emily Ulman and will this year be held at the Abbotsford Convent in Collingwood, with live music events to take place across the Fitzroy area.
Check out the full line-ups below and head to the CHANGES website to purchase tickets.
Adam Ferrier, Thinkerbell | Ahilleas (Louis) Papantos, Roam eSports/Outpost Management | Alex Hutchens, McCullough Robertson | Alethea Beetson, Digi Youth Arts | Alex Zaccaria, Bolster | Allara Briggs Pattison, Artist | Ana Garcia, Coquetel Molotov (BR) | Andrew Fuller, Clearview Legal Counsel | Andrew Khedoori, CBAA | Andy Irvine, GYROstream | Anna Benefield, Panache Booking (USA) | Annaliese Redlich, RRR, All Ears podcast producer | Ash Bartlett, Music Victoria | Atong Atem, Artist | Belinda Coomes, Artist | Cameo Carlson, President of MTheory (USA) | Carlos Mills, Mills Records/ ABM (BR) | Carly Flecknoe, Grampians Music Fest | Cath Harridy, Catherine Harridy Management | Dr Catherine Strong, RMIT | Celline Narinli, triple j | Chanelle Rogers, Artist | Chris Carey, Media Insight Consulting (UK) | Claire Mooney, triple j | Clare Bowditch, Artist | Correne Wilke, The Cat Empire/Superbloom | Crystal Clyne, Artist | Daianne Dias, Festival Bananada (BR) | Dale Packard, Music Victoria | Dan Lunniss, McCullough Robertson | Danielle Rizk, Artist/PBS | Danny Blay, InTouch | Dave Ruby Howe, triple j | Dean Foley, Barayamal | Dr Emma Rush, RMIT | Dr Jo Mitchell, The Mind Room | Eliza Hull, Artist | Elle Young, PBS FM | Emily York, Penny Drop | Eric Hu, Eternal Dragonz (USA) | Fabian Malabello, Boss Battle Records | Fabrício Nobre Festival, Bananada (BR) | Felix Preval, Darwin Festival | Firas Massouh, PBS FM | Georgia Maq. Artist | Guilia McGauran, Artist | Heidi Lenffer, FEAT| Helen Marcou SLAM/Bakehouse | Hugh Owens, Level Two | Ingrid Kesa, Broadsheet | Jacinta Parsons, ABC | Jacob Adams, Attitude is Everything (UK) | Jacob Leaney, Artist | Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt, IMMF (UK) | Jemma Burns, Level Two | Jen Cloher, Artist | Jerry Poon, The Operatives | Jessie French | Julia Wilson, Rice is Nice | Justin Tam, Eternal Dragonz | Kate Dean, Sync House | Kavisha Kuruk, White Sky | Kevin Cooper, Moshtix | Kylie Thompson, Sorrento Strategic | Lauren Mitchell, Bolster | Lauren Taylor, Triple R | Leah Flanagan Artist/Support Act | Lee Barlow, Mushroom Group | Leigh Treweek, The Music | Liam Ridgeway, Indigitek | Linda Ryle, Barayamal | Lorrae McKenna, Our Golden Friend | Lou James, The Push | Luca Cappelli, Lucy Beach, Paradigm Talent Agency (USA) | Maddy Macfarlane, PBS FM | Maize Wallin, Noise Drawers | Mardi Caught, The Annex | Matt Bird, White Sky | Matthew Langille, People's Champ Management (CA) | Matthew Newton, Amazon | Melinda Dine, The Push | Michael Lynch, Smart Artists | Miss Blanks, Artist | Mojo JuJu, Artist | Monique Dardenne, Skol Music/Boiler Room (BR) | Morgan Luck, Charles Sturt University | N'Fa Jones, House of Beige | Nando Machado, Wikimetal/ForMusic (BR) | Neil Morris, Drmngnow/ VMDO | Mz Neon, Artist (USA) | Nkechi Anele triple j/The Pin | Oliver Hall, Bolster | Paige X. Cho, Bolster | Paul Gorrie, Artist | Pepper Keen, Sugar Mountain | Pete Nicholson, Disco | Polly Mitchell, Parlour | Richard Watts, Triple R | Rick Howe, PBS FM | Robin McNicol, AC Entertainment (USA) | Sam Cummins, Triple R | Shaad D'Souza, The FADER | Shelley Liu, Valve Sounds, Vita Music Group | Simon Winkler, Triple R | Simona Castricum, Artist | Sose Fuamoli, triple j/Red Bull | Susan Cotchin, Good Neighbour | Syrene Favero, Creamy Spies | Tara Suamba | Terry Burdak Paper Bark/GDAA | Tom Harris, White Sky | Tom Mee, Spotify | Uda Widanapathirana, Inertia | Vanessa Toholka, Triple R | Viv Mellish, GYROstream | Zan Rowe, Double J + more TBA
808s & Greatest Hits | Ajak Kwai | Alex MacFarlane | Alice Skye | Allara | Annie Bass | Bumpy | candy | Chitra | Civic | Club Med | COOL SOUNDS | Creature Fear | cry club | culte | Danika Smith | Dark Water | Denise Le Menice | dianas | Digital Afrika | MzRizk | DRMNGNOW | Eliza Hull | Elizabeth | Emma Stevenson | Evangeline | Evelyn Ida Morris | Fee B Squared | Fenn Wilson | Freya Hollick | Friendships (DJ) | friendships | Gena Rose Bruce | Girl Germs | Good Morning | Gordon Koang | Hearts and Rockets | hexdebt | Hoodlem | Huntly | Jade Imagine | Jess Ribeiro | Jordan Dennis | Keehan | Key Hoo and the Movement | KILNS | Kwasi | Lai | Laneous | Loose Tooth | Loveboner | Makeda | Malesh P and Flex | MELODY POOL | Memphis LK | Miss Blanks | Mitch Tambo | Mojo Juju | Montgomery | Music in Exile DJ’s | Music Yared | Nat Vazer | Obscura Hail | P-UniQue | Palm Springs | Parsnip | pataphysics | Philly | PINCH POINTS | Poppongene | Porpoise Spit | Ruby Gill | Ryan Downey | SaD | SANNIA | Sarah Mary Chadwick | Savage The Girl | simona | Smarts | SO.Crates | Sophiegrophy | Spike Vincent | SPOD | Summer Flake | Sunbeam Sound Machine | Tamara & the Dreams | TAPE/OFF | Teenage Dads | The Faculty | The Finks | The Lazy Susans | The Tropes | Thee New South Whales | Thibault | Tiana Khasi | U-Bahn | V | Vintage Crop | Way Dynamic | William Elm | ZUMA + more TBA
CHANGES SHOWCASE CURATORS
123 Agency | Anti Fade Records | Bad Apples Music | Barely Dressed Records | Chapter Music | Collective Artists | DOT DASH | Future Popes | Foreign Brothers + Soul Has No Tempo | Milk! Records | Music in Exile | New World Artists | Our Golden Friend | Regional Showcase | Rice is Nice | Roolette Records | PBS + Triple R | Select Music | Still Here | UXS | Village Sounds
CHANGES SHOWCASE VENUES
Laundry Bar | The Evelyn Hotel | The Fitz | The Old Bar | Bar Open | The Night Cat | Labour In Vain | The Shady Lady | The Stone Hotel | Perseverance
The Bearded Lady, West End
Oxford Art Factory, Darlinghurst
Northcote Social Club, Northcote
The Grace Emily Hotel, Adelaide
The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine