HOME: Official BIGSOUND Welcome Party

Virgin Australia and QMusic will cut the BIGSOUND 2019 ribbon with a showcase of some of Australia’s most exciting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, including Electric Fields, DRMNGNOW, Deline Briscoe and Mambali. Make your way to The Valley Drive In at 12.30pm on 3 Sep.


Last year’s Hear65 showcase had a killer line-up and the National Arts Council of Singapore hasn’t dropped the ball in 2019. Head to Ric's Big Backyard on 4 Sep at 5pm to catch performances from dark electronic duo .gif, post-hardcore outfit Caracal and indie-folk artist Lincoln Lim.

Made In Adelaide

Even if we weren’t suckers for a cheesy rhyme, and we are, Arts South Australia’s triple header would have us wandering down to Ric’s Big Backyard at 2.30pm for Made In Adelaide on 4 Sep. Join in for sets from Stellie, TOWNS and Pinkish Blue.

Levi's Showcase

As well as reaching into their well-stitched pockets each year for the Levi’s Music Prize, each BIGSOUND the people at Levi's put on a must-see showcase. This time they’re bringing Milan Ring, Kobie Dee, Stevan and Dulcie together on 4 Sep at The Valley Drive In from 5pm.

Oztix BIGSOUND Party

As usual, Oztix has put together one of the biggest line-ups going for their BIGSOUND party. Kyva, 100, Marco, The Moa, Sly Withers, MID CITY and Concrete Surfers are all performing at The Valley Drive In on 5 Sep from 5pm. Put it in your diary.

Nettwerk Showcase

Independent record label, publishing and artist management company Nettwerk is putting on a showcase with some top-notch indie artists on 5 Sep. Get down to The Outpost at 5pm for sets from Jaguar Jonze, Riley Pearce, Hayden Calnin and Harrison Storm.

Gold Coast Showcase

The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Music Awards are showcasing the best the sunshine state has to offer on 5 Sep at X Cargo. This year they’ve got a stellar mix of indie, electro-soul and surf-rock from IVEY, DVNA and Donny Love from 12.30pm.

Unified Showcase

Unified have searched far and wide to bring an exciting group of artists to Ric's Big Backyard. Stellie, Jack Botts and Tones And I will all take the stage at the venue on 5 Sep from 2.30pm.

BIGSOUND After Party 

Pic by Markus Ravik

The official BIGSOUND after party goes off, and we’re not just saying that because it’s got our name on it. The Music and Secret Sounds’ closing party on 5 Sep is moving to Brisbane’s newest venue, The Fortitude Music Hall, this year with a secret DJ. 

Indigenous North @ BIGSOUND

Making its BIGSOUND debut, Manitoba Music is bringing three of western Canada’s most exciting artists together for a showcase on 6 Sep. Catch Renee Lamoureux, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Twin Flames at X Cargo from 2.30pm.