AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK 2019 welcomes Music Industry heavy weights Michael Chugg (Chugg Entertainment), Roger Field (Live Nation), Jaddan Comerford (Unified Music Group), Sahara Herald (Frontier Touring), Tim Worton (ASM Global, previously AEG) and Owen Orford (New World Artists) as they come together on a Panel to discuss the State Of Play in the Australian Music Industry.
The Panel will be moderated by Bob Lefsetz – U.S. music industry legend, podcaster & author of The Lefsetz Letter who also joins the event as a Keynote Speaker, which will be moderated by Noise 11 founder Paul Cashmere. Also confirmed as a keynote speaker is the Chief Executive Officer of TEG Live, Geoff Jones who’s talk will be moderated by journalist Lars Brandle.
AMW 2019 also brings you live Podcasts including Bob Lefsetz in one on one talks with Michael Gudinksi
(Mushroom Group), John Watson (Eleven Music) and Paul Kelly, while Jeremy Dylan (My Favourite Album podcast) will interview Hayley Mary (The Jezebels), and The Vinyl Guide (for fans and collectors of Vinyl!) also bring their podcast to the stage.
New panel speakers just announced include Susan Heymann (Chugg Entertainment), Justin Cosby (Inertia Music), Rod Yates (The Right Note/Jaxsta), Bernard Zuel (The Right Note / Bernard Zuel), Howard Duggan (Scenestr), Rhoda Roberts (Sydney Opera House), Dom Alessio (Sounds Australia), Neal Hunt (Sureshaker), artist manager Keith Welsh and more – click here for current list. Additional Panel discussions now include Women In Music, Taking Care of Business, Bands & Brands, Music Industry For Dummies (How it really works), Media, Marketing & Digital, Country Music revolution, Management – Who Needs It Where & When, Exporting our Talent, Hypothetically, Labels, Mental Health, Agents & Touring, Radio, and Americana.
The Free 5 Day beach Concert series, held at the Western Sydney Uni stage in Dunningham Park on Cronulla Beach, features an array of talent including William Crighton, Adam Eckersley Band and Bullhorn on November 6, Laura Hyde, The Moving Stills and Gold Member on November 7, Adam Miller, The Dave Orr Band, Nathan Cavaleri and Ray Beadle on November 8, Fripps & Fripps and The Kava Kings on November 9, culminating in the final show on November 10 with Alex Lahey, Ali Barter, Hayley Mary, Dylan Wright, James Van Cooper and Doko.
As well as the beach Concert series performing acts, the second round of artists confirmed to perform showcases at AMW are: Adam Miller, Alannah Russack’s Entropy Band, Alysha Brilla, Ange, Benny Nelson, Big Sky Mountain, Blake Williams, Bunny Racket, Calan Mai, Chelsea Warner, Chris Tamwoy, Cinta Tee, Colin Buchanan, Cooks & Bakers, Coterie, Dancing Fingers, Daniel Twining, Dancing Fingers, Dave The Band, Declan Kelly, Duncan Crawford, Electrik Lemonade, Elysae, Emily Alice, Evie J, Field of Wolves, George, Good Pash, Hiaground, Hurricane Fall, Jimmi Carr, Jordan Mac, Josh Reck, Kingston County, Leah Senior, Little Green, Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells, Magnus, Matt Ward, Melanie Horsnell, Miani Doe, Michael Burrows, Michael Kopp, Miles Recommends, Muka Vhatti, Nathan Seeckts, Ollie Thorpe, Orange Passiona, Pirra, Poppy Galactic & The Beat, Professor Groove & The Booty Affair, Rachel Clarke, Rosario De Marco, Shaun Kirk, Skyscraper Stan, Smith & Jones, St Joan, Stellar Addiction, The Coconut Ruffs, The Hideaways, The Midnight Infirmary, The Tin Knees, Velvet Bloom, Watching Wolves.
Now in its fifth year AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK kicks off the Summer with its biggest conference yet, taking over Sydney’s iconic Cronulla Beach this November 6-10. The annual Music Industry Conference will see national & international industry professionals and artists converge on the beachside town for a five-day music program of live showcases, panels & masterclass workshops. Australian Music Week is also proud to host the Sydney premiere of Tommy Emmanuel – The Endless Road with 2 screenings scheduled for 4pm Wednesday November 6 & 7.00pm Saturday November 9.