The Kite String Tangle, The Teskey Brothers, Alex The Astronaut and City Calm Down are some of the Australia acts set to showcase for Sounds Australia in the UK and Spain in coming weeks.
Sounds Australia will represent Australia at The Great Escape in the UK from 17-19 May and Primevera PRO in Spain 30 May- 3 June.
“We’re constantly evaluating international markets and assessing the best opportunities for Australian artists and music industry,” says Millie Millgate, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA Executive Producer.
“Our activity over the next month includes events like MIDEM and The Great Escape where we’ve been a fixture for many years, along with conferences like Classical:NEXT and Primavera PRO where we’re establishing a foothold. Wherever we go, we’re ensuring that Australian music is top of mind, and represented in the best possible way.”
Artists showcasing are:
SOUND GALLERY at The Great Escape
Thursday 17 May at Komedia, 12pm-4pm
Featuring: Alex The Astronaut / Alexander Biggs / All Our Exes Live In Texas / Didirri / Haiku Hands / Hatchie / Hollow Coves / Jack River / Riley Pearce / The Faim / The Teskey Brothers
THE AUSSIE BBQ at The Great Escape
Saturday 19 May at Brighton Beach, 12pm-4pm
Featuring: Amyl And The Sniffers / City Calm Down / Ecca Vandal / Eves Karydas / G Flip / Hockey Dad / Odette / RVG / Skegss / Stella Donnelly / Teischa / The Kite String Tangle
THE AUSSIE BBQ, London
Sunday 20 May at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 12pm – 11pm
Featuring: Alex The Astronaut / Alexander Biggs / All Our Exes Live In Texas / Amaya Laucirica / Amyl And The Sniffers / BATTS / Caiti Baker / Didirri / Ecca Vandal / G Flip / Haiku Hands / Hatchie / Jack Carty / Mookhi / Odette / Riley Pearce / Stella Donnelly / Teischa / The Faim / The Kite String Tangle / The Teskey Brothers
THE AUSSIE BBQ at Primavera PRO
Thursday 31 May at CCCB, 1:30pm – 6.30pm
Featuring:Alex The Astronaut / Amaya Laucirica / Client Liaison / Confidence Man / Didirri / Teischa
Following Primevera, Sounds Australia will then head to MIDEM in Cannes, France. For the first time, an Australian artist has been selected for the prestigious MIDEM Artist Accelerator, with Melbourne duo Client Liaison participating in the tailored program which includes networking, learning and coaching sessions as well as the opportunity to play to international music industry.