Bigsound unveils first round of speakers for 2019 conference

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Bigsound unveils first round of speakers for 2019 conference

Australian’s biggest industry conference, Bigsound, has revealed its first handful of speakers set to land in Fortitude Valley this September.

The lineup features speakers from local and international labels, agencies and event organisers. As part of the first announcement, industry members from Sub Pop, Live Nation UK, Paradigm Agency, Mom + Pop Records and more have been booked in to attend and impart their wisdom.

This year’s keynote address will be from Terry McBridge, chief executive of Nettwerk in Canada (Xavier Rudd, Father John Misty, Stereophonics).

This year’s line-up includes;
Terry McBride – Nettwerk (Canada)
Abbie McCarthy – Radio 1 & BBC Music Introducing (UK)
Adam Kreeft – The Feldman Agency (USA)
Anamaria Diaz – Pàramo (Columbia)
Andy Snape – Raw Power Management (USA)
Bekah Zietz Flynn – Sub Pop Records (USA)
Ben Coleman – Green Man Festival (UK)
Ben Morris – Domino Creative Sync (USA)
Brid Walpole – Pitch Perfect PR (USA)
Brendan Moylan – ECO (MEXICO)
Casey O’Shaughnessy – Select Music (AUSTRALIA)
Ellie Jones – Stay Loose PR (UK)
Fabrício Nobre – A Construtora Mùsica e Cultura (BRAZIL)
Jamila Lyndon – Paradigm Agency (USA)
Jon Halperin – The Glass House (USA)
Kamran Haq – Live Nation UK / Download Festival (UK)
Kim Frankiewicz – Concord Music (UK)
Kiran Patel – A&G Sync (UK)
Kristin Genovese – Third Side Music (USA)
Matt Brinkworth – Omnian Music Group (USA)
Michael Nieves – Sugaroo (USA)
Mike Ajayi – AMF Records / Virgin EMI (UK)
Mike Sniper – Captured Tracks (USA)
Nando Machado – ForMusic (BRAZIL)
Natasha Parish – Ground Control Touring (USA)
Nick Holroyd – Primary Talent International (UK)
Owen Mallon – Paradigm Agency (USA)
Paul Brindley – Music Ally (UK)
Shannon Kurlander – Terrorbird Media (USA)
Suzanna Slavin – Mom + Pop Music (USA)
more to be announced…

Bigsound hits the Fortitude Valley from Tuesday September 3 until Friday September 6. For more information, head to the conference website –