Scene News: Australian Music Week First Artist Announcement

Australian Music Week – First Artist and Delegate Announce

Today Australian Music Week announces it first 30 showcasing artists confirmed to play at the annual music summit this November.


Andy Golledge
Crystal Cities
Dog Trumpet
Dylan Wright
E for Echo
Eliza & The Delusionals
Hanlon Brothers
Hot Potato Band
Hunter Adams
Kingston County
Liam Gerner
Leanne Tennant
Letters to Lions
Lilly Among Clouds (Germany)
Mama Kin
Neil Murray
Paddy McHugh
Rhythm Hunters
Terra Lightfoot (Canada)
The Go Set
The Kava Kings
The Knots
Tia Gostelow
Wille and the Bandits (UK)
William Crighton
Yetti Calzone

Go to for info on all AMW showcasing artists.

Along with the first artist announcement, comes the first round of delegates who will participate in AMW’s conference programme.

AMW will be presenting over 20 panels featuring leading industry figures from Australia and abroad, including personnel from record labels, agencies, management and touring companies, tackling topics such as radio, touring, marketing, emerging technologies, artist management, and mental health within the music industry.


Aaron Girgis – Space 44
Adrian Buckley – Wollombi Music Festival & Narara Music Festival
Andy McLean – East Coast Music Association
Antonio Foxlee – Redeye Worldwide
Beth Deady – MGM Distribution
Chrissie Vincent James – Collarts / Chrissie Vincent Publicity & Management
Chloe Goodyear – Woodford Folk Festival
Clara Laccarino – MAKEbeLIVE Productions
Darren Barkas – Sydney Posters
Edwin Tehrani – New World Artists
Glenn Wright – Red Square Music Pty Ltd
Jess Beston – Tiny Monster
John Zucco – The Right Profile
Larry Heath – The AU Review
Luke Girgis – Seventh Street Media
Magpie Johnston – Dashville
Marcus D. Wright – Big Apachee
Marshall Cullen – Damien Gerard Studios / Foghorn Group
Mo Jalloh – Zimrii Music
Nick Payne – Americana Music Association of Australia
Paul Greene – Red Shelf Records
Paolo Gava – Zimrii Music
Peta Chew – ABC Music
Peter Noble – Bluesfest
Peter Paterson – Perfect Pitch Publishing
Samantha Morris – Blank Gold Coast / Gold Coast Music Awards
Steve Grifiths – Top Shelf Productions
Stuart Coupe – Stuart Coupe Publicity And Promotions
Tim Potocic – Sonic Unyon Records

Go to for info on all AMW Delegates.


Australian Music Week is also excited to announce new partnerships with Indian Ocean Music Market (IOMMA), Indiearth, and Dashville, adding to the list of partnerships already announced, including The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) and BreakOut West.

Representatives from the following partnership organisations will be attending Australian Music Week to select artists to perform at the following events:

The ECMA (Canada) – May 2018 –
IOMMA (Reunion Island) – June 2018 –
BreakOut West (Canada) – September 2018 –
Indiearth (India) – November 2018 –
Gumball Festival – April 2018 –


Australian Music Week is excited to announce The AMW / 301 Music Prize proudly supported by: AMW, 301 Studios, MGM, The Right Profile, APRA, Tonedeaf, The Brag, The Industry Observer, AU Review, Leadbelly and Hi Fi Days Festival.

The AMW / 301 Music prize is open to all artists that apply to Australian Music Week, and is designed to help kick start an artist’s career, with the winner being awarded:

  • A single, recorded, produced, mix and mastered at 301
  • Showcase at AMW
  • Distribution by MGM
  • Radio servicing by John Zucco – The Right Profile
  • Opening spot at Hi Fi Days Festival
  • Single launch at Leadbelly Newtown
  • Editorial features in Tone-Deaf, The Brag, The Industry Observer and AU Review

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