Consolidated Properties Group was a proud Visual Arts Partner of BIGSOUND Festival 2017 sponsoring through our 900 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley development.
We actively support Australian music and are enthusiastic about growing a strong cultural calendar to create experiences that both encourage forward-thinking and develop business in our community!
While we wait to compare this year’s global gathering stats, BIGSOUND 2016 saw over 1,300 conference delegates and 6000+ music fans attend, and made a $3.72 million economic impact to Brisbane.
The annual festival runs over four nights across Australia’s only designated special entertainment precinct showcasing the next big thing in music to fans, industry and international tastemakers. Exciting the local community and curious travelling observers, the leadup to the event forms a dynamic atmosphere where modern culture enlivens the streetscape with visual arts, cutting-edge multimedia and music technology installations. Click to see this year’s unique visual experience!
By day, BIGSOUND conference presents the opportunity to meet new collaborators and learn from the world’s best. The conference program showcases ideas from some of the international music industry’s most revered luminaries. Delegates have heard from and rubbed shoulders with the likes of: Nick Cave, Neil Finn, Kim Gordon, Simon Raymonde (Bella Union / Cocteau Twins), Billy Bragg, Amanda Palmer, Peter Garrett, Michael Gudinski (Mushroom), Ben Lee, Seymore Stein (Sire), Michael Chugg, and Steve Earle.
The brilliant results for Australian music are evident! The artist line-up has been instrumental in uncovering names including: Flume, Rufus, Courtney Barnett, Megan Washington, The Temper Trap, A.B. Original, Remi, Gang of Youths and more.
We cannot wait for next year!!
To learn more about BIGSOUND, click here.