The Sunshine Coast music industry community is turning up the volume on the local music scene by presenting an event that is fast becoming Queensland’s premier regional music industry conference.

Now in its 4th year, the conference program includes keynote presentations, conversational discussion panels with leading music industry achievers and showcase performances from local Sunshine Coast artists.

Turn Up’s Program Director, Eloise Gallagher, said “Turn Up provides a platform of opportunity, inspiration and education for the Sunshine Coast music industry. It supports and invigorates the vibrancy of our local music scene, by bringing music people together to network, share best practices, listen to outstanding local talent and learn from some of our industry’s best, right here in Nambour, the creative heart of the Sunshine Coast”

What: Turn Up 2017 Sunshine Coast Music Industry Conference.
When: Thursday 19 October 2017 from 4:45 pm to 9:30 pm (after party until 10:10 pm).
Where: The Lind Theatre, 16 Mitchell Street, Nambour QLD 4560.
Tickets: $50 plus booking fee. On sale now from Oztix or sign up to the email list to stay informed.

Keynote from a 50 year music industry veteran: Glenn Wheatley – How to turn up YOUR volume in the new music business; five tips for emerging and established artists wanting to take their careers to the next level. Glenn has worked across most facets of the music industry but he is most notably known for managing John Farnham, Delta Goodram, Little River Band as well as managing and playing in The Masters Apprentices.

In conversation with international band manager Ted Gardner (Tool, Jane’s Addiction, The Verve, HUM, Colin Hay, The Geraldine Fibbers, Rival Schools, The Cramps, Queens of the Stone Age, The Brian Jonestown Massacre) and tour and production manager (Frank Zappa, UFO, Echo & The Bunnymen, New Order, Sugarcubes, Tangerine Dream, Crowded House as well as many more) and Barry Bull (multi-award winning music retailer, author and speaker).
In conversation, Bill Hauritz (Woodford Folk Festival) shares insights with Eloise Gallagher how a vision became an internationally renowned cultural event.

Panel topics: The importance of brand building and image making, how music can shape the culture of a city. Showcase performances: Nicole McKinney, Mason Hope and Doolie.
Speakers and Presenters: Barry Bull, Sunshine Coast Councillor Greg Rogerson, Glenn Wheatley, Adam Weston (Firestarter Music), Cindy Vogels (Racy and Lucky), Stephen Booth (Stephen Booth Photography), Jed Cahill (In The Bin Film Festival and Queensland Touring Film Festival), Seth Clancy (Oztix), Kylie Cobb (Kitty Kitty Bang Bang), either Andrew Tuttle or Kellie Lloyd (APRA AMCOS), Ted Gardner, Bill Hauritz (The Woodford Folk Festival), Eloise Gallagher, Andrew Stafford (Pig City), Rhoda Roberts (Head of First Nations Programming, Sydney Opera House and Festival Director, Boomerang Festival), Ragnhild Ohren Nordset (JMC academy and LIPA), Dimitris Limnatitis (The Solbar and Ocean Street) and Phil Smith (Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance).
Facilitators: Kylie Cobb, Barry Bull, Eloise Gallagher and Phil Smith.
Supporting businesses and sponsors: Oztix, APRA AMCOS, Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance, Scenestr, Shake It Up Music, Sunshine Coast Council, 91.9 Sea FM, 92.7 Mix FM, 91.1 Hot FM, 96.1 Zink FM, Hotel Beach House Nambour, The Basement, Prysim, Q Music, Band Print, Miss Music Biz and Hostile Entertainment.