Sunshine Coast Music Conference, Turn Up announces speakers, panelists and performers


2018 brings the Sunshine Coast music community together again for the fifth year in a row for the Turn Up Sunshine Coast Music Industry Conference happening at The Playhouse at Solbar, Maroochydore on Thursday 18 October.

Turn Up event is fast becoming Australia’s favourite regional music industry gathering.  The program includes in conversation panels and live Q and A with leading music industry achievers.  As always, Turn Up’s key focus is to provide networking opportunities, and to showcase emerging Sunshine Coast Musicians.

Program Director, Eloise Gallagher said “The 2018 Turn Up Conference is about bringing Sunshine Coast music people together for an evening of celebration and inspiration.  Every music success story is the story of great team work. When we Turn Up: at rehearsal, at meetings, at gigs and keep turning up, we connect with the right people. We build the team to support our music.  Turn up on October 18th and help make Australia’s leading industry experts part of your team”.

This year's speakers and panelists include - Maggie Collins (Morning Belle), Tyler McLoughlan (Sound Pound), Kim Pengelly (QMusic), Matty Woo (Macro Music), Jeff Chandler (Gympie Music Muster and Chandler Music Works), Leanne de Souza (AAM), Stuart Coupe, Charles Wall (Bobby Alu), Paulie B (Bobby Alu, The Beautiful Girls, George), Sahara Beck, Brooke Schubert and Kellie Lloyd (APRA AMCOS).

Special performances from Hazel and Roanna Law, Dan Horne and Town.

Tickets for Turn Up, held at The Playhouse (Solbar) on Thursday October 18 (4pm to 10pm) are on sale now  - $50 plus booking fee pre-sold and $60 at the door on sale now from Oztix or

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