Interviews and Features
Busking in Brisbane
The City Sounds is Australia’s largest free live music program, presenting music in the Queen Street Mall, Post Office Square, and Reddacliff Place every week. Since 2000 The City Sounds has been bringing Brisbane’s emerging music talent to light. Home to some of the most influential Australian bands and artists of the last 40 years, there’s no doubt Brisbane has a distinct music DNA. The City Sounds is committed to giving local talent a public stage, and offering audiences a chance to discover original music in Brisbane.
The City has a prominent and constantly evolving live music scene. Here's your guide to venues big and small, sweaty and intimate, DIY and otherwise.
Head to the heart of The City from 6-8 February to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of Garrett Kato, The Company and more.
Head to the (love) heart of The City this Valentine’s Day weekend to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of The Tiger & Me (Melb), Mark Lowndes and more.
Head to the heart of The City from 20–22 February to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of Deena, Soul Mechanics and more.
Fieu is the alter-ego of Brisbane songstress Emily Brewis. Likened to acts such as London Grammar and Florence Welch, Fieu’s music is an explosion of swirling, electronic, alternate pop.
Meet 20-year-old Brisbane singer/songwriter Alex Crook. Alex took time out with The City Sounds to talk about some of the songs on his second release Broken Time.
Aquila Young observes the world around her, translating the tangible and intangible into sound. She took some time out with us to share what inspires her music with her own original photography.