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 March to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of TJ Quinton, Alan Boyle and more.
Head to the heart of The City from 13-15 March to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of Z-Star(UK), Quintessential Doll and more.
Head to the heart of The City from 20-22 March to enjoy The City Sounds FREE live music program. This week features the sounds of Van Larkins, Tyrone Noonan and Bec Plath.
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.
Let's talk about l-o-v-e! The artists who joined the line-up this 2015's Valentine’s Day weekend took time out to choose their favourite original song about love.
The Company are high energy acoustic bluegrass band, made up of award-winning pickers. The band took some time out to chat with The City Sounds about themselves and their latest album.