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BIGSOUND 2011 Bands Announced + More Speakers

Written by Brayden Darke on June 22, 2011

The Big Sound LIVE 2011 first round of bands have been announced today along with the second round of speakers.

This year’s event is to be held from September 7-9 in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley and hosts its strongest line up yet, with the first 24 artists announced including The Getaway Plan, Horrorshow, Calling All Cars, Emma Louise, Eagle & the Worm and many more.

The line up will have 80 acts spread across two nights in 8 venues for just $55 for two nights or $33 for one night. Tickets go on sale on June 27 through OzTix.

BIGSOUND LIVE First round bands

The Getaway Plan


Calling All Cars

Emma Louise

Eagle & the Worm

Busby Marou

Trial Kennedy

Evil Eddie

Last Dinosaurs


Big Scary

The Adults (NZ)

The Sheepdogs (Canada)

Jonathan Boulet

DZ Deathrays

Bleeding Knees Club

Ball Park Music

The Medics

Avalanche City (NZ)


Jinja Safari

Owl Eyes

Boy In a Box

Damn Dogs

Second round of speakers

Brian Winton – Foundations Mgt (US)

Dave Shapiro – The Agency Group (US)

Henning Ahrens – Four Artists Agency (Ger)

Jen Long – BBC (UK)

Dan Rosen – ARIA / PPCA (Aus)

Johanna Greenway – Big Day Out (Aus)

Lisa Whytock – Active Events (UK)

Isabel Pappani – Undercover Tracks (US)

Richard Kingsmill – triple j (AUS)

Mike Walsh – XFM (UK)

Adam Lewis – Planetary Group (US)

Michael Nieves – Sugaroo (US)

John O’Donnell – OdFellows Music (Aus)

Aaron Curnow – Spunk (Aus)

Claes Loberg – Guvera (Aus)

Stephen Phillips – Hunted Media (Aus)

Simon Moor – Kobalt Music (Aus)

Graham Nixon – Resist Records (Aus)

Cameron Wright – Can. Music Festival (Can)

Anita Nedelijkovic – Way Over There (Aus)

Bonnie Dalton – Minnow & Co (Aus)

Damian Cunningham – Peats Ridge (Aus)

Briese Abbott – One Louder (Aus)

Samantha Clode – triple j Magazine (Aus)

Lars Brandle – Billboard Magazine (Aus)

Tom Larkin – Shihad (NZ)

Jai Al-Attas – One. Meaning. Communicated. Differently (Aus)

Jodie Regan – Spinning Top Music (Aus)

Will Larnach-Jones – Parallel Mgt (Aus)

Ben Preece – Mucho Bravado (Aus)

Rick Chazan – Ground Control Music (Aus)

Stu McCullough – Amplifire Music (Aus)

Maggie Collins – Golden District (Aus)

Sam Beck – Happy Endings (Aus)

Kellie Riordan – ABC Radio (Aus)

David Vodicka – Media Arts Lawyers (Aus)

Darren Sanicki – Darren Sanicki Lawyers (Aus)

Kathleen Hore – Secret Service PR (Aus)

Paul Watson (Aus)

Julian Hewitt – Media Arts Lawyers (Aus)

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