BIGSOUND 2012 Lineup – Final Artist And Speakers Revealed

BIGSOUND 2012 have announced the final artists and speakers to be included on this year’s lineup, bringing the total to roughly 180 acts over the two nights, on September 12 and 13. Some of the new acts are: Clare Bowditch, Sydney’s Rüfüs, Heroes For Hire, and Dallas Frasca. Amongst the speakers are Ken West (Big Day Out), Martin Elbourne (Glastonbury / The Great Escape) and Peter Noble (Bluesfest).

Previously named acts include Kate Miller-Heidke, Violent Soho, Eagle & the Worm, The Paper Kites, King Cannons, The Cairos, Oliver Tank, The Aston Shuffle, The Beards Closure in Moscow, Ball Park Music, Henry Wagons, Strange Talk, and Emperors’ country star Catherine Britt.

This lineup brings a wide diversity and depth to the annual industry gathering for the music community, and goes to show the range of talent we have in our country.

International artists include Starsailor’s James Walsh (UK), The Darcys (Canada), All the Young (UK) and Cairo Knife Fight (NZ) among others.

Tickets for BIGSOUND are available now at the Special Rate until 31st July and includes entry to all official conference sessions, parties, after-parties and BIGSOUND Live music events.

Tickets for BIGSOUND Live only are available through oztix for just $45+BF for one night (60 bands) or $69+BF for both nights (120 bands).

BIGSOUND Live 2012 Lineup

Clare Bowditch

Heroes For Hire


Loon Lake

Dallas Frasca

The Good Ship

Electric Empire



Seth Sentry

Set Sail

Awaken I Am

Sons Of Rico

Jasmine Rae

Split Seconds

Tin Sparrow


Young Men Dead



Sola Rosa (NZ)

The Growl


Twelve Foot Ninja

The McMenamins

Jeremy Neale

Royston Vasie


Geoffrey O’Connor

The Falls

Teeth & Tongue

Cub Scouts

Tom Lark (NZ)

Your Favorite

Enemies (Can)

Ben Wells & The Middle Names

The Hello Morning


Sincerely Grizzly


Courtney Barnett

Adele & Glenn


Hayden Calnin

All The Colours

The Belligerents

Traveller & Fortune


Shady Lane

We All Want To

I, A Man

Phebe Starr

Harmony James

The Slips

Kirin J Callinan

The DC3

Drunk Mums

Eden Mullholland

Brad Butcher

The Gooch Palms

44th Sunset


All the Young


Art of Sleeping

Ball Park Music

Bankrupt Billionaires


Boy in a Box

Cairo Knife Fight

Caitlin Park

Catherine Britt

Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes

Closure in Moscow

Current Swell

David Bridie

Eagle and the Worm

Elizabeth Rose


Grey Ghost

Gung Ho

Henry Wagons

Hey Geronimo

Hungry Kids of Hungary

James Walsh (Starsailor)

Jenn Grant

Kate Miller-Heidke

King Cannons

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard


Kira Puru & the Bruise


Mosman Alder

New Navy

Northeast Party House

Oliver Tank

Owl Eyes



Straight Arrows

Strange Talk

Super Wild Horses

the Aston Shuffle

the Beards

the Cairos

the Darcys

the Delta Riggs

the Jungle Giants

the Paper Kites

the Preachers

the Snowdroppers

the Trouble With Templeton




Violent Soho

Voltaire Twins

Winter People

Yes You

BIGSOUND Speakers 2012

David Adams – Soundcloud

Claire Bowditch – artist

Peter Noble – Bluesfest

Steve Whilton – Lastfm

Martin Elbourne – Glastonbury / The Great Escape

Nick Di Dia – Producer

Ken West – Big Day Out

Joe Porn – Music Glue

Toby l – Transgressive

Mark Moffat – Producer/Americana

Panos Panay – Sonicbids

Alexander Gow – Oh Mercy

Andy Mclean – NXNE

Ben Buchanan – The Windish Agency

Brook Black Just-Olesen – Big Hassle Media

Scott Horscroft – Producer/EMI A&R

Scott Cresto – Music Alternatives

Greg Vegas – International Rescue/Co-Operative Music

Leigh Treweek – Street Press Australia

James Davis – Ark Recordings

Tim Steward – artist

Nick O’Byrne – AIR

Adam Lewis – Planetary Group

Heath Bradby – Fidelity Music / Warner Music A&R

Henry Wagons – artist

Bill Cullen – Onelouder

Darcy Gergoire – The Agency Group

Beth Appleton – Warner Music

Brian Chladil – Oztix

Justin Cosby – Inertia

Jacki Kralj – Digirascal

Rob Potts – Entertainment Edge

Cath Haridy – AAM

Gregg Donovan – Wonderlick

Emily York – Penny Drop

Dave Jiannis – Epitaph/Anti

Helen Britton – Six Shooter Records

Jasper Donat – Music Matters

Johann Ponniah – I OH YOU

Maggie Collins – triple j

Steve Schram – Producer

Jai Ai–Attas – One Is A Word

Stuart Coupe – Laughing Outlaw

Susan O’Grady – Lindsey Holmes Publicity

Jules Munro – Media Arts Lawyers

Froy Johnsen – Made – Nor)

Ben Howe – Arch Hill – NZ)

Sarah Howells – triple j

Anthony Edwards – Clockwork Entertainment/Sprung Festival

Nick Yates – UNFD

Basil Cook – ABC

Stephen King – Media Arts Lawyers

Geoff Trio – Code One

Kim Carter – Rockstar Management

Sally Browne – Sunday Mail

Steve Bell – Time Off

Shane O’Donohue – Inpress

Matt Rogers – UNFD

Leanne De Souza – Buzz Office

Paul Barclay – Radio National

Josh Jones – QFE

Sean Sennett – Time Off Media

Denis Semchenko – AAA Backstage


Ben Lee – Artist

Ben Swank – Third Man Records

Rene Chambers – Spotify

Aly Ehlinger – C3 Presents

David Jimenez-Zumalacarregui – Heart of Gold

Mark Poston – Emi

Charles Caldas – Merlin

Nick Findlay – Triple J

Jessica Ducrou – Village Sounds

Ian Haug -Powderfinger /Producer

Nicky & Ben Berger – Berger Management

Richard Moffat – Way over There

Lisa Hresko – Cmj

David Bridie – Artist

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