Bigsound 2020 Switches to All-Virtual Event

Bigsound 2020 is flicking the switch to an all-digital program.

Earlier, the Australian industry conference and showcase event was pushed back by almost two months with a condensed COVIDsafe format, spread over two days and nights from Oct. 21.

“We feel like we’re looking after an event that’s owned by the industry,” Angela Samut, CEO of QMusic, told Billboard in mid-July.

“It’s an export event,” noted Samut, whose organization produces the annual event in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, now entering its 19th year. “That’s our point of difference.”

This being the year of the pandemic, expect the unexpected.

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