Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Queensland Music Festival has today announced its program for 2019. Over three weeks in July, Artistic Director Katie Noonan will again showcase exciting local and international talent across Queensland, taking in its cities, regions and remote areas as well as working with its communities. For her second program for the biennial festival, the singer-songwriter has chosen to explore themes of curiosity, creation, public participation and the ability to bring about change through music.
Queensland Music Festival Artistic Director Katie Noonan
“The 2019 Queensland Music Festival program is a true reflection of the paths the event has walked over its last twenty years,” said Noonan. “Queensland Music Festival has always reflected the Queensland of yesterday, today and tomorrow and this year’s event is a true representation of that. It shines a light on things Queenslanders hold dear, hidden stories of our state and gives opportunity for the public to participate. Anyone with a voice can sing and using music to engage, educate and inspire is what Queensland Music Festival is about.”
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