Face The Music has unleashed its star-studded second round speaker announcement which features a healthy combination of Australian performers, industry experts and influencers.

The event, which is set to take place at State Library of Victoria and act as the central hub for Melbourne Music Week, has revealed welcomed additions including eclectic avant-garde identity Zola Jesus, live music sign language interpreter Amber Galloway, thought-provoking lyricist Briggs, electronic up-and-comer Japanese Wallpaper,  plus a stack more.

But wait…there’s more.

Face The Music is yet to reveal the talent set to explode onto the stage for their inaugural live music showcase, which is due to be unveiled in October. Stay tuned for more info very soon…..


Contemporary Music Summit
Thursday 17th & Friday the 18th of November
Melbourne, Victoria

Zola Jesus
Tkay Maidza
Amber Galloway 
Alex White (Pandora’s Next Big Sound)
Japanese Wallpaper
Michael Hohnen (Skinnyfish Music)
Emma Barnes (Emma Jane Management)
Katie Stewart (Laneway Music Festival)
Myf Warhurst (Double J)
Samuel Wald (WME)
Johann Ponniah (I Oh You)
Jaime Gough (Native Tongue)
Emily York (Penny Drop)

Joining the already announced:

Anthony Fantano (The Needle Drop)
Andrew Jervis (Bandcamp)
Ricki Askin (VICE)
Zan Rowe (triple j)
Kim Ambrosius (Roskilde)
Robert Forster
Taylor Brode (Scared Bones)
Lorrae McKenna (Remote Control)
Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote)
Ben Marshall (Vivid Sydney)
Woody McDonald (Meredith Music Festival)
Nic Kelly (Night High Records)

Tickets on sale via facethemusic.org.au

*cover image by Emily Day