The countdown to BIGSOUND 2018 has begun, and with that comes the first official announcement for what to expect this year with the buyers, keynotes and forums lineup.

The annual music conference will be taking over Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley from September 4 – 7 and will include appearances from Virginia Hanlon Grohl (Dave Grohl’s mum), Mardi Caught of The Annex and Owen Mallon of Paradigm Talent Agency among many others.

Check the full lineup below and hang tight for the music lineup which is coming soon! Find tickets for BIGSOUND here.

Mardi Caught – The Annex (AUS) – KEYNOTE
Virginia Hanlon Grohl – Mothers of Music (USA) – KEYNOTE
Alexandra Berenson – Vinyl Me, Please (USA)
Alison Rosenfeld – Aperture Music (USA)
Amber Carew – Saddle Creek (USA)
Ben Rafson – We Are Free (USA)
Bernie Cho – DFSB (KOR)
Brontë Jane – Third Side Music (USA)
Carlos Lopez – Domino (USA)
Eric Fritschi – Mtheory (USA)
Fabrizio Rafael Onetto Pedetti – OCESA Seitrack (MEX)
Jessi Frick – Citrine Management (USA)
Joe Greenwald – C3 Management (USA)
Jon Box – Universal Canada (CAN)
Katie Garcia – Secretly Group (USA)
Lucy Pitkethly –  Eat Your Own Ears (UK)
Madison McCabe – Hidden Track (USA)
Markell Casey – Pulse Music Group (USA)
Nevin Domer – Maybe Mars (CHN)
Owen Mallon – Paradigm Talent Agency (USA)
Paul Bridgewater – Line of Best Fit (UK)
Rachel Cox – Sad Grrrls Club (AUS)
Shaun Faulkner – X-Ray Touring (UK)
Tim Luckow – Stem (USA)
Tom Wironen – Friendly Announcer (USA)