Queensland Music Festival

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Huli Wigmen. Queensland Music Festival, Cooktown, 2005

The Queensland Music Festival is a series of musical events staged in a number of locations in Queensland, Australia usually around late July, every second year. It is financially supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and a wide range of other partners. It brings new innovative musical experiences to the far flung communities as well as major cities of Queensland.[1]


The festival began in 1998.[1] The 2009 event was opened on Thursday Island with a performance by Black Arm Band.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Queensland Music Festival". Brisbane Times. 13 July 2007. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Corrie Perkin (13 June 2009). "Black Arm Band seeks help to fulfil its dream". The Australian. News Limited. Retrieved 18 February 2010. [dead link]

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