Despite countless accolades, awards, records, and firsts have been the hallmark of Kid Kenobi’s illustrious 20-year long DJing career (including being named Australia’s favourite DJ for a record number 3 years from 2003 – 2005, receiving an award for his first remix ever [of Green Velvet’s “La La Land’], an ARIA nomination for ‘The Bump’ with Hook N Sling, knocking up over 80 remixes for some of the world’s biggest names in dance, pop and rock, being the first DJ ever to have a CD series named after him by Ministry of Sound, to having an itinerary that reads like a Lonely Planet guidebook to the best nightclubs around the world), Kid Kenobi shows no sign of slowing down! And with breakbeat making a resurgence both in the US and the UK, it seems he couldn’t rest on his laurels even if he wanted to!
PURPLE SNEAKERS| DJ STAGES | ON COURSE
Purple Sneakers is one of Australia's most prominent niche music blogs. Run by nationally touring DJs (who regularly perform at some of the country's largest festivals), and based around a young and enthusiastic team of contributors stationed around the country, the blog prides itself as being the centre of a forward thinking music and club-based community.
THE BAND OF THE 1st REGIMENT, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY | ON COURSE
The 1st Regiment is an Australian Army artillery unit based at Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane, Queensland.
ST JOHN AMBULANCE CONCERT BAND | ON COURSE
St John Ambulance Concert Band (formerly known as Brisbane Citizens Concert Band) is one of Brisbane’s oldest community bands, formed in 1919.
A non-for-profit community organisation band members range in age from 17 to 80 and represent a diverse range of cultural backgrounds, levels of musicianship, and interests.
UQ CHEERLEADING SQUAD | ON COURSE
UQ Cheerleading Squad began in 2014 with a group of passionate athletes who wanted to bring cheer to the UQ community. With two cheer teams and two dance teams, they compete throughout Australia against other university teams and love supporting their community by bringing some cheer to their events!
THE CITY OF BRISBANE PIPE BAND | ON COURSE
Formed in the 1950’s, The City of Brisbane Pipe Band is today made up of ten pipers and 8 drummers. The band has as its focus entertainment and frames its music to fit that aim. The members look to gain satisfaction in bringing colour, movement and attractive music to Brisbane social events.
RIVER CITY STEEL BAND | ON COURSE
A prize-winning community steel band playing Caribbean style music. The band performs regularly at various locations around Southeast Queensland including Brisbane City Council parks and CBD locations, local markets, festivals, community and school events.
BRISBANE MUNICIPAL CONCERT BAND | ON COURSE
The Brisbane Municipal Concert Band is Brisbane’s most historically significant community band and has been entertaining the people of Brisbane for over 110 years
B.A.D CHEER SQUAD |ON COURSE
The Brisbane Academy of Dance was established in 1994 and after more than 20 years of experience we continue to strive for excellence in dance training & education. The Brisbane Academy of Dance Cheer Squad perform at all types of events including awards nights, festivals, charity events, weddings, flash mob events, and many more.
SUPER FLY | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE
This much-loved, super-fly and super-fun music, delivered all the classic R&B, hip hop and garage jams you know and love from the '90s and early 2000s. Think Biggie, Tupac, Destiny's Child, Missy... Who knew nostalgia could sound so damn sweet?
UPBEAT WORKOUT (WARNER MUSIC) | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE
UPBEAT WORKOUT (WARNER MUSIC) | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE Upbeat workout is a premium streaming music workout playlist. They have over 40,000 followers on Spotify and about 40,000 email addresses attached to the brand.
BACK TO THE PHUTURE | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE
BACK TO THE PHUTURE | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE Back to the Phuture is a music concept celebrating the very best in electro pop – Past, Present and Future.
CENTRAL STATION RECORDS | DJ STAGES | ON COURSE
Australia's longest running independent record label. The best in house, electro, trance, urban & hard dance music & cutting edge local & international talent. From humble beginnings as a boutique record store in Melbourne to the successful, internationally recognised label that it is today - Central Station has played a vital and integral role in the history and development of Australia's vibrant dance music scene.