Songs That Made Me

Songs That Made Me

The Songs That Made Me concert at The Tivoli in Brisbane will bring together some of Australia’s finest female singer-songwriters to share stories of their influences and artistic journeys, and the landmark songs that have sound-tracked their lives.

This special concert will feature Deborah Conway, Clare Bowditch, Hannah Macklin, an all-female rhythm section, Queensland choir Cheep Trill, regional mentors & musicians Megan Sarmardin, Kristin Berardi and Hayley Marsten, and special guest Katie Noonan. Don’t miss this fantastic line-up – book now!

The concert forms part of QMF’s larger Songs That Made Me program which involves a unique mentorship and performance experience for a selected group of emerging female singer-songwriters from Mount Isa, Mackay and Gladstone. For more information, and to apply for the regional mentorship program, click here.


Songs That Made Me is presented by Queensland Music Festival, Brisbane City Council, Mount Isa City Council, Gladstone Regional Council and Mackay City Council

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Major partners

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Silver partner

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Support partner


This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Queensland Music Festival is an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. This project has also received support through Playing Queensland.

As part of the Songs That Made Me project, QMF encourages you to support women in need by donating to Share the Dignity at



Tivoli, Brisbane

Sunday 16 July 2017