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Listen Up Music: Songwriter's Festival Grand Final


Thu 15 Nov 2018, 7:00pm–10:00pm

Where: The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Ali Taylor

The Listen Up Music: Songwriter’s Festival aims to uncover the greatest new songwriting talent in Australia. We asked our entrants to submit a song responding to a specific theme, to help spread positive messages surrounding mental health. This year’s theme is “I am here”.

This year's Grand Final will include the top 12 songs (3, each, from our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney events, plus 3 wildcard artists), out of a combined 2,780 entries across our Australian and UK festivals, performing, live, in front of a panel of music industry judges. The winner will be crowned on the night and take home the coveted title of Listen Up Music: Songwriter's Festival overall Australia winner.

Your Grand Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Abbey Gardner - War Child
Ben Leece - Stuck To My Guns
Ben Stafford - Breaking Point
Chelsea Cullen - Edge of Myself
Jess Stillone - Fall
Leonie Kingdom - Night Terrors
Old Cities - Again
Romisounds - Inclination
Séb Mont - Who I Am
Spencer - Another Girl
Sung Loh - Someday
Talitha - I'm Right Here

The night will be MC'd by Listen Up Music Ambassador, Mitch Garling, and is in support of R U Ok Day. Tickets are on sale now!