Geelong based singer and songwriter Rough River and Ocean Grove three-piece psych rockers Tiny Giants are recipients of this year’s Queenscliff Music Festival Emerging Artists Grant.
The two will share in more than $12,000 to help cover the costs associated with recording, producing and releasing full length albums next year.
The classically trained Rough River – aka Kate Skinner – released her debut self-titled album last year, attracting praise from the likes of Triple J.
Tiny Giants has also attracted its share of industry praise, with the first of the group’s two albums gaining radio airtime nationwide.
Both acts will join the line-up at the Queenscliff Music Festival this coming November.
The Emerging Artists Grants, now into their fifth year, provide much needed funding to help enhance the musical careers of young and emerging artists. It has become a highly sought after offering across the wider Geelong region.
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