Live Nation’s Ones To Watch platform is coming to Australia


5 Oct 2021



Written By Staff Writer



Live Nation’s global artist discovery platform, Ones to Watch will be making its debut in Australia with its launch to be held on October 8.

Ones To Watch Australia will be a top resource for Australian music fans to discover new artists. Showcasing emerging talent, including musicians, bands, and producers, Ones To Watch will also include exclusive interviews, playlists, live performances, and more music content.

Currently live in the US, UK, China and New Zealand, the Ones To Watch platform has already played a part in introducing artists to global audiences, including Dua Lipa, Halsey, Benee, Yungblud and more.

Chris Akavi, Live Nation promoter and Ones To Watch curator said, “Ones To Watch has played an important part in developing some of today’s biggest breakout stars. By launching the platform in Australia, emerging artists are able to reach both local and global music fans at an incredibly fast pace. The Ones To Watch program and Live Nation are proud to be a growing platform that shines a light on up and coming talent and helps them to get on stages across the country.”

Ones To Watch Australia will officially launch with a live showcase in collaboration with the Government of South Australia’s Music Development Office, and Music SA. The showcase is set to be held at Adelaide’s Lion Arts Factory on Friday October 8 and will include performances from local acts Colourblind, East AV3 and Teenage Joans. The event will be taking place as an invitation-only segment of Music SA’s annual industry showcase event, Scouted.

Kim Roberts, General Manager of Music SA adds, “We’re delighted to be partnering with Live Nation to launch Ones To Watch at the beginning of our annual Scouted showcase.  I’m really excited by the possibilities that the Ones To Watch platform will provide for artists and look forward to watching the careers of both the featured Ones To Watch and Scouted artists blossom”.

Regular quarterly events that will be a part of Ones To Watch will also be held, aimed at providing these emerging artists with an opportunity to get in front of key industry professionals and perform to a local community of live music lovers. Register at to find out more about this invitation-only event.

Photo: Live Nation


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