Where are they now?

Alex Lahey, 2017

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Since playing GMF 2016, Alex
    has released her debut album, I Love
    You Like A Brother, and her second
    album, The Best of Luck Club.
  • She just completed a national tour
    in support of her album release.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • In 2018, she was nominated for the
  • ARIA Breakthrough Artist – Release
  • Award.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Performed at The Great Escape in
    2019.
  • Performed at SXSW in 2017.
  • After impressing viewers around the world during
    her American TV debut on ‘Late Night With Seth
    Meyers’ in late-2017, 2018 saw Lahey booked for
    a string of Australian festivals including Falls,
    Groovin The Moo and Splendour In The Grass.
  • Lahey also played iconic North American
    festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo,
    Sasquatch, Osheaga, Hangout and Bottlerock.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • She has an upcoming US tour in
  • support of her recent album release.

Alice Skye, 2019

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • – In June of this year, it was announced that Alice had
  • signed to Bad Apples Music, a label foudned by Adam
  • Briggs.
  • – Alice released her debut album, Friends With Feelings,
  • in 2018.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • In 2018, Alice won the Triple J Unearthed National Indigenous
    Music Award.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • She is playing at the Melbourne Museum this July alongside
    Briggs and Soju-Gang, as part of NAIDOC (National
    Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) week.

Angie McMahon, 2019

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Angie McMahon released a new single, And I Am a Woman, and announced the release of her long awaited debut album, Salt, slated for release on the 26th of July.
  • In March, Angie released Pasta, another new song.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Angie McMahon’s song, Slow Mover, was voted in
    at #33 in the 2017 Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown.
  • Angie’s single, Missing Me, came in at #49 in the 2018
    Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Angie performed at SXSW this year, and was awarded
    the prestigious Grulke Prize for Developing Non-US Act,
    which has previously been won by Chvrches, Haim, Future
    Islands, and Courtney Barnett.
  • She has also signed an international recording deal with
    UK company, AWAL
  • Angie also recently played Groovin’ The Moo.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • In support of her debut album, Angie will be touring around
    the country.
  • She will also be touring in the USA later in 2019.

Didirri, 2018

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Didirri released his debut EP, Measurements, in July of
    2018.
  • He then went on to support Vance Joy on his Australian arena tour later in the year.
  • In March of 2019, Didirri released Tea Stains, a new song with fellow GMF alumni artist, Ro.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Nominated for Best Solo Artist and Best Male Artist at
    the 2018 The Age Music Awards.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Didirri performed at SXSW in 2018.
  • He also performed at The Great Escape in 2018.
  • He also performed at Spain’s 2018 Primavera Festival.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • Didirri will be embarking on a national headline tour
    in August/September later this year.
  • Didirri was included on YouTube’s 2019 “”artists to
    watch”” list.

Polish Club, 2018

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Polish Club released their second
    album, Iguana, in June of 2019.
  • Iguana, was selected as Triple J’s
    Feature Album of the Week

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Their debut album, Alright Already,
    was nominated for Best Rock Album
    at the 2017 ARIA Awards.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Polish Club performed at the
    Don’t Kill Live Music Rally in Sydney.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • They are currently touring around
    Australia in support of Iguana.

Ruby Fields, 2018

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Since playing at GMF 2018, she has
    released her debut EP, Your Dad’s
    Opinion for Dinner, and her second EP,
    Permanent Hermit, which came out in
    May, 2019.
  • In May/June 2019, she did a national
    tour in support of her second EP release.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Her song “”Dinosaurs”” reached
    number 9 on the 2018 Triple J Hottest
    100.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Ruby Fields performed at SXSW
    in 2018.

Sampa the Great, 2019

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • Sampa The Great released Energy, a new single, late in 2018.
  • Sampa The Great released a new song and video, Final Form, in June 2019.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Sampa The Great won the Australian Music Prize
    for Best Album of 2017, for her mixtape Birds And The
    BEE9.
  • Later in 2018, she won the Best Hip Hop Act Award
    at The Age Music Awards, as well as Best Soul, Funk
    & RnB Album for Birds And The BEE9.

SXSW, The Great Escape and
other festival appearances etc

  • Sampa The Great performed at SXSW in 2018.
  • She performed at The Great Escape in 2017.

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • Her highly anticipated debut studio album, The Return, was
    released in July 2019.

Tired Lion, 2018

Milestone Albums, Tours, Singles

  • After the departure of guitarist, Matt Tanner, Tired Lion released a new single, With or Without You, late in 2018.

Awards, Nominations etc

  • Tired Lion’s debut album, Dumb Days, was Triple J’s Album of the Week in 2018

Upcoming Tours, Releases etc.

  • They performed at The Great Escape in 2017.
  • Tired Lion performed at Fall Festival 2018/2019.
  • They have been announced to play at Unify Gathering 2020