BigSound Music Festival is set for September, a chance for Newcastle to show off its music chops

Josh Leeson
Updated June 29 2018 - 12:20pm, first published 11:30am
BIGSOUND BOUND: Newcastle indie singer-songwriter Rachel Maria Cox.
BIGSOUND BOUND: Newcastle indie singer-songwriter Rachel Maria Cox.

NEWCASTLE’S fertile music scene will have the opportunity to beat its own drum for the first time at this September’s BigSound Music Festival.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson


Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.

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