John Collins

John Collins


Managing Director / The Triffid/ The Fortitude Music Hall

After 20 years of touring and recording with Brisbane band Powderfinger, JC has now honed his experience into the world of live music venues.

Industry new comer, The Triffid founded by JC in 2014 has provided a new dimension to the Brisbane live scene.

J.C also proudly sits on the board of the forward thinking Music Industry College and reviles in the opportunity to help students who share a passion for the industry.

He is currently heading up a team which includes industry heavy weights Secret Sounds and Live Nation to establish a new venue in the heart of the Brunswick Street Mall. The new venue aims to replace the much loved Festival Hall lost to developers in 2003.

“Music has always been a huge part of my life and being invited to help the next generation of Queensland bands is a great honour and privilege and something I don’t take lightly.”

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