About Skye Lockwood

Marketing Manager - Music SA

Girls to the Front Masterclass – Gallery

Brought to you by Music SA and proudly funded by the Burnside Village Foundation, we were absolutely delighted to present Girls To The Front, a two day music workshop for South Australian girls aged 14-18, interested in a career in music performance and music business.

With so many talented and inspiring young girls in the room, we […]

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Gig Picks: 23 April 2018

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Open for Holy Holy, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Do you want to play alongside Holy Holy, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms at the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival on Saturday 7th July?! Well, in partnership with ABBF, Music SA is offering one lucky Adelaide Rock band this very chance! To enter fill in the form below by 5pm Friday 1st June. […]

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Support local Record Stores this Saturday

This Saturday, April 21st, is Record Store Day, a day dedicated to supporting your local independent record stores, the local music scene they nurture, and culture they grow. Dive into a store near you and discover new and old music, along with countless limited-edition RSD vinyl releases. South Australia’s record stores not only offer a […]

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Gig Picks: 16 April 2018

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Gig Picks: April 9 2018

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Gig Picks: 2 April 2018

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Rock The Square – ‘Country to City’

Music SA and The City of Adelaide have been teaming up for Rock the Square, a degustation of musical genres to be enjoyed with a pairing of Adelaide’s most delicious food trucks in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga for lunch and knock offs.

Recently, Rock on The Square’s “Country to City” edition saw Alana Jagt and Corey Theatre Music sing songs of country, […]

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Gig Picks: 26 March 2018

This week:
March 28: Salibu Macey, Backyard Haircuts and Vanity Muscle at the Crown & Anchor Hotel
March 29: Somniumn, Road Wing Manics and AP D’Antonio at The Ed Castle
March 30: TOUCH BASS 2018 at The Adelaide Entertainment Centre
April 1: Pemberton, Mercs, Ramparts and Dead Roo at the Crown & Anchor
April 1: Velvet: Ancient World Easter Sunday
April 2: Semaphore Record Fair – Easter Monday

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Bands on Track 2018

This year Music SA once again teamed up with The Adelaide 500 to present Bands on Track, a showcase of great SA music at The Adelaide 500’s concert series.

2018 saw the likes of Donnarumma, Kitchenwitch, Neon Tetra, Hanna & Jessie Lee, Young Offenders and Ollie English support the likes of Cold Chisel, +LIVE+ and Robbie […]

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Scouted returns for 2018

Music SA is excited to announce that Scouted will return in 2018 as part of Umbrella Winter City Sounds

Scouted is a music showcase event featuring South Australia’s best unsigned talent. As the official closing event for the Australian Independent Record Labels Association Awards & Indie-Con conference, Scouted brings together music industry and music fans alike […]

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Blenheim Festival 2018

Blenheim Music and Camping Festival is back this Easter long weekend, held on the traditional Ngadjuri land in the lush Clare Valley for 2 epic nights. The festival is a celebration of live music and culture under the sun and the stars, with all proceeds going to New Hope Cambodia and the local region.

Details:
March 29 – March 30 2018
42 Sandows Road, […]

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Where do our political parties stand on contemporary music?

Well, here’s your answer…

Do you have an interest in politics? Do you care deeply about the contemporary music industry in South Australia? On your behalf Music SA has written to the heads of all the major political parties and asked them what their music policy is should they win the state election this Saturday and […]

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Autumn Jams – School Holiday Music Workshop

Music SA, 5082, City of Prospect and Headspace Adelaide are very excited to announce Autumn Jams, a 3 day songwriting and performance workshop for 13 – 17 year olds during National Youth Week and the April school holidays, at Club 5082 in Prospect Town Hall.

Qualified staff of Music SA will mentor your teenager on songwriting, recording and live performance, […]

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Girls To The Front Masterclass

Brought to you by Music SA and proudly funded by the Burnside Village Foundation, we are absolutely delighted to present Girls To The Front, a two day music workshop for South Australian girls aged 14-18, interested in a career in music performance and music business.

Over the course of two fun filled days within the April […]

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Introducing the first Sanctuary Festival of 2018 as a part of The Adelaide Fringe Festival!

Held at the National Wine Centre on February 25th, they bring you…

FOLK MUSIC ~ YIN/YANG YOGA ~ ROLL & RELEASE YIN YOGA~ SOUND BATH & MEDITATION ~ DRUMMING CIRCLES ~ HEALING CIRCLES ~ EARTH ELEMENTS

The National Wine Centre
Hickinbotham Space
Sunday February 25th
10.30am […]

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Hot Tips for the Music Business – Lisa Bishop

Attention bands and musicians! Creating amazing music is what we all love doing, but it can be just as important to make sure you’re looking after the business side as well. Here’s three hot tips from Music SA’s very own Lisa Bishop to help you forge a successful career in the music industry.

1. Set Yourself Up as […]

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Tiersman EP Launch

February 17th of 2018 local hardcore outfit, TIERSMAN are putting on this show to release their first EP.
Not only celebrating the release but also one year almost to the day of playing shows at their spiritual home, The Metro.

Helping out is pals BOOBY TRAP and things kicked off by EYES MORE SKULL THAN EYES.

Each door […]

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Goonbomb & Mercs

 

Goonbomb & Mercs forming buddyship at the Cranker.

Goonbomb had an angry whopper of a 2017 playing alongside great bands like Hideous Sun Demon, Horror my Friend, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard and more. They also released their first single, called “Listen”.

Mercs burst onto the scene in 2017, immediately gaining traction and sharing the stage […]

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Haystacks Calhoon EP Launch

WORLD’S STRONGEST BAND TO RELEASE WORLD’S STRONGEST EP!

Check out the EP here: haystackscalhoon.bandcamp.com

Notorious perfectionists Haystacks Calhoon have spend years agonizing in their studio hidden away in a cave in the Altai Mountains, trying to find a way to adequately record their swampabilly sound.

Finally, they let loose six tracks of unrestrained dynamite with their new EP, […]

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Entertainment Insurance from Aon

Prepare for the year ahead with the right insurance from Aon.

Aon, our recommended insurance partner, want to ensure you are correctly and safely covered with the right insurance for your needs as a member of the Entertainment industry, and what better time to plan and organise than at the beginning of the year.

As a performer […]

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St Morris Sinners Single Launch

St. Morris Sinners kick off the year with their new single ’80 Hours A Week’ recorded at Wizard Tone Studios!

They will be playing the The Edinburgh Castle Hotel on Thursday, Jan 25th! Supporting The Sinners will be The High Beamers – Maybe Dave will bring his Bass Clarinet 😉 you never know.. It’s ~FREE~ come […]

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Join the Music SA Team in 2018!

Music SA is beyond thrilled to be offering three incredible music industry employment opportunities.

If you feel passionately about the importance of people experiencing the work of talented SA musicians then please read on…

Thanks to philanthropist Peter Hanlon (his love of contemporary music means he throws his support behind Music SA), we are pleased to announce an opportunity to work […]

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Blenheimfest 2018 Lineup Announced!

Blenheim Music and Camping Festival is back for 2018 boasting its biggest line up yet!

This rustic, working farm will be opening up its paddock gates over the Easter long weekend for 2 days of music, dancing, camping and all round good vibes.

The Festival will kick off on Thursday 29 March, starting at 5:30pm, featuring 7 […]

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Neon Tetra ‘Run From The Ruins’ Tour

Neon Tetra have had a busy 2017 already releasing singles ‘Telescopes’ and ‘Reflections’ plus a swag of major supports for The Belligerents, Ecca Vandal and Miami Horror. ‘Run From The Ruins’ is full of earthy psychedelic textures crossed with 70s rock tones and a sonic force that hits you right in the groove muscle.

“Think T-Rex […]

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Adelaide 500 Support Acts Announced

Six South Australian emerging live music acts have been given the opportunity of a lifetime as they prepare to join Robbie Williams, Cold Chisel, and +LIVE+ onstage at the 2018 Adelaide 500.

Delivered through Music SA and Adelaide 500’s Bands On Track partnership aimed at delivering real performance and development opportunities to South Australian musicians, this […]

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Swirl Fest 2018

Swirl Records present the second edition of their homegrown festival ‘SWIRL FEST’. The Adelaide independent record label have moved to the West End of Adelaide to play host to the best in local and interstate psychedelia and rock.

Swirl Fest 2018 will be held at the Ed Castle in Adelaide’s West End across two stages and […]

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Swirl Fest Round TWO!

Swirl Records present the second edition of their homegrown festival ‘SWIRL FEST’. The Adelaide independent record label have moved to the West End of Adelaide to play host to the best in local and interstate psychedelia and rock.
Swirl Fest 2018 will be held at the Ed Castle in Adelaide’s West End across two stages and […]

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Donnarumma – Grace Emily Residency

 

2018 will be a hell of the year and Donnarumma is starting it off by playing 4 free shows at their favourite pub, the Grace Emily Hotel.

They’ve got their amazing friendos playing with us each week.
It’s gonna be rad.

5th – St. Morris Sinners
12th – Dead Roo & Rat Ta’Mango
19th – Chinese New Year & Sam […]

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Summer Festival Returns for 2018!

The rush of the Christmas and New Year period can be exhausting, so why not relax, unwind and have some fun at the West Torrens’ Summer Festival?

In 2018 the Festival will celebrate 10 years and the line-up is a real crowd pleaser with 25 live music acts playing across the program.

To be held on various […]

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Sleep Talk ‘New Tradition’ Single Launch

Five Four Entertainment & Sleep Talk present:

SLEEP TALK
NEW TRADITION SINGLE LAUNCH
Exeter Beer Garden, December 23rd
w special guests
Paradise Club & Madura Green
Doors @ 5pm
18+

Tix on sale now: bit.ly/newtraditionlaunch

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2017 Adelaide Live Music Census

Music SA and the Live Music Office release the findings of the 2017 Adelaide Live Music Census, which offers a snapshot of live music activity in South Australia. SA’s music scene contributed $375 million to the economy in 2015/16, with the industry thriving under the removal of regulatory red tape and increased State Government support.

The inaugural […]

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Adelaide 500 ‘Bands On Track’ Applications Open!

Upcoming SA bands get a chance to play with Cold Chisel, +LIVE+, Robbie Williams and more through the return of Music SA and Adelaide 500’s Bands On Track initiative.

Bands On Track gives emerging SA bands the chance to support some of the world’s best bands on the stage at Adelaide 500’s 20th anniversary.

The 2018 competition […]

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Katie Pomery EP Launch

 

Katie Pomery and her band have been busy working on a 6 track EP !  it’s called Freed and it’s a collection of songs Katie has written about her life.
The event kicks off at 9pm, entry is free, and hard copies of the CD will be available at the show.
They will be playing the EP in its […]

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The Sanctuary Festival Sunday 26th Nov

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The Sanctuary Festival

Welcome to the third and final Sanctuary Festival for 2017! This day is going to be absolutely INCREDIBLE!… Be inspired by the theme of ether and air elements, let your body move to electronic beats, aerial yoga & acrobatic performance. This is an event not to forget, taking place in a secret CBD location to […]

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2018 Clip It! Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the five recipients of this year’s Clip It! video production initiative to be run in conjunction with filmmakers from the Media Resources Centre.

Alex Salkicevic
Young Offenders

Ashleigh Knott
Rachael Leahcar

James Baker
Something to Rescue

Gilbert Kemp Attrill
Dean Forever

Tamryn Morriss
Hana and Jessie-Lee

Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre (MRC) members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music […]

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South Australian Music Awards 2017

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Rachael Leahcar – Shadows Tour

The soulful, powerful voice that is RACHAEL LEAHCAR is hitting the road for her first national tour of Australia, having just won the People’s Choice Pop Award at the 2017 SA Music Awards.

Rachael Leahcar’s SHADOWS TOUR will showcase Rachael’s dynamic range and explosive vocals which have been smashing television audience records since she first appeared […]

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Rachael Leahcar – Shadows Tour

The soulful, powerful voice that is RACHAEL LEAHCAR is hitting the road for her first national tour of Australia, having just won the People’s Choice Pop Award at the 2017 SA Music Awards.

Rachael Leahcar’s SHADOWS TOUR will showcase Rachael’s dynamic range and explosive vocals which have been smashing television audience records since she first appeared […]

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