Skye Lockwood

About Skye Lockwood

Marketing Manager - Music SA

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 […]

By |February 19th, 2018|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Hot Tips for the Music Business – Lisa Bishop

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 […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Tiersman EP Launch

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 […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Goonbomb & Mercs

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, […]

By |January 29th, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Haystacks Calhoon EP Launch

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 […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Entertainment Insurance from Aon

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 […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on St Morris Sinners Single Launch

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 […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Join the Music SA Team in 2018!

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 […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Blenheimfest 2018 Lineup Announced!

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 […]

By |January 15th, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Neon Tetra ‘Run From The Ruins’ Tour

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 […]

By |January 15th, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Adelaide 500 Support Acts Announced

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 […]

By |January 9th, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Swirl Fest 2018

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 […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Swirl Fest Round TWO!

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 […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Donnarumma – Grace Emily Residency

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 […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Summer Festival Returns for 2018!

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

By |December 11th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Sleep Talk ‘New Tradition’ Single Launch

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 […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on 2017 Adelaide Live Music Census

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 […]

By |December 1st, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Adelaide 500 ‘Bands On Track’ Applications Open!

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 […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Katie Pomery EP Launch

The Sanctuary Festival Sunday 26th Nov

By |November 24th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on The Sanctuary Festival Sunday 26th Nov

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 […]

By |November 23rd, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on The Sanctuary Festival

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 […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on 2018 Clip It! Recipients Announced

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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2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Last night hip-hop duo A.B. Original won a total of six awards at the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards), while pop superstar Tkay Maidza won Best Female Artist and South Sudanese-born rapper DyspOra won Best Male Artist.

A.B. Original cleaned up the awards winning six in total with their 2016 debut album Reclaim […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on 2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Gaol Blues Festival 2017

After the success of the festival in 2016, Adelaide Gaol will once again be swinging to a blues beat on November 11th, 2017. With free entry to the Gaol during the event, authetic blues music, ‘Southern American style’ food, local craft beer, cider and wine, this will be an unforgetable festival in one of South […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Gaol Blues Festival 2017

New Female Music Industry Scholarship

Music SA in partnership with moshtix, is thrilled to announce the creation of a new scholarship to assist in developing the career of a female South Australian music industry professional and addressing the barriers for women trying to forge a career in the music industry.

The scholarship, for a Certificate IV in Music Industry, will be funded […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on New Female Music Industry Scholarship

The Beverly Chills ‘Leave Me Hanging’ Tour

Adelaide’s own Low Fi Goth Hardcore Surf Punk Duo, The Beverly Chills are on their ‘Leave Me Hanging’ tour and are playing a free show on Saturday November 4 at The Exeter from 7pm with supports from Poly and Intrepid.

Leave Me Hanging out now on Sick City Records.

By |October 30th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on The Beverly Chills ‘Leave Me Hanging’ Tour

Root Down Festival

The second annual ROOT DOWN festival hits Adelaide CBD this Saturday October 28!

With a massive line-up this is more than a music festival, it’s a demonstration of culture.

Tickets are moving fast! Grab yours here>

Presented by Melt Frank Music

By |October 25th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on Root Down Festival

Writer Services Representative role at APRA AMCOS

APRA AMCOS is searching for a Writer Services Representative to join the Writer Services department based in North Adelaide. The role is permanent Full Time commencing December 2017 and reporting to the National Manager, Writer Services.

This is a busy, service based role supporting writer members of APRA AMCOS with many aspects of their membership and royalty […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Writer Services Representative role at APRA AMCOS

Twenty Years of Music SA!

Over the last 20 years Music SA has delivered a significant contribution to the growth, development and profile of the original contemporary music industry in South Australia. We service artists, industry practitioners and music businesses.

Since its inception Music SA has been an industry leader for contemporary music education (both performance, festivals & events and music […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Twenty Years of Music SA!

SIAMESE Scatterbrain Tour

SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Single Tour boasting an all local line up!

Presented by Swirl Records & Future Popes

+ Blush Response
+ Smoke Rings
+ TOWNS

Tickets $10 (+bf) – Link: http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/siamese-scatterbrain-tour-adelaide/97774

Listen to/get ‘Scatterbrain’ here for free or for $$: https://swirlrecords.bandcamp.com/track/scatterbrain

By |October 9th, 2017|Top Pick Gig|Comments Off on SIAMESE Scatterbrain Tour

SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Tour

SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Single Tour boasting an all local line up!

Presented by Swirl Records & Future Popes

+ Blush Response
+ Smoke Rings
+ TOWNS

Tickets $10 (+bf) – Link: http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/siamese-scatterbrain-tour-adelaide/97774

Listen to/get ‘Scatterbrain’ here for free or for $$: https://swirlrecords.bandcamp.com/track/scatterbrain

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Tour

Finalists announced for the 2017 South Australian Music Awards

Music SA today announced the finalists for the SAM Awards Peer-Voted and People’s Choice categories for their third annual event, with the winners to be celebrated on Thursday 9th November at Thebby Lane (Thebarton Theatre) in Adelaide.

Boasting an exciting and diverse list of finalists, the 2017 SAM Awards nominations are led by political hip-hop duo […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Finalists announced for the 2017 South Australian Music Awards

Meet Todd Fischer – A Wizard in the World of Graphic Design

Meet the man behind many of Music SA’s absolute genius graphic designs including our Umbrella Winter City Sounds logo and Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night poster!!

Todd Fischer is an Adelaide graphic designer using his artistic wizardry to provide effective creative solutions that really stand out from the crowd. Rather than someone who is just […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Featured Artist, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Meet Todd Fischer – A Wizard in the World of Graphic Design

CLIP IT Initiative returns for 2017/18

Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre (MRC) members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music SA musicians (band or solo artist) and interpret that song in a creative and resourceful way which furthers both the musicians and the filmmakers’ careers.

Clip It! is funded by the South Australian Government through the […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on CLIP IT Initiative returns for 2017/18

Semaphore Music Festival

Semaphore Music Festival is held on the beach – Foreshore Reserve and surrounding pubs, clubs and venues over four nights and three days from Friday 29 September to Monday 2 October.

Check out full program and purchase Early Bird tickets for the Main Stage Saturday, Sunday and Monday concerts featuring Ruby Boots, William Crighton, Charles Jenkins […]

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Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night

We’ve found the perfect excuse for the music industry, their family and friends to get together to enjoy some games, prizes, cake, art, a raffle, door prizes and of course music!

Join us for a very special birthday. Yes! Music SA is turning 20 years old and we’d love you to help us blow out the […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Gigs, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night