About Skye Walter

Marketing Manager - Music SA

Best Music Video and Composition Wins for SA

It’s that time of year again as the 2020 South Australian Screen Awards have just rolled around! Run by Mercury CX, the SASAs are a celebration of South Aussie short films, documentaries, music videos and more.

While COVID kept it from being a full-scale physical event, that didn’t stop the SA film industry from celebrating digitally with […]

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The Journey Series at Parks & Rockreation

The JOURNEY series is the opening ceremony for each episode of Parks and Rockreation – in this 30 minute slot, we will showcase past Music SA students and the journey they’ve taken since undergoing their Certificate at Music SA. Some journeys have been bigger than others but it’s all testament to the starting ground of […]

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Sam Awards Winners & Red Carpet Gallery

All images by John Goodridge

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SAM Awards Winners 2020

It has been an epic night of music and celebration of South Australia’s music community and industry, as the 2020 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards took place on the grounds of UniBar Adelaide’s College Green.

Across 29 Industry Voted and People’s Choice Award categories, the event saw some of the State’s best songwriters, performers and industry […]

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Music SA is hiring!

WANT A JOB YOU LOVE IN A PLACE YOU LOVE?

WE’RE HIRING!

Music SA is looking for 3 key people to join our passionate team:

Business Manager
Training Manager
Peter Hanlon Internship

Please see below for  all three positions descriptions and how to apply.

 

Business Manager

Got a thing for numbers?

If you want to help run an efficient and effective […]

By |October 26th, 2020|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music SA is hiring!

Host and Performers announced for SAM’s 2020

With less than a month to go until the 2020 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards, we unveil the talented performers and host for this year’s event. 

Held for the first time in a specially constructed outdoor format, the 2020 SAM Awards continue to be a highlight of the South Australian music industry calendar, celebrating the best […]

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TREATY – SA’s Newest First Nations Music Event

ANNOUNCING SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S NEWEST FIRST NATIONS MUSIC EVENT. CELEBRATING NAIDOC WEEK 2020 WITH THE THEME ‘ALWAYS WAS, ALWAYS WILL BE’

 TREATY, a new live music showcase of South Australia’s best emerging and established First Nations artists, will be presented as a NAIDOC Week 2020 free community event at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute on Friday November 13th […]

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South Australian Music Awards Nominations Revealed!

This November 3rd, the 2020 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards will be celebrating the achievements of musicians, producers, videographers and venues from what’s been a decidedly unpredictable 12 months. Today, the SAM Awards reveal their nominees for this year’s event, along with the all-important venue and event details for the November ceremony.

With COVID-19 affecting how […]

By |October 8th, 2020|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on South Australian Music Awards Nominations Revealed!

GO LIVE Launch at The Jade

GO LIVE LAUNCH 
1st September 2020 at The Jade
Photography by Eve Burner

 

 

 

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Umbrella Festival Presents: GO LIVE

Many industries have taken a hit over COVID-19 restrictions; the music industry being no exception, but Music SA is launching an initiative to get musicians to the next stage.

Umbrella Festival presents: GO LIVE is a major marketing campaign encouraging audiences to safely attend South Australian live music from 18 September to December 31 2020.

After the […]

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A Tribute to Two Adelaide Music Champions

It has been a heart-breaking week for the Adelaide music scene. Late Saturday night, our dearest Disk Edits announced the passing of local Audio Master and Proprietor, Neville Clark. Following this sad news only a few days later, SA punk champs She’s The Band announced the passing of their beloved drummer and influential member of […]

By |August 12th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on A Tribute to Two Adelaide Music Champions

Australian Government Announce Grants for Live Music Venues

The Australian Government has just announced their support in helping venues to host live Australian music.
Small to medium live music venues are encouraged to apply for Live Music Australia funding to get back on their feet and prepare to host live shows.

The program will provide $5 million annually over four years from 2020–21, through two rounds each […]

By |August 11th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Australian Government Announce Grants for Live Music Venues

ALMBC Launches with 65,000 Live Music Jobs

The Australian Live Music Business Council has announced its formation, representing the interests of small to medium Australian music enterprises and the thousands of live music jobs they underpin – from booking agents and managers, venues and promoters, through to ticketing companies, poster companies, media, publicists, food vendors, security, music technicians, roadies and many more.

The […]

By |July 15th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on ALMBC Launches with 65,000 Live Music Jobs

Music in the Streets!

Music is set to fill the streets, coming to you live from all corners of the city!

From 3 July until 25th September, catch your favourite local acts performing pop-up sets and roving performances around the city, every Friday lunchtime.

Grab a bite at one of the nearby eateries – we’ll supply the beats!

Upcoming Events:

Friday 17th July […]

By |July 9th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music in the Streets!

The World’s Smallest Stage

The World’s Smallest Stage is coming in October 2020!

Some of our best South Australian dancers, choreographers and musicians have been collaborating during isolation to create a ‘social distancing inspired’ series of dance performances that will be presented in a tiny space of just 2m x 2m. These incredibly talented local creatives are from the team at Restless Dance Theatre […]

By |July 8th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on The World’s Smallest Stage

Support Act launches ‘On My Mind’

Support Act has announced the launch of On My Mind, a free online workshop series exploring the ins and outs of mental health and wellbeing for musicians, crew and other workers in the Australian music industry.

Kicking off the monthly series on 9 July, the first instalment, Don’t believe everything you think, will educate participants in […]

By |July 7th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Support Act launches ‘On My Mind’

Women in Music Mentor Program

The Women in Music Mentor program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program will run once a year from 2020 to 2023 and is designed to enable women to navigate their career and leadership pathways, develop professional decision making, governance, commercial and corporate […]

By |June 25th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Women in Music Mentor Program

Music SA Appoints New General Manager

The Music SA board has pleasure in announcing its new General Manager, with the role going to musician, skilled administrator, IT professional and vocational trainer Kim Roberts.

An active member of the local music community for the last 20 years, Ms Roberts has experience including artist management, festival work and music media. If she’s not performing in one […]

By |June 18th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music SA Appoints New General Manager

Can COVID Stop the Music!?

As COVID-19 restrictions have taken their toll on the music industry, musicians and music venues have bore the brunt, left with no crowds and no physical space for their music or voice to be heard. Except in one place… online!

Live streaming has become the new norm as our artists and audiences are forced to take to […]

By |June 17th, 2020|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Can COVID Stop the Music!?

Australia’s Music Industry Pleads for Government Support in Open Letter

Australian music industry unites behind an Open Letter imploring the Australian Government to provide sector support to ensure its survival during the COVID-19 crisis.
The urgent letter has been signed by more than 1000 artists, workers, venues & businesses such as Jenny Morris, Archie Roach, Tina Arena, Jimmy Barnes, Nick Cave, John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, Peter Garrett, Deborah […]

By |June 10th, 2020|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Australia’s Music Industry Pleads for Government Support in Open Letter

Artist Highlight: Owen Lindsay

Owen Lindsay is an incredible South Australian illustrator. Over the years, he’s created album covers and gig posters for local bands, as well as illustrating for several Adelaide magazines including his current work with CityMag. We recently engaged Owen to create an illustration including 90 bands, plus 8 venues hidden behind cheeky puns and literal descriptive […]

By |June 4th, 2020|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Artist Highlight: Owen Lindsay

Friday 6th – Monday 9th – WOMADelaide
Friday 6th – Ego-ish (Pinkish Blu & Egoism) Tour – Jive
Friday 6th – EP LAUNCH | ALBANY AVENUE
Saturday 7th – Family Day Fundraiser
Saturday 7th – Beanie / Anarchy Rose / Abolished / H BLOCK / David Christie
Sunday 8th – Sturt Avenue / OHKO / Eli & the Truth
Sunday 8th […]

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Friday 5th – Monday 8th – WOMADelaide
Friday 5th – Ego-ish (Pinkish Blu & Egoism) Tour – Jive
Friday 5th – EP LAUNCH | ALBANY AVENUE
Saturday 6th – Beanie / Anarchy Rose / Abolished / H BLOCK / David Christie
Sunday 7th – Sturt Avenue / OHKO / Eli & the Truth
Sunday 7th –  THE DEE MAJOR MYSTERY […]

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Friday 28th – BLOW
Saturday 29th – Heinous Crimes Album Launch
Saturday 29th – Bushfire Relief Fundraiser at The Metro
Saturday 29th – The Cut Snakes at the Exeter Hotel, Adelaide
Saturday 29th – Utopia | Motez & Friends
Saturday 29th – Mad Max meets The Shaolin Afronauts 
Sunday 1st – Germein – Bushfire Benefit

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Friday 14th – Glasseye Parlour – All About Attention Single Launch
Friday 14th – Cats Feb 14th: Oscar The Wild + Abraska & Bermuda Bay
Friday 14th – Valentine’s Day bush fire benefit show!
Saturday 15th – Venice Queens | Adelaide *ALL AGES*
Saturday 15th – The Boys Club – EP Launch
Sunday 16th – Uncle Mum’s Summer Balcony BBQ

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Friday 31st – GIRL Album Launch / Bushfire Fundraiser
Friday 31st – Music in the Library 2020
Friday 31st – Wanderers Hometown Album Fundraiser
Saturday 1st – Thebartonia!
Saturday 1st – FIRE AID – A bushfire fundraiser
Saturday 1st – Adrian Eagle – MAMA EP Tour – Adelaide
Saturday 1st – TORK – ‘Motion’ Single Launch
Saturday 1st – The Unset – […]

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Thursday 23rd – Banned: Teenage Joans, Mum Friends, Kyle Charles Hall
Friday 24th – JESS DAY | Crown & Anchor Hotel, Adelaide
Friday 24th – Dr Martens Rundle Mall music event
Saturday 25th – BIG TOWN ep release show w/ placement + dan heath
Saturday 25th – Wren & The Restless Few with Mark Curtis & The Flannelettes
Sunday 26th […]

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Friday 17 – Ext Fam Presents: Girls Rock! Adelaide Summer Fundraiser
Friday 17 – Cats Jan 17th: Busseys + Soda & Teenage Joans

Friday 17 – On The Run Single Launch

Saturday 18 – Shahrae (Single Launch) w/ Jethro + Skyla

Saturday 18 – TOUGH BOYS – “Action International” EP Launch

Saturday 18 – The Big Splash! – Rhyme, Grind […]

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Friday 10th – Bushfire Relief Fundraiser “digging in and helping friends”
Friday 10th – The Angels with Boom Crash Opera
Saturday 11th – TIERSMAN (EP Launch) w/ David Blumberg & TMB and The PBCBs
Saturday 11th – Zac Eichner with Kyle Charles Hall & Diamond Skies
Saturday 11th – Los Palms hit the beach
Sunday 12th – Naomi Keyte at […]

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Friday 3rd – CFS Benefit Show w/Larsen, The Max Headroom & Retriever
Saturday 4th – Cold Chisel – Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, SA
Saturday 4th – Lobethal Bierhaus Community Garden Bushfire Fundraiser
Saturday 4th – The DEE MAJOR MYSTERY BAND and FRIENDS
Saturday 4th – SA Bushfire Appeal Fundraiser
Sunday 5th – FOMO2020 Adelaide
Sunday 5th – The Man Himself single launch […]

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Thursday 26th – Boxing Day at The Cranker
Friday 27th – TGCIO (Thank God Xmas Is Over) show
Friday 27th – Diamond Skies and Isaac Thomas & His Best Friends at The Wheaty
Friday 27th – SONS OF ZÖKU – ‘Dead Poets’ Single Launch
Saturday 28th – Alexander Black, Ella Ion, Katie Pomery at The Wheaty
Saturday 28th – Bushfire […]

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Thursday 19th – MARRS Backpacker EP Launch w Katie Pomery Band & effie
Thursday 19th – LIGHT TV XMAS PARTY=
Friday 20th – SOLD OUT | Santa Clause is Comin’ to TOWNS
Friday 20th – Woman in the Stars album launch
Friday 20th – Timberwolf & Friends Christmas Special | Fat Controller
Saturday 21st – Down And Out EP Launch […]

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Wednesday 11th – Paper Sunsets ‘VOA’ EP Launch w/ Stacy Says & Mersey Sports Club
Thursday 12th – Stormhorse “Dark Days Are Over” Single Launch
Friday 13th – Ethanol Blend ‘The Blend Part 2.’ Album Launch
Friday 13th – Burjon ‘Seasons’ Single Launch
Saturday 14th – Stonecutters 2019
Saturday 14th – Keys To The West Thebby
Saturday 14th – Nick Pennington […]

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Wednesday 4th – 2019 NLMAs: Adelaide, SA
Friday 6th – BLUE LUCY (Debut Headline Show), Bermuda Bay & Annita
Friday 6th – Ghost Thief / Aaron Thomas & the Human Patterns / Jason Katsaras
Friday 6th – Fergus Maximus at West Thebby Social Club
Saturday 7th – Made from Steel EP Launch
Saturday 7th – Freefall Festival 2019
Sunday 8th – […]

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Nov 28th – Runebilly Rattle *Album Launch* with guests
Nov 29th – 30th Contact By Kiah Gossner
Nov 29th – The Union at ‘The Cranka’
Nov 30th – Under The Influence
Nov 30th – Hillside Fest 7.0!
Nov 30th-  MIC ASSASSINS 2
Nov 30th – Our Place – The Festival ’19
Nov 30th – H2NYB: A FESTIVAL BY SODA – Loose Bricks, […]

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SAM’s Red Carpet & Winners Wall Gallery

2019 South Australian Music Awards
Red Carpet & Winners Wall
Bonython Hall, The University of Adelaide
Photography by Nick Astanei

By |November 26th, 2019|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on SAM’s Red Carpet & Winners Wall Gallery

2019 South Australian Music Awards Gallery

2019 South Australian Music Awards
Bonython Hall, Adelaide University
Photography by Dave Court

 

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS

Indie rock trio Horror My Friend achieved three nods for their successes at the South Australian Music (SAM) Awards tonight, with Adrian Eagle and Electric Fields both coming away with two awards each, and Jess Day winning Best New Artist.

In a gala ceremony hosted by triple j Home and Hosed’s Declan Byrne after a stirring Welcome to Country by Jack […]

By |November 23rd, 2019|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS

Rundle Mall Plaza Drops New Local Music Series

Rundle Mall Plaza presents its inaugural Terrace Sessions, a new free pop-up music series featuring some of South Australia’s most talented singer-songwriters, launching on Friday, November 22.

Held over four Friday nights across November and December, The Terrace Sessions will showcase talent from the likes of Mason Lloyde, rising star Ollie English, Tara Carragher and Kelly […]

By |November 21st, 2019|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Rundle Mall Plaza Drops New Local Music Series

Friday 22nd – 2019 SAM Awards + Music SA Music Awards After Party
Friday 22nd – Bec Stevens end of year EMOtional Finale (ADL)
Friday 22nd – A GOOD NIGHT OUT
Saturday 23rd – End of Exams Party w/ Big Uncle Love Bus, Pillarbox, Big Pelican
Sunday 24th – Max Savage, Delia Obst and Cosmo Thundercat
Sunday 24th – Teenage […]

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