Scouted Announces Lineup and Playing Times

Music SA and Sundial Productions have announced the full line-up and playing times for the inaugural Scouted showcase event presented in conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR).

Set to take over Adelaide’s East End on July 28, Scouted will showcase South Australia’s most prominent unsigned musical talents, and is […]

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Umbrella: Winter City Sounds returns to ignite Adelaide’s Winter

Music SA today announced a program of over 300 live music events across more than 100 different venues and locations throughout the Adelaide, for the 2017 Umbrella: Winter City Sounds from Friday, July 14 to Monday, July 30.

Umbrella Winter City Sounds, a two week festival partially curated partially open-access, will transform Adelaide into a winter […]

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Introducing Adelaide’s star producer Mario Spate

It’s been a whirlwind start to the year for Adelaide based producer Mario Späte aka Badcop, after being invited back to Sydney’s prestigious Industry song writing camp ’50 Songs in 5 Days’ a second time in December it’s lead to a slew for collaborations in 2017 including with ARIA winners Montagine and Megan Washington.

Recent recipient […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Introducing Adelaide’s star producer Mario Spate

Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID internship with our company on a permanent part-time basis.

This opportunity has arisen thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Peter Hanlon, a […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Week One of Australian Music Month

This week marks the first week of Australian Music Month and to celebrate we launched the new Music SA gig guide on November 1st (Day 1). We’ve been chomping at the bit to announce this new partnership with theMusic.com.au… so go ahead and check it out on our gigs page for all the upcoming gigs around Adelaide.

The topic for week […]

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Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

Sounds Australia presents “Insights into International Genre Events” in partnership with Music SA, Musitec and the Music Development Office.

Sounds Australia will be in Adelaide presenting an evening of insights into the many genre events that are now available through out the year.

From jazz, classical and world music to folk, Americana and all of the dance genres in between, […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

music sa farewells elizabeth reid

After eleven years service, Music SA is sad to announce Digital Marketing Manager, Elizabeth Reid is moving on to take up the dual role of Community Liaison for St Paul’s Creative Centre and Program Officer for the Music Development Office.

Music SA General Manager Lisa Bishop said “Elizabeth has been a highly valued member of the […]

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umbrella – winter city sounds info

If you attended Music SA’s information session on Wednesday (or are subscribed to our eNews), you will have heard the news about a brand new live music festival presented by Music SA.

The inaugural “Umbrella – Winter City Sounds” will be held from 15th July 15 to 7th August 2016, offering an exciting smorgasbord of curated […]

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music sa masterclass – the art of stagecraft

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and the Music Development Office present “Shake Your Money-Maker: A Masterclass in the Art of Stagecraft.”

This is the 4th event in a series of professional development forums aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – the art of stagecraft and performance
Where: Level 1, St Paul’s Creative Centre, […]

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frusic is launched

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bands on track artists announced

Six of South Australia’s best live music acts will join an incredible line-up of international artists and Australian music legends to perform at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide as Music SA’s Bands on Track Support Acts.

Music SA received 134 applications vying for a spot on the Clipsal 500 Adelaide stage and the winners will perform over […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on bands on track artists announced

frusic update: get featured!!

Less than a month to go now before Adelaide Fringe Festival takes over the town, and suburbs, and even some regional areas!

FRUSIC (Fringe Music) promotion will go full force by mid February, and we’ve already started featuring some hand-picked shows and live music venues on the Music SA site & social pages.

So. What do have […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Frusic, Music SA News|Comments Off on frusic update: get featured!!

news presenter special guest in music sa courses 2016

Interest is soaring in Music SA’s series of accredited Music Business Courses for 2016, with enrolments for some Certificates looking set to double in numbers!

It’s no surprise really, if you consider some of the amazing tutors and guest presenters that are lined up to help grow the music careers of our next group of students.

Nine […]

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frusic begins as fringe program launches!

The Adelaide Fringe has opened tickets sales and you can view its entire 2018 program online now.

This season we’re shining the spotlight on the Fringe Music Program – it’s packed with diverse, creative and downright wacky live music options.

In fact there are over 260 music shows to choose from across the state.

Thanks to a partnership between Adelaide Fringe […]

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clip it! apply to have a video made

Clip It! is a music video production initiative brought to you by the Media Resource Centre (MRC) and Music SA, generously funded by Arts SA.

Clip It! aims to assist 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 […]

By |November 13th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on clip it! apply to have a video made

sam awards 2015 winners announced

Tkay Maidza and Timberwolf have walked away as the big winners at last night’s South Australian Music (SAM) Awards.

Eclectic brat rapper, Tkay Maidza, was crowned Best Female and her Switch Tape EP was awarded Best Release. Maidza’s track Switch Lanes scored the APRA AMCOS award for Best Song as well as Best Music Video by […]

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frusic guide to fringe live music

Reminder: 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival program launches 2 December! Watch for more news on how to promote your MUSIC show through the FRUSIC (Fringe Music) Campaign.

 

 

Are you a Registered Fringe Venue that’s hosting Live Music during Adelaide Fringe 2016?

Or…are you a Registered Fringe Artist that is performing Live Music at Adelaide Fringe?

Then you are in […]

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sam awards 2015 nominees announced

Today Music SA announces the nominees for the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards).

SA (by way of Zimbabwe) eclectic brat rapper – Tkay Maizda – leads the charge enjoying a total of seven nominations across 14 categories.

Other front runners in the artist categories include punk three piece Grenadiers, modern folk bluesman Timberwolf and noir alt-rockers […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on sam awards 2015 nominees announced

vote now in sa music awards

Public voting is now open for the “most popular artist” category of the SA Music Awards.

Voters may find themselves faced with a difficult choice – so many good acts have been nominated!

You’ll find the full list, plus more news, at the new official SA Music Awards website, now online at http://southaustralianmusicawards.com.au

Cast your vote here >

Voting […]

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forum: ins + outs of music festivals

**** SOLD OUT ****

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and Pirate Life present “The Ins and Outs of Music Festivals” – the next forum in our professional development series aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – The Ins and Outs of Music Festivals
Where: The Jade Monkey
When: Tuesday, October 13, 6 – 8pm
Who: […]

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frusic info session

INTRODUCING ‘FRUSIC’

Get double the promotion – for FREE – when you register your venue or music act for Adelaide Fringe 2016!

Not only will you be listed in the official Adelaide Fringe guide & website, but you’ll also be featured in a NEW Fringe Live Music Guide, “FRUSIC” – a combination of ‘Fringe’ + ‘Music.’

Learn all […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Frusic, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on frusic info session

music sa announces new team members

(pictured clockwise from top left: Amy Cook, Joel Byrne, Adam Vanderwerf, Peter Hanlon)

 

Music SA is pleased to announce that as a result of our recent internship recruitment, we have appointed Adam Vanderwerf and Joel Byrne to the role of Project Officers, with the further provision of tuition for our Certificate IV in Music Business Course […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on music sa announces new team members

sa music awards after party line-up

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS AFTER-PARTY LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Today Music SA announces the line-up for the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) official after-party, featuring Afro-beat orchestra Shaolin Afronauts and recent Robert Stigwood fellowship recipients SKIES.

Hosted by triple j presenter Dom Alessio and charismatic local musician Max Savage at Fowler’s Live on November 11, the evening’s live […]

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adelaide’s live music census findings revealed

25 August 2015 – UPDATE

The Music Development Office has created a Google Map, illustrating the Adelaide Live Music Census as it covers the CBD & near surrounds – a fascinating visual depiction of our local live scene.

 

13 August 2015

In response to the University of Tasmania’s report released this week identifying the live music industry as […]

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band connection awaits

TONIGHT (Wednesday August 5) Band Connection kicks off at The Station in Murray Bridge, with a special guest band in store..

What’s Band Connection all about? It aims to create. Innovate. Inspire. If you want to join a band, they’ll show you how – no experience needed!

Presented by Music SA, The Station, and Murray Bridge Council, […]

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winter jams videos

Remember Winter Jams?

Our program with the Adelaide City Council in the July school holidays was a complete success, and we were enthralled by the artistic results achieved in only 3 days.

That’s 3 days to write, record AND film a brand new, original song. Ambitious by many standards, but these young artists (aged between 13-17 […]

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south australian music awards announced

Today Music SA announces the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) are to take place on Wednesday 11 November, with nominations open from Monday 3 August.

The awards, which are judged by an expert industry panel from around the country, celebrate the absolute best South Australia’s contemporary original music scene has to offer.

“South Australia has a […]

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music sa seeks intern

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID Internship with our company, on a permanent part-time basis.

This opportunity has arisen thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Peter Hanlon, […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on music sa seeks intern

music sa “hard to say goodbye” show

It’s a bittersweet event for the Music SA Cert III Event Management students, as their major live music event is also the last ever shows of two Adelaide bands.

All That I’m Asking (pictured) and S is for Spaceship headline “Hard To Say Goodbye” at Nexus on the 21st of August.

Other outstanding Metalcore, Punk-Rock and […]

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“this is sa music” at airport

MUSIC SA and Adelaide Airport are pleased to announce that their successful partnership program “This Is SA Music” continues throughout 2015.

A curated original SA music series, “This Is SA Music” is performed live at Adelaide Airport every Friday afternoon, plus alternate Saturdays and Sundays. Over 100 shows will be performed throughout the year, with each […]

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meet music sa’s new team members

You may have noticed a few new faces at Music SA of late… We’ve had some excellent team members join our ranks for a range of new activities in the past month.

We’ve been loving the enthusiastic approach of Publicist extraordinaire, Koral Chandler, who’s been an amazing conduit for spreading the good news about the many […]

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breaking out of the nest

Music SA and APRA | AMCOS present Breaking Out of The Nest – the next masterclass in a series of professional development forums aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – Breaking Out of The Nest – Touring
Where: The Jade
When: June 23, 6 – 8pm
Who: Open to anyone interested

Chaired by Jett […]

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introducing music business mondays

Music SA’s new Industry Development Manager, Emma Coyle, will be opening the doors every Monday for anyone needing one-on-one guidance with their band or music business.

There’s no question too big or too small; from ‘how do I book a local gig’, to ‘when is the right time to seek out a manager’ via ‘how do […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on introducing music business mondays

will liquour act changes affect venues

Our General Manager Lisa Bishop has featured prominently in local news lately, with features in The Advertiser’s Business Journal (pictured) and The City. She’s spreading the word about the potential effect legislative changes will have on live music venues in Adelaide, and highlighting Music SA’s role in seeking ways to support our industry.

Proposed changes to […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on will liquour act changes affect venues

music sa farewells gordon andersen

It is with a heavy heart that the team at Music SA announce that our Industry Development Manager of eight years, Gordon Andersen, is moving on to take up the role of Events and Promotions Officer at the City of West Torrens.

Music SA General Manager Lisa Bishop said “We are pleased and proud to see […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on music sa farewells gordon andersen

picnics + live music in vic square

What better way to spend your Thursday lunchtime than out in the open spaces of Victoria Square – with live original music!?

Music SA has lined up a great bunch of bands from this Thursday 7 May through 28 May from 12noon to 2pm, for the Adelaide City Council’s latest initiative “Picnic Square.”

You can even buy […]

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southern sounds expands

Great news for acts down south! After a successful 2014, Southern Sounds is back, and bigger with even more opportunities for career development and showcasing.

In 2015 the mentoring, masterclass & showcasing event has expanded to include a full day masterclass on song structure and production with Mixmasters Studios’ Mick Wordley, a PR masterclass with Ronnie […]

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maps film school launch 5 sa video clips

UPDATE 1 MAY 2015

After a very successful launch last night at St Paul’s Creative Centre, the latest video clip series from the MAPS film school students are officially online!

Head to our Instagram for a few photos from the evening’s proceedings, and jump straight on YouTube to watch the live clips:

Cosmo Thundercat – ‘I Could Never’ […]

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live music fridays at adelaide central market

The Central Market has over 80 stalls and is South Australia’s most visited tourist attraction.

This Market remains the food Mecca for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce, trading in fruit, vegetables, small goods, and café food.

Today it remains the ‘Heart of Adelaide’. At 146 years of age, the Market is a special place that we all […]

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summer series at uni sa

Music SA, along with USASA (University of South Australia Student Association), is proud to present original live music coming to you across the Uni SA campuses, with the “Summer Music Series”. Every Wednesday for 6 weeks, musicians will be providing some sweet tunes on campus to brighten your day from 12 noon.

Find them at these […]

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