Music SA Presents

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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

Exploding White Mice Reunite for Vive Le Punk!

Punk Rock mania will explode at ADL Film Festival with the return of legendary Adelaide (punk) outfit Exploding White Mice. In the ‘80s and ‘90s the Mice tore up the stage at home and abroad with shows that are still talked about.

Their stellar recording career began with 1983’s Nest of Vipers, named by RAM magazine […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Exploding White Mice Reunite for Vive Le Punk!

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 […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Scouted Announces Lineup and Playing Times

Mid-year entry now open for Certificate IV In Music Industry

Want to turn your music passion into a profession? Music SA is now offering mid-year entry into their talented Certificate IV in Music Industry course starting Monday 17th July.

In a Certificate IV in Music Industry, Music SA students study, perform and work in hands-on roles in music and festival management. With both full and part […]

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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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Play alongside Regurgitator at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Do you want to play alongside the one and only REGURGITATOR at the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival on Saturday 29th 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 Thursday 1st June. The winner will be […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Play alongside Regurgitator at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Local SA Artists Set to Play Clipsal 500

Four of South Australia’s best emerging live music acts will join an incredible line-up of Australian music talent at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide After Race Concerts as Music SA’s Bands on Track Support Acts.

For the first time, adding to the Friday 3 March feast, will be an extra special Golden Era Records showcase of the […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Local SA Artists Set to Play Clipsal 500

Cultural Music Exchange

Music SA and Nexus Arts will welcome The Jerry Cans to South Australia on Wednesday 8 March 2017 from 4pm – 5pm at The Grace Emily Hotel. The band are here to celebrate the Adelaide Fringe and are Keen to talk to Local South Australian Musicians about the Global Music Economy and how they travel […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Cultural Music Exchange

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is back!

The State Government’s Live Music Events Fund has backed Music SA to repeat the runaway success of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, which launched in 2016. Umbrella will be held from July 14-30, with a program of live music throughout Adelaide.

In addition, the prestigious AIR awards will be held in Adelaide as a part of Music […]

By |February 18th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Umbrella, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is back!

Gareth’s tips on how to make a film clip under $1000!

We asked Gareth Wilkes, Music SA’s Business Manager and a film director and writer, to give us all his hottest tips on how to make a film clip under $1000…

Choose one location – shifting locations takes time and costs money
Spend money on food  – especially if your cast and crew are volunteers
Join the Media Resource […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Gareth’s tips on how to make a film clip under $1000!

Check Your Head: Mental Health Panel

CHECK YOUR HEAD is a panel discussion on the issues surrounding mental health in the music industry. Inspired by the current light being shed on mental health in our community, we want to steer the beacon of hope toward the music industry. The heavy responsibilities of artists, venues, promoters, festival crew, tour management etc, can […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, SA Industry|Comments Off on Check Your Head: Mental Health Panel

2016 SAM Awards Winners

This year’s music awards marked Music SA’s second year as custodians of the recently rebranded SAM awards which were previously known as the Fowlers Live Music Awards.

The night was an incredible success for Music SA, says General Manager Lisa Bishop, “We could not be more proud to recognise and celebrate the wealth of talent we […]

By |November 15th, 2016|Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on 2016 SAM Awards Winners

SA Music Awards Photo Gallery

Photography by Joshua Geelan

 

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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

Vocal Master Class with Tony Lindsay (Santana)

Music SA is offering four young vocalists the opportunity of a lifetime! The Day of the Song Festival has put together a Vocal Master Class with the legendary Tony Lindsay (Santana Lead Vocalist) and Janice Maxie-Reid. The master class runs for two hours on the 1st of December and each selected vocalist will need to […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Vocal Master Class with Tony Lindsay (Santana)

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, […]

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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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best practice guidelines

On the back of recent good news regarding the regulation of the live music industry in South Australia, the not-for-profit company Music SA is proud to launch the most comprehensive and useful resource for music venues ever produced in South Australia. The Best Practice Guide for Live Music Venues outlines practical tips to assist live […]

By |February 11th, 2016|Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on best practice guidelines

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

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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clipsal 500 line up for friday concert

A host of Australian music talent will join the already impressive concert line up on stage at next year’s Clipsal 500 Adelaide, with race organisers announcing exciting additions to the entertainment program for the 2016 event.

Presented by Nova 91.9, Friday night’s concert will see some of Australia’s hottest DJs hit the stage with hot headline […]

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your music career starts here

It’s time to make YOUR Music Career happen….

Music SA’s Courses are ACCREDITED and have proven success!

See courses.musicsa.com.au

We have helped nurture some of the best talent and industry players in town. Examples? Recent grad Yung Gemmy just grabbed half a million YouTube views in 4 days with a new collaboration.

Alumni Sharni Honor’s The Porch Sessions regularly […]

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frusic begins as fringe program launches!

The Adelaide Fringe has opened tickets sales today (2 December 2015) and you can view its entire 2016 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 284 music shows to choose from, hosted at 126 venues […]

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brick lane loves live music

More live music in unusual places, thanks to Music SA!

One of our latest series has been “Live in Brick Lane”, with acoustic performers at the new Brickworks Marketplace on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Smooth sounds have been coming your way in the Lane’s dining space, which thus far has included solo sets by Dusty Lee, Sam Brittain, […]

By |November 26th, 2015|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on brick lane loves live music

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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live music at picnic in the square

Picnic in the Square is back!  After a fabulous run in 2014, this popular series in the heart of the CBD returns with more scrumptious food and some of Adelaide’s hottest acts.

Every Thursday and Friday in Victoria Square during November, why not step out of the office and enjoy a delicious Market Meals lunch, PLUS […]

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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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your music career starts here

It’s not too late to enrol for Music SA’s range of Music Business Courses, 2016.

Broaden your education, develop new and existing skills, network & build industry contacts – we’ll show you the way.

What’s on offer? A wide range of Certificates II, III and IV that have you covered if you want to be a performer, […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on your music career starts here

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 […]

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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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