Clip It! Returns for 2019!

ATTENTION FILMMAKERS AND MUSICIANS
So you think you’re the next Spike Jonze,
Michel Gondry or Hannah Lux Davis?
So you’re desperate for a professional music video but don’t have heaps of cash?
Then Clip It! is for you! 
Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre (MRC) members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music SA musicians […]

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Umbrella Festival Program is LIVE!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of the popular Umbrella: Winter City Sounds festival for its fourth year, delivering a program of live music across a range of Adelaide venues this July and including a host of awesome showcase events.
Featuring over 20 different contemporary genres, and with performances at a list of venues covering […]

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2019 SCOUTED LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

In its third year, Music SA’s Scouted returns in 2019 to showcase to significant industry representatives and enthusiastic music fans the wonderful unsigned and emerging musical talent we have in South Australia.
In conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR), the Scouted mini-festival will take over Adelaide’s east end […]

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Umbrella Festival Program Launch After Party

The 2019 Umbrella Festival Program officially launches on May 29 and it’s time to celebrate the colder months with a party!

FREE ENTRY | DOORS 8PM

Dean Forever
The Empty Threats
Hey Harriett
Oopsie Daisy
+ groovy DJ’s and drink specials

Umbrella Festival is the largest open access live music festival in SA, celebrating music of all different genres in unusual and […]

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Open up for Area 7 & The Porkers at Better Shed Than Dead Festival

Do you want the chance to play alongside Area 7, The Porkers, Wishful Thinking & more at the first annual Better Shed then Dead Festival on June 8 at Bigshed Brewing, Royal Park?

Well, in partnership with Chopdog Entertainment, Music SA is offering one lucky Adelaide Punk or Ska band this very chance! To enter fill […]

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CLIP COMBAT! MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITON

Music SA and  the Government of South Australia’s Music Development Office present Clip Combat, an initiative to encourage South Australian filmmakers under the age of 26 to build awareness of local SA musicians by submitting a music video to the Clip Combat! competition.

Do you spend hours watching music videos on your favourite device? Ever wondered what […]

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New funding for more live music & more opportunities for Australia’s musicians

The Morrison Government has committed $30.9 million in new funding for more live music and to create more opportunities for Australia’s artists to compete in a global industry.

The Australian Music Industry Package will provide funding for a range of measures which include grants to assist Australian small businesses to host more live music and new […]

By |April 1st, 2019|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on New funding for more live music & more opportunities for Australia’s musicians

Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open Now!

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!!
Head to https://avr.umbrellaadelaide.com.au/users/sign_in to register your event to be included in this years’ Umbrella Winter City Sounds festival! Make sure you come along to the Umbrella Winter City Sounds Info Session 6pm on the 19th March at St Paul’s Creative Centre to hear all about how you can get involved!
More info on Umbrella Winter City […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open Now!

Bands on Track 2019

ADELAIDE 500
March 1st – 3rd 2019
Photography by Luke Byrne

 

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, which is once again set to deliver warmth and vibrant activity to Adelaide through a diverse range of music performances across the CBD and metropolitan areas.

An open access contemporary music festival, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds kicks off from July 12 to 28, with registrations opening on […]

By |March 1st, 2019|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2019

Music SA is excited to announce that Scouted will take place in Adelaide’s East End on Friday 26th July 2019, as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

The below form is for South Australian musicians/bands who wish to submit an expression of interest in showcasing at the event. All artists need to be experienced musicians with […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2019

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 on a permanent part-time basis.

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

By |February 18th, 2019|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Local bands announced to open Superloop Adelaide 500 Concerts

Music SA is proud to announce the winners of the annual Bands on Track competition – six SA acts who will perform in the Superloop Adelaide 500 After Race Concert Series, opening for some of the biggest names in international and Australian music.

With fierce competition in 2019, an all-time record 280 acts submitted entries, which were then judged […]

By |February 15th, 2019|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Local bands announced to open Superloop Adelaide 500 Concerts

WIN! Meet and Greet with Vance Joy at Superloop Adelaide 500

Two of Australia’s hottest solo artists and multiple ARIA Award winners, Vance Joy and Amy Shark, will ignite Adelaide when they headline Friday night’s post-race concert at the highly anticipated 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500.

Both Vance Joy and Amy Shark will head to Adelaide in March for a special one-off performance for fans at the event.

We are offering […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on WIN! Meet and Greet with Vance Joy at Superloop Adelaide 500

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Pictured: Zaachariaha Fielding, Electric Fields, Photo: Diana Sautelle

Thanks to the generosity of a private philanthropist, Music SA is offering a study scholarship for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person to study the business of contemporary music. Music SA has matched the donation with a paid internship in the Music SA office.

The 2019 scholarship will see […]

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South Australian Live Music Venues Open for Business

There’s new proof that live music is a strength for Adelaide, with venues well and truly open for business and living up to Adelaide’s UNESCO designation as a City of Music.

Adelaide’s musical pedigree was set in print when the bible of international travellers The Lonely Planetrecently labelled Adelaide “Australia’s live music city”.

Not surprising, considering that […]

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Applications Open for Female Music Business Scholarship

After a stellar partnership year in 2018, Moshtix and Music SA are today proud to announce that they will again be offering a scholarship to assist in developing the career of an aspiring South Australian female music industry professional in 2019.

The 2018 scholarship saw winner Elli Cleary receive her Certificate IV in Music Business, and allowed […]

By |November 30th, 2018|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications Open for Female Music Business Scholarship

SAM Awards Wrap Up!

The 2018 South Australian Music Awards held at the Adelaide Town Hall… what a night to remember! A huge congrats to all our winners and a big thank you to all our sponsors once again.

Check out the SAM’s wrap up video by the very talented Harry Allwood.

A full list of award winners is included below.

MAJOR […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on SAM Awards Wrap Up!

South Australian Music Awards Gallery 2018

8th November 2018
Adelaide Town Hall
Photography by Lala.Photo (Lauren Connelly) & Kerrie Geier

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South Australian Music Award Winners

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS
Seven-piece rock outfit West Thebarton has capped off a stellar year by taking out four South Australian Music (SAM) Awards tonight, with other major category winners including MANE, A.B. Original and Adrian Eagle.
In a gala ceremony hosted by legendary music journalist Zan Rowe at the Adelaide Town Hall, West Thebarton dominated proceedings, […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on South Australian Music Award Winners

Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

There’s no doubt that for APRA AMCOS members, the changing global music industry landscape has opened up access to new markets in unprecedented ways. Last year our international revenue for local songwriters grew to $43.5 million (almost double that of just five years ago). The gatekeepers are not so few anymore, and distance is not […]

By |October 30th, 2018|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

Umbrella Winter City Sounds Wrap Up & Highlights

Thanks again to all the legends that came out to celebrate live music in South Australia. A big shout out to our sponsors Adelaide Fringe, City of Adelaide, Young Henrys, Delinquente Wine Co, Channel 9, Australian Hotels Association – SA Branch, Arts South AustraliaRenewel SA & Scenestr.What a time!

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds key highlights:

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South Australian Music Awards Finalists Announced!

Music SA is proud to reveal the 2018 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards finalists, with the winners to be announced during a red carpet ceremony hosted by Double J’s Zan Rowe at the Adelaide Town Hall on Thursday November 8.

Celebrating excellence in local contemporary music, categories include both People’s Choice Awards, determined by online voting, […]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on South Australian Music Awards Finalists Announced!

Music #YOUMUSTSEE at Adelaide Film Festival

Whatever genre of music is on your playlist, Adelaide Film Festival have it covered. From an iconic record producer (Quincy Jones), to the original rock goddess (Joan Jett) to haunting operatic voices, it’s all coming to the big screen at Adelaide Film Festival. These stories are sure to resonate with the beat of music maestros: uncompromising, relentless, rousing, delicate.

Adelaide Film Festival are offering our […]

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Semaphore Music Festival 2018

2018 is the 14th year that the Semaphore Music Festival supports local South Australian live music around the heritage precincts of Semaphore/Port Adelaide over the Long Weekend Friday 28 September to Monday 1 October.

The participating venues this year include Hart’s Mill Flour Shed in Port Adelaide which is the hub of the SMF with two stages […]

By |September 19th, 2018|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Semaphore Music Festival 2018

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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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 […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Bands on Track 2018

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 […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Where do our political parties stand on contemporary music?

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, […]

By |March 6th, 2018|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Autumn Jams – School Holiday Music Workshop

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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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

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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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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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

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!

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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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 […]

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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!

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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