AMP’s Tomorrow Fund

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians, filmmakers,  playwrights, sculptors, dancers and arts champions.
 
Now in its fifth year, this unique AMP Foundation grants program is open to individuals of all ages, walks of life and abilities. In 2017, AMP’s Tomorrow Fund awarded 45 grants […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on AMP’s Tomorrow Fund

Autumn Jams Gallery 2018

Music SA, 5082, City of Prospect and headspace Adelaide were very excited to host Autumn Jams, a three-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 were honoured to mentor talented young musicians on songwriting, recording and live […]

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Girls to the Front Masterclass – Gallery

Brought to you by Music SA and proudly funded by the Burnside Village Foundation, we were 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.

With so many talented and inspiring young girls in the room, we […]

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Open for Holy Holy, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms at Beer & BBQ Festival!

Do you want to play alongside Holy Holy, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms at the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival on Saturday 7th 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 Friday 1st June. […]

By |April 24th, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Open for Holy Holy, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms at Beer & BBQ Festival!

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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Rock The Square – ‘Country to City’

Music SA and The City of Adelaide have been teaming up for Rock the Square, a degustation of musical genres to be enjoyed with a pairing of Adelaide’s most delicious food trucks in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga for lunch and knock offs.

Recently, Rock on The Square’s “Country to City” edition saw Alana Jagt and Corey Theatre Music sing songs of country, […]

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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 […]

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Scouted returns for 2018

Music SA is excited to announce that Scouted will return in 2018 as part of Umbrella Winter City Sounds

Scouted is a music showcase event featuring South Australia’s best unsigned talent. As the official closing event for the Australian Independent Record Labels Association Awards & Indie-Con conference, Scouted brings together music industry and music fans alike […]

By |March 20th, 2018|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scouted returns for 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?

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

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 […]

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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 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!

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!

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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

Exporting in 2017 and Beyond!

A lot has changed since Sounds Australia was first established to support Australian Artists and industry at international showcase and conference events.

If you’ve exported before or are looking for the first time, this masterclass will provide a comprehensive update on the latest opportunities, trends and changes taking place with export platforms around the world.

Featuring the […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on Exporting in 2017 and Beyond!

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 […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Mid-year entry now open for Certificate IV In Music Industry

Applications now open to play Semaphore Music Festival

The Semaphore Music Festival has grown since the inaugural event in 2005, to a four nights and three days of concerts presenting South Australian home grown, live music to a niche market of music lovers. It is held annually over the October Long Weekend on the Semaphore Foreshore Reserve, surrounding pubs, clubs, and venues.Live Music […]

By |May 25th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications now open to play Semaphore Music Festival

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!

Music SA & moshtix announce new female music business 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.

The announcement was unveiled at the Jade Monkey last night at Music SA’s workshop entitled “Gender Diversity in Music”. The discussion lead by AU Review Editor-in-Chief […]

By |April 19th, 2017|Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Music SA & moshtix announce new female music business scholarship

MIIO are offering you a 20% Membership Discount

Music Industry Inside Out (MIIO) are a music business professional development community who are offering you 20% off their membership with the code: MusicSAStars

Join with a monthly membership and receive access to 25 videos courses, 65+ mentor interviews, 850+ unique bite-sized video units, over 33 hours of video content and lifetime private MIIO Facebook Group support […]

By |April 13th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on MIIO are offering you a 20% Membership Discount

The Peter Schodde Memorial Scholarship

In memory of the late Peter Schodde, Recitals Australia has partnered with the Helpmann Academy to offer the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, valued at $5,000, to be awarded in alternate years.

The Scholarship is open to pianists between the ages of 18 and 26 who are passionate about their future, and provides the opportunity to undertake further study or […]

By |April 6th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on The Peter Schodde Memorial Scholarship

PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

Following a successful third round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council, and offer another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.

Dan Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer said “We are really pleased to be able to offer these grants again, and contribute to the diversity of Australian […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund offering $1m in grants

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians, puppeteers, playwrights, designers and arts champions.
Now in its fourth year, this unique grants program is open to individuals of all ages, walks of life and abilities. In 2016, AMP’s Tomorrow Fund awarded 53 grants Australians […]

By |March 30th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on AMP’s Tomorrow Fund offering $1m in grants

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

Free Rehearsal Space on Monday Nights!

The City of Adelaide is offering the beautiful and historic Meeting Hall for emerging bands to hold free rehearsals from 5.30pm – 8.30pm on Monday evenings, subject to availability. It has quality acoustics and an inbuilt stage that is a perfect venue for band rehearsals.

Central City location, amazing acoustics, free… what more could you want!!

More info on the Meeting […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Opportunities|Comments Off on Free Rehearsal Space on Monday Nights!

APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards 2017

Online nominations for the 2017 Art Music Awards are now open, closing at 5pm AEST on Monday 11 April. Winners will be revealed on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Which were the best orchestral, instrumental, vocal, choral and jazz works in 2016? Which were the best performances? Whose name should be on the shortlist of the category Excellence […]

By |February 7th, 2017|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards 2017

Recruiting for Umbrella Winter City Sounds 2017!

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is a live music festival to be held in the city of Adelaide from the 14th to the 30th July 2017. 
 
Given the success and highlights of the inaugural Umbrella: Winter City Sounds we are delighted to be recruiting for the 2017 Umbrella:Winter City Sounds.  
 
We are looking for self-motivated, highly organised team players who […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Opportunities|Comments Off on Recruiting for Umbrella Winter City Sounds 2017!

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

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 […]

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Enrolments Open for 2017 Music SA Courses

Enrolments are now open for Music SA Courses in 2017 with Certificate II in Music Industry (Pop Performance), Certificate III in Music Industry (Songwriting & Event Management) and Certificate IV in Music Industry (Music Business).

One on one appointments now available:

Our Head of Training Matthew Hayward is now available for one on one meetings with prospective […]

By |October 12th, 2016|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Enrolments Open for 2017 Music SA Courses