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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By |October 4th, 2018|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella Winter City Sounds Wrap Up & Highlights

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, […]

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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

SHE SHOOTS, SHE SCORES!

Introducing an exciting career development opportunity for a South Australian female composer.

“She Shoots, She Scores” is a paid attachment to acclaimed Australian screen composer, Amanda Brown, and is open to all South Australian female, trans women and non-binary composers.

It aims to provide a South Australian female composer with professional development and mentoring, to advance her […]

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Spring Jams 2018

Music SA are very excited to announce ‘Spring Jams’! Two songwriting and performance workshops for 13 – 17 year olds during the Spring school holidays!

WORKSHOP OPTION 1: PROSPECT
Music SA, Club 5082, and City of Prospect are very excited to announce Spring Jams, a 2 day songwriting and performance workshop for 13 – 17 year olds […]

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Zan Rowe to MC SA Music (SAM) Awards at Adelaide Town Hall

The SA Music (SAM) Awards is set to take place at the Adelaide Town Hall on Thursday 8th November with legendary music journalist Zan Rowe as MC.
With almost two decades of broadcast experience under her belt, the Triple J, Double J, ABC TV presenter, and Bang On podcast co-host is looking forward to being part of the South Australian music […]

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Applications for CPA matched funding now open

Do you have a project to fund and a fundraising campaign in mind?

You could be eligible for up to $10,000 for artists and up to $25,000 or $50,000 for arts organisations through Creative Partnerships Australia’s matched funding programs.

MATCH LAB is our matched funding program for independent artists and groups.

PLUS1 is our matched funding program for not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations.

Here’s […]

By |July 24th, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Applications for CPA matched funding now open

Getting Signed: The Role of the Record Label in 2018

Getting Signed: The Role of the Record Label in 2018
July 4th 2018 – Chateau Apollo
Photography by Morgan Sette

 

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Open for Sheppard, Cheap Trick & Foreigner in Botanic Park!

How’d you like a paid gig at Botanic Park opening for Sheppard, Cheap Trick and Foreigner on October 14th?  Well, we are offering one lucky Adelaide band this very chance! To enter fill in the form below by 5pm Wednesday 15th August. The winner will be selected by Sheppard and Music SA and will be […]

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Entries Now Open for the 2018 South Australian Music Awards!

The South Australian Music (SAM) Awards return this November and entries are now open, with the winners to be announced later this year at the annual presentation ceremony.

A stand out fixture on the UNESCO Adelaide City of Music’s calendar of events, the awards exist to recognise, promote and celebrate excellence in the South Australian contemporary […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Entries Now Open for the 2018 South Australian Music Awards!

Indie Conference Program Revealed

After the overwhelming success of last year, Indie-Con Australia will once again be held in conjunction with this year’s AIR Awards in Australia’s UNESCO City of Music thanks to support from the South Australian Government.

The 2018 Indie-Con Australia conference will take place at The Hindley, Adelaide on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 of July. Focusing […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Music SA News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Indie Conference Program Revealed

JAM LIVE to premiere this weekend!

YOUR TICKET TO THE BEST SHOWS IN TOWN!
– JAM LIVE –
PREMIERE SATURDAY, JUNE 23, AT 4.30PM ON NINE ADELAIDE
Jam LIVE, recorded live and guaranteeing you a front-row seat at the most exclusive gigs, music festivals and concert locations, hits your screens live and in stereo this Saturday at 4.30pm on Nine Adelaide.

Presented by SA radio personality Shanelle […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on JAM LIVE to premiere this weekend!

Getting Signed Workshop – The role of the Record Label in 2018

Music SA, in conjunction with APRA AMCOS is very proud to announce the second of its annual and free workshops ‘Getting Signed’: The Role of the Record Label in 2018.

Held at Chateau Apollo on the 4th of July; featuring Heath Bradby (Warner Music Australia & Fidelity Corp), Bree Wilkinson (Inertia Music), Ben Martin (Golden Era […]

By |June 19th, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Getting Signed Workshop – The role of the Record Label in 2018

Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival second artist announcement!

Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival is back in 2018. ABBF has already announced the biggest brewer lineup of any festival in Australia and the most exciting chef lineup to hit SA alongside a massive first main stage announcement featuring The Preatures, Holy Holy, Jen Cloher, Bob Evans, Maddy Jane & Gooch Palms.

LET’S WELCOME THE 2018 […]

By |June 7th, 2018|Opportunities|Comments Off on Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival second artist announcement!

Eat Your Greens

Held in the heart of amplified music and good times; the Crown and Anchor Hotel, Music SA, The City of Adelaide and headspace Adelaide are stoked to present South Australia’s newest All Ages fest, straight off the shelves of your fruit and veg local; ‘Eat Your Greens’ is here and IT’S FREE ENTRY.

Taking place on […]

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Umbrella Opening Night Party

Let’s party on Bank Street!!

Music SA and Adelaide Fringe present ~ UMBRELLA OPENING STREET PARTY ~ a celebration of SA live music, DJs, local street vendors, food, beer, wine, art and good times to kick off Umbrella Winter City Sounds festival happening throughout July.

Featuring:
The Family Bushdance
Hana & Jessie-Lee
Hartway
Kuji Koo
J. Hennessy
Joint Ventures

FREE ENTRY ~ ALL AGES
FRIDAY, […]

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Scouted 2018 Line-up Announced

SCOUTING FOR LOCAL TALENT IN ADELAIDE’S WEST END

In its second iteration, Scouted  returns for 2018 to once again showcase Adelaide’s unsigned and emerging musical talent to significant industry representatives and enthusiastic local crowds.

In conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR), the Scouted mini-fest will take over Adelaide’s west-end for one night […]

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Umbrella: Winter City Sounds Program is OUT!

Today we announce a fresh, new program of over 300 live music events set to sizzle across more than 100 different venues and locations for this year’s festival of live music, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Part curated, part open access, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is an annual two-week event from Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July […]

By |May 31st, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella: Winter City Sounds Program is OUT!

Music SA Builds Strength with the Appointment of New Board

Music SA has today announced the appointment of a new board, following its annual general meeting, which introduces key corporate and music industry expertise to the organisation to build on the significant achievements of 2017.

Committed to developing South Australia’s original contemporary music industry, Music SA appointed new directors Stu MacQueen (Wonderlick Entertainment Group), Laura Vozzo (Director LVC Global Communications), […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Music SA Builds Strength with the Appointment of New Board

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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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