Umbrella Festival 2019 Gallery

By |August 1st, 2019|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Umbrella Festival 2019 Gallery

South Australian Music Awards Entries Open!

In a new, exciting location, the South Australian Music (SAM) Awards will return this November to honour our South Australian music industry.

Entries open today, with the winners to be announced later this year at the annual presentation ceremony at Bonython Hall, thanks to a new partnership between Music SA and University of Adelaide.

Music SA CEO Lisa Bishop said the […]

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City of Music: A Painting Project

Adelaide became a designated UNESCO City of Music in 2015, and is the first and only Australian city with this designation. Known internationally for its thriving arts festivals, musical heritage and cultural vision. The City of Music mural and documentary is a Music SA project.
Adelaide is home to several world renowned festivals including WOMADelaide, The Adelaide […]

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Clip Combat Winners Announced!

Young musicians and aspiring filmmakers who worked together to produce new music clips for original songs have been recognised in Music SA’s inaugural Clip Combat competition. 

The Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni said Clip Combat was inspired by the “Battle of the Bands” model, with entrants vying to win prizes to support the professional […]

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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 […]

By |June 5th, 2019|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Clip It! Returns for 2019!

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 […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Music SA News, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on CLIP COMBAT! MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITON

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 […]

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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 […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

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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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, […]

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 […]

By |September 27th, 2018|News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music #YOUMUSTSEE at Adelaide Film Festival

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 […]

By |August 24th, 2018|Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on SHE SHOOTS, SHE SCORES!

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 […]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Spring Jams 2018

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 […]

By |August 16th, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Zan Rowe to MC SA Music (SAM) Awards at Adelaide Town Hall

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 […]

By |July 11th, 2018|Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Open for Sheppard, Cheap Trick & Foreigner in Botanic Park!

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!