SAM’s Red Carpet & Winners Wall Gallery

2019 South Australian Music Awards
Red Carpet & Winners Wall
Bonython Hall, The University of Adelaide
Photography by Nick Astanei

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2019 South Australian Music Awards Gallery

2019 South Australian Music Awards
Bonython Hall, Adelaide University
Photography by Dave Court

 

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS

Indie rock trio Horror My Friend achieved three nods for their successes at the South Australian Music (SAM) Awards tonight, with Adrian Eagle and Electric Fields both coming away with two awards each, and Jess Day winning Best New Artist.

In a gala ceremony hosted by triple j Home and Hosed’s Declan Byrne after a stirring Welcome to Country by Jack […]

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Rundle Mall Plaza Drops New Local Music Series

Rundle Mall Plaza presents its inaugural Terrace Sessions, a new free pop-up music series featuring some of South Australia’s most talented singer-songwriters, launching on Friday, November 22.

Held over four Friday nights across November and December, The Terrace Sessions will showcase talent from the likes of Mason Lloyde, rising star Ollie English, Tara Carragher and Kelly […]

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SAM’s is going 100% Plant Based!

This year’s South Australian Music Awards is going au naturel with a plant-based menu of food and beverage from some of our state’s most exciting local suppliers.

Music SA has created a beautiful grazing menu for the annual gala event coming up on November 22 at Bonython Hall to celebrate the efforts and achievements of the South Australian music […]

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Umbrella Festival Marketing Manager Job Opportunity

Are you a talented marketing professional looking for a part-time chance to work on the fastest growing live music festival in SA? 
 
Music SA is looking for our next Umbrella Festival Marketing Manager (while our current Marketing Manager Skye goes on maternity leave). 
 
It’s an 8-month contract from December 2019 to the end of July 2020 and […]

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Finalists Announced for the 2019 South Australian Music Awards!

Music SA is proud to reveal the 2019 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards finalists, with the winners to be announced during a red carpet ceremony on Friday 22 November at Adelaide University’s beautiful Bonython Hall.

Categories for the awards include both People’s Choice Awards, determined by online voting, and SAM Awards as judged by a panel of industry peers.

Music SA […]

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Spring Jams 2019

Spring Jams 2019
St Peters Youth Centre
Photos by Nick Astanei
Music SA, City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and headspace Adelaide held Spring Jams from 1st October- 3rd October 2019. The Free 3 day songwriting and performance workshop for 13 – 17 year olds is held during the Winter School Holidays, at St Peters Youth Centre.

Members of […]

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AUSTRALIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY NETWORK LAUNCHES NATIONAL SURVEY ON LIVE MUSIC PAY

The Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN) has partnered with Australia’s major contemporary music bodies to launch an in-depth survey on live music remuneration.

The Live Remuneration Survey will be distributed to over 100,000 live music performers through APRA AMCOS, MEAA, Music Australia, Sounds Australia, Association of Artist Managers, Association of Australian Independent Record Labels, AMRAP, Live […]

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Voting Open for the South Australian Music Awards

With legendary triple j Home and Hosed host Declan Byrne at the helm as MC, and voting lines now open, things are starting to hot up ahead of the 2019 SA Music (SAM) Awards.

With more than a decade of broadcast experience to his name, Declan is an expert in all things music and is thrilled to be heading […]

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City of Adelaide Survey

Juliette Seizure & The Tremor Dolls at Day of Clarity 2017.
📷 Jonathan Kovarch
The City of Adelaide is investigating ways to support City and North Adelaide based venues to provide bulky music equipment/backline for live music performances.

They are seeking the views from Venues and Musicians through the completion of a short survey which is due by Wednesday 4 September.

Click one […]

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Umbrella Festival 2019 Gallery

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 on a permanent part-time basis.

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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