SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IS LIVE!

What a way to welcome in 2020, with Music SA announcing four stunning news items that confirm Adelaide’s strength is its live music sector.

Live Music Census shows sustained growth
 Umbrella Festival set to spread regionally
Music SA releases new Live Music Toolkit for councils
Superloop Adelaide 500 local music program expands

For the 5th year […]

By |February 12th, 2020|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, SA Industry, Umbrella|Comments Off on SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IS LIVE!

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

next music grant info session

It’s that time again!

If you’re an SA based musician, who is writing and performing their own music, now’s your chance to apply for the next round of grants from the Arts SA Contemporary Music Fund.

This includes funding for recording, touring (national & international), marketing, music & skills development, festivals and venues.

Hear all the details at […]

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celebrate record store day in adelaide

Musicians of Australia – let us all celebrate Record Store Day this Saturday 18th April by supporting our beloved local retail record shops!

Hopefully your own stuff is in stock too, so show them some love.

In Adelaide, scene stalwart Clarity Records will be trading for an incredible 24 HOURS STRAIGHT, from midnight Friday the 17th of […]

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music sa and the riverbank precinct present sunday vibes

Music SA has teamed up with the Riverbank Precinct to produce a series of live music events called Sunday Vibes.

The family-friendly (and free!) affair continues this Sunday, April 12, with performances from The Timbers, Banjo Jackson (band), and Paige Renee Court (solo).

Music kicks off at midday and the fun runs until 4pm.

Grab a hotdog or […]

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twilight music in victoria square

Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga was recently redeveloped and is now host to a diverse range of events and activities in the heart of the City.

Traversed by the tram, it’s easy to access and with cafes and the Adelaide Central Market nearby there’s always plenty to see and do, in and around the Square.

Twilight Music In The Square […]

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live music fridays at adelaide central market

The Central Market has over 80 stalls and is South Australia’s most visited tourist attraction.

This Market remains the food Mecca for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce, trading in fruit, vegetables, small goods, and café food.

Today it remains the ‘Heart of Adelaide’. At 146 years of age, the Market is a special place that we all […]

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creative partnerships mentoring

Adelaide artists who are on the ball – you have the chance to meet one on one with James Boyd, State Manager (WA+SA) for Creative Partnerships Australia when he visits St Paul’s Creative Centre in early April.

As part of Creative Partnerships Australia’s service, they offer a range of coaching and mentoring opportunities, with targeted advice […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Opportunities, SA Industry|Comments Off on creative partnerships mentoring

nxtgig – register now

Deadline: 13 April 2015

We recently gave you a heads up about the impending rollout of new app NXTGIG, well it’s all systems go from the 25th March and YOU can get in early with your gigs.

NXTGIG is the “first-ever digital platform where event information, promotion, brand and messaging converge to build and engage audiences […]

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amin’s sweet travel deal

Aussie musicians are ‘good to go’, thanks to the Travel Beyond Group and AMIN (Australian Music Industry Network).

They’ve designed a “dedicated travel portal” available to members of AMIN’s associated state and territory bodies, which offers discounted Virgin Australia fares (domestically), as well as heavily discounted accommodation rates and ground requirements.

We’re talking competitive Virgin Australia domestic fares […]

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arba hosts global blues heats

ARBA (Adelaide Roots and Blues Association) has announced the inaugural “ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge”, representing the SA heats of the International Blues Challenge.

The latter is the annual “World Cup” of the blues held by The Blues Foundation each January in Memphis, Tennessee.

Now, thanks to not-for-profit group ARBA, the local winner of each of two […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Opportunities, SA Industry|Comments Off on arba hosts global blues heats

awme applications open

Every November there’s a special gathering of industry, musicians and punters in Melbourne for AWME – a music industry conference and showcase event for roots music.

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier event of its kind for the genre, and showcase spots are hotly contested.

We KNOW Adelaide has some of the best […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Opportunities, SA Industry|Comments Off on awme applications open

apra amcos free industry meeting

APRA AMCOS has teamed up with local music industry organisations to bring you an event you can’t miss – especially if you’re a new APRA AMCOS member trying to find your feet in the local music scene.

Want to know exactly what APRA AMCOS does, how they work and why? Now’s your chance, plus you’ll meet […]

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promsong’s 1st 2015 session

The first PromSong for 2015 is on Wednesday 25th March at The Promethean!

This session’s lineup includes: Tom Farnan, Mat Drogemuller, David Bowering (The Cities Alight), Twig and Danny Boy Drummond, and Alan O’Toole.

Each will be showcasing their songs, with a chance to win recording time at Fat Trax Studio.

Punters, a reminder that entry is free […]

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bands on track at clipsal 500

Another big tick for the Bands on Track program this year! Music SA and the Official Clipsal 500 chose 6 local acts to open for the headliners on the massive concert stage, and we’re so proud of the rockin’ result!

Props to Urtekk, Koolta, Lazy Eye, Jac Dalton with Sonic Divide, Horror My Friend and Grenadiers, […]

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live local music at street party

Waymouth St comes alive with music, food and more on 6th March, as one of Adelaide’s great city streets transforms into a hip and sophisticated venue!

Best of all, it’s FREE, and features acts from the Fringe Street Theatre Festival, plus DJs and live local music from eMDee and The Levitators.

The Waymouth Street Party is presented […]

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access all areas seeks training team

Earlier this year we mentioned ‘Access All Areas’, a new program coming to Radio Adelaide in April.

Presented on Wednesdays at 2pm, Access All Areas will be created, produced and presented by young people aged 18 – 25 with a physical disability, with Jane Intini as coordinator.

The station is currently recruiting people for the team who […]

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scorcher fest offers live recordings

When Scorcher Fest returns to Adelaide on 12 April, it will now include the option for acts who apply to have a live recording.

Having presented nearly 75 festivals on the Australian national circuit, Scorcher’s introduction of live recordings follows the welcomed and successful introduction of online tickets, which has removed any upfront costs to acts.

Also […]

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southern sounds supports emerging acts

The City of Onkaparinga brings you “Southern Sounds”, mentoring and performance opportunities to support emerging musicians.

This year’s program sees a day long master class with Mixmasters Studios legend Mick Wordley (24 April), as well as mentoring with Christian Teusner from the EMU Tree (14, 18, 19, 21 May).

There will also be “a well-known headline act” […]

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cold chisel inductees to sa music hall of fame

In 2014 the Adelaide Music Collective had a busy year, with a series of Live Sessions at Goodwood Institute, and the accompanying inductions to the SA Music Hall of Fame, as spearheaded by Enrico Morena and David ‘Daisy’ Day.

Not only has the Hall of Fame inducted such SA music luminaries Glenn Shorrock, Fraternity, Swanee, Jim […]

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garden sessions – free in bandstand

Everyone loves The Garden of Unearthly Delights, yes?

Here’s another reason why: The Garden Sessions return every Saturday and Sunday 2:30pm at the Bandstand, with FREE live music by homegrown talent.

Brought to you by APRA AMCOS, Arts SA, and The Garden, in the 4 weekends to go, you’ll here from artists Allan Sumner (21 Feb), Cassandra […]

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free live music on town hall balcony

FREE LIVE MUSIC is back on the Adelaide Town Hall Balcony! After a brilliant season last year, this popular series returns as an official part of the Fringe Festival on Friday nights.

Music SA has curated a wonderful list of acts, performing for you from 4pm:

Friday 13 February 2015        Kaurna Cronin (duo) 4:00-6:00pm
Friday 20 February […]

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music sa launches new compilation

MUSIC SA has been enjoying a unique partnership with Adelaide Airport with “This Is SA Music”, a curated series of original South Australian live music that is performed in the main terminal every Friday afternoon, plus alternate Saturdays and Sundays.

We are proud to offer this new music experience for passengers, friends and families, that highlights […]

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