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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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), […]

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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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Gig Picks: 16 April 2018

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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 […]

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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 […]

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South Australian Music Awards 2017

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Rachael Leahcar – Shadows Tour

The soulful, powerful voice that is RACHAEL LEAHCAR is hitting the road for her first national tour of Australia, having just won the People’s Choice Pop Award at the 2017 SA Music Awards.

Rachael Leahcar’s SHADOWS TOUR will showcase Rachael’s dynamic range and explosive vocals which have been smashing television audience records since she first appeared […]

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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

SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Tour

SIAMESE – Scatterbrain Single Tour boasting an all local line up!

Presented by Swirl Records & Future Popes

+ Blush Response
+ Smoke Rings
+ TOWNS

Tickets $10 (+bf) – Link: http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/siamese-scatterbrain-tour-adelaide/97774

Listen to/get ‘Scatterbrain’ here for free or for $$: https://swirlrecords.bandcamp.com/track/scatterbrain

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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

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS 2017 ENTRIES OPEN

Music SA today opened the entries for the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards).

Delivered as an opportunity to recognise, celebrate and promote excellence in South Australian contemporary music, the SAM Awards continues to highlight the growing importance and wealth of the South Australian Music Industry.

South Australian artists and businesses can enter the 2017 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Local SA Artists Set to Play Clipsal 500

Four of South Australia’s best emerging live music acts will join an incredible line-up of Australian music talent at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide After Race Concerts as Music SA’s Bands on Track Support Acts.

For the first time, adding to the Friday 3 March feast, will be an extra special Golden Era Records showcase of the […]

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Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is back!

The State Government’s Live Music Events Fund has backed Music SA to repeat the runaway success of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, which launched in 2016. Umbrella will be held from July 14-30, with a program of live music throughout Adelaide.

In addition, the prestigious AIR awards will be held in Adelaide as a part of Music […]

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Stand Up Sing Out 20th November

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SA Music Awards Photo Gallery

Photography by Joshua Geelan

 

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porch sessions

um, sorry what? that’s right, the Porch folk are headed ON TOUR in January 2017! 2.5 weeks, three artists and 7 porches between Adelaide and Sydney this summer. We’ll be loading up 6 vans and caravans together with Stu Larsen(QLD), Luke Thompson (NZ) and Tim Moore (SA), teaming up with the babes at Parlour along […]

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Deadline Extended for the Vanda & Young Songwriting Comp

The deadline has been extended for entries into the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition until 4 August.

This year’s prize winners will share in A$65k and join the eminent company of past winners Kimbra, Gotye and The Preatures. And with proceeds going to Nordoff- Robbins Music Therapy Australia, your entry will also help to make someone else’s life richer.

Grab the details and enter now: http://bit.ly/vyscint

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record store day – saturday 16 april 2016

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music sa farewells elizabeth reid

After eleven years service, Music SA is sad to announce Digital Marketing Manager, Elizabeth Reid is moving on to take up the dual role of Community Liaison for St Paul’s Creative Centre and Program Officer for the Music Development Office.

Music SA General Manager Lisa Bishop said “Elizabeth has been a highly valued member of the […]

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best gigs 10 – 16 mar

 

Bloodhounds On My Trail are heading over from Melbourne to celebrate the launch of their EP “Escape II” that was released last year to much acclaim. The shoegaze band will play The Hotel Metro on Saturday 12-Mar-2016 with locals Blush Response and Glass. Free Entry… you have no excuse!

 

thursday 10 march

Ancient World – Reststrahlen Band, Sonatine […]

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black coral – openings

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heres to now festival

 

Here’s To Now has a pretty incredible lineup; C.W. Stoneking, Remi, Oisima (playing with a 10-piece band), Dan Kelly, Ainslie Wills, Sex On Toast, Sweet Jean, Skies, Max Savage & His False Idols (performing Paul Simon’s “Graceland” in its entirety), Surahn, Young Muscle DJ’s and Nan & Betty. Being held on Saturday 2nd January 2016 […]

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best gigs 17 – 23 dec

Wrapping up the christmas work week has never looked this good. Koral & The Goodbye Horses, Sparkspitter & Nakatomi are going to be taking over the intimate stage of everyones favorite bar The Grace Emily on Saturday 19th December. Its a great lineup of Adelaide bands, and quite an eclectic mix as well! Onto the gigs […]

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format festival VII

Format Collective, Parsec Cafe and PHASE SPACE present FORMAT FESTIVAL 7 ‘Alright Then’! This mad DIY collective have been putting on a festival that pushes boundaries in art, music and all things creative! The fest, running from Formats new spot on Hindley St takes place from November 12 to 22nd.

Sprouting a mad line up […]

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the bennies

Psychedelic Reggae Ska Doom Metal Punk Rock From Hell in the form of The Bennies hits Adelaide on the 19th of November. Joining them across this great land is Wet Pensioner and Adelaide’s finest honest punk duo The Hard Aches.

These guys like to party f@#kin’ hard and tour f@#kin’ hard! Their following grows and […]

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koral & the goodbye horses

Koral & The Goodbye Horses are not content with just staying home and laying low… they have just announced a run of shows with Howl At The Moon. Starting in Adelaide at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, the band will hit up The Spotted Mallard (VIC) and The Union Hotel (NSW). Good luck with the shows!

8-NOV-15 – The […]

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mojo juju

Mojo Juju brings her rootsy-soul-blues back to this fine state in October. The pint sized purveyor of all things twisted and odd has played her her way through her fair share of dive bars in 15 years, always evolving and growing that dirty soul sound.

Its been a busy year with two singles and an […]

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sealed our fate ‘heartbreaker’

We’re keeping an eye on Sealed Our Fate, an Adelaide Post-Hardcore band who is quickly making ground in the Oz Metal Scene. This year has seen them tour the East Coast, and support Chelsea Grin and Boris the Blade – and they’ll soon be releasing a whole whack of new stuff.

They’re currently working on their […]

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original music comp opens

UPDATE: Deadline extended to 23 July

Attention lovers of songs – and acronyms – entries are now open for FOOM (the Festival of Original Music Song Competition), run by SA’s own SCALA (Songwriters, Composers & Lyricists Association).

The annual competition encourages musicians to write new material and showcase it to the world via the resulting SCALA CD […]

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15 may – stabbitha & the knifey wifeys

UPDATE! 15 May 2015 - the band has kept their top spot for a second week on the charts!

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local buzz: robert dunstan, bands on track, koolta & more

– First of all, a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to ROBERT DUNSTAN, one of the most passionate and longest-serving champions of the local music scene Bob turns 60 this week. Happy birthday Bob, here’s to many more!

– […]

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Scene Buzz: Red Tape Cuts, Octanic, Bands On Track, Lazy Eye, Backwater, Squeaker & More

– The big news of the week is the announcement that the State Government will cut red tape and costs for venues wanting to host live entertainment by removing the requirement to submit an “Entertainment Consent” Application. The change will not only save money and headaches when attempting to start a new venue, […]

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Bands on Track Artists 2015

Congratulations to the six South Australian acts who have been selected from more than 100 applications to showcase their live performance on the Clipsal 500 Adelaide concert stage with some of Australia’s best live artists from 27 February 2015.

Read the official press release in our News.

 

 

Koolta and URTEKK
Selected to open for Stafford Brothers, Havana Brown, […]

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Scene Buzz: Poetikool Justice, Geordie Little, Quiet Child, Max Savage, Juno, Brillig & More

– The ADELAIDE FRINGE opening night party takes place on February 13, and venues are starting to announce their live music options for that night. Annual favourite Arcade Lane will host GORILLA JONES for their album launch, whilst the newly-re-opened Crown & Sceptre will see HEADPHONE PIRACY, FUNK LATIN UNION and JUPITER grace their stage.

– […]

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Laneways from Fourwords, Blenheim Fest, Croquet Club & More

It feels like the crew from FOURWORDS have been a bit quiet lately, but they’re back at Arcade Lane again this year, collaborating with local musician collective YOUNG MUSCLE for a series of events called PACIFICANA. Promising a “Tropical Laneway Paradise”, the first show is on February 21 with FLAMINGO launching their latest EP and […]

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