Music SA produces, hosts and curates a wide ranges of programs that support the contemporary music industry in South Australia.


Over the years we have been presenting

  • live music showcases
  • live performance opportunities in unique locations
  • industry masterclasses
  • music business workshops
  • public information sessions & more.
Music SA’s annual program of accredited Music Business Courses is also popular with all ages, with topics including:

  • Music Business
  • Studio Recording
  • Event Management
  • Sound & Lighting
  • Songwriting
  • Performance & Audition preparation, plus various Short Courses

Our Certificate IV in Music Business is now also available on either a full-time basis, or part-time in the evenings.


bands on track

Music SA are pleased to partner with Clipsal 500 Adelaide to present Bands on Track – a showcase of great South Australian music presented over three nights as part of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide Concert Series, held annually in March.

this is sa music

Music SA and Adelaide Airport enjoy a successful partnership with the program “This Is SA Music”. The curated original series features live performances in the main terminal Friday afternoons and alternate Saturdays/Sundays. Each 3 hour session presents our best homegrown talent to over 5000 travelers, friends & fans.


Music SA regularly presents masterclasses, public workshops and forums in a series of professional development sessions that are aimed at up-skilling South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

latest music sa news & projects

February 2018

Hot Tips for the Music Business – Lisa Bishop

Attention bands and musicians! Creating amazing music is what we all love doing, but it can be just as important […]

January 2018

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 […]

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 […]

December 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

November 2017

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 […]


Last night hip-hop duo A.B. Original won a total of six awards at the third annual South Australian Music Awards […]

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 […]

October 2017

Writer Services Representative role at APRA AMCOS

APRA AMCOS is searching for a Writer Services Representative to join the Writer Services department based in North Adelaide. The role […]

Twenty Years of Music SA!

Over the last 20 years Music SA has delivered a significant contribution to the growth, development and profile of the […]

Finalists announced for the 2017 South Australian Music Awards

Music SA today announced the finalists for the SAM Awards Peer-Voted and People’s Choice categories for their third annual event, […]