In memory of the late Peter Schodde, Recitals Australia has partnered with the Helpmann Academy to offer the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, valued at $5,000, to be awarded in alternate years.
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians, puppeteers, playwrights, designers and arts champions.
Now in its fourth year, this unique grants program is […]
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.
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 […]
The Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN) has announced the return of the LOVE LIVE MUSIC 60 second film competition, focussing on the importance of Australian contemporary live music. Entries will be open for submissions from 1 January -March 31 2017
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 […]
This week marks the first week of Australian Music Month and to celebrate we launched the new Music SA gig guide on November 1st (Day 1). We’ve been chomping at the bit to announce this new partnership with theMusic.com.au… so […]
Amrap’s AirIt have put together a special playlist featuring finalists in this year’s South Australian Music Awards. The SAM Awards recognize, promote and celebrate excellence in the South Australian contemporary music industry. The 2016 event takes place […]
Enrolments are now open for Music SA Courses in 2017 with Certificate II in Music Industry (Pop Performance), Certificate III in Music Industry (Songwriting & Event Management) and Certificate IV in Music Industry (Music Business).
Top 5 tips from Music SA’s one and only Head of Training, Matthew Hayward…
1. ESTABLISH SOME GROUND RULES
Like any business arrangement, it’s important to establish some basic guidelines that need to be discussed with a […]
Music SA is a not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, supporting and developing contemporary music in South Australia. We also produce, host and curate a wide range of programs that support the contemporary music industry.
Australian musicians are encouraged to apply early for showcasing in March at the 31st SXSW Music Festival as early bird submissions are being accepted online only as of June 28 (US time). SXSW takes place […]
Music SA and many others in the Australian music industry today, were extremely disappointed to hear that there was no funding allocated to SOUNDS AUSTRALIA in the Catalyst funding program just recently announced.
The Reclink Community Cup, a much-adored charity football series that pits musicians against media, rolls out its national tour dates for 2016 with matches in its city of origin Melbourne; plus Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart […]
Umbrella – Winter City Sounds is a NEW live music festival in the Adelaide CBD running from
FRIDAY 15 JULY to SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 2016
We are currently taking registrations for events in the festival, and encourage your band, […]
FRESH 92.7 & NORTHERN SOUND SYSTEM PRESENT A SPECIAL EDITION
FRESH AIR OPEN HOUSE
Fresh 92.7 and Northern Sound System (NSS) are taking a special edition Fresh Air Open House up north with one of the BIGGEST […]
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 […]
Huge news for Musitec as they sign an agreement with Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) to develop a program that will allow South Australian students to explore, develop and commercialise their ideas through international […]
Just announced – Radio Adelaide will have a future independent of the University of Adelaide for the first time since its founding in 1972, thanks to an inspiring new deal with fellow community station Fresh […]
On the back of recent good news regarding the regulation of the live music industry in South Australia, the not-for-profit company Music SA is proud to launch the most comprehensive and useful resource for music […]
Six of South Australia’s best live music acts will join an incredible line-up of international artists and Australian music legends to perform at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide as Music SA’s Bands on Track Support Acts.
Once again The Bluebee Room plays host to an all ages show – something truly welcome in any music town! Known for giving many a band their start, having a supporting atmosphere and attentive audience, […]
Summer Festival is back in 2016, for its eighth year of annual free community events presented by The City of West Torrens. Formerly ‘Music in the Park’, the rebranded event boasts a packed program of […]
A host of Australian music talent will join the already impressive concert line up on stage at next year’s Clipsal 500 Adelaide, with race organisers announcing exciting additions to the entertainment program for the 2016 […]
The Adelaide Music Collective has been thoughtfully caretaking the SA Music Hall of Fame collection for awhile now, and it has been gracing the walls (or should that be halls?) of the Goodwood Institute.
Last night (17 Nov 2015) the Liquor Licensing (Entertainment on Licensed Premises) Amendment Bill 2015 passed through Parliament (unopposed) for the removal of entertainment conditions on liquor licenses.
The Adelaide Music Collective has had a huge year, from the special concert and exhibition at the Mortlock Library, an amazing new series of live recordings with “Yesterday’s Heroes”, and of course their Live Sessions […]
One more weekend to go in the Adelaide Music Collective’s latest series, ‘Yesterday’s Heroes’, pairing up and coming songwriters with some of SA’s greats from over the years for a live recording at Mixmasters Studio.
Every Generation Festival starts tomorrow (1 Oct), and punters have the chance to see some legendary performers take the stage, celebrate some amazing times in South Australian music, and raise funds for charity all at […]
The Adelaide Music Collective is always bringing the goods. Next up for their Live Sessions series on 2 October at Goodwood Institute, they host a special launch of a peace song featuring London Bombing survivor […]
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS AFTER-PARTY LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
Today Music SA announces the line-up for the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) official after-party, featuring Afro-beat orchestra Shaolin Afronauts and recent Robert Stigwood fellowship recipients SKIES.
Today Telstra Road to Discovery announced the shortlist of 11 aspiring songwriters and performers who are now one step closer to launching their music careers. The Semi-Finalists of this prominent grassroots music development program include […]
National research conducted by the University of Tasmania and released today by the Live Music Office shows the live music sector contributed $15.7 billion of value to the Australian community in 2014, providing vital commercial, […]
News from the National Contemporary Music Roundtable held in Sydney last week: The panel unanimously affirmed a commitment to implement a series of measures to drive business growth and success for the industry.
The 9th AMC session takes the stage at Goodwood Institute on Friday 10 July, and hosts the great Eric Bogle, Cold Chisel’s Dave Blight with Mick Kidd and the amazing country/bluegrass legend Trev Warner.
Finally! SA will get it’s own chance to stage the Reclink Community Cup! This much-adored charity football match series has a 21 year history in its hometown of Melbourne (and runs in Sydney too), annually […]
Congratulations to the inaugural winners of the Emirates Artist Development Opportunity, Edwina Cooper and Kenan Henderson. Both will fly to Europe with Emirates for professional development experiences, and on their return, they will be guests […]
Adelaide Music Collective is trying something new with its popular – and often sold out – Live Music Sessions at Goodwood Institute. After a stellar start to the year with headliners such as Archie Roach […]
Our General Manager Lisa Bishop has featured prominently in local news lately, with features in The Advertiser’s Business Journal (pictured) and The City. She’s spreading the word about the potential effect legislative changes will have […]
UPDATE (6 May): An incredible outpouring of love yesterday at the celebration of the life of David ‘Daisy’ Day. Hundreds filled the Arkaba top room, with moving tributes, live music, famous faces and friends from […]
Just as the 2015 Robert Stigwood Fellowship opens for applications (see Opportunities), the man himself is set to be inducted into the SA Music Hall of Fame. The Adelaide Music Collective’s founder, Enrico Morena, will […]
Results are in! AMIN (The Australian Music Industry Network) recently surveyed its members on the financial costs of working as a professional musician, particularly those relevant to travel, insurance and accounting.
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 […]
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, […]
The next in the successful PromSong series will be on Wednesday 26th November at 7pm at The Promethean. Local songwriters Elizabeth Ruyi, Tom Redwood, Elsa Grace, Trent Worley and Ricky Hooper will showcase their tunes […]
Two new exhibitions of music photography are opening soon in Adelaide. Firstly, on Thursday 27 of November, award-winning live music venue The Gov hosts “Captured Sound” featuring the work of 9 photogs: Alex Kwong, Melissa […]
A hearty congratulations to radio presenter (and MUSIC SA Review Columnist) Michael Hunter, who today is celebrating 29 years of being on the airwaves! He has hosted his show “Roots and Branches” on Three D […]
After canvassing the country these past four months for Australia’s next generation of songwriters, 10 aspiring musicians have made it through to the Grand Final of the Telstra Road to Discovery talent development program including […]
Premier Jay Weatherill will open Sounds x South Australia, a two-week series of industry events presented by Musitec. Musitec is South Australia’s new music industry cluster organisation, developing local and global opportunities for music, technology […]
The Live Music Office has launched their new website at livemusicoffice.com.au along with a new research initiative to better understand the social and economic contribution that live music makes to Australia. It aims to learn […]