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Artist Highlight: Owen Lindsay

June 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Artist Highlight: Owen Lindsay

Owen Lindsay is an incredible South Australian illustrator. Over the years, he’s created album covers and gig posters for local bands, as well as illustrating for several Adelaide magazines including his current work with CityMag. […]

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Music SA Presents: Where’s Your Head At? – POSTPONED

May 12th, 2020|Comments Off on Music SA Presents: Where’s Your Head At? – POSTPONED

Where’s Your Head At? webinar has been unfortunately postponed until early next week. We apologise for the inconvenience. The new day and time will be announced shortly. In the meantime if you need urgent advice please contact […]

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HAPPY MOTHERS DAY TO ALL OUR MUSIC MUMS!

May 10th, 2020|Comments Off on HAPPY MOTHERS DAY TO ALL OUR MUSIC MUMS!

Happy Mothers Day to all of the wonderful mothers out there! We had a chat to a few amazing mothers in the industry and here’s what they came back with…
Skye Walter
Music SA Marketing Manager, Wing […]

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SPOT THE SA BANDS COMPETITION!

May 7th, 2020|Comments Off on SPOT THE SA BANDS COMPETITION!

In the devastating mess of COVID-19, sometimes we just need a little fun.

At Music SA, we have done just that, by engaging local illustrator Owen Lindsay to create a ‘Where’s Wally’ of classic SA bands, […]

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Music SA Presents: Taking It To The Streams – An Online Discussion About Live Streaming

May 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Music SA Presents: Taking It To The Streams – An Online Discussion About Live Streaming

Taking it to the Streams

Taking It To The Streams – A webinar about live streaming for musicians.

The second instalment in Our New Normal, a series of weekly zoom webinars exploring life for South Australia’s music […]

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triple j Unearthed’s DIY Supergroup: Your chance to make a song with Tame Impala, Flume, Amy Shark & more

April 24th, 2020|Comments Off on triple j Unearthed’s DIY Supergroup: Your chance to make a song with Tame Impala, Flume, Amy Shark & more

Ever wished you had the chance to collab with your fave Australian artists? Well triple j Unearthed’s DIY Supergroup is it!

triple j Unearthed is giving music makers an incredibly rare, one-off sample pack made by […]

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Music SA Presents: Our New Normal – An Online Discussion

April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Music SA Presents: Our New Normal – An Online Discussion

Our New Normal – Life for SA’s Music Community in a Covid Reality

A discussion about life for South Australia’s music community amidst this new COVID 19 reality. Please join Music SA’s CEO and Industry Development […]

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SUPPORT FOR LIVE MUSIC VENUES – COVID-19

April 8th, 2020|Comments Off on SUPPORT FOR LIVE MUSIC VENUES – COVID-19

GRANTS

The SA Music Development Office has a number of grants available for live music. One of them (Stream B) is available to aid the recovery of venues impacted by Covid-19 restrictions. This grant may be […]

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WHAT IS MUSIC SA DOING FOR MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19?

April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on WHAT IS MUSIC SA DOING FOR MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19?

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO 

Our hearts are aching.  It’s a strange and unprecedented time.

Overnight our beloved music industry has been decimated.  According to Music SA’s Live Music Census, which we have undertaken for the last 5 […]

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COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE

March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE

On March 22nd, the Australian Government announced a second stimulus round valued at $66 billion. This round is geared towards individuals, households and small businesses, and will give many music industry folk some much needed […]

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MUSIC SA ANNOUNCEMENT 📣

March 20th, 2020|Comments Off on MUSIC SA ANNOUNCEMENT 📣

Music SA Chair Anne Wiberg today announced the resignation of Music SA CEO Lisa Bishop.
DUE TO COVID-19 disruptions, this position will only be advertised officially from the 1st of June 2020.
“Lisa has been an outstanding […]

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HOW TO SUPPORT LOCAL MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19

March 20th, 2020|Comments Off on HOW TO SUPPORT LOCAL MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19

📷: Isolaid Music Festival

Whenever Australia faces a crisis, musicians have got our back – performing benefit concerts, raising money and lifting our spirits.

Now, we need to have their back. While they are unable to […]

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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19

March 19th, 2020|Comments Off on MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR MUSICIANS DURING COVID-19

For many, the biggest impact of COVID-19 will be financial. But there will also be a mental toll: fear, boredom, stress, anxiety, depression and an aching sense of alienation.

If anyone is looking for mental health […]

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IS LIVE!

February 12th, 2020|Comments Off on 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 […]

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More Than 40 Local Bands To Play at Superloop Adelaide 500 Weekend!

January 31st, 2020|Comments Off on More Than 40 Local Bands To Play at Superloop Adelaide 500 Weekend!

Delia Obst at Superloop 2019. 📷 Luke Byrne

Music SA is proud to announce the successful applications for the annual Bands on Track program opening for the Superloop Adelaide 500 concert series headliners.

And in more good news, […]

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Nexus Arts Launches Interplay Development Program

January 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Nexus Arts Launches Interplay Development Program

Following on from their Next Up (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists) and Creative Cohesion (for culturally diverse artists) development programs, Interplay is open to artists from both CALD and ATSI backgrounds. The program aims […]

Summer Fest Is Back For 2020! 🍉✨

January 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Summer Fest Is Back For 2020! 🍉✨

Presented by City of West Torrens, Summer Festival is series of fun outdoor events spanned from Jan until early Feb.

The weather is getting warmer and we’re thinking about picnics and sunsets shared with family and friends. […]

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Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2020!

January 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2020!

Music SA is excited to announce that Scouted will take place on August 7th 2020, as part of Umbrella Festival!

The below form is for South Australian musicians/bands who wish to submit an expression of interest […]

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Submissions Now Open To Support Headliners at 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500!

December 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Submissions Now Open To Support Headliners at 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500!

Music SA is proud to announce Bands on Track submissions are now open, giving local artists a chance to perform at the Superloop Adelaide 500 after-race concert series next February.

Now in its ninth year, Bands […]

New Opportunities Open For Contemporary Music Touring Across Australia

December 19th, 2019|Comments Off on New Opportunities Open For Contemporary Music Touring Across Australia

📷 D.D Dumbo during his Field Recording in Austin, Texas.

Increased investment in contemporary music will enable more opportunities for Australian musicians to tour to more audiences in more destinations across Australia.

As part of the Australian Music […]