2501, 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 correctly and safely covered with the right insurance for your needs as a member of […]

2201, 2018

Join the Music SA Team in 2018!

Music SA is beyond thrilled to be offering three incredible music industry employment opportunities.

If you feel passionately about the importance of people experiencing the work of talented SA musicians then please read on…

Thanks to philanthropist Peter Hanlon (his love […]

2201, 2018

Blenheimfest 2018 Lineup Announced!

Blenheim Music and Camping Festival is back for 2018 boasting its biggest line up yet!

This rustic, working farm will be opening up its paddock gates over the Easter long weekend for 2 days of music, […]

1501, 2018

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 Robbie Williams, Cold Chisel, and +LIVE+ onstage at the 2018 Adelaide 500.

Delivered through Music SA […]

301, 2018

Swirl Fest Round TWO!

Swirl Records present the second edition of their homegrown festival ‘SWIRL FEST’. The Adelaide independent record label have moved to the West End of Adelaide to play host to the best in local and interstate […]

1412, 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 fun at the West Torrens’ Summer Festival?

In 2018 the Festival will celebrate 10 years and […]

812, 2017

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 of live music activity in South Australia. SA’s music scene contributed $375 million to the […]

112, 2017

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 Music SA and Adelaide 500’s Bands On Track initiative.

Bands On Track gives emerging SA bands […]

1711, 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 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 […]

1011, 2017


Last night hip-hop duo A.B. Original won a total of six awards at the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards), while pop superstar Tkay Maidza won Best Female Artist and South Sudanese-born rapper […]

111, 2017

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 […]

2010, 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 is permanent Full Time commencing December 2017 and reporting to the National Manager, Writer Services.

This […]

2709, 2017

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 […]

1309, 2017

Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night

We’ve found the perfect excuse for the music industry, their family and friends to get together to enjoy some games, prizes, cake, art, a raffle, door prizes and of course music!

Join us for a very […]

1707, 2017

Exporting in 2017 and Beyond!

A lot has changed since Sounds Australia was first established to support Australian Artists and industry at international showcase and conference events.

If you’ve exported before or are looking for the first time, this masterclass will […]

506, 2017

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, […]

2505, 2017

Applications now open to play Semaphore Music Festival

The Semaphore Music Festival has grown since the inaugural event in 2005, to a four nights and three days of concerts presenting South Australian home grown, live music to a niche market of music lovers. […]

805, 2017

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 […]

1904, 2017

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 […]

1304, 2017

MIIO are offering you a 20% Membership Discount

Music Industry Inside Out (MIIO) are a music business professional development community who are offering you 20% off their membership with the code: MusicSAStars

Join with a monthly membership and receive access to 25 videos courses, 65+ […]

604, 2017

The Peter Schodde Memorial Scholarship

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.

The Scholarship is open to pianists between […]

604, 2017

PPCA and the Australia Council announce a new round of recording grants

Following a successful third round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council, and offer another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.

Dan Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer […]

3003, 2017

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund offering $1m in grants

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 […]

2302, 2017

Cultural Music Exchange

Music SA and Nexus Arts will welcome The Jerry Cans to South Australia on Wednesday 8 March 2017 from 4pm – 5pm at The Grace Emily Hotel. The band are here to celebrate the Adelaide […]

902, 2017

Free Rehearsal Space on Monday Nights!

The City of Adelaide is offering the beautiful and historic Meeting Hall for emerging bands to hold free rehearsals from 5.30pm – 8.30pm on Monday evenings, subject to availability. It has quality acoustics and an inbuilt stage that is […]

702, 2017

APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards 2017

Online nominations for the 2017 Art Music Awards are now open, closing at 5pm AEST on Monday 11 April. Winners will be revealed on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Which were the best orchestral, instrumental, vocal, choral and […]

2012, 2016

Recruiting for Umbrella Winter City Sounds 2017!

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is a live music festival to be held in the city of Adelaide from the 14th to the 30th July 2017. 
Given the success and highlights of the inaugural Umbrella: Winter City Sounds we are […]

112, 2016

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 […]

1411, 2016

Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID internship […]

911, 2016

Vocal Master Class with Tony Lindsay (Santana)

Music SA is offering four young vocalists the opportunity of a lifetime! The Day of the Song Festival has put together a Vocal Master Class with the legendary Tony Lindsay (Santana Lead Vocalist) and Janice […]

1210, 2016

Enrolments Open for 2017 Music SA Courses

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).

One […]

1409, 2016

Unified Announce 5X$5000 Grants to Creatives in the Music Industry

UNIFIED have announced their brand new initiative, The Unified Grant. UNIFIED founder and CEO Jaddan Comerford announced this during his keynote speech at Bigsound this year. It will give people the chance to follow their creative […]

109, 2016

Applications for the CONTROL professional development course open today

CONTROL is an intensive five stage program for music managers based in Australia or New Zealand and wanting to grow their business locally and offshore.

The program is presented by the Australian Music Industry Association (AMIN) […]

3108, 2016

Perks Business Boost Awards

Perks has just launched their inaugural ‘Perks Business Boost Awards.’ The awards specifically support entrepreneurial South Australians in bringing their business ideas to life and present the opportunity for two South Australian businesses to access/win $35,000 worth […]

1608, 2016

Get your music on Fresh Air!


Submit to: music@fresh927.com.au for Fresh Air or The Jump consideration.

FIRST: Make sure the song is fully mastered and ready for radio. That […]

2607, 2016

Applications now open for Australia Council’s International Residencies Program


Are you an artist always on the look out for new professional networks? In need of time and space to hone your craft? Are you excited by the idea of cultural exchange and taking your […]

1307, 2016

SXSW Opens Artist Submissions for Showcases

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 […]

507, 2016

Triple j Unearthed High launches with new Indigenous initiative

The search is on! Triple j is looking high and low for Australia’s best high school music act.

Over the past decade, Triple j Unearthed has been discovering, sharing and providing opportunities to young Australian artists. As part of […]

107, 2016

Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

Sounds Australia presents “Insights into International Genre Events” in partnership with Music SA, Musitec and the Music Development Office.

Sounds Australia will be in Adelaide presenting an evening of insights into the many genre events that are now available […]

2906, 2016

The Seed Fund 2016 Now Open!

In 2016 The Seed Fund enters its 12th year and continues to support emerging musicians, artists and arts workers via their Management Workshop and three community-based initiatives.

The much anticipated annual Management Workshop will be again […]

2306, 2016

Free business consulting services for Adelaide creatives

Global professional services firm, EY, are collaborating with South Australia’s music industry cluster, Musitec, to provide Adelaide’s creative industries the opportunity to access free business consulting services.
These sessions will be held on the last Wednesday […]

2206, 2016

Lincoln College seeks a Musician in Residence

Lincoln College provides residential accommodation for university students who have moved to Adelaide to study at university. Lincoln has a proud history of student-led musical performance and engagement. We now build on this by introducing […]

1705, 2016

Triple J Unearthed Play School Remix Competition

Play School is turning the big 5 – 0! In celebration, Unearthed are giving the Play School theme song over to you to create a remix!

Here’s how it works:

Step One: Unearthed give you the stems […]

505, 2016

Carclew – Game Makers is Back!

After a successful debut season at Hackham West Community Centre, Game Makers returns for second season at the Aldinga Community Centre.
Game Makers is a FREE and fun workshop for kids aged 5 – 12 years and their dads (or […]

405, 2016

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund Offering $1 Million to Creative Australians

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians and other artists.

Now in its third year, this unique grants program is open to individuals […]

2704, 2016

New Carclew Career Development Fellowship Program

For many years Carclew has offered a handful of art-form specific scholarships annually. Whilst prestigious, the limited number available meant that some people were missing out.

The new annual Carclew career development Fellowship Program will allow an […]

1404, 2016

Umbrella-Winter City Sounds: Registration Date Extended!

Umbrella – Winter City Sounds is a NEW live music festival in the Adelaide CBD running from 
We are currently taking registrations for events in the festival, and encourage your band, […]

1204, 2016

Semaphore Music Festival – Applications Open!


2016 is the 12th year that the Semaphore Music Festival proudly presents three days and four nights of SA original live music.  Over 60 local acts will […]

704, 2016

SA Indie Artists: Submit your music to iSA Radio

Calling all indie artists in South Australia! A new online radio station has just hit the Adelaide music scene… iSA Radio plays only independent South Australian artists and they are currently seeking music submissions from the SA artist […]

704, 2016

Emerging musician’s opportunity to work with international vocal coach DAVE STROUD

Adelaide’s music community is in for a treat with a private Scholarship announced today. Local musician’s this April will go into the running to win an all expenses paid opportunity to work with International Vocal […]

504, 2016

Respected music industry trainer Rodney Holder from successful business podcast www.musicbusinessfacts.com is hosting a free online music industry summit. This online conference will provide invaluable content and knowledge […]

3103, 2016

Musica Viva’s Under 30’s with Stephen Hough

Musica Viva are offering anyone under 30 an experience with one of the finest classical musicians of our time. This is an ideal opportunity to see an international artist at a great price!

Thursday 14th April, 7.30pm, […]

2403, 2016

deadline independent makers + presenters grants

If you’re interested in any of the grants on offer through the Independent Makers and Presenters Program, hurry, as applications close 1 April.

This funding through Arts South Australia supports South Australian based independent artists, writers, […]

2403, 2016

the station’s battle of bands

Pictured: Sweet Anarchy members + MCs Sarah Stevens and Alastair Parbs

Youth Week gets an injection of live music in Murray Bridge as the annual Battle of the Bands rocks The Station.

Now in its 14th year, […]

2303, 2016

win tickets to music film

What do you do in a remote area where footy is king and music education is rare as rain?

Find a driven choir director and brave little voices with big dreams, all ready for the chance […]

2303, 2016

score tex perkins support & more

Arkaba Hotel in conjunction with Music SA is looking for an emerging or established soloist, duo or band to support Tex Perkins at his SA show on Friday 29 April.

Tex will be playing in acoustic […]

2303, 2016

helpmann funding available

Hey Con students & alum – funding is available for you!

The Helpmann Academy’s April grant round is open for applications of up to $9000, available to staff, students and graduates from the Academy’s partners, including […]

2203, 2016

apply for mentoring & grant from josh pyke

Thanks to Josh Pyke and APRA AMCOS, you could be the next unsigned muso to receive an amazing array of mentorship and funding to help to grow your career.

Not only could you be meeting with […]

1603, 2016

music grant deadline & info session

It’s that time again! Submit your application in the latest round of Arts SA’s grants for the contemporary music industry.

If you’re an SA based musician, who is writing and performing their own music, now’s your […]

1103, 2016

umbrella – winter city sounds info

If you attended Music SA’s information session on Wednesday (or are subscribed to our eNews), you will have heard the news about a brand new live music festival presented by Music SA.

The inaugural “Umbrella – […]

1003, 2016

hilltop hoods initiative offers $10k

These fine chaps want to give you money.

How does $10,000 toward releasing an album or EP sound?

The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers an up-and-coming Australian hip hop or soul artist a grant to help fund the […]

1003, 2016

music clips for musicians – update!


10 March 2016

Lots of buzz last night as our 23 chosen acts for the Vision and Sound initiative met with their respective filmmakers from Flinders University. St Paul’s Creative Centre was packed!

The acts were […]

1003, 2016

music sa masterclass – the art of stagecraft

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and the Music Development Office present “Shake Your Money-Maker: A Masterclass in the Art of Stagecraft.”

This is the 4th event in a series of professional development forums aimed at tooling up […]

703, 2016

burnside battle of the bands – apply

After a 2 year hiatus The City of Burnside is pleased bring the 12th annual Battle of the Bands event to Burnside.

Bands, solo vocalists and duos from all over SA are encouraged to apply!

This is […]

703, 2016

tech jam returns

Following the success of Musitec’s TechJam in its first year, which helped form partnerships for Little Birdy and ETI, along with nine new companies through the Connected Music City Challenge, TechJam is back!

With presentations from […]

303, 2016

new fund offers total pool of $100k

In recognition of the limited opportunities for art music composers to have their works performed, APRA AMCOS has initiated the Art Music Fund.

Australian and New Zealand composers are now invited to apply for a grant […]

303, 2016

let maps make your video clip

The image above says it all, really…

MAPS is back with their latest sessions of live music clips, and you are welcome to apply.

Media Arts Production Services FILM SCHOOL program at Hamilton College has a long […]

103, 2016

guitar fest launches ‘guitars in bars’

Listen up guitar lovers of Adelaide!

Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2016 Adelaide Guitar Festival is launching a brand new and inclusive program called Guitars in Bars.

Guitar in Bars is taking the Adelaide Guitar Festival to the pubs […]

103, 2016

artists & venues wanted – new winter festival

Introducing “Umbrella: Winter City Sounds”, a new live music festival presented by Music SA.

The inaugural Umbrella will be held from July 15 to August 7, offering an exciting smorgasbord of curated live music projects and […]

2402, 2016

folk fest apps open

Applications are now open for the Fleurieu Folk Festival 2016 edition – which just happens to be its gala 10th year celebration!

The annual 3 day family friendly celebration of contemporary and traditional folk music is […]

2402, 2016

voice coach wanted @ talentworx

One of Adelaide’s largest singing schools, Talentworx Studios is looking for another awesome Voice Coach to join their talented team.

Flexible days/hours available, and they are looking for someone who is happy to start off with […]

1702, 2016

music wanted for kixx

Adelaide has a new digital radio station!

KIXX Radio® promises less talk and more MUSIC, and they want to showcase SA music.

At 7pm weeknights, the program ‪KixxStart‬ has all the best local ‪South Australia‬n tunes, and […]

1702, 2016

music business course in the south

Do you live down south? Want to learn about the music industry?

The good folks at Re-Engage Youth Services are running a semester long Certificate 1 Music Program in the southern region called “C.Y.M.B.A.L.” – that’s […]

1502, 2016

splash adelaide applications

The 3rd season of Splash Adelaide Winter Season is on its way!

Following the huge success of the Splash Adelaide Winter Season last year, it’s time to submit your creative idea for an event or activation […]

1002, 2016

apra’s meet the locals studio session

The month of March starts with an information evening for APRA AMCOS members in Adelaide, “Meet the Locals.”

Tuesday the 1st March sees an expert panel of SA’s music industry professionals come together at the Grace […]

102, 2016

i love live music 60 second film comp opens

The inaugural I LOVE LIVE MUSIC 60 second film competition opens for entries from today (1 February 2016) with irresistible prizes on offer for filmmakers and musicians as part of the new national initiative to focus on […]

2801, 2016

listener picks at radio adelaide

Community radio stations are a cornerstone of the music industry and now Radio Adelaide is offering another way to get directly involved.

The station’s listeners and subscribers (that’s you) can submit your suggestions to Local Noise […]

2801, 2016

grow your business with sayes

Music is art, and for most of us that’s our favourite part. But it’s important to think of the music industry as an INDUSTRY, and what you do as a business.

On that note, young South […]

2801, 2016

folkmad sa site launch

Last year we announced the creation of a new website that features the folk genre, for both music and dance, in Adelaide.

Folk MaD SA (aka Folk Music and Dance SA) is an online portal that […]

2701, 2016

artist manager survey

Attention artist managers AND self-managed artists: here’s your chance to participate in the biggest research project ever conducted on Australian artist managers.

In a new research project by The Association of Artist Managers (AAM), details are […]

1301, 2016

ppca + australia council new recording grants

A series of $15,000 grants is available to help Australian artists with new sound recordings, thanks to a partnership between PPCA and the Australia Council.

Previous recipients have included classical guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, jazz […]

1301, 2016

use your voice with joe burgess

As usual, Carclew has a packed summer schedule for youth interested in the arts!

For music fans, you’ll want to be quick to secure the last couple of spots THIS FRIDAY 15 January for “Use Your […]

701, 2016

fresh air open house with kilter

Fresh Air Open House are plunging straight into 2016 with a killer 1st session TOMORROW NIGHT (8 January).

RSVP is essential if you want to secure a spot for an exclusive session with Kilter, PLUS free […]

1512, 2015

nexus is hiring

Do you have what it takes to lead the Nexus Creative Pathways Program?

Nexus Arts is on the lookout for a Program Coordinator for their year long intensive development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

1512, 2015

vote triple j hottest 100

More voting, more chances to win. Must be that time of year!

We want to see some SA acts in the mix for triple j’s hottest 100, and you can help make that happen.

Australia Day will […]

1512, 2015

vote in apra song of year

It’s win-win when you vote for the APRA Song of the Year. Not only do you get to give some love to your favourite tune (and songwriter), but you have a chance to win a […]

1412, 2015

interactive dining seeks acts

A paid opportunity is on offer for a unique experience. “Post Dining” has 10 courses of drinks and desserts as a shared experience that incorporates a bit of sensory exploration as well.

Diners can expect to […]

1412, 2015

free cbd rehearsal & poster space

Just a reminder that the charming ‘Meeting Hall’ behind Adelaide Town Hall is available – free – on Monday nights as a rehearsal space.

Built in 1862, it has quality acoustics, an inbuilt stage and PA […]

1012, 2015

clipsal 500 line up for friday concert

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 […]

912, 2015

your music career starts here

It’s time to make YOUR Music Career happen….

Music SA’s Courses are ACCREDITED and have proven success!

See courses.musicsa.com.au

We have helped nurture some of the best talent and industry players in town. Examples? Recent grad Yung Gemmy […]

912, 2015

nominate for best music clip in 2016 sasas

The Media Resource Centre invites SA filmmakers to submit their entries into SA’s highest accolade in film, the 2016 South Australian Screen Awards (SASAs). The 17th edition of the awards will take place in May, […]

212, 2015

frusic begins as fringe program launches!

The Adelaide Fringe has opened tickets sales and you can view its entire 2018 program online now.

This season we’re shining the spotlight on the Fringe Music Program – it’s packed with diverse, creative and downright wacky […]

2611, 2015

brick lane loves live music

More live music in unusual places, thanks to Music SA!

One of our latest series has been “Live in Brick Lane”, with acoustic performers at the new Brickworks Marketplace on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Smooth sounds have been […]

2611, 2015

join folkmad sa site

Attention Folkies! Come one, come all to a new website that features the folk genre, for both music and dance.

Folk MaD SA (aka Folk Music and Dance SA) has launched an online portal that includes […]

1911, 2015

intern at 5/4

“Wanna get paid to hang with Tkay Maidza and Jesse Davidson, go to St Jerome’s Laneway Festival and book (drink at) Adelaide’s best venues?”

That’s how Adelaide’s 5/4 Entertainment is pitching its internship program, now in […]

1911, 2015

how to get a gig – by fresh 92.7

“How do I get a gig?”

It’s a question that every performer asks themselves at some stage, and Fresh 92.7 is all set to give you the answer!

It’s the theme of their next Open House session […]

1911, 2015

banter + grant info session

Two birds, one stone.

Get your music industry fix in one night on Wednesday 25 November at St Paul’s Creative Centre, as two events join forces.

The next round in the Contemporary Music Fund is closing soon, […]

1711, 2015

tourrific prospect uke challenge

City of Prospect is no doubt one of the most creative councils in SA, and in mid January they have their sights set on a major, and slightly unusual, prize for Tourrific Prospect 2016.

Monday night […]

1711, 2015

stereosonic comp – vote for local producer

You can vote & win Stereosonic 2015 tickets in the latest competition from Fresh 92.7!

Along with Stereosonic and Electric Circus, Fresh 92.7 will help a local producer’s track to Slumberjack (who’s on the Stereosonic lineup), […]

1611, 2015

play laneway 2016

Laneway Festival is fast approaching, with headliners looking as hot as always – Flume, Violent Soho, Beach House, The Smith Street Band, Grimes, & plenty more – heading to Port Adelaide in Feb 2016.

Thanks to […]

1311, 2015

clip it! apply to have a video made

Clip It! is a music video production initiative brought to you by the Media Resource Centre (MRC) and Music SA, generously funded by Arts SA.

Clip It! aims to assist MRC members to develop and produce a […]

511, 2015

proof of life launches 6 nov

Back in October we heralded the coming of  “Proof of Life”, a Festival designed to innovate, collaborate and of course, celebrate live music!

It’s now launch time, with the opening party tomorrow night (6 November) at […]

511, 2015

adelaide guitar festival 1st announcements

With the release of the Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2016 Season comes the announcement of several Adelaide Guitar Festival shows that take the event into new territory.

From a gala event with the ASO to an inaugural […]

311, 2015

techjam’s pitches for connected music city

TechJam – presented by Musitec – returns on 18 November, ripe for  ideas on connecting Adelaide as a ‘Music City’ via technology.

The Connected Music City Challenge is on now, where participants were invited to enter […]

211, 2015

play adelaide town hall – 1 night only @ fringe

‘One Night Only’ at Adelaide Town Hall in fact translates to five nights x five local live music performances, and is a new live music series that has been developed to give local bands the […]

111, 2015

frusic guide to fringe live music

Reminder: 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival program launches 2 December! Watch for more news on how to promote your MUSIC show through the FRUSIC (Fringe Music) Campaign.



Are you a Registered Fringe Venue that’s hosting Live Music […]

2710, 2015

jump start your career with nye comp

Want a chance to play to over 40,000 people at Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve celebrations at Elder Park?

The Jump Start competition from Fresh 92.7 ends Friday (30 Oct), so don’t miss out on apply for […]

2210, 2015

play the railway station

Adelaide Railway Station will be welcoming buskers to entertain commuters from November.

The new program “Tracks at the Railway Station” allows one local Adelaide muso an evening to set up and perform from 4pm – 6:30pm […]

2010, 2015

music meets film workshop

What commercial opportunities lie at the intersection Music and Film? A new workshop “Music Meets Film” will answer just that, as musicians, film makers, game makers and designers are invited to St Paul’s Creative Centre […]

1910, 2015

your music career starts here

It’s not too late to enrol for Music SA’s range of Music Business Courses, 2016.

Broaden your education, develop new and existing skills, network & build industry contacts – we’ll show you the way.

What’s on offer? […]

1910, 2015

job at make ready lab

Here’s an outstanding opportunity for those passionate about creative endeavours – The Make Ready Lab (TMRL) is hiring!!
Arts & Cultural Management service is hunting for an Assistant Producer for 3 months of work,  from November […]

1510, 2015

connected music city challenge

This Saturday 17 October, special things are afoot at St Paul’s Creative Centre ! Make sure you’re a part of the “Connected Music City Challenge”,  a partnership between IBM, Adelaide City Council, the Music Development […]

1410, 2015

proof of life festival

In less than a month, Adelaide will be brimming with innovative opportunities to celebrate live music.

Introducing “Proof of Life” Festival, 6-14 November, which is offering YOU a chance to get out amongst it and see […]

710, 2015

ditto offer for music sa artists

Special offer for artists listed in Music SA’s Directory!

How does ‘free digital distribution’ sound?

Thanks to our friends at Ditto Music, Music SA’s listed artists can have their releases distributed through their ‘essentials’ package for 12 […]

710, 2015

pete drummond’s chop shop

Tasty chops, Single stroke 3’s, 4 way Singles, Half-Diddles…. if we’re speaking your language then you’ll love the new workshop presented by ETI: “Pete Drummond’s Chop Shop”.

The 2 hour session on 24 October will help […]

610, 2015

summer sounds art after dark

Attention emerging Adelaide musos – ART AFTER DARK will soon be launching Summer Sounds in Adelaide’s West End district, and they are on the lookout for performers.

One Thursday per month, local musicians will have the […]

110, 2015

‘release’ indie label program new closing date

Good news for indie labels – in response to feedback from the music industry, there’s a new deadline to enter RELEASE (the Business of Label Management), and expanded eligibility criteria.

Applications for the trans-Tasman professional development […]

3009, 2015

forum: ins + outs of music festivals

**** SOLD OUT ****

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and Pirate Life present “The Ins and Outs of Music Festivals” – the next forum in our professional development series aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and […]

2809, 2015

city of adelaide australia day awards

Do you know someone who makes your community a better place? Why not nominate them for the Adelaide City Council’s Australia Day Awards?

There are many people who go above and beyond to help shape and […]

2309, 2015

salisbury secret garden seeks acts

Adelaide’s favourite Fringe Hub in the north – the Salisbury Secret Garden – is now in its third year of bringing thousands out of the city centre during the busy festival.

Now the largest and fastest […]

2209, 2015

frusic info session


Get double the promotion – for FREE – when you register your venue or music act for Adelaide Fringe 2016!

Not only will you be listed in the official Adelaide Fringe guide & website, but […]

809, 2015

band jam studio workshop

Fat Trax presents the next in its popular series of Band Jam Studio Workshops on Tuesday 15th September.

This FREE evening offers an “Introduction to Studio Recording” at Fat Trax studios from 7pm, plus free wine, […]

209, 2015

techjam’s music city challenge

The next TechJam presents a very exciting new opportunity, and has great news for lovers of live music in the city.

As part of the 23 September event, presented in conjunction with Musitec, IBM, Adelaide CIty […]

109, 2015

bliss n eso live stream masterclass

Sydney hip-hop superstars Bliss N Eso are teaming up with Telstra Road to Discovery (TRTD), to deliver a first-of-its-kind, interactive education master class where music lovers from around the globe can participate via a live […]

2708, 2015

producers at fresh air open house

You don’t want to miss the next edition of Fresh Air’s Open House as they present The Producer’s Series Forum on September 1st at St Paul’s Creative Centre.

The Producer’s Series was a collaboration with the […]

2708, 2015

radio adelaide job

Want a job in radio?

Radio Adelaide have opened the position of Breakfast host, as Angus Randall departs.

All are welcome to apply, and make sure you read the selection criteria thoroughly. They’re looking for someone special […]

2708, 2015

register for fringe

Everyone loves to FRINGE! Registrations for the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival are now open for Artists, Events and Venues. As Australia’s largest and most loved open-access arts festival, you do not want to miss out […]

2608, 2015

gripping music film series at mrc

Here’s something for lovers of music AND movies!

As part of The Mercury Cinema’s film society – Adelaide Cinémathèque presents This Creative Life, a series of six curated films which explore the idea that the creative […]

2508, 2015

win $1000 with fest’s song comp

Need a spare $1000? Got a folky or bluesy song about South Australia or Adelaide?

The Fleurieu Folk Festival wants to hear from you but you better be quick.

The Judith Crossley Memorial Singer/Songwriter Award is open to […]

2408, 2015

time to banter

Time has flown by, and we already have another Banter event on the very near horizon… as in tomorrow Weds 25 August!

Presented by Musitec and St Paul’s Creative Centre, Banter is a monthly gathering of the […]

2008, 2015

eti session for music educators

It’s not just what you teach. It’s how you teach it!

That’s the ETI_Music (Education Through Inspiration) motto, and they are holding a powerful new event that should be attended by every current or private Music […]

1908, 2015

job at mdo

Great opportunity to work in the music business with a new Program Officer position at the Music Development Office!

You have until 24 August to apply for this full time role, based at St Paul’s Creative Centre.

The […]

1108, 2015

wanted: french inspired music for market

The Alliance Française d’Adelaide is proud to announce the planning of its 3rd French Market, and they’re looking to host live music at the event. This is where YOU might come in…

The market will be […]

1108, 2015

new resources from music matters

The Music Matters collective is not only a clever bunch, but generous as well.

They’ve created a series of animations to try to demonstrate to creatives that copyright law provides an incentive for them do keep […]

1008, 2015

‘release’ indie label program open for applications

Aussie labels, get ready to RELEASE.

A national program that assists indie label owners across the nation has now opened for 2015 applications.

Presented by the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN), and supported by the Australian Independent […]

508, 2015

band connection awaits

TONIGHT (Wednesday August 5) Band Connection kicks off at The Station in Murray Bridge, with a special guest band in store..

What’s Band Connection all about? It aims to create. Innovate. Inspire. If you want to […]

508, 2015

emc special offer

It’s on every electronic musician’s radar – the EMC, Sydney’s annual Electronic Music Conference and Asia-Pacific’s premier electronic music industry event.

Each year EMC attracts hundreds of speakers, artists, delegates and aspiring DJs and producers to […]

408, 2015

play at vision fest!!

Are you in High School? Want YOUR high school band to open the massive first inaugural Vision Festival at Jive?  Of course you do!

You have the special chance to play alongside local legends Glass Skies, The Dunes, […]

3007, 2015

south australian music awards announced

Today Music SA announces the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) are to take place on Wednesday 11 November, with nominations open from Monday 3 August.

The awards, which are judged by an expert industry panel […]

2907, 2015

join bigsound’s programming team

Given BIGSOUND’s continuing growth as Australia’s premier music industry conference and artist showcase, QMusic is exploring options for structuring and strengthening the team.

Expressions of Interest are now being sought from individuals who are keen to […]

2907, 2015

what’s your jam down south?

What’s Your Jam?

That’s the central question of this semester long, accredited learning program for 12-25 year olds, presented by Re-Engage Youth Services.

It includes Singing, Song Writing and Recording, and includes field trips to studios and […]

2807, 2015

sxsw invites sa creatives

South by Southwest (SXSW) representative Phil Tripp (13-year SXSW Rep for Australia, New Zealand & Hawaii) will include Adelaide in his national series of Movie Meet ‘n’ Greets.

A date, venue and speakers have been set […]

2007, 2015

apra pdas now open

APRA AMCOS’ Professional Development Awards (PDAs) 2015 are now taking applications, and the winners will be in illustrious company, joining the ranks of former winners including Gotye, Abbe May, Husky Gawenda, and more.

The PDAs provide some […]

2007, 2015

get paid by ppca

The registration cut-off for the PPCA’s annual distribution is approaching! What does this mean? Well, if you are an Australian recording artist whose music is being broadcast or publicly performed, or you hold the copyright […]

1507, 2015

music sa seeks intern

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID […]

1407, 2015

music grant deadline

It’s that time again! Submit your application in the latest round of Arts SA’s grants for the contemporary music industry.

If you’re an SA based musician, who is writing and performing their own music, now’s your […]

1307, 2015

enter 2015 telstra road to discovery

Telstra Road to Discovery, the talent development program that connects emerging singer songwriters with some of the most influential figures in the music industry, has officially opened the call for entries for the 2015 program.

From […]

1307, 2015

fresh 92.7 open house

At the next Fresh Air Open House, the team at Fresh 92.7 brings you one of the biggest electronic music labels in Australia (and across the world).

This is your chance to meet some VIPs from […]

1307, 2015

asiafest seeks expressions of interest

Performance opportunities have arisen for solo musicians, small groups and bands to feature at ASIAFEST this year.

In 2015, the annual festival runs Friday October 2 – Sunday October 11 in Rymill Park, and not only […]

1007, 2015

fun music company seeks vocalist – paid

The Fun Music Company is currently seeking expressions of interest from Male and Female session vocalists to work on an upcoming project.

The project is a CD of preschool songs which is especially designed to develop […]

1007, 2015

join nationwide online database

Introducing ACT-cess, which is currently building an online community database with an all music focus.

ACT-cess will be an Australia-wide service designed to benefit communication, connectivity, awareness, accessibility, and networking for the nation’s music community.

Learn more […]

907, 2015

live music venues – have your say

The SA Government has launched a new survey, aiming to examine the relationship of live music and venues.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet, in consultation with the Australian Hotels Association and MDO (Music Development Office), […]

807, 2015

“hip-hop saved my life”

The work of some of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous hip-hop artists will feature at a free public lecture at the University of Adelaide on Tuesday 14 July.

Guest speaker and research anthropologist Dr Suzi Hutchings, from […]

707, 2015

story city seeks music

An innovative project returns to the streets of Adelaide, and is on the lookout for local creatives.

Story City runs real life “choose your own adventures”, where stories are narrated, illustrated and then scored by a […]

207, 2015

apra amcos deadline now 31 july

If you’re a member of APRA AMCOS, they’ve been collecting live performance royalties for you! Time to claim them for the past financial year.

To get your royalties earned between 1 July 2014 and 30 June […]

107, 2015

enter triple j’s unearthed high 2015

Are you the best high school act in the country? Then it’s time to enter Unearthed High 2015, as triple j is on the hunt for the next Japanese Wallpaper, Lunatics on Pogosticks, ASTA, or […]

107, 2015

soundpond for sale

If you’ve got the passion and motivation to run Soundpond.net, they’re looking for a fresh team to take on the business!

Up for sale after almost 6 years (and 25,000 hours of live broadcast shows), the […]

3006, 2015

sounds australia – thinking global

Music SA, MDO, Musitec and Sounds Australia are delighted to announce a rare opportunity for musicians wanting to export their music overseas. Sounds Australia will visit Adelaide in late July for their Thinking Global National […]

2606, 2015

aria membership deadline

It’s every Australian artist’s dream – to win an ARIA! But did you know, only ARIA Members may enter recordings to be considered for the Awards?

We’re now at that point in the year where ARIA […]

1806, 2015

sing with van canto in tasmania

Music SA has partnered with Festival of Voices and Events Tasmania to offer you a chance to participate in a workshop with German a cappella metal band, Van Canto, for FREE!

Five singers, one drummer. No […]

1706, 2015

national campus band comp open

Calling all Flinders, University of Adelaide, and Uni SA students! Are you in a band? Why not register for the National Campus Band Competition 2015?

This annual Australian national event produced by the Australian Association of Campus […]

1606, 2015

the seed 2015 opens

It’s the 11th year of The Seed Fund, and it continues its great work to support emerging musicians, artists and arts workers via grants, a workshop and community-based initiatives.

This year sees some exciting developments with […]

1606, 2015

winter jams in school holidays

Adelaide City Council and Music SA proudly present “Winter Jams”, a new series of school holiday workshops. Suitable for 13-17 year olds, Winter Jams runs over 3 days (7 – 9 July), where participants will […]

1106, 2015

breaking out of the nest

Music SA and APRA | AMCOS present Breaking Out of The Nest – the next masterclass in a series of professional development forums aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – […]

406, 2015

mdo launches producer series

Thanks to the Music Development Office (MDO), there are two amazing opportunities coming up for South Australian producers.

A new mentoring program kicks off in July, with a series of tailored, full-day intensive professional development experiences […]

406, 2015

join the st paul’s community

Here’s a great way to be part of the St Paul’s Creative Centre community! “Community Memberships” grants are available to 10 individuals per year, which covers the value of a full-time membership at the hub.

This […]

306, 2015

techjam world first community

Something for the tech lovers and innovators: the world’s first developer community for software & hardware developers, designers and algorithm experts, TechJam, invites you to collaborate with music industry businesses and individuals on 15 July.

From […]

206, 2015

free music workshops in mt gambier

Want to work in the music biz? Music SA is taking things on the road and partnering with Country Arts SA to deliver some FREE workshops for passionate young people 18+.

From 10am-4pm Saturday 13 June […]

206, 2015

introducing music business mondays

Music SA’s new Industry Development Manager, Emma Coyle, will be opening the doors every Monday for anyone needing one-on-one guidance with their band or music business.

There’s no question too big or too small; from ‘how […]

106, 2015

get your gig filmed & recorded by ac arts

The Adelaide College of the Arts loves music – they’re back with another offer to give bands a great opportunity for adding to their multimedia content, while giving their students the chance to learn in […]

2005, 2015

open at splendour

The lineup for Splendour in the Grass 2015 is huge, if by huge you mean Blur, Florence and the Machine, Mark Ronson, The Wombats, Tame Impala and more! Now thanks to triple j Unearthed’s latest […]

2005, 2015

join oxjam in august

From Oxjam’s successful origin in the UK, where 50,000+ musicians have played to over a million people at thousands of venues, the month long festival is now hitting Australian shores this August.

This is your opportunity […]

1705, 2015

carclew scholarships offer $12k+

Reminder – Carclew Scholarship applications are open for artists aged 26 and under, for professional development opportunities to the value of $12,500 in categories of Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Creative Writing and Film/New Media.

This is […]

1705, 2015

banter is back

The last Wednesday of the month is nearly upon us, and that means it’s Banter time. After a great start in April, the event gets a reprise on 27th May. Presented by Musitec and St […]

405, 2015

southern sounds expands

Great news for acts down south! After a successful 2014, Southern Sounds is back, and bigger with even more opportunities for career development and showcasing.

In 2015 the mentoring, masterclass & showcasing event has expanded to […]

405, 2015

nima nominations open

Just as the second lineup of musical acts have been announced for the National Indigenous Music Awards 2015 – including Frank Yamma, B2M, and The Painted Ladies – comes the news that NIMA nominations are now […]

405, 2015

showcase at bigsound 2015

Want to play at BIGSOUND this year? Applications are now open for artists (Australian and international), for the prestigious showcase slots at the industry event & music fest in early September 2015.

Local, national and international […]

405, 2015

aam mentoring for managers

AAM (The Association of Artist Managers) have announced the latest round of applications for their Manager Mentor Program, where six lucky managers will get 6-12 month mentoring sessions with high profile industry folk in the […]

2504, 2015

stigwood 2015 fellowships open

Attention Adelaide artists: applications are now open for the Stigwood Fellowships. Now in its 2nd year, the program offers personalised professional development and connections across the globe for local musicians AND industry entrepreneurs. Introduced by […]

2404, 2015

emirates offers artist opp

The Adelaide Festival has partnered with Emirates Airline to offer two South Australian artists in the early stages of their career an opportunity to fly to an Emirates destination for a professional development experience. In […]

2204, 2015

qantas updates instrument policy

More good news for musicians on tour !

QANTAS has now made a few changes to its “dedicated Musicians Additional Baggage Allowance” which benefits artists who are travelling with a musical instrument or other touring equipment.

The […]

1504, 2015

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 […]

1903, 2015

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 […]

1903, 2015

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 […]

1903, 2015

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 […]

1803, 2015

your video clip made by nida

Six bands / artists have the chance to get a lives action video clip made by NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art), in the latest triple j unearthed competition.

As part of an assignment for the […]

1703, 2015

art music award nominations

If your music genre fits into experimental, jazz, regional or music education, look into submitting for The Art Music Awards.

Each year APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) and the Australian Music Centre host the awards to  […]

1103, 2015

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 […]

1003, 2015

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 […]

1003, 2015

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 […]

2502, 2015

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 […]

2502, 2015

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 […]

2502, 2015

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 […]

2502, 2015

pre-sxsw networking in sa

So – who’s off to SXSW soon? You lucky folks!

Musitec is organising a little pre-trip get together for South Aussies who are making the trek to Texas in March 2015.

Take this opportunity to network, have […]

1202, 2015

apra songwriter speaks with archie roach

One of Australia’s most treasured songwriters Archie Roach will be the guest of honour at the next APRA AMCOS “Songwriter Speaks” edition.

At this free event open to APRA AMCOS Members, Archie will discuss his history, […]

1102, 2015

josh pyke partnership boost

The Josh Pyke Partnership is back!

Together with APRA, the singer songwriter will be awarding a lucky fellow Australian musician with a $7500 grant to kick-start their music career.

It’s not just about the dosh either – […]

1102, 2015

sa screen awards seek video entries

Tick tock… You only have until 19th February to get your earlybird entries in for a shot at SA’s highest accolade in film, the 2015 South Australian Screen Awards.

Now in its 16th year, the SASAs […]

1102, 2015

maps film school seeks bands for film clips

Media Arts Production film school (MAPS) is conducting sessions from 16-20 March, where Adelaide bands will work with the film school to produced some great clips.

Now in the 4th year of this series, MAPS has […]

1002, 2015

bands wanted for live shoot

The Adelaide College of the Arts is again seeking bands to support their student base in gaining real world experience at providing live sound reinforcement.

They’re offering bands an opportunity to perform in front of an […]

502, 2015

unearthed search for soundwave

Triple J Unearthed is at it again, giving unsigned acts the chance to play the big, Big, BIG stages!

This time it’s Soundwave, and all you have to do to be in the running is have […]

2701, 2015

hack sa to spawn software ideas

Hello000 tech-heads – that includes programmers, developers, designers, technologists, and other creative-minded people with a penchant for software!

Introducing Hack SA, a music-focused ‘hackathon’ event that will allow you to collaborate intensively on new software projects. […]

2701, 2015

hth initiative offers $10k

It’s the moment every emerging Australian Hip Hop and Soul artist waits for – the Hilltop Hoods Initiative is now open for applications!

You have a shot at a $10,000 cash incentive funded by Hilltop Hoods […]

2201, 2015

apply for fleurieu folk festival

South Australia’s favourite folk fest returns in October, as the Fleurieu Folk Festival once again graces the showgrounds of Willunga.

You can Apply NOW to perform at the 2015 event, with online applications open via the […]

2001, 2015

case studies sought – hearing study

Do you Know Your Noise?

This new website will help you determine if your lifestyle is putting you at risk of having hearing loss.

Also, if you take your hearing health seriously (e.g. wear earplugs at concerts), […]

2111, 2014

music business vet program for students

Time to kickstart your career in the music industry… announcing our 2015 New VET Courses from MUSIC SA!

This VET program is more than a Music Course.

Our students walk away with qualifications PLUS confidence and a […]

1911, 2014

hot desks at st paul’s creative centre

Deadline: Ongoing
Here’s your chance to be involved in St Paul’s Creative Centre in the Adelaide CBD!

The collaborative co-working space for the South Australian arts and creative industries is offering part time and full time memberships […]