Bad//Dreems, currently out on the road as part of their ‘Dogs At Bay’ tour have a few extra things to celebrate. They will be live on TripleJ as part of the Like A Version series on Friday 9 October, and also performing in Melbourne for the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards on 22 October. We wonder what song they are going to cover?
Have some old music instrument parts and pieces at home that you’ve never known what to do with? An old amp or effects that you’re thinking of selling? Or perhaps you have been looking for that vintage pickup for a project you are working on? Salvi’s Fine Guitars are here to help you – they have organised a Musical Swap Meet at The Wheatsheaf on Saturday 10-October from 12-4pm. Check out the event for more information…
Enter The Parallax is new to the Adelaide music scene, but their first night party looks to be an amazing night of live electronic music! Being held at Rhino Room on Saturday 24 October, the lineup features Urtekk, Kimonono, How Green and Datakae. All this for $10… We will have more information on this show closer to the date!
Nancy Bates and Craig Lock are part of the latest announcements of successful applicants to the 2015 Seed Fund. Fostering the next wave of talent in 2015, the initiative aims to help artists and managers to become self-sustainable professionals. Well Done!
The Brouhaha have just been announced as winners for Songwriters, Composers and Lyricists Association live final as part of the Festival of Original Music. As part of the prize, the band will head into the studio with Quentin Eyres, followed by a national tour starting in November. Keep an eye out on the gig guide for more information…
October 19 is the date set for the release of Jesse Davidsons new EP РLizard Boy. Out on Create/Control, the announcement also includes a string of shows through November and December as well as signing to US agency The Windish Agency.
Golden Era Records have teamed up with Pirate Life Brewery to release a Golden Era Ale. To launch the ale, they have set up a party at Published Arthouse in the city on the 7th November with DJ sets from Debris, Trials, ADFU, Briggs, K21, and Dylan Joel. More information soon…
Kaurna Cronin  has just announced that he is performing this year at the Woodford Folk Festival being held in QLD from 27-Dec to 2-Jan.
Other things we have heard:

  • Filthy Lucre are heading over to the USA to begin recording a new album…
  • Live Music has returned to the Colonal Light Hotel on Thursday nights….
  • The Wheatsheaf Hotel says a big farewell to Leah from her role in booker and a big welcome to Ria. While the 2 of them will work together for the next few weeks, Ria will take over the bookings from mid november. Well done Leah on all the good work, and good luck to Ria!
  • Snap To Zero are back from that big band grave in the sky for a gig at The Crown & Anchor in early November! More details in the coming weeks…