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Kaurna Cronin Gets Accolade From SA APRA
10 December 2014
Congratulations Kaurna Cronin who has won this year’s Emily Burrows Award, taking home $5000 courtesy of APRA AMCOS. This independent folk singer songwriter from  Adelaide, South Australia will use the prize money to further his blossoming music career. Just a few weeks ago Kaurna signed a global publishing deal with German publisher Budde Music.


SA Winners for National Inaugural AU Awards
10 December 2014
This week Sydney hosted the inaugural AU Awards, celebrating Australian live music. SA winners included Bad//Dreems (SA Artist of the Year), Tkay Maidza (SA Voice of the Year), and The Gov (SA Venue of the Year).


The Jam Room Transforms to Creative Arts Collective
10 December 2014
The unstoppable Alice Fraser (formerly of The Jam Room, and a
MUSIC SA tutor), has re-branded her business as Creative Arts Collective, and promises it will be busy throwing parties and crafting events that “celebrate a collision of creatives.” First off the ranks is the “Mollusc Jamboree” on Sunday 11 January, fusing an open-air photography exhibition with some island time beats in Willunga. 


Adelaide’s Love Cream Win National Heats for Emergenza
9 December 2014
Adelaide’s local music scene has turned out yet another winner of a national competition, with rock band Love Cream winning the Australian final of the Emergenza international band contest this week in Sydney, beating out 100 other acts nationally. Love Cream will now represent Australia in Germany, competing against the global finalists on stage at the 30,000 person Taubertal Open-air Festival in August, 2015. Taubertal


Luke Penman Curates New Year’s Day ‘Best Of’ Show
9 December 2014
Luke Penman has had a busy year – not only is he Radio Adelaide’s Music Resource Coordinator AND host of Local Noise, he also curates MUSIC SA’s weekly Gig Guide and Scene Buzz! Props to one of Adelaide’s best experts on the local scene. Tune in to Radio Adelaide on New Year’s Day, and you’ll hear him play his handpicked highlights of 2014, including his fave acts from the around the world, and “heaps of South Australian stuff”.


Adelaide Act Wins National Telstra Road to Discovery
4 December 2014
Our congratulations to Adelaide’s own Loren Kate, who along with WA’s Teischa and People’s Choice Hannah Rosa, was announced last night as one of the national winners in the 2014 Telstra Road to Discovery competition!


Orianthi to be Inducted to SA Music Hall of Fame
3 December 2014
Not only will she be doing her only headlining show in Oz right here in her hometown of Adelaide in a few weeks time – where she personally picked the winning local act for a support slot – but legendary guitarist Orianthi will also be inducted into the SA Music Hall of Fame while she’s here, courtesy of the Adelaide Music Collective.


Derringers Music Blues Awards 2014 Winners
3 December 2014
The 7th annual Derringers Music Blues Awards announced their winners over the weekend at the Deep South Blues & Roots fest, including Zkye, Mick Kidd, Chris Finne & more. Congrats to all!