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Gig Picks: 28 March 2019

Fri 29 March: Wonderwalls Block Party Fri 29 March: W.M.N to the front, at the Golden Wattle Sat 30 March: Girls Rock! Adelaide Fundraiser at Lion Arts Factory Sat 30 March: A Day on the Cans: Pirate Life Brewing Sat 30 March: Neon Tetra, 'Used To Be' Tour at Rocket...

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open Now!

Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open Now!

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!! Head to https://avr.umbrellaadelaide.com.au/users/sign_in to register your event to be included in this years' Umbrella Winter City Sounds festival! Make sure you come along to the Umbrella Winter City Sounds Info Session 6pm on the 19th...

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, which is once again set to deliver warmth and vibrant activity to Adelaide through a diverse range of music performances across the CBD and metropolitan areas. An open access contemporary music...

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Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2019

Expressions of Interest Now Open for Scouted 2019

Music SA is excited to announce that Scouted will take place in Adelaide's East End on Friday 26th July 2019, as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds. The below form is for South Australian musicians/bands who wish to submit an expression of interest in showcasing at...

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Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

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 on a permanent part-time basis. This opportunity has arisen thanks...

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Gig Picks: 11 February 2019

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Gig Picks: 4 February 2019

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Gig Picks: 29 January 2019

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Gig Picks: 21 January 2019

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Pictured: Zaachariaha Fielding, Electric Fields, Photo: Diana Sautelle Thanks to the generosity of a private philanthropist, Music SA is offering a study scholarship for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person to study the business of contemporary music. Music...

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Gig Picks: 14 January 2019

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Gig Picks: 17 December 2018

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Gig Picks: 10 December 2018

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South Australian Live Music Venues Open for Business

South Australian Live Music Venues Open for Business

There’s new proof that live music is a strength for Adelaide, with venues well and truly open for business and living up to Adelaide’s UNESCO designation as a City of Music. Adelaide’s musical pedigree was set in print when the bible of international travellers The...

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Gig Picks: 3 December 2018

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SAM Awards Wrap Up!

SAM Awards Wrap Up!

The 2018 South Australian Music Awards held at the Adelaide Town Hall... what a night to remember! A huge congrats to all our winners and a big thank you to all our sponsors once again. Check out the SAM's wrap up video by the very talented Harry Allwood. A full list...

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Gig Picks: 26 November 2018

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Gig Picks: 19 November

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Gig Picks: 12 November

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South Australian Music Award Winners

South Australian Music Award Winners

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS Seven-piece rock outfit West Thebarton has capped off a stellar year by taking out four South Australian Music (SAM) Awards tonight, with other major category winners including MANE, A.B. Original and Adrian...

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Gig Picks: 5 November

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Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

There's no doubt that for APRA AMCOS members, the changing global music industry landscape has opened up access to new markets in unprecedented ways. Last year our international revenue for local songwriters grew to $43.5 million (almost double that of just five years...

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Gig Picks: 29 October 2018

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Gig Picks: 22 October 2018

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Gig Picks: 15 October 2018

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Gig Picks: 8 October 2018

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Umbrella Winter City Sounds Wrap Up & Highlights

Umbrella Winter City Sounds Wrap Up & Highlights

Thanks again to all the legends that came out to celebrate live music in South Australia. A big shout out to our sponsors Adelaide Fringe, City of Adelaide, Young Henrys, Delinquente Wine Co, Channel 9, Australian Hotels Association - SA Branch, Arts South...

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South Australian Music Awards Finalists Announced!

South Australian Music Awards Finalists Announced!

Music SA is proud to reveal the 2018 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards finalists, with the winners to be announced during a red carpet ceremony hosted by Double J’s Zan Rowe at the Adelaide Town Hall on Thursday November 8. Celebrating excellence in local...

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Gig Picks: 2 October 2018

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Music #YOUMUSTSEE at Adelaide Film Festival

Music #YOUMUSTSEE at Adelaide Film Festival

Whatever genre of music is on your playlist, Adelaide Film Festival have it covered. From an iconic record producer (Quincy Jones), to the original rock goddess (Joan Jett) to haunting operatic voices, it’s all coming to the big screen at Adelaide Film...

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Gig Picks: 24 September 2018

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Semaphore Music Festival 2018

Semaphore Music Festival 2018

2018 is the 14th year that the Semaphore Music Festival supports local South Australian live music around the heritage precincts of Semaphore/Port Adelaide over the Long Weekend Friday 28 September to Monday 1 October. The participating venues this year include Hart’s...

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Gig Picks: 17 September 2018

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Gig Picks: 13 September 2018

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Gig Picks: 3 September 2018

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Gig Picks: 27 August 2018

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SHE SHOOTS, SHE SCORES!

SHE SHOOTS, SHE SCORES!

Introducing an exciting career development opportunity for a South Australian female composer. "She Shoots, She Scores" is a paid attachment to acclaimed Australian screen composer, Amanda Brown, and is open to all South Australian female, trans women and non-binary...

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Spring Jams 2018

Spring Jams 2018

Music SA are very excited to announce 'Spring Jams'! Two songwriting and performance workshops for 13 - 17 year olds during the Spring school holidays! WORKSHOP OPTION 1: PROSPECT Music SA, Club 5082, and City of Prospect are very excited to announce Spring Jams, a 2...

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Gig Picks: 20 August 2018

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Gig Picks: 13 August 2018

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Gig Picks: 6 August 2018

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Gig Picks: 2 August 2018

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Applications for CPA matched funding now open

Applications for CPA matched funding now open

Do you have a project to fund and a fundraising campaign in mind? You could be eligible for up to $10,000 for artists and up to $25,000 or $50,000 for arts organisations through Creative Partnerships Australia's matched funding programs. MATCH LAB is our matched...

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Gig Picks: Umbrella Program

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Gig Picks: 2 July 2018

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Indie Conference Program Revealed

Indie Conference Program Revealed

After the overwhelming success of last year, Indie-Con Australia will once again be held in conjunction with this year’s AIR Awards in Australia’s UNESCO City of Music thanks to support from the South Australian Government. The 2018 Indie-Con Australia conference will...

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Gig Picks: 25 June 2018

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JAM LIVE to premiere this weekend!

JAM LIVE to premiere this weekend!

YOUR TICKET TO THE BEST SHOWS IN TOWN! - JAM LIVE - PREMIERE SATURDAY, JUNE 23, AT 4.30PM ON NINE ADELAIDE Jam LIVE, recorded live and guaranteeing you a front-row seat at the most exclusive gigs, music festivals and concert locations, hits your screens live and in...

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Gig Picks: 18 June 2018

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Eat Your Greens

Eat Your Greens

Held in the heart of amplified music and good times; the Crown and Anchor Hotel, Music SA, The City of Adelaide and headspace Adelaide are stoked to present South Australia’s newest All Ages fest, straight off the shelves of your fruit and veg local; ‘Eat Your Greens’...

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Umbrella Opening Night Party

Umbrella Opening Night Party

Let's party on Bank Street!! Music SA and Adelaide Fringe present ~ UMBRELLA OPENING STREET PARTY ~ a celebration of SA live music, DJs, local street vendors, food, beer, wine, art and good times to kick off Umbrella Winter City Sounds festival happening throughout...

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Scouted 2018 Line-up Announced

Scouted 2018 Line-up Announced

SCOUTING FOR LOCAL TALENT IN ADELAIDE’S WEST END In its second iteration, Scouted  returns for 2018 to once again showcase Adelaide’s unsigned and emerging musical talent to significant industry representatives and enthusiastic local crowds. In conjunction with...

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