Autumn Jams 2021

Autumn Jams 2021

Music SA, City of Prospect and headspace Adelaide are very excited to announce Autumn Jams, a 2 day songwriting and performance workshop for 12 – 17 year olds during the Autumn School Holidays, at Payinthi in Prospect. Aston Valladares from TOWNS, along with...
Cultivator Music Residency Call Out

Cultivator Music Residency Call Out

Nexus Arts announces the unique new music residency project Cultivator. A first in SA, Cultivator will provide a funded residency opportunity to a South Australian based artist or collective to produce a music-led performance work. The selected artist/s will be given...
Best Music Video and Composition Wins for SA

Best Music Video and Composition Wins for SA

It’s that time of year again as the 2020 South Australian Screen Awards have just rolled around! Run by Mercury CX, the SASAs are a celebration of South Aussie short films, documentaries, music videos and more. While COVID kept it from being a full-scale physical...
SAM Awards Winners 2020

SAM Awards Winners 2020

It has been an epic night of music and celebration of South Australia’s music community and industry, as the 2020 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards took place on the grounds of UniBar Adelaide’s College Green. Across 29 Industry Voted and People’s Choice Award...
Music SA is hiring!

Music SA is hiring!

WANT A JOB YOU LOVE IN A PLACE YOU LOVE? WE’RE HIRING! Music SA is looking for 3 key people to join our passionate team: Business Manager Training Manager Peter Hanlon Internship Please see below for  all three positions descriptions and how to apply.   Business...
A Tribute to Two Adelaide Music Champions

A Tribute to Two Adelaide Music Champions

It has been a heart-breaking week for the Adelaide music scene. Late Saturday night, our dearest Disk Edits announced the passing of local Audio Master and Proprietor, Neville Clark. Following this sad news only a few days later, SA punk champs She’s The Band...
ALMBC Launches with 65,000 Live Music Jobs

ALMBC Launches with 65,000 Live Music Jobs

The Australian Live Music Business Council has announced its formation, representing the interests of small to medium Australian music enterprises and the thousands of live music jobs they underpin – from booking agents and managers, venues and promoters,...
Music in the Streets!

Music in the Streets!

Music is set to fill the streets, coming to you live from all corners of the city! From 3 July until 25th September, catch your favourite local acts performing pop-up sets and roving performances around the city, every Friday lunchtime. Grab a bite at one of the...
The World’s Smallest Stage

The World’s Smallest Stage

The World’s Smallest Stage is coming in October 2020! Some of our best South Australian dancers, choreographers and musicians have been collaborating during isolation to create a ‘social distancing inspired’ series of dance performances that will be...
Support Act launches ‘On My Mind’

Support Act launches ‘On My Mind’

Support Act has announced the launch of On My Mind, a free online workshop series exploring the ins and outs of mental health and wellbeing for musicians, crew and other workers in the Australian music industry. Kicking off the monthly series on 9 July, the first...
Women in Music Mentor Program

Women in Music Mentor Program

The Women in Music Mentor program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program will run once a year from 2020 to 2023 and is designed to enable women to navigate their career and...
Music SA Appoints New General Manager

Music SA Appoints New General Manager

The Music SA board has pleasure in announcing its new General Manager, with the role going to musician, skilled administrator, IT professional and vocational trainer Kim Roberts. An active member of the local music community for the last 20 years, Ms Roberts has...
Can COVID Stop the Music!?

Can COVID Stop the Music!?

As COVID-19 restrictions have taken their toll on the music industry, musicians and music venues have bore the brunt, left with no crowds and no physical space for their music or voice to be heard. Except in one place… online! Live streaming has become the new...
Artist Highlight: Owen Lindsay

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. We recently engaged Owen to...

Friday 6th – Monday 9th – WOMADelaide Friday 6th – Ego-ish (Pinkish Blu & Egoism) Tour – Jive Friday 6th – EP LAUNCH | ALBANY AVENUE Saturday 7th – Family Day Fundraiser Saturday 7th – Beanie / Anarchy Rose / Abolished / H BLOCK / David Christie Sunday 8th –...

Friday 5th – Monday 8th – WOMADelaide Friday 5th – Ego-ish (Pinkish Blu & Egoism) Tour – Jive Friday 5th – EP LAUNCH | ALBANY AVENUE Saturday 6th – Beanie / Anarchy Rose / Abolished / H BLOCK / David Christie Sunday 7th – Sturt Avenue...

Friday 28th – BLOW Saturday 29th – Heinous Crimes Album Launch Saturday 29th – Bushfire Relief Fundraiser at The Metro Saturday 29th – The Cut Snakes at the Exeter Hotel, Adelaide Saturday 29th – Utopia | Motez & Friends Saturday 29th...

Friday 14th – Glasseye Parlour – All About Attention Single Launch Friday 14th – Cats Feb 14th: Oscar The Wild + Abraska & Bermuda Bay Friday 14th – Valentine’s Day bush fire benefit show! Saturday 15th – Venice Queens | Adelaide *ALL...

Friday 31st – GIRL Album Launch / Bushfire Fundraiser Friday 31st – Music in the Library 2020 Friday 31st – Wanderers Hometown Album Fundraiser Saturday 1st – Thebartonia! Saturday 1st – FIRE AID – A bushfire fundraiser Saturday 1st...

Thursday 23rd – Banned: Teenage Joans, Mum Friends, Kyle Charles Hall Friday 24th – JESS DAY | Crown & Anchor Hotel, Adelaide Friday 24th – Dr Martens Rundle Mall music event Saturday 25th – BIG TOWN ep release show w/ placement + dan heath...

Friday 17 – Ext Fam Presents: Girls Rock! Adelaide Summer Fundraiser Friday 17 – Cats Jan 17th: Busseys + Soda & Teenage Joans Friday 17 – On The Run Single Launch Saturday 18 – Shahrae (Single Launch) w/ Jethro + Skyla Saturday 18 –...

Friday 10th – Bushfire Relief Fundraiser “digging in and helping friends” Friday 10th – The Angels with Boom Crash Opera Saturday 11th – TIERSMAN (EP Launch) w/ David Blumberg & TMB and The PBCBs Saturday 11th – Zac Eichner with Kyle...

Friday 3rd – CFS Benefit Show w/Larsen, The Max Headroom & Retriever Saturday 4th – Cold Chisel – Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, SA Saturday 4th – Lobethal Bierhaus Community Garden Bushfire Fundraiser Saturday 4th – The DEE MAJOR MYSTERY...

Thursday 26th – Boxing Day at The Cranker Friday 27th – TGCIO (Thank God Xmas Is Over) show Friday 27th – Diamond Skies and Isaac Thomas & His Best Friends at The Wheaty Friday 27th – SONS OF ZÖKU – ‘Dead Poets’ Single Launch Saturday...

Thursday 19th – MARRS Backpacker EP Launch w Katie Pomery Band & effie Thursday 19th – LIGHT TV XMAS PARTY= Friday 20th – SOLD OUT | Santa Clause is Comin’ to TOWNS Friday 20th – Woman in the Stars album launch Friday 20th –...

Wednesday 11th – Paper Sunsets ‘VOA’ EP Launch w/ Stacy Says & Mersey Sports Club Thursday 12th – Stormhorse “Dark Days Are Over” Single Launch Friday 13th – Ethanol Blend ‘The Blend Part 2.’ Album Launch...

Wednesday 4th – 2019 NLMAs: Adelaide, SA Friday 6th – BLUE LUCY (Debut Headline Show), Bermuda Bay & Annita Friday 6th – Ghost Thief / Aaron Thomas & the Human Patterns / Jason Katsaras Friday 6th – Fergus Maximus at West Thebby Social...

Nov 28th – Runebilly Rattle *Album Launch* with guests Nov 29th – 30th Contact By Kiah Gossner Nov 29th – The Union at ‘The Cranka’ Nov 30th – Under The Influence Nov 30th – Hillside Fest 7.0! Nov 30th-  MIC ASSASSINS 2 Nov 30th...

Friday 22nd – 2019 SAM Awards + Music SA Music Awards After Party Friday 22nd – Bec Stevens end of year EMOtional Finale (ADL) Friday 22nd – A GOOD NIGHT OUT Saturday 23rd – End of Exams Party w/ Big Uncle Love Bus, Pillarbox, Big Pelican Sunday 24th...

Thursday 14th  – Katie Pomery ◦ Single Launch ◦ Grace Emily Friday 15th – Alexander Black, Rosa and The Thorns, Effie at The Golden Wattle Saturday 16th – Broken Fence Single Launch // Mum Thinks Blue Sunday 17th – Ripley Anderson Album Launch...

Wednesday 6th – Teenage Joans with Stacy Says & Toob Scoots Friday 8th – Road Wings “Better Than Nothing” Single Launch Friday 8th – TORK / Larsen (Double Single Launch) w/Cosmic Fossil, The Union Saturday 9th – Handpicked...

Friday 1st – Burjon – ‘Today’ Single Launch Saturday 2nd – RAT!hammock + Horror My Friend (Single Tour Adelaide) Saturday 2nd – Southpoor w/ Horse Lords Saturday 2nd – Neon Tetra ∙ ‘Jealous Love’ Launch ∙ Rocket...

Thurs 24th – BAD HABITS // Dress Code, Divebar Youth, Annita Thurs 24th – Bring Me Back Single Launch w/ Diamond Skies & Aries Friday 25th – Stormhorse – No Pride single launch Friday 25th – Ambleside ‘Still Life’ Tour...

Wednesday 16th – Hey Harriett ‘Nip Slip’ EP Tour – Adelaide Friday 18th – Rat Tamango ‘Jelly Tube’ EP Launch Friday 18th – Sturt Ave “Falling” launch w. Naomi Keyte and effie Friday 18th – The Shaolin...

Spring Jams 2019

Spring Jams 2019 St Peters Youth Centre Photos by Nick Astanei Music SA, City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and headspace Adelaide held Spring Jams from 1st October- 3rd October 2019. The Free 3 day songwriting and performance workshop for 13 – 17 year...

Oct 11th – Alex Taylor / Dylan Paul – WTR Album Launch at Union Hall Oct 11th – Seabass debut single launch w Katie Pomery and My Cherie Oct 11th – Josh Kroehn – Something I’ve Found EP Launch Oct 11th – The High Beamers w/...

Fri 4th – Sun 6th – Half Strange Festival IV – 2019 Fri 4th – Sun 6th – Semaphore Music Festival Sat 5th – Suffer The Evenue “Persuaders” Album Launch show Sat 5th – Field Good Festival Sun 6th – The Golden Wattle’s First...

Thursday 26th – SCALA FOOM 2019 (Grand Final) Friday 27th – Grenadiers, Rat Catcher, Shaman Eyes // Lion Arts Factory Saturday 28th – The Big Girls Fly – Your AFL alternative! Saturday 28th – Mandemaker/ Baron Von Doodie/ the J Walkers/...

Friday 20th – OXJAM 2019 Saturday 21st – Grunge at the Exeter ft. The Loves Saturday 21st – Wanderers – Adelaide – Single launch Saturday 21st – Mercs EP + final show w/ colourblind & Dead Roo Sat 21st – Reactions...

Friday Sep 13th – Wolfjay Free Party with Saint Jacques and Champion The Boy Friday Sep 13th – Openfire. Reverie Album Launch Saturday Sep 14th – AOGH Last ever show! Saturday Sep 14th – Paper Sunsets – Your Eyes Launch Show Sunday Sep...
City of Adelaide Survey

City of Adelaide Survey

Juliette Seizure & The Tremor Dolls at Day of Clarity 2017. ? Jonathan Kovarch The City of Adelaide is investigating ways to support City and North Adelaide based venues to provide bulky music equipment/backline for live music performances. They are seeking the...

Wednesday 28th – Cranker Wednesdays + Oscar The Wild Single Launch Thursday 29th – BAD HABITS // The Empty Threats, Glowing + Soda Friday 30th – Gin ‘n’ Jazz 2 Friday 30th – Allday – Starry Night Over the Phone Tour Saturday...

Thursday Aug 22nd – Scala FOOM Heat one Friday Aug 23rd – Paradise Club w/ Jess Johns & Tapeworm Family Band Friday Aug 23rd – Dress Code ‘Youth Culture’ Single Release Saturday Aug 24th – Club Lock • The Cold Field • Ghost Thief Sunday Aug 25th...