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best gigs 20 – 26 oct

  After a huge year of writing, recording, gigging and voyages interstate, Jungle City are excited to throw a huge party at Jive to celebrate the release of their new album Jungle City 3!! Recorded in their own Little Cat Studios and produced by frontman Brenton...

best gigs 22 – 28 sept

  The new Blood Plastic “Blood Plastic/ Max Müller” album is now available for pre-order on exclusive CDR and download. The album features wonderful vocals (all in German) by Max Müller from Berlin band Mutter and doesn’t feature any guitar. The...

best gigs 15 – 21 sept

  Remove The Stone of Shame and attach The Stone of Triumph because STONECUTTERS is back! Adelaide’s hard rocking mini festival is back for its second year and has literally doubled in size. Taking place over Friday September 16 and Saturday September 17 at the...

best gigs 1 – 7 sept

  Swirl Records have been bringing us some pretty great shows lately, and this one is no different! Siamese, Druid Fluids and Terrapin are taking over The Hotel Metro on Saturday 3rd September. Make sure you get down and check out these great young talents that...

best gigs 25 – 31 aug

  Well lookee here… The Music SA gig guide is back! There are some changes a-foot but for now, lets have a look at whats happening this week! Sons Of Zoku have been making their presence known on the live scene for the past year or so, and to celebrate the...

best gigs 30 june – 6 july

  Sleep Talk have just released their debut EP ‘GROWING PAINS’ and have celebrated by hopping in the van and heading out the road. Its time for us to party with them at The Bluebee Room on Saturday 2 July with Stepson, Vitals, Pasha Bulk and Siamese....

best gigs 23 – 29 june

  Vinyl is back in a big way… and rightly so. The sound, the feel, the artwork….. it all adds to the music experience. Hello Newman are releasing a new 7″ vinyl this Friday 24 June at The Hotel Metro with friends The Systemaddicts and The...

best gigs 16 – 22 june

  It’ll be a post rock / instrumental night down at the Crown & Anchor on Saturday 18 June with Fourteen Nights At Sea and Bonnie Mercer coming over from Melbourne, with the amazing local support of Last Days Of Kali and So You Like Machines. Check out...

best gigs 9 – 15 june

    Jungle City are taking over the Ed Castle on Saturday 11 June to launch their new single “All I Need” with help from Young Offenders, Array and Siamese. Added bonus is that the first 50 people through the door get a free pint of Coopers. Head...

best gigs 2 – 8 june

  Summer Flake is back at the Hotel Metro for their Hello Friends LP Launch on Friday 3 June. Along for the fun will be Sweet Whirl, Sarah Mary Chadwick & The High Beamers. Head along for a great night. Gigs Gigs Gigs…   thursday 2 june Ancient...

best gigs 26 may – 1 june

  Mirador Records have been on the scene now for 4 years, and its time for them to throw a big ol’ birthday party in celebration of all things music. Taking over the Queens Theatre, the party sees  live sets by Mansionair, Luke Million, Problems, World Wild...

best gigs 19 – 25 may

  The Beards Farewell Tour hits Jive on Saturday 21-May. If you haven’t got tickets for this, then I’m afraid to say your beard radar has failed because its all but sold out! Onto the gigs… it’ll be a poster round up featuring some shows!...

best gigs 5 – 11 may

Extended Family are celebrating their First Birthday this weekend, with a night of live music at the Crown & Anchor. Hightime, Foxtrot (VIC), Tiger Can Smile, Hyder Seek and Todd Fogarty are all playing, and for a small price of $10. Onto the gig guide..  ...

best gigs 28 apr – 4 may

    Fresh from supporting Custard at The Gov, Ghyti are set to launch their latest EP ‘Commodities’ at The Crown & Anchor on Friday 29 April. The Indie-Pop group will have Big Daddys Discotheque and Alana Jagt along for supports. Onto the gig...

best gigs 21 – 27 april

  Max Savage and his merry troupe of False Idols have recently finished their debut album ‘True Believers’ and are celebrating by throwing a release party on Sunday 24-April at Jive. The album abandons the Americana sensibilities of previous material,...

best gigs 14 – 20 april

  Kim Salmon is touring Australia at the moment, in support of his new solo album “My Script”. According to the press kit we were sent, the writing process for this album is unlike any of his other material. He says “his has been the approach...

best gigs 7 – 13 april

    The Baker Suite are taking over the Published Arthouse on Saturday 9 April to launch their latest album ‘Still Life’. Supporting are Ben Searcy Trio, with the added bonus of Cabaret seating, supper and bar set up for the evening! Onto the gig...

best gigs 31 march – 6 april

  Horror My Friend are back in Adelaide for one last show – and what a special show it is! Launching their latest full length album ‘Stay In, Do Nothing’ the band have some special guests; Sincerely Grizzly, Battlehounds & Dilettantes. Head...

best gigs 24 – 30 mar

  Nicholas Allbrook is a man of many monikers – POND front-man, former-Tame Impala bass player, one half of Allbrook/Avery and Peter Bibbydrummer. The new single ‘Advance’, out March 11th on Spinning Top Music, is the first taste from his...

best gigs 17 – 23 mar

    A little while back, Grenadiers released a new single (with an incredible film clip) called ‘Live Fast, Diabetes’ – and now you have the chance to see it live at The Jade on Friday 18 March with Horror My Friend and Young Offenders...

best gigs 3 – 9 mar

Kitchen Witch seem to be playing on every stage in Adelaide lately, and rightly so! Fresh from supporting The Sword (USA) a few weeks ago, the band are back at The Grace Emily with Sons Of Zoku supporting. If you’re looking for a Frusic show, our top picks are...

best gigs 25 feb – 2 mar

The Port Rocks on Sunday 28-February looks like it’ll be a party like no other! Rockabilly, Rock’n’Roll, Indie Rock and Folk acts in Heritage Pubs down in Port Adelaide, followed by a cruise on the Dolphin Explorer where you’ll see The Timbers,...

best gigs 18 – 24 feb

  Bumper Gig Guide this week! Of course we have a heap of FRUSIC picks for the week ahead, and our top picks are highlighted with a  so make sure you get along to all of them! One of those special shows is happening Saturday 20 February at Jive. Backed by an...

best gigs 11-17 feb

  Sydneysiders Mope City have recently released a new album “Petri Dish”, and they are celebrating the launch with a national tour. They’ll  be bringing their alternative-indie-pop to The Metro Hotel on Saturday 13 Feb with locals Wireheads, Vic...

best gigs 4 – 10 feb

  The last time Buried Feather (VIC) were in Adelaide, they performed alongside a host of local bands at Hillside-Fest in 2014. Seems like they enjoyed themselves and have included 2 dates in Adelaide for their latest national tour. Friday the 5th Feb sees them...

best gigs 28 jan – 3 feb

Lou Barlow (USA) is heading to Adelaide to perform at the Crown & Anchor on Fri 29 January with Horror My Friend (who are embarking on a national tour in support of their new album “Stay In, Do Nothing” and Wireheads (who just came in at #1 for the...

best gigs 21 – 27 jan

14 bands. One venue. FREE ENTRY! RADLPOP presents Summer Jam at The Crown & Sceptre this Saturday 23 January from 7pm. Flu, Adrian Lee, Pimpin Horus, The Monikeres, Sunset Cartel, The Skeleton Club, The East District, Pink Noise Generator, That No Good Thief, The...

best gigs 14 – 20 january

Cabin Cults are fairly new on the scene, but they have quite a string of shows behind them already. Having shared the stage with Austra (CAN), North East Party House, The Cairos and more, the band are now ready to launch some new music, in the form of a single for...

best gigs 7 – 13 january

  The Jade is one of our favorite venues, and we think it will be a fitting venue for Buffalo Boyfriend this Friday night! With Rich Davies and Ayleen O’Hanlon over from Victoria, and Kelly Menhennett providing support, it is going to be a great night of...

best gigs 31 dec – 6 jan

Happy New Year from everyone here at MusicSA! If you’re not heading out to a party, you have a few options. Our choice would be a all in family night which includes live music! The Memphis Suns, Turning Tables, Wasted Wanderers, Lovers Electric, Zyke Blue &...

best gigs 24 – 30 dec

Swimsuit are back! Having disappeared for a while, the slow burning rock 4 piece take to the stage at The Grace Emily Hotel on Sunday 27 December along with Bastard Sons of Ruination and Tomway Army (Subtract S). What better place to spend your sunday night than some...

best gigs 17 – 23 dec

Wrapping up the christmas work week has never looked this good. Koral & The Goodbye Horses, Sparkspitter & Nakatomi are going to be taking over the intimate stage of everyones favorite bar The Grace Emily on Saturday 19th December. Its a great lineup of...

best gigs 10 – 16 dec

West Thebarton Brothel Party have had a big year – interstate tours, supporting Bad//Dreems, releasing their debut EP through Mirador Records, and performing the South Australian Music Awards to name a few, and now they are wrapping up the year with a end of...

best gigs 3 – 9 december

Local garage-popsters The Aves launch their debut album ‘Good News’ on Friday 4th December at The Crown & Anchor along with Babes Are Wolves and West Of Salvador. We will take a good bet that you’ll be hearing alot of this album on ThreeD’s...

best gigs 26 november – 2 december

Any time you hear that Adam Page has a new project is a time to get excited. His latest is called SPOOK CITY and word has it they have been in the studio working on a release, and now its time to play some music. Hitting up the Wheatsheaf on Thursday 26th Nov,...

best gigs 19 – 25 november

  Those party animals from The Bakehouse are celebrating their 2nd birthday this weekend, putting together a great lineup at The Jade. For the price of $10 you get to see Druid Fluids, North East Avenue, Larsen and Tomorrow Rising, and its a pretty good guess...

best gigs 12 – 18 november

  Appomattox Run will be be taking their brand of southern blues to the Grace Emily on Saturday 14 November and launching their debut full length Album. Along for the ride is Nuvo and Nikko & Snooks. Couldn’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday...

best gigs 5 – 11 november

Juliette Seizure And The Tremor-Dolls have one of the coolest names going in the Adelaide scene at the moment (along with Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys who are also playing too!), and luckily their music is just as good. The 6 piece are launching their debut EP at...

best gigs 29 october – 4 november

  Philadelphia Grand Jury are back! They are currently travelling around Australia on their ‘Summer of Doom’ tour, which sees them grace the stage at Jive with special guests High Tails (VIC) and West Thebarton Brothel Party who just got back from...

best gigs 22 – 28 october

Dave Graney and The Coral Snakes are BACK! This Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October the band perform at The Crown & Anchor Hotel, playing the classic album “Night Of The Wolverine’ in its entirety, plus other selected tracks. If you haven’t got...

best gigs 15 – 21 october

Having just been announced as a nominee at the SA Music Awards for Best Male, Kaurna Cronin is taking to stages around Australia on his Glass Fool tour, seeing him play at The Grace Emily Hotel on Saturday 17 October. Released in July, Kaurna has been over in Europe...

best gigs 8 – 14 oct

Lots of gigs happening this week, including the release of the new EP by Glass Skies ‘Fly On, Children’. Their psych rock stylings will be taking over the Crown & Anchor Hotel on Saturday 10 October along with electro wizards Urtekk. You can stream the...

best gigs 1 – 7 oct

    The Crown & Anchor has been giving us some amazing live gigs lately, and none more so than this weekend! Flyying Colours are over from Melbourne as part of their ROYGBIV EP launch tour. Having recently been in Adelaide playing to a packed room at The...

best gigs 23 – 29 sept

  Stonecutters is being held on Saturday 26 Sept in the amazing surrounds of the Freemasons Hall on North Terrace. For the price of $15 you can see some amazing bands including Bad//Dreems, The Peep Tempel, Hightime, God God Dammit Dammit, Horror My Friend, The...

best gigs 16 – 22 sept

  One that’s cool for Cats – SKIES are launching their new EP at the Rocket Rooftop series on Friday (18 September), fresh from a northern jaunt to QLD & successful showcase at Bigsound. Describing themselves as an “emotive, electronic pop...

best gigs 9 sept – 15 sept

To say Horror My Friend have had a good year would be a slight understatement… Just announced as a Stigwood Fellowship artist, new releases, showcasing at Bigsound AND signed to the poison city records family for their debut album ‘Stay In, Do...

best gigs 2 – 8 september

A Death cover, album called ‘Diseased Diety’ and tracks including ‘Impetus of Misery’ and ‘Feasting on the Flesh of the Elders.’ That should give you a good idea of what to expect from Adelaide metal heavyweights Voros’ new...

best gigs 27 august – 2 september

The ‘Cranka plays host for Black Coral’s EP launch this Saturday 29 August, as the 3 piece happily show offer their style of ‘dark vivid lyrics with atmospheric guitar, bass driven harmonies, astound rock beats and textured synth.’ You’ll...

best gigs 20 – 26 august

The walls at Nexus Arts Centre will be rumbling on Friday 21 August with Metalcore, Punk-Rock and Electronica for the last ever shows of All That I’m Asking (pictured) and S is for Spaceship. Also on the bill are Relying On Luck, Drown This Fury and Hollow Eyes for...

best gigs 13 – 19 august

Big weekend for SA music as the Rockatoos (musicians) and Anchors (media) battle it out on the footy ground for a charity match in the inaugural Adelaide Reclink Community Cup! To help raise even more funds for Reclink Australia, there’s a pre-game party at The...

best gigs 6 august – 12 august 2015

Adelaide’s Rin McArdle has an impressive list of supports under her belt, including The Cairos, Thelma Plum, Josh Pyke, Emma Louise, Tim Rogers and more. This Saturday she now steps forward with her debut offering, the EP “Lefty Lou & The Hamley Street...

best gigs 30 july – 5 august 2015

    Trent Worley launches his album at the Crown & Sceptre, Horror My Friend kick off their single, and The Dunes finish up their Grace Emily residency. Thursday July 30 Crown & Anchor – Electric Sex Pants + The Pro Tools + Denni Proctor...
best gigs 23 july – 29 july 2015

best gigs 23 july – 29 july 2015

Futuresounds Adelaide debut their monthly showcase at Supermild, Tired Lion share the stage with Glass Skies and Tomorrow Rising, and The Shaolin Afronauts party at the Exeter before they jet off to Splendour. Thursday July 23 Crown & Anchor – The Monikers +...
best gigs 16 july – 22 july 2015

best gigs 16 july – 22 july 2015

Party Party Part-B is back to blow the socks off of the Crown & Anchor, Nosaj Thing comes to town, bringing Oscilla to the stage with him, and The Wheatsheaf brings a huge Cardwell family reunion. Thursday July 16 Hotel Metro – Electric Badger + Fell To...
best gigs 09 july – 15 july 2015

best gigs 09 july – 15 july 2015

Ancient World returns with a hefty lineup, and the next edition of Sidechain sets the tone at Producer’s. You’d also be mad to miss Luke Millions on the decks of the Ex. Thursday July 9 Jack Ruby – Jack Ruby House Band Ancient World – Holy...
best gigs 02 july – 08 july 2015

best gigs 02 july – 08 july 2015

Thursday July 2 Crown & Anchor – Baltimore Poet + Across The Atlas + Colibrium + Luke Carlino Jack Ruby – Jack Ruby House Band Hotel Metro – The Dopamine Game + Throwing Flowers + Peter Dixon *Exeter – Honor Davey + Ellen Ferguson + Bridget...
best gigs 25 june – 1 july 2015

best gigs 25 june – 1 july 2015

Here’s what live music you should see this week in South Australia. (*our top picks) Thursday June 25 Crown & Anchor – Dudhoney + The Violet Crams + Chasing Claire Exeter – Sonatine + Voicerom + Reststrahlen Band Jack Ruby – Jack Ruby House...
best gigs 18 – 24 june 2015

best gigs 18 – 24 june 2015

Here’s what live music you should see this week in South Australia. (*our top picks) Thursday June 18 *Ancient World – Cobra Presents: Volume V feat. The Legendary Cobra + Jungle City + The Realm Of + more! Crown & Anchor – Dave McGuire + Funk...

best gigs 11 – 17 june 2015

Here’s what live music you should see this week in South Australia. (*our top picks) Thursday June 11 The Austral – SCALA Live feat. Strange New Folk + Ronnie Taheny + Ben Ford-Davies Crown & Anchor – Scalphunter + Thrashboard + Dead Ends +...
best gigs 4 – 10 june 2015

best gigs 4 – 10 june 2015

Here’s what live music you should see this week in South Australia. (*our top picks) Thursday June 4 Crown & Anchor – Cobra + Love Cream + Devils Crossroad Crown & Sceptre – Bongo feat. SambaOz + Funk Latin Union Exeter – The Point +...
best gigs 26 feb – 4 mar 15

best gigs 26 feb – 4 mar 15

Orientation Week at Flinders Uni comes to a close with a huge party, featuring big name-acts SAFIA and THE GRISWOLDS, as well as locals TINK and DJ BOTTLEROCKETS. They’re also promising a nice little surprise. What will it be? Only one way to find out…...
gigs 19 feb – 25 feb 15

gigs 19 feb – 25 feb 15

FEATURED GIG: Party crew fourwords return to Arcade Lane for the 2015 Fringe season, this time teaming up with the YOUNG MUSCLE collective to produce a series of shows in “a tropical laneway paradise”. PACIFICANA kicks off this weekend, with FLAMINGO...
gigs 12 feb – 18 feb 15

gigs 12 feb – 18 feb 15

FEATURED GIG: Feature Album on triple j, 99.9/100 album review on killyourstereo.com, a national tour almost over. Punk Rockers GRENADIERS have had a wild ride since the release of their second album, Summer. Celebrate with them at the hometown launch at the Crown...