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...
SPOT THE SA BANDS COMPETITION!

SPOT THE SA BANDS COMPETITION!

In the devastating mess of COVID-19, sometimes we just need a little fun. At Music SA, we have done just that, by engaging local illustrator Owen Lindsay to create a ‘Where’s Wally’ of classic SA bands, spanning from 60s right up to the present day. In this one...
COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE

COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE

On March 22nd, the Australian Government announced a second stimulus round valued at $66 billion. This round is geared towards individuals, households and small businesses, and will give many music industry folk some much needed relief. Keep in mind these measures are...
MUSIC SA ANNOUNCEMENT ?

MUSIC SA ANNOUNCEMENT ?

Music SA Chair Anne Wiberg today announced the resignation of Music SA CEO Lisa Bishop. DUE TO COVID-19 disruptions, this position will only be advertised officially from the 1st of June 2020. “Lisa has been an outstanding leader and, over the past five years, has...
Summer Fest Is Back For 2020! ?✨

Summer Fest Is Back For 2020! ?✨

Presented by City of West Torrens, Summer Festival is series of fun outdoor events spanned from Jan until early Feb. The weather is getting warmer and we’re thinking about picnics and sunsets shared with family and friends. Join us for great free entertainment and...

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...
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...