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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 - Timberwolf & Friends Christmas...

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STAY TUNED! BANDS ON TRACK SUBMISSIONS OPENING SOON

STAY TUNED! BANDS ON TRACK SUBMISSIONS OPENING SOON

Music SA is proud to announce Bands on Track submissions will open shortly, giving local musicians a chance to perform at the Superloop Adelaide 500 after-race concert series next February, while also revealing a new initiative, Music on Track, that will see many more...

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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 Friday 13th - Burjon 'Seasons' Single Launch Saturday 14th...

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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 Club Saturday 7th - Made...

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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 - Our Place - The Festival '19 Nov 30th...

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Rundle Mall Plaza Drops New Local Music Series

Rundle Mall Plaza Drops New Local Music Series

Rundle Mall Plaza presents its inaugural Terrace Sessions, a new free pop-up music series featuring some of South Australia’s most talented singer-songwriters, launching on Friday, November 22. Held over four Friday nights across November and December, The Terrace...

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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 - Max Savage,...

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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 at Wheatsheaf Hotel...

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SAM’s is going 100% Plant Based!

SAM’s is going 100% Plant Based!

This year’s South Australian Music Awards is going au naturel with a plant-based menu of food and beverage from some of our state’s most exciting local suppliers. Music SA has created a beautiful grazing menu for the annual gala event coming up on November 22 at...

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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 Festival 2019 Saturday 9th - Tara Coates...

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Umbrella Festival Marketing Manager Job Opportunity

Umbrella Festival Marketing Manager Job Opportunity

Are you a talented marketing professional looking for a part-time chance to work on the fastest growing live music festival in SA?    Music SA is looking for our next Umbrella Festival Marketing Manager (while our current Marketing Manager Skye goes on maternity...

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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 Bar & Rooftop Saturday 2nd - The Loves Pop-Up gig!...

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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 - Adelaide Friday 25th – Sunday 27th...

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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 Afronauts | Fat Controller Saturday 19th – East End Block Party...

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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 olds is...

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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/ support by David Blumberg (solo) Oct 12th -...

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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 Birthday! Sun 6th - Listen In Adelaide...

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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/ Stu Daniels Saturday 28th -...

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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 'Discomposure' Tour - Adelaide Sunday 22nd - Jared...

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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 15th - Alison Coppe & The...

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Voting Open for the South Australian Music Awards

Voting Open for the South Australian Music Awards

With legendary triple j Home and Hosed host Declan Byrne at the helm as MC, and voting lines now open, things are starting to hot up ahead of the 2019 SA Music (SAM) Awards. With more than a decade of broadcast experience to his name, Declan is an expert in all things...

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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...

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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 31st - Hartway ∙ 'Better' Launch ∙ Rocket...

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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 - Three D...

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[fusion_text] Thurs Aug 15 - My Chérie Single Launch W/ The Monikers & Aries Fri Aug 16 - Kimonono (the reunion) Sat Aug 17 - Road Wings "Wayside EP" Launch Sat Aug 17 - Strongfest 2019 Adelaide Sat Aug 17 - Hilltop Hoods - The Great Expanse World Tour...

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Thurs Aug 8 - Los Palms Live at The Stag Public House Thurs. Aug 8 - SCALA Alexander Black EP Launch Fri Aug 9 - The Montreals | Lion Arts Factory Fri Aug 9 - Cats Aug 9th: SODA + Divebar Youth & Velvet Void Sat Aug 10 – A Day of Clarity 2019 Sun Aug 11 - Hana...

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Thurs Aug 1 - Local Nights - China Roses (Single Launch) Fri Aug 2 - Bearclaw Camp 'Hands Tied' Launch w colourblind & Reside (Melb) Sat Aug 3 - Woolly Mammoth 2019 Sat Aug 3 - Freedom of Fear | 'Nocturnal Gates' Album Launch Sun Aug 4 - Adelaide Reclink Community...

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South Australian Music Awards Entries Open!

South Australian Music Awards Entries Open!

In a new, exciting location, the South Australian Music (SAM) Awards will return this November to honour our South Australian music industry. Entries open today, with the winners to be announced later this year at the annual presentation ceremony at Bonython Hall,...

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Jul 24 – Straight Tailor Jackets EP Launch Jul 25 - Diamond Skies, W M N and Lucy Zola at the Jade July 26 – Electric Fields “2000 and Whatever” single launch Jul 26 – Scouted 2019 Jul 26 – Part Time records launch party Jul 27 – Down by the River Jul 28 – Laura Hill ...

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City of Music: A Painting Project

City of Music: A Painting Project

Adelaide became a designated UNESCO City of Music in 2015, and is the first and only Australian city with this designation. Known internationally for its thriving arts festivals, musical heritage and cultural vision. The City of Music mural and documentary is a Music...

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Clip Combat Winners Announced!

Clip Combat Winners Announced!

Young musicians and aspiring filmmakers who worked together to produce new music clips for original songs have been recognised in Music SA’s inaugural Clip Combat competition.  The Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni said Clip Combat was inspired by the...

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Fri Jul 19 – SPIN OFF Festival 2019 Sat Jul 20 - Girls Rock! Adelaide Showcase 2019 Sat Jul 20 - Cry Baby Fest 2019 Sat Jul 20 - Punk Crawl Sat Jul 20 - Argus and the Liar at The Stag Public House. Sat Jul 20 - Black Metal Live Ritual 2 Sun Jul 21 - Cellar Door...

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Fri Jul 12 - Adelaide Beer & BBQ Fest: Main Stages Fri Jul 12 - Umbrella Opening street party (Relocated to Lion Arts Factory) Fri Jul 12 - A Lyric 4 ur Thought Fri Jul 12 – Ghost Thief at the Howling Owl Sat Jul 13 – Gritt. Sat Jul 13 – Oh Lion Pre-release party...

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Thursday July 4th - (Final Headline show) WMN w/ Aries and Nancy Bates Friday July 5th - The Stag "Shelter" Charity night Dieter//Sharae//The J Walkers Friday July 5th - Urban Youth / No Oaths / Jason Katsaras (Dead Roo) at the Exeter Saturday July 6th - Bad//Dreems -...

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Thursday June 27 - Blonde Doctor, Pillarbox, The Midnight Divide | Crown & Anchor Friday June 28 - Memory Castles single release w/ Jettison and Burjon Saturday June 29 - Pinkish Blu / Dress Code / Glowing / Saint Jacques / Annita- LAF Saturday June 29 - Alexander...

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Thursday June 20 - Rapscallion and My Chérie at The Metro Friday June 21 - Velvet Void | Halfway to Marla Single Launch Friday June 21 - Shanks / Big Town / Special Guests Saturday June 22 - The Hard Aches with She's The Band +Teenage Joans Saturday June 22 - NEON...

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Wed June 12 - Cranker Wednesday: The Empty Threats, Divebar Youth & Annita Fri June 14 - Kaurna Cronin - Single Launch - Adelaide w Tales and Delia Obst Fri June 14 - Mum Thinks Blue - The Golden Wattle Fri June 14  - Bromham + The Cameramen + Borrowed Chords @...

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Thursday 6 June - Bear and Missle ft Benard Alexander – Vintage Vulture.co Friday 7 June - The Dunes + Friends - Grace Emily June 2019 Residency Friday 7 June - Diamond Skies // Katie Pomery // Maisie B Friday 7 June - Matt Ward & Bec Willis at The Exeter Hotel...

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Clip It! Returns for 2019!

Clip It! Returns for 2019!

ATTENTION FILMMAKERS AND MUSICIANS So you think you’re the next Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry or Hannah Lux Davis? So you’re desperate for a professional music video but don’t have heaps of cash? Then Clip It! is for you!  Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre...

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Friday May 31 - West Thebarton ‘Tops’ Tour Friday May 31 - Mysterious Jazz Pt. V at the Exeter Saturday June 1 - LOST WOODS (single launch) w/ BERMUDA BAY + OSCAR THE WILD Saturday June 1 - Road Wings "Wayside" single launch at the Grace Emily Saturday June 1 - Matt...

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Umbrella Festival Program is LIVE!

Umbrella Festival Program is LIVE!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of the popular Umbrella: Winter City Sounds festival for its fourth year, delivering a program of live music across a range of Adelaide venues this July and including a host of awesome showcase events. Featuring over 20...

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2019 SCOUTED LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

2019 SCOUTED LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

In its third year, Music SA’s Scouted returns in 2019 to showcase to significant industry representatives and enthusiastic music fans the wonderful unsigned and emerging musical talent we have in South Australia. In conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and...

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Thursday May 23rd - Emma Jayne EP Launch Friday May 24th - Madura Green Popsicle Launch Friday May 24th - Mogerlaine 'Contemplations' Tour - ADL Friday May 24th -Colibrium - "Carried" E.P Launch Saturday May 25th - The Wheatsheaf Hotel's 16th Birthday Bash!

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Thursday May 16 - Teenage Joans / Mount Seldom / Burrows Friday May 17 - Horror My Friend | Fat Controller Saturday May 18 - Wing Defence - Exeter Beergarden Saturday May 18 - Salibu Macey Dog Days Single Launch | Exeter Hotel Saturday May 18 - Oh Deliah 'These Old...

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Friday May 10 - SONS OF ZÖKU 'Sleepless' Single Launch Friday May 10 - Erin Mo Band // Dieter and the Band // Mellow Yellow Saturday May 11 - Jimmybay & Elli Belle at the Wheaty Saturday May 11 - The Union - XVII Album Release Party Sunday May 12 - Mother's Day at...

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Umbrella Festival Program Launch After Party

Umbrella Festival Program Launch After Party

The 2019 Umbrella Festival Program officially launches on May 29 and it’s time to celebrate the colder months with a party! FREE ENTRY | DOORS 8PM Dean Forever The Empty Threats Hey Harriett Oopsie Daisy + groovy DJ’s and drink specials Umbrella Festival is the...

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Weekly Gig Picks

Thursday May 2nd - Ron The Ox, Pillar Box (Single Launch), Letrasets - Lion Arts Factory Friday May 3rd - Bec Stevens - 'Why Don't You Just' tour – Jive Friday May 3rd - Beau Lightning + Stellie + Soda Presents “Finding Colour” – Chateau Apollo Friday May 3rd -...

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Friday 12 April - Fair Maiden 'Oleander' Launch Saturday 13 April - Planet Shhh Launch | Good Boy (QLD), Paradise Club + Guests Saturday 13 April - Record Store Day 2019 At Clarity Records Sunday 14 April - Eat Ya Greens '19 All Ages Fest

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Gig Picks

Fri 5 – Sleep Talk w/ Colourblind & Dress Code Fri 5 - No Oaths EP Launch at Chateau Apollo Fri 5 - Wet the Head : The Rebirth of the UniBar Fri 5 – Queen Street Music Festival Fri 5 – Singing for Syria at the Jade Sat 6 – Adrian Eagle at the Crown and...

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CLIP COMBAT! MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITON

CLIP COMBAT! MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITON

[fusion_text]Music SA and  the Government of South Australia’s Music Development Office present Clip Combat, an initiative to encourage South Australian filmmakers under the age of 26 to build awareness of local SA musicians by submitting a music video to the Clip...

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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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