As part of the overall Umbrella:Winter City Sounds programme we will be unleashing a major public showcase of original Adelaide Live Music demonstrating the diversity of everything we have on offer during this two-week festival, and Rundle Mall is a perfect place to do it. An event dressed with colourful Umbrellas painted by the talented young children at Gilles [...]
May 31st 2017 at The Edinburgh Castle, Adelaide. Photography by Helen Page
Music SA today announced a program of over 300 live music events across more than 100 different venues and locations throughout Adelaide, for the 2017 Umbrella: Winter City Sounds from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 30. Umbrella Winter City Sounds, a two week festival partially curated, partially open-access, will transform Adelaide into a winter [...]
Umbrella: Winter City Sounds is an initiative to support events, venues, promoters and musicians within the Adelaide CBD. As part of the Vibrant City Agenda we are aiming to activate the city streets during the winter months and keep live music events running all year around. Registration is now open for all event [...]
Adelaide is set to host the AIR awards for the first time in its history for the next three years. AIR represents the labels for acclaimed Australian artists including Adelaide’s own Hilltop Hoods, Courtney Barnett, Vance Joy, Chet Faker, Seth Sentry and John Butler. The Awards attract many high-profile industry leaders ( 700 attended in [...]
The prestigious AIR awards will be held in Adelaide as a part of Music SA's Umbrella: Winter City Sounds Festival in July 2017. Taking place at The Queens Theatre, the industry event is one of many included in our State’s growing calendar of live music events. More than 700 guests attended the AIR Awards in 2015 [...]
In December 2015 Adelaide became a recognised city of music. With over 264 million dollars worth of activity each year, the industry is creating jobs for musicians and practitioners.
Music is playing an important role in South Australia’s economic transformation. Live music in SA provides 4100 jobs, a $264 million economic contribution to the SA economy and a 3:1 benefit cost ratio for South Australia. The 2016 live music census demonstrates a 14% growth in the number of live music gigs held in greater Adelaide in [...]
The second and third week of Umbrella saw even more great acts performing around Adelaide! Check out the gallery for photos of some of the events that took place.
The glorious three weeks that was : Umbrella Winter City Sounds has officially drawn to a close. Could not be more thrilled with the overall response to this inaugural concept, and the festivals entirety would not have been possible without the incredible talent in Adelaide. Many thanks and appreciations to our incredible artists and [...]