PPP Picks: Umbrella Winter City Sounds Final Week

Fight your instincts to stay rugged up on the couch during winter, and head out to catch some live music, with hundreds of events on offer as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Check out our picks for the final week:

Crump Cake Orchestra

The Jade
Thursday, 26 July


The 20-piece Crump Cake Orchestra combines funk music and technology with traditional “Big Band” instrumentation and orchestration techniques. Expect a gluttony of horns held together by a super tight rhythm section.

Featuring:

  • Crump Cake Orchestra*
  • Eraser Description*

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $10
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Scouted 2018

Jive, West Oak Hotel, Nexus Arts, Rocket Bar
Friday, 27 July

One ticket, four venues, 16 of the most exciting artists in Adelaide right now.

Scouted is the best-value ticket on Adelaide's live music calendar.

Featuring:

  • Argus & The Liar
  • Blush Response
  • Bree Tranter
  • Dhungala Baarka
  • Donnarumma*
  • Fair Maiden*
  • Hana & Jessie-Lee's Bad Habits*
  • Hartway*
  • Naomi Keyte*
  • Neon Tetra*
  • Ollie English*
  • Runaway Weekend*
  • Siamese*
  • Strict Face
  • Wing Defence*
  • The Winter Gypsy*

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: 20+bf
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Americanathon 2018

Grace Emily
Saturday, 28 July

The Americana Music Association of Australia presents four of South Australia’s most talented songwriters plus a critically acclaimed guest from Melbourne.

Featuring:

  • Lachlan Bryan
  • Kelly Menhennett*
  • Kelly Brouhaha
  • Courtney Robb
  • Panacea

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: FREE!
More info

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PPP Picks: Umbrella Winter City Sounds Week 2

Fight your instincts to stay rugged up on the couch during winter, and head out to catch some live music, with hundreds of events on offer as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Check out our picks for week 2 of the festival:

Who Run The World

The Mill
Thursday, 19 July

A potent showcase of female SA musicians, this week's edition focuses on storytelling in song.

Featuring:

  • Naomi Keyte*
  • Sitara*
  • Hannah Yates

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $14+bf
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The Great Southern Drone Enemble

Secret location within CBD parklands
Saturday, 21 July [4-8:30pm]

From the creators of Dark Matter comes The Great Southern Drone Ensemble: a live experimental music collaboration showcasing an eclectic mix of live instruments and electronic sound devices. The event brings together six of South Australia’s most experienced and uncelebrated sound artists to present an epic 4 hour improvised ambient noise set with live projected visuals. This immersive soundscape gifts a unique opportunity to indulge in the underground Adelaide noise scene. The public are invited find or stumble across the performance which will be held in a secret outdoor location within the Adelaide CBD parklands.

Check out this Scenstr interview with the organisers.

Price: FREE!
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Wintersteady: Modulation

Crown & Anchor
Saturday, 21 July

Wintersteady: Modulation is bringing you the best underground/psych for winter.

Back for the third year, Wintersteady is going back to its roots and presenting a smaller, more intimate event showcasing a handful of amazing artists from Adelaide and Interstate.

Featuring:

  • Sacred Shrines*
  • Battlehounds*
  • Faraday Waves
  • OKO
  • Butterfly Spine

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $10+bf
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Sconefest

Estonian Hall, North Adelaide
Sunday, 22 July

Celebrating the lifelong journey that is being a musician, Sconefest presents an afternoon of original music from artists of all ages including Frank Loves Joan*, Sing Australia and more, as well as the Sconefest back-off challenge!

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: FREE!
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PPP Picks: Umbrella Winter City Sounds Week 1

Fight your instincts to stay rugged up on the couch during winter, and head out to catch some live music, with hundreds of events on offer as part of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Check out our picks for the opening weekend:

Official Opening Street Party

Bank Street
Friday, 13 July


It's no easy task to launch a festival of this magnitude, but the Music SA team has nailed it with an extravaganza of live music, DJs, and art. It's the perfect way to kick off the festival - and get a sample of what's on offer through the rest of July.

Featuring:

  • The Family Bushdance [Max Savage]
  • Hana & Jessie-Lee*
  • Hartway*
  • Kuji Koo*
  • J. Hennessy
  • Joint Ventures

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: FREE!
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Southern Twang

Ed Castle
Saturday, 14 July

After the immense success of 2017’s inaugural event, Southern Twang is back to warm Adelaide's oldest pub - and the souls of those inside.

Illuminating the vast body of talent in South Australia’s folk, alt-country and Americana scenes, Southern Twang features roaring fires to ward off winter’s chill, a unique Midwestern BBQ menu catered especially for the day, and venue dressings of native flora to take you to another place- all as backdrop to some of the state’s best music.

Featuring:

Hana & Jessie-Lee*
The San Sebastian*
Max Savage
Dave Blumberg & The Maraby Band
Blooming
Alison Coppe
Katie Miller

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: FREE!
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Universalley

Flinders Street
Saturday, 14 July

For one night, an east end warehouse will be transformed into a little slice of outer space for a few hundred live music lovers, to celebrate 5 excellent South Australian artists and 3 unreal interstate artists. Welcome to Universalley!

Featuring:

Jaala (Solo)*
Press Club
Crocodylus
Zen Panda*
Towns*
It's a Hoax*
Workhorse*
Ella Ion

*Currently on High Rotation

Price: $30+bf
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Podcast: APRA Songwriter Speaks – Nancy Bates & Glenn Skuthorpe

Hosted at The Jade on 30 May 2018, APRA Writer Services Rep for SA Alana Jagt takes us through an evening of insight into the art of songwriting. Aboriginal singer-songwriters Nancy Bates and Glenn Skuthorpe discuss what it takes to write music that inspires, connects and endures in a special Reconciliation Week event.

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Podcast: Music SA’s ‘Eyes On The Road’ – A Guide to Effective Touring in Australia

Hosted at Chateau Apollo on 1 May 2018, Music SA's Tom Gordon asked panellists for advice on touring musicians throughout Australia.

Facilitator:

Tom Gordon - Artist Manager/Touring Artist (Music SA/Horror My Friend/West Thebarton)

Panellists:

Ray Dalfsen - Touring Artist (West Thebarton)

Alice Fraser - Tour Manager/Touring Artist Liaison (Laneway Festival/Lunatic Entertainment)

Harry Moore - Booking Agent (123 Agency)

Sian Walden - Artist Manager/Tour Manager (Little Acorn Music/Music SA)

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