Five Ways You Can Support South Australian Musicians & Artists, Starting Now • Glam Adelaide

Five Ways You Can Support South Australian Musicians & Artists, Starting Now

Now, more than ever, is the time to support the South Australian creative community, so we’ve put together a guide to the ways you can (hopefully) make a difference.

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It’s no secret that the recent times have devastating for those in the music and arts industries.

With the cancellation of many gigs, events, and performances, many creatives have now found themselves with little on the horizon in terms of work.

Now, more than ever, is the time to support the South Australian creative community, so we’ve put together a guide to the ways you can (hopefully) make a difference.

Purchase & Stream

Buy music, buy scripts, buy merchandise, buy subscriptions. Stream local music, loudly and proudly.

That new album your favourite local band just released? Buy it. Buy it digitally and buy the vinyl version because why not. Then stream it as well for good measure.

Buy tickets to theatre productions set for later in the year. Holden Street Theatres have had to postpone upcoming shows but you can still purchase tickets to later seasons here.

State Theatre Company South Australia has cancelled its upcoming two seasons (The Gospel According Paul and Single Asian Female) but you can still purchase tickets to the rest of the year’s shows here.

Donate

Instead of taking a refund for a show that’s been cancelled, why not donate the price of your ticket instead.

Spread The Word

Share the work of your favourite local musicians or theatre companies on social media. Leave a review on their Facebook page or tell a friend to check out a new South Australian album or company.

As of this Friday, March 20, Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share on sales to put much needed money directly into the pockets of the artists. Support a local band on Bandcamp here.

There are virtual groups popping up for play reading purposes. Why not join one and lose yourself in a story, even if just for a little while.

Stick Around

When this is over, when this is better, when gigs are rescheduled and performances are back on, show your support. Buy tickets. Show up. Let the creatives in your life know you care, and that you’ll be front row when it’s time.

Get To Know SA Artists

Use this time to get to know South Australian talent. Purchase a script by a local playwright, or check out a few new Adelaide bands.

Emma Knights of Emma Knights Productions has put together some words of support regarding the current situation, as well as a list of some of her top South Australian music picks.

Emma Knights’ Top Local Picks

“As a musician, I currently find myself sitting in my lounge working out what to do as all my work has been cancelled.

Over the last six and a half years I have been working full-time and extremely hard on my music career but also in my business creating work for local musicians.

Now, I am unable to do that with live events, I thought I would use this time to create a little list. Many of us Aussie brace for what is coming so if you have a little cash to spare here are a bunch of local original artists and bands that you can add to your playlist and give us a little love at this time!

Download the music and get on your dancing feet or have a cup of tea. There is something for everyone on this list. You can stream most of these tunes for free if you cannot afford any dollars and I have included a playlist from both myself and MusicSA if you do not want to click all the way through the list.” 

Listen to the MusicSA Playlist

Listen to Emma’s Playlist

ARTIST or BANDLINK
Aaron Rayhttps://soundcloud.com/user-437699606/she-sings-mix-041578714222215
Abraskahttps://abraska.bandcamp.com/
Alain Valdozehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/02OaNBl8ymo35LjbmuLucb
Alpha Streethttps://open.spotify.com/artist/74KLmQdOXiJdYICDn3KYlb
Andy Salvanoshttps://open.spotify.com/artist/25Q9si63JQHlQk12dMLZhb
Angus Brill Reed https://open.spotify.com/artist/7q582mh8xAyK1ULt6LUeEx
Artariahttps://www.nativedsd.com/albums/ART001-artaria
Cal Jamma, Pabhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/0lcELK7F5hVYQ8dmo5KKlN
Cetri Kakenihttps://open.spotify.com/album/31MCxfYYrQ4GlzX1JGyHRM
Colibriumhttps://colibrium.bandcamp.com/album/carried
Darcy Cheatlehttps://open.spotify.com/album/6cx9wHHOpr0lBPBnJ27OF1
Delia Olamhttps://9starmedia.com/delia-olam-t
Eliza Dicksonhttps://elizadickson.bandcamp.com/album/gold
Elsy Wameyohttps://open.spotify.com/artist/57yHK6QAG0l9vigstf9F2T
Emma Knightshttps://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/EmmaKnights
Fathomagehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/6h4cjDNVacsWnneqEjEt8r
Frank Loves Joanhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/29ITGXzCLL5eiJJxyLT0Gz
Frostveilhttps://frostveil.bandcamp.com/
Ghosthreadhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/4mnBiw1kqS2LXD5SpTDQpV
Guitargasmhttps://open.spotify.com/album/2Imxej7ySpU4mDQ1n3nkLA
Horror My Friendhttps://open.spotify.com/album/6IsH5HxitShgHq2HzK8YZ5
I, Icarushttps://open.spotify.com/artist/07kJ9Nqd4njADPTn6hbOOp
Isekaihttps://isekaitheband.bandcamp.com/releases
Jackie Waltonhttps://jackiewalton.bandcamp.com/album/hopes-and-dreams
Jennifer Trijohttps://open.spotify.com/artist/6XX5uS34YmpS3NjwNCo0S1
Keeping Count of Satelliteshttps://soundcloud.com/keepingcountofsatellites
Kidcrusherhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/1TARsnHoXw3KHuNdR0x72p
Kim Orchardhttps://soundcloud.com/kimorchard
Kylie Bricehttps://kyliebricemusic.bandcamp.com/releases
Lady Voodoohttps://store.cdbaby.com/cd/ladyvoodoo
Laura Hillhttps://linktr.ee/laurahillmusic
Littlekinghttps://open.spotify.com/artist/4r8N9KwUDFKfxlglbIl0tn
Loren Katehttps://lorenkate.com.au/music
Luke Marshallhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/7DaUF0INNfNU9GYaW1nzHx
Maisiehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/1jiXYHdHTIRlveh3UD46Fs
Mariner 71https://www.reverbnation.com/mariner71/songs
Mark Curtis and the Flanneletteshttps://open.spotify.com/artist/3lh0hcE72dHfGv9qAHGmHx
Michael Millshttps://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/MichaelMills
Moraygunhttps://moraygun1.bandcamp.com/releases
Natalya Plays Pianohttps://open.spotify.com/artist/3mEHtb0NP424sU3Z9LeDHh
Not For Humanshttps://open.spotify.com/album/4xIrEd0XXhpWxeZPWfUaye
Ollie Englishhttps://ollieenglishmusic.bandcamp.com/releases
Ovtsiderhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/6ZwcslIWhm5RiJdWnDF2wR
Philip H Bleekhttps://soundcloud.com/philip-h-bleek
Plague 9https://open.spotify.com/artist/4xl6omG6NyE5wHY0eDIcfI
Rich Batsfordhttp://www.richbatsford.com/
Ross Williams https://soundcloud.com/rossw3
Ruskushttps://open.spotify.com/artist/3p3aClRy4Bn9jH5LmkbOmA
Samantha Edgehttps://store.cdbaby.com/Artist/SamanthaEdge
Siobhan Owenhttps://siobhanowen.com/shop/
Skoobz&IDhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/54MvGMWKWwWn3UO9CHjkaC
Skyhammerhttps://skyhammer1.bandcamp.com/releases
Sleuthhttps://sleuthartist.bandcamp.com/
Smoke No Firehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/6JNeUJdtOlPJq9XuGsBM4f
Something to Rescuehttps://somethingtorescue.bandcamp.com/
St Judeshttps://stjudes.bandcamp.com/
Superdose Gangwayhttps://superdosegangway.bandcamp.com/album/temple-bay
Taylor Pfeifferhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/7HUGnVodNk4IgVXRsxRyKB
Telenn Trihttps://telenntri.bandcamp.com/releases
The Cameramenhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/3mpSF8RDzaTvalpWQIL1pC
The Cortex Shifthttps://thecortexshift.bandcamp.com/
The Irresponsibleshttps://open.spotify.com/playlist/0VPx678xk40vvNetDWXRJQ
The Lonely Kidshttps://open.spotify.com/artist/3qvRBwH5vRCs1EKKcEAwBK
The Midnight Dividehttps://themidnightdivide.bandcamp.com/album/a-new-dawn-ep
The Poets of Slam Societyhttps://open.spotify.com/artist/74K9AUj9B8bhUhpQUrStJz
The Unsethttps://theunset.bandcamp.com/
Throwawayhttps://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/throwaway
Trav Collinshttps://soundcloud.com/ravollinsusic
Trench Effecthttps://trencheffect.bandcamp.com/
Trent Bellhttps://open.spotify.com/album/7tFLdUSRWC29JTAs35TAVN
Valhallahttps://valhallaaus.bandcamp.com/
Yellow Blue Bushttps://open.spotify.com/artist/2f6XwI9CmijdFv7ePAmavY
Zachary Lukahttps://open.spotify.com/artist/5GFOtfRSgfYWTz0Uf4RJ7t

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