The Music Development Office is a dedicated government offices committed to supporting the growth of the contemporary music sector in South Australia. It does this through funding programs, initiatives and key partnerships in the local and national music industry.
The South Australian Government has recently announced See it LIVE, a $10 million package that will get local musicians and performers back on stage through a range of support programs for live music and hospitality venues, promoters and more.
New voucher and grant schemes will get live entertainment back in venues and support performers, live music events and festivals. Initiatives around mental health support for the industry, cancellation fund for an event or live music performance impacted by new COVID-19 restrictions and a Premier’s Live Music Advisory Council will bolster this industry in our state.
This package aims to support a whole new calendar of live gigs and festivals during 2022 and 2023, offering audiences a great opportunity to get along to a music performance. These events will enrich our state and attract visitors boosting local businesses.