• SCALAs latest album release

    'Round and Round' to launch!

    SCALA are releasing their latest album 'Round and Round'. Includes fifteen incredible songs that featured at last year's 2017 FOOM song competition.


    Join us for the album launch on Thursday 16 August 2018 at The Wheatsheaf Hotel (39 George Street, Thebarton).


    The evening will feature an ensemble of South Australia's finest songwriters and performers including:


    Megan Isaac

    Rob Childs

    Jeff Miller and Greg Wright

    Maddy Coutts

    Ben Searcy Trio



    Door's open at 7:30pm | Music starts 8:00pm

    SCALA Members: FREE | Non-members: $5

  • Live Music: What's On Next

    SCALA celebrates original music in many different ways. See the live events below.

    The Festival of Original Music (FOOM) commences!!!

    Live Performance category:

    HEAT 1: Thursday 19 July 2018

    HEAT 2: Thursday 26 July 2018

    HEAT 3: Thursday 2 August 2018

    HEAT 4: Thursday 9 August 2018

    (16 August 2018 - SCALA 'Round and Round' CD Launch replaces heat 5)

    GRAND FINAL: Thursday 23 August 2018

    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton


    Pre-ticket sales for the Grand Final event will be available via Try Booking from 10 August 2018.

    $15 Entry - Non SCALA Members | SCALA Members $5

    The Grand Final on Thursday 23 August 2018 will feature the winning songs from each heat. Get your tickets now!


  • What's On Next

    SCALA celebrates original music in many different ways. See the Songwriters Workshop event below.

    Thursday 20 September 2018, 7:00pm

    Songwriters Workshop Series



    SCALA presents:

    How To Get Your Message Across

    with Paula Standing


    So you have something your want to say but you're not sure how to make it memorable?


    This workshop is designed to pin this pony down. Bring your troublesome lyrics with you, and let's see if we can help you!


    Date: Thursday 24 May 2018, 7:00pm

    Location: Box Factory: 59 Regent St South, Adelaide


    Entry fee: Gold coin donation

  • NEW workshops announced!!!

    We love nourishing original music and have a brand new opportunity that will stir up your creativity. Check out our 'Song Kitchen' hands-on songwriting workshops running in September, October, and November.

  • SCALA Songspeak Newsletter

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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  • Opportunities for songwriters, composers, & lyricists

    We'd love you to get involved!!!

    Photo by: Patrick Stapleton

    Do you want to play live?

    Opportunities To Play Live Original Music in Adelaide

    SCALA showcases original music live almost every week and has done since its foundation. SCALA's performance venue is a safe, friendly, warm environment where 'just starting' songwriters, composers and lyricists rub shoulders with professional original musicians. The venue is open to all who want to hear the newest original music and songs presented by its creators. Our current Adelaide venue is at The Wheatsheaf Hotel in Thebarton. To register your interest you will need to provide us with an electronic press kit. Click on the button below to download more information then email SCALA at scala@scala.org.au to register your interest.

    SCALA Songwriters Workshop Series

    Attend a workshop that is dedicated to supporting original songwriters

    SCALA songwriters workshops are held regularly. If you are interested in Songwriting and would like to discuss your songs, lyrics, music, if you would like to meet with other songwriters and discuss the aspects of songwriting, maybe find a collaborator or two or just hang out with some other people with songwriting interests then this event is for you.

    Would you like to get some radio airplay?

    SCALA members are featured weekly during Arts Breakfast on Radio Adelaide

    'The world is full of creative people making, playing, writing, performing,

    and opening your senses to the colourful realms of imaginative possibility'


    SCALA members are featured guests each week and perform live in the studio for Radio Adelaide's 'Arts Breakfast' programme, aired on Saturday mornings at 9:30am (101.5 FM). Click the button below to request to play live on Radio Adelaide. Note: You will need to include a bio with a photo of your act, and a URL to your music.

    SCALA Compilation CD's Recording and Releases

    SCALA members have the opportunity to record and release their music

    Winners of the FOOM song competition and other selected tracks submitted by SCALA members are released annually on a SCALA CD. For a chance to be involved check out the FOOM competition by clicking on the button below.

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