• What's On Next

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

    Thursday 1 June 2017

    SCALA Live @ The Wheaty 

    presents another night of fabulous original music

    Come along to The Wheatsheaf Hotel and have a listen to some wonderful original artists in a great environment.


    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton

    $5 Entry - non-members

    SCALA Members Free

    Monday 3 June 2017

    SCALA Songwriters Workshop 

    presents Adrienne Lovelock

    SCALA hosts the Songwriters Workshop series where guest presenters talk about an aspect of their songwriting.


    Box Factory: 59 Regent Street South, Adelaide

    Gold Coin Donation

  • 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 Hindmarsh. To register your interest via email click on the button below. Please note: you will need to include a short bio with a photo of your act.

    SCALA Songwriters Workshop Series

    Attend a workshop that is dedicated to supporting original songwriters

    Monthly songwriters workshops are held on the first Monday of every month. 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.

    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.

  • SCALA Member Profiles

    Read stories about some of our talented members below

    Joe Bloggs (example)

    'brief description of music'

    Joe Bloggs is a prolific songwriter and has recently released his first album 'This is my music'. Joe explains: 'The album contains some of my favourite songs'. You can hear more from Joe by clicking the button below.

    Mary Smith (example)

    'Sultry and sweet acoustic ballads'

    Mary Smith continues to impress with her unusual acoustic style. 'I learned to play guitar when I was four, and have since been heavily influenced by Nina Simone and Elvis.'

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