• Are you ready? FOOM opens 4 June 2018

    Are you are songwriter or lyricist?

    Applications for SCALAs annual Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) opens on Monday 4 June 2018. Check out all of the categories, there is something for everyone!

    Go to SCALAs YouTube Channel

    SCALA has a YouTube Channel!!!

    Subscribe to SCALAs very own YouTube Channel to see local songwriters perform their original songs.

    Who is SCALA?

    SCALA is the Songwriters, Composers, and Lyricists Association. SCALA is a global songwriting organisation dedicated to encouraging, supporting and nurturing songwriters, composers, and lyric writers of any style and genre no matter where they are in the world.


    We run a venue for original music, organise monthly workshops, host the annual Festival of Original Music (FOOM) Song Competition, and regularly release albums of original music.


  • 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

    HEAT 5: Thursday 16 August 2018


    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton

    $10 Entry - Non SCALA Members | SCALA Members Free


    GRAND FINAL: Thursday 23 August 2018

    The Wheatsheaf Hotel: 39 George Street, Thebarton

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


    Accepting entries for all categories now!!!


    What's all this about then?

    It's that special time of year again as we enter into the Festival of Original Music (FOOM).


    Think it's time to get your act together? Bring your songs out of the bedroom? Share your hits with the rest of us? Give them wings and a winning chance? We're all ears!


    Enter your songs, and then come along to our live performance heats to hear 100 new original songs over 6 nights. Winners of each heat will play at the Grand Final on Thursday 23 August 2018. If live performance isn't your thing, there are other categories too.


  • Still not sure about entering FOOM?

    Here is some inspiration from the 2017 winners

    I'll Winter Here (2017)

    Maddy Coutts

    Tombstones (2017)

    Ben Searcy

    Ruination (2017)

    Alison Marie

  • SCALA Songspeak Newsletter

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    April 24, 2018 · SCALA Songspeak
    SCALA Songspeak Newsletter Out Now IN THIS ISSUE: FOOM 2017, 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY, ORIGINAL...
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