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FOOM 2020

The team at SCALA are so excited to announce that we are back with our long-running and renowned Festival of Original Music (FOOM)!


There are some awesome cash prizes up for grabs for the most celebrated entries to FOOM 2020.

There are 4 categories to enter: Live Performance, Recorded, Instrumental and Lyrics. All entries will be judged by music industry professionals and receive written feedback.

Entries are now closed!


Please note: Tickets for the

FOOM Grand Final have now SOLD OUT

The Song


THE SONG KITCHEN is where you can go for creative, supportive help to get unstuck, to spice up your work, or to add that finishing touch to your song.

The SONG KITCHEN is about YOUR songs and YOUR song writing in the most practical way.


Pop in, the soup is on! 

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Live at 

The Wheaty

Imagine incredible wines, boutique beers, odd whisky and (mostly acoustic) live original music that sounds superb!


Experience SCALA LIVE AT THE WHEATY, an intimate evening
of the best new talent around. 


Celebrate our local songwriters
as well as exclusive performances from international talents. 


You can't get closer to the
music than this.


OPEN MIC NIGHTS are where you can showcase your original music.

It is also a great place to meet with other local songwriters.

Open Mic


Did you know SCALA is all about nurturing
original music?  The SCALA board and its members
are a passionate group that actively contribute
to the live original music scene.


Radio Airplay

SCALA members perform
each Saturday morning live
in the studio for Radio Adelaide's Arts Breakfast

CD Releases

SCALAs compilation CD is released each year and features winners of the Festival of Original Music (FOOM) song competition 


SCALA's annual
song competition the Festival of Original Music


Do you have a new song that you would love to play to a listening audience?

"As a maker of original music, it was a pleasure to perform to a room of lyric appreciations as well as share the stage with other inspiring artists."

- Naomi Keyte, Songwriter (ADL, AUS)

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