With 18 major award categories that are voted on by industry members, 2023 South Australian Music Awards spotlight the diverse and incredible local talent on display within the state."South Australia is at heart a creative state and the music talent coming out of this state is incredibly exciting and I don't envy the panel of independent judges this year," shares Music SA CEO, Christine Schloithe.
"MusicSA is very proud to host these awards each year on behalf of the South Australian contemporary music industry and we wish everyone all the best in all categories."
Read the list of 2023 SA Music Award nominees.
We'll be profiling a number of this year's nominees with our Spotlight On series, that continues with music festival Vintage Vibes who are nominated for Best Major Festival.
What's the elevator pitch version of your 2023 so far?
[Blake Gilchrist] Are we going to the basement or the rooftop?
Biggest moment creatively you have had in 2023?
Launching the inaugural edition of Vintage Vibes.
Being a creative, artist, musician can be a lonely existence, so what does it mean to be nominated for a South Australian Music Award?
To be considered in an industry-selected award is a special honour and one we are proud of.
Fast forward to the awards ceremony; if your name is read out as winner who are you mentioning-thanking in your speech?
How can folks best support independent musicians-bands?
See more live shows, buy more merch and tell ya friends to do the same.
2024 is just around the corner; anything special you're brewing in the background you can share?
It's all Vintage Vibes 2024 full steam ahead – 27-28 January we return to Tomich Wines with a stacked line-up full of international acts and Aussie favourites.
What makes South Australian music unique?
It's no bullsh.t approach.
The 2023 SA Music Awards will be staged at Woodville Town Hall (Adelaide) on 8 November.