Umbrella Festival 2022 Competition

Umbrella Festival 2022 Competition

Umbrella Festival is wrapping up this weekend and we want to thank everyone who has been a part of our local festival – it has been wonderful to share over 200 live music events with you over July! We want to know more about everyone who has played a part in our...
First Nations Umbrella

First Nations Umbrella

Umbrella Festival acknowledges and pay our respects to the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and the traditional custodians whose ancestral lands on which our festival takes place. We acknowledge that these lands were never ceded and remain as important to the...
Family-Friendly Umbrella

Family-Friendly Umbrella

With over 175 events statewide this Umbrella Festival season, it’s hard to know where to start! Luckily we’ve got you covered with some handy gig round-ups in the lead-up to July! Our 2022 program is loaded with family-friendly events throughout July, including...
LGBTQIA+ Umbrella

LGBTQIA+ Umbrella

With over 175 events statewide this Umbrella Festival season, it’s hard to know where to start! Luckily we’ve got you covered with some handy gig round-ups in the lead-up to July! It’s important that all Umbrella Festival attendees feel safe and welcome...
Climate Action & Sustainability Resources

Climate Action & Sustainability Resources

This year Umbrella Festival hosted ‘Clean Up Your Act’, a sustainability and climate action focussed workshop, delving into how members of the music community can help create cleaner and more environmentally friendly events and gigs. Below is a round-up of...
Umbrella 2022 Program Announced

Umbrella 2022 Program Announced

Umbrella Festival’s 2022 Program is officially hitting the streets today! We are so excited for our massive local program of over 175 events statewide this Umbrella festival season. We will be celebrating the entire month of July with live music in over 90 local...
Umbrella Registration Resources

Umbrella Registration Resources

This year Umbrella Festival event registration fees have been lowered to $25 with the aim to get as many local artists, venues and professionals involved, and to support them as best as possible given how rough COVID has been for our industry. In addition to this,...
ReConnect: Let’s Catch Up!

ReConnect: Let’s Catch Up!

Umbrella Festival is hosting ReConnect on Thursday April 14 at The Jade, an event based on rebuilding networks after two years of disconnection. The Umbrella team spends a lot of time talking to musicians, venues, promoters and bookers in South Australia. We so often...
Umbrella Festival Wrap-Up Competition

Umbrella Festival Wrap-Up Competition

With Umbrella 2021 all wrapped up, we want to thank everyone who has been involved in our wonderful festival! Whether you were an artist that performed with us, someone who came along and watched some of our live music, or a venue that had an event – it was...
2021 PROGRAM HITS THE STREETS

2021 PROGRAM HITS THE STREETS

Music SA’s popular open-access music festival boasts 290+ live music performances across more than 80 South Australian venues this winter! Music SA is proud to announce that after a hiatus in 2020, Umbrella Festival is back in 2021 for its fifth instalment, delivering...
Umbrella Festival: COVID-19 Updates

Umbrella Festival: COVID-19 Updates

This has obviously been an exceptionally trying time for Australia and the world. The music industry, particularly live music, has been hit exceptionally hard by the COVID-19 crisis. According to the I Lost My Gig Australia initiative, Australia has lost $300M across...
REGIONAL EXPANSION FOR UMBRELLA 2020

REGIONAL EXPANSION FOR UMBRELLA 2020

Featured image by Alex Kwong.   Music SA is so excited to see Umbrella 2020 bring another year of vibrant and diverse live music to warm South Australia’s winter months. In a historic move,  Umbrella will be expanding regionally across South Australia in 2020...
Umbrella Festival Program is LIVE!

Umbrella Festival Program is LIVE!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of the popular Umbrella: Winter City Sounds festival for its fourth year, delivering a program of live music across a range of Adelaide venues this July and including a host of awesome showcase events. Featuring over 20...
2019 SCOUTED LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

2019 SCOUTED LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

In its third year, Music SA’s Scouted returns in 2019 to showcase to significant industry representatives and enthusiastic music fans the wonderful unsigned and emerging musical talent we have in South Australia. In conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and...
Win an Umbrella Festival Getaway!

Win an Umbrella Festival Getaway!

Umbrella Winter City Sounds are offering a Winter Festival Holiday Package for two people to Adelaide during the AIR Awards and Scouted (July 26-28). The 17-day festival will heat up the city and suburbs during winter with an exciting smorgasbord of over 350 live...
Umbrella Festival Program Launch After Party

Umbrella Festival Program Launch After Party

The 2019 Umbrella Festival Program officially launches on May 29 and it’s time to celebrate the colder months with a party! FREE ENTRY | DOORS 8PM Dean Forever The Empty Threats Hey Harriett Oopsie Daisy + groovy DJ’s and drink specials Umbrella Festival is the...

Event Registration Deadline Extended!

The deadline to register your event to be included in the Umbrella printed program has been extended! You now have until Friday 3rd May 5pm to submit your event to be included in 20’000 copies of our 56 page printed program. Whether you are a venue, artist,...
Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open!

Umbrella Winter City Sounds Registrations Open!

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!! Head to https://avr.umbrellaadelaide.com.au/users/sign_in to register your event to be included in this years’ Umbrella Winter City Sounds festival! Make sure you come along to the Umbrella Winter City Sounds Info Session 6pm on the 19th...
Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Umbrella Winter City Sounds is Back for 2019!

Music SA is proud to announce the return of Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, which is once again set to deliver warmth and vibrant activity to Adelaide through a diverse range of music performances across the CBD and metropolitan areas. An open access contemporary music...