It’s that time of year again! The South Australian Music Awards 2017 entries are now open!

The SA Music Awards showcases the amazing talent that SA has produced over the year and gives recognition to the deserving Adelaide artists and bands that work so hard day after day.

This year there are two exciting award categories; The People’s Choice Awards and The Peer-Voted Awards.


This award is chosen by you! A public online voting system will open once the nominees are announced in early August. So keep an eye out, get involved and cast your vote!

Blues/Roots Award – presented by Radio Adelaide
Country Award – presented by Grace Emily Hotel
Electronic Award – presented by Fresh 92.7
Experimental Award – presented by Ancient World
Folk Award – presented by Wheatsheaf Hotel
Heavy Award – presented by Australian Rock & Metal Institute
Hip Hop Award – presented by Northern Sound System
Jazz/Art Music Award – presented by Elder Conservatorium
Pop Award – presented by The Gov
Punk Award – presented by Crown & Anchor
Rock Award – presented by Fat Controller
World Music Award – presented by WOMADelaide

Judged by a stellar line up of 20 local and national industry experts, this is the most weighted award category of the night! Oh, and in this panel to judge and award these outstanding achievers is Fresh 92.7’s very own General Manager Troy Sincock!

Best Studio
Best Engineer
Best Music Festival / Event – presented by moshtix
Best Music Venue
Best Manager
Best Cover Art
Best Music Video
Best Song – presented by APRA AMCOS
Best New Artist
Best Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Artist
Best Group
Best Male Artist
Best Female Artist
Best Release

Head over to the SA Music Awards website for the full details and to see if you’re eligible to enter!

Applications close at midnight Sunday 6 August, so get ahead and get in now before it’s too late! The awards ceremony will be held in Adelaide on Thursday 9 November, but full details will be revealed soon.