International Jazz Day Sunday April 30th. 5mbs is broadcasting 24 hours of Jazz music. All genres of Jazz and 24 distinctive presenters. Tune in or Live Stream. “The Spirit of Jazz is the Spirit of Openness” (Herbie Hancock)



5MBS is an official event holder
for International Jazz Day, April 30th. Read more
Microsoft Word - IJD Notice FLYER DRAFT 01.docxIJDpic01IJDpic02Above: Lord Mayor Martin Haese recording IJD & Station promos for 5MBS
IJDpic035MBS President Sam Tolley recording his opening speech
for the  International Jazz Day 24-hours broadcast of Jazz & Blues.
The recording was done by our VP, and Jazz presenter, Tom Doran.



Wednesday nights at 8 for opera.


All 5MBS events for 2017 are shown in this calendar.


Other state events are shown for reference. If you have any queries regarding our events, don’t hesitate to call the station during business hours on 8346 2324.



Station sponsor Universal are doing special things for the Ella Fitzgerald centenary year.

Jazz @ Metropolis, a TV program from London. Check NITV Thursdays and SBS on Demand











The Music Broadcasting Society of S.A. provides FM transmission of fine classic and jazz music across the Adelaide metropolitan area. Being community supported radio , 5MBS is totally run by volunteers.


A crucial factor in keeping the music alive is the generosity and goodwill of sponsors and subscribers. Unavoidable costs relating to equipment, premises rental, operations, transmission, utilities etc. are always something to be addressed and any form of support is gratefully received. Share the passion.

5MBS supports the local arts community and this extends to concert recordings and the promotion of recitals and other events. Local groups and musicians planning on performing in South Australia are invited to get in touch with 5MBS.


HandsUpWe have a fantastic team of member-volunteers at 5MBS, and there are always opportunities for more. If you have skills in Finance, HR, IT, web content management, office management, in fact no matter what your skills, we would like to hear from you because there is always something interesting to do at 5MBS. If you would like to learn new skills in sound, radio organization, scheduling, production, presenting, reception, administration – we are happy to help you. Go to the “Contact Us” button or phone 8346 2324 during office hours.

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