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Adelaide Guitar Festival
August 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
This four day celebration of the world’s most popular instrument curated by internationally renowned Australian guitarist Slava Grigoryan will be a true showcase of the guitar. Adelaide Guitar Festival 9-12 August 2018 will present some of the best musicians from around the world crossing genres and showcasing skill & creativity.
Labelled An immersive winter festival celebrating the world’s most popular instrument, The Adelaide Guitar Festival falls no shorter than the most significant of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. It has continued to build on previous programs and expand in to new territory. In addition to the main event (9 – 12 August, 2018), the Adelaide Guitar Festival presents:
- Guitars In Bars, 13–29 July 2018 – an open-access program celebrating the Adelaide music scene
- Adelaide Guitar Festival Winter School, 16–20 July 2018 – invites guitarists to participate in a week of intensive, immersive classical guitar playing and skills development with highly respected national and international guitar teachers.
- Resonance, 28 July – 10 August 2018 – Understanding how music can play a role in health, well-being, and recovery, the Resonance program will deliver outstanding musicians for intimate performances at hospitals, aged care facilities and community centres across metro and (outer metro or greater) Adelaide.
- Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition – The most prestigious guitar competition in the southern hemisphere with emerging guitarists from around the world playing for $32, 000 worth of prizes.
If you’re a self-described muso, this event is surely not one to miss.
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