The Adelaide Guitar Festival, led by Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan, is the most significant festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The Adelaide Guitar Festival has a Special Edition in 2019 from 15 – 19 July 2019 where Slava Grigoryan curates a sampler of the Adelaide Guitar Festival experience with a series of intimate concerts together with participatory program.
The Festival kicks off with Guitars in Bars on Sunday June 30. Other participatory programs include:
Guitar Festival artists visit care and community facilities https://www.adelaideguitarfestival.com.au/program/resonance/
SA REGIONAL TOURING
Alongside Resonance in regional areas, there are several free entry public gigs in country towns in South Australia. There is also a two day mini festival, Umeewarra Downtown, which will see aboriginal artists performing in regional South Australia in Port Augusta https://www.adelaideguitarfestival.com.au/search/?t=events&a=-1%2C19
ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL GUITAR COMPETITION
The competition will see twelve guitarists from South Korea, Germany, Switzerland, France and Australia play to win $10k cash and a $16k guitar made by local luthier, Jim Redgate.
Open to all ages, Winter School is a one week intensive across two streams – Orchestral and Blues & Roots. If you, or someone you know, is interested in participating, registrations close next week https://www.adelaideguitarfestival.com.au/about/adelaide-guitar-festival-winter-school/