Showcasing the world’s best guitarists at Adelaide Guitar Festival

Adelaide Guitar Festival is back for 2023 running from July first to 16th and is set to be the ultimate winter warmer.

The festival is the most significant of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere; featuring both ticketed and free events showcasing the world’s best guitarists across genres including rock, classical, blues, folk, flamenco, metal, jazz and country. 

Her Majesty’s Theatre will host award-winning fingerpicking American folk duo The Milk Carton Kids who make their Adelaide debut with their spellbinding songs, exceptional playing and storytelling. Also, The Colours of Spain, featuring outstanding artists direct from Seville in an Adelaide exclusive featuring five flamenco dancers and four musicians. Plus a special night celebrating The Music of Jeff Beck

Ticketed shows at The Dunstan Playhouse include Australia’s undisputed master of the Oud, Joseph Tawadros, with special guests 2022 International Classical Guitar winner Connor Whyte, The Melbourne Guitar Quartet and Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra. A focus on Australian music, contemporary compositions, imaginative arrangements and admired classics.

In their Australian debut, Antoine Boyer and Yeore Kim, with special guest Kathleen Halloran, are set to perform exclusively at the Adelaide Guitar Festival. Their performance traverses’ jazz to gypsy, rock to classical and beyond, with extraordinary creative interplay. There is nothing like it. 

Performances at Space Theatre will include leading country performers Freya Josephine Hollick and Alana Jagt, blues artists Chris Finnen and Gwyn Ashton, rising stars of metal Freedom of Fear and Australia’s leading flamenco artists Paco Lara Quartet.  

With an extensive program over two weeks from city shows to an SA regional program (On the Road), the Adelaide Guitar Festival program has something for everyone. 

Be sure to check out the full program.

Adelaide Guitar Festival

1 – 16 Jul 2023


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