Adelaide Guitar Festival 2014 brochure

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Welcome I am delighted to welcome the 2014 Adelaide International

Guitar Festival to the newly-developed Riverbank Precinct the cultural heart of our vibrant city. This internationally renowned four-day festival continues to grow its program and audience, and offers a truly unique opportunity to shine the spotlight on South Australia. This July, join me in celebrating the world's most popular instrument, the inspirational work of some of the best musicians on the planet, and the incredible energy of the State's arts hub - the Adelaide Festival Centre.

The Hon. Jack Snelling Minister for the Arts

I am honoured to present the 5th Adelaide

The country’s largest guitar festival returns to the

International Guitar Festival program. Truly

big, white roof this July to present another stunning

extraordinary players from diverse musical

showcase of beauty, creativity and inspiration.

traditions will perform in Australia for the first

With a program that includes truly ground-breaking

time, sharing the stage with some of our

performers and some of the most influential

nation’s most innovative and accomplished

instrumentalists in the world, more than 300 local,


national and international guests will be transfixed for

Through a pioneering partnership with our

four days of immersive musicianship and creativity,

sister event, the Córdoba Guitar Festival in

curated by acclaimed virtuoso, Slava Grigoryan.

Spain, we are delighted to welcome José

Proudly presentedby the Adelaide Festival Centre, the

Antonio Rodríguez and

2014 Adelaide International Guitar Festival will once

his trio from the heart of Andalucia.

again appeal to the most devout six string aficionados

Our festivals’ shared vision will strengthen the

and casual guitar admirer's alike.

relationship of our cities and will continue

Count me in!

to develop with artist exchanges, cocommissioning of new music for guitar and other collaborations. I am particularly excited that the

Douglas Gautier CEO & Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre

2014 Festival will also see the inaugural

Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra take to the stage. With young South Australian guitarists from all over the state, this performance will be a festival highlight. I invite you to immerse yourself in the variety and depth of experiences offered over the four days, from some of the best musicians from Adelaide, Australia, and the world.

Slava Grigoryan Artistic Director Adelaide International Guitar Festival

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the 5th Adelaide International Guitar Festival presenting more than 300 artists over 4 glorious days and nights all under one roof

Exclusive Australian Premiere

José Antonio Rodríguez Trio Plus special guests

Flamenco Areti an evening of gypsy music and dAnce One of South Australia’s favorite flamenco companies, Flamenco Areti, takes the stage with a dazzling display of fiery footwork and graceful intensity.  Direct from the heart of Andalusia, internationally renowned composer and performer José Antonio Rodríguez is one of the Córdoba Guitar Festival’s favourite sons. In Australia for the first time, Rodríguez embodies the music and ideology of flamenco with the exquisite sensitivity of his playing,



Premium $75 Adult $65 Conc $55 Groups 6+ $55 GreenRoom $33 Family (2+2) $179


ornamentation with passionately sensual spirit. Be transported to flamenco's heartland in this spectacular opening night concert.

2hrs 20min (incl interval)

festival theatre 7:30pm


17 july

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Spain Spain


Judicaël Perroy & Máximo Pujol Trio

Late Night Sessions




From Paris to Buenos Aires in an extraordinary festival premiere

Get set for a wild opening night when these shredders go head to head Virgil Donati’s rock and fusion project On The

The evening begins with Judicaël Perroy, one of

first time. Renowned for his distinctively Argentine

Three of Australia’s finest progressive shredders

France’s most charismatic classical guitarists.

compositions, Pujol’s work is strongly influenced

unite for the first time in a supreme display of

Virg at age 19 and has also worked as Associate

Known for his mastery of instrumental colour and

by the great Astor Piazzolla. Having honed his

blazing skill and electric flair. Adelaide’s own

Musical Director on TV’s Australia’s Got Talent

the compelling intensity of his performance, he

skills playing milongas and tangos in the clubs

Guitar Hero Cam Blokland is widely respected for

and The X Factor. Composer, producer and

has won multiple international awards and is in

of his home town, his vibrant and melodically

his breadth and versatility across the spectrum of

multi-instrumentalist Marcel Yammouni (Vanessa

steady demand as a recitalist and a teacher.

rich music is founded on these styles, and makes

styles. In demand throughout the rock and pop

Amorosi, Electric Empire, Andrew Da Silva) is

Completing the double bill, acclaimed composer

full use of the expressive powers of the guitar in

circuits, Simon Hosford (Tommy Emmanuel, Men

esteemed by his peers for his inspirational

and performer Máximo Pujol brings his tango

dialogue with stellar bandoneónista Eleonora

at Work, Guy Sebastian and many more) joined

improvisation and fluid sense of melody.

trio direct from Buenos Aires to Australia for the

Ferreyra and double bass player Daniel Falasca.

Máximo Pujol Trio is presented with assistance from the Embassy of the Argentine Republic

dunstan playhouse 6pm


17 july

Subscription Adult $47 Conc $40

Adult $55 Conc $47 GreenRoom $28 Groups (6+) $47 Family (2+2) $151 2hrs 20 mins

space theatre 10pm


17 july

(incl interval)



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Adult $35 Conc $30 GreenRoom $15

Australian Premiere

“... orchestral power and vocal lyricism”

pepe romero & Yamandú costa

new york times (Romero)


Adelaide Art Orchestra Conducted by Brett Kelly

Legendary music, astonishing performance


Pepe Romero is a true living legend of classical music. He has been honoured by kings, heads of state, and major institutions, yet it is in his extraordinary ability to

70th birthday in 2014, he returns to Adelaide for the first

“ ... almost unbelievable dexterity, huge dynamic range and great depth of feeling...”

time as a soloist to play the world’s most beloved guitar

glamadelaide (costa)

communicate with millions through his music that his greatness is truly evidenced. His matchless technique and vivid interpretations have led him to become this century’s greatest ambassador of classical guitar. Celebrating his

concerto, Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. The applause that erupted from Yamandú Costa’s unforgettable and explosive solo set left him as the talking point of the 2010 Adelaide International Guitar Festival.

solo material in a night of transcendent performance not

Premium $92 Adult $80 Conc $68 GreenRoom $40 Groups (6+) $68

to be missed.

2hrs (incl interval)

The young genius of Brazilian music is back to perform the Australian premiere of his orchestral suite Fantasia Popular. Both Pepe Romero and Yamandú Costa will also perform

festival theatre 6:30pm


18 july

Subscription Adult A $68 Conc A $58



Andrey Lebedev

FREE exhibitions

in recital

Sydney Guitar Trio with Rory O’Donoghue

Collision Course & Proximity

Adelaide Festival Centre’s GreenRoom program presents

GuitarART Competition & Exhibition

by Garry Stewart

18 – 20 july

2 july – 24 AUG

Emerging artists aged 18 – 30 showcase their creative side by transforming a guitar into a work of art.

Australian Dance Theatre present two Audio/Visual installations.

Cultural Harmonies: Musical Notes from the Migration Museum collection



Adult $20 Conc $17 GreenRoom $10 Groups (6+) $17 2hrs (incl interval)

Explore the ways cultural identity in South Australia has been played out through music in an exhibition featuring instruments, music, artworks and costume.

Winner of the 2012 Adelaide International Guitar

Sydney Guitar Trio joins forces with actor and

Competition, Andrey Lebedev returns home to

musician Rory O’Donoghue in a colourful

grace the stage with his explosive skill, in this

program of storytelling and music. With tall

special recital performance. Now studying at

tales from Alice in Wonderland to Dante’s

London’s Royal Academy of Music on the Julian

Inferno and a dash of Banjo Paterson and

Bream Trust Scholarship, Andrey is swiftly gaining

Spike Milligan, this unique production blends

an international reputation as one of the rising

the power of the spoken word with music in a

Migration Museum

stars of classical guitar.

refreshing and entertaining performance.

82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide

dunstan playhouse 1pm


18 july 10

Subscription Adult $17 Conc $14

Opening Event at 6pm

playhouse foyer 6pm


Cam Blokland Special Event: at 7pm

18 july

artspace gallery 7pm


july – SEPT Weekdays 10am - 5pm Weekends and Public Holidays 1pm-5pm

debashish bhattacharya

“ super-human playing” bob brozman

Late Night Sessions

spellbinding slide guitar

Chris Finnen & Band plus guest


phil manning


Steeped in Indian classical music, supremely graceful

four-string slide ukulele. He has won accolades for his

Award winning veterans of the blues and firm friends,

blues. Inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame



extensive exploration of widely diverse musical styles as

Chris Finnen and Phil Manning reunite for a three-

in 2013, Chris Finnen is one of the gems of South

international following not only for his playing but also

well as for his continual collaborations. His 2012 release

part club show. Since the late 60’s Phil Manning has

Australian music. His career spans fifty years of touring,

been at the forefront of Australian blues and will play

recording, festivals, film scores and more. His restless

the opening set. A founding member of the now

musical curiosity has seen him enfold a tapestry of

legendary band Chain, Phil co-wrote the number one

cultural influences into his sound. He and his band will

hit Black & Blue and has won widespread acclaim

take the stage, before Phil Manning joins them for an

in recent times for his solo acoustic take on country

explosive final set.





his extraordinary instrumental arsenal.

Beyond the Ragasphere, featuring dobro master Jerry

A tireless innovator, he is credited with the design of the

Douglas, is hailed as a triumph of world fusion. Tabla

Hindustani guitar and the ‘Trinity of Guitars’: his lap-slide

accompaniment by Subhasis Bhattacharjee, tanpura

chaturangui, 14-stringed gandharvi and the anandi, a

and vocals by Anandi Bhattacharya.

dunstan playhouse 8:30pm


18 july

Subscription Adult $47 Conc $40

Saturday 19 July Debashish Bhattarcharya in conversation 5pm, Space Theatre FREE


Adult $55 Conc $47 Student $28 GreenRoom $28 Groups (6+) $47

space theatre 10pm


18 july



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Adult $35 Conc $30 GreenRoom $15

Australian Exclusive

1st prize

$10,000 (AUD)



“brilliantly played”

Australia’s most prestigious classical guitar prize

new york times

geoffrey& morris siobhan stagg

Witness the rising stars of classical guitar as they battle it out for the top spot! Attracting competitors from all over the world, the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition is the most prestigious guitar competition in the southern hemisphere.

exquisite song, rare masterpieces

2nd PRIZE: AUD$4000 3rd PRIZE: AUD$2000


19 july


and Jim Redgate Guitars


winner announced 3pm

Jim Redgate is a designer and builder of modern cutting edge classical guitars.

The next wave of South Australia’s best classical guitarists.

proudly supported by

1st PRIZE: AUD$10,000 PLUS Jim Redgate Guitar, valued at USD$16,000

dunstan playhouse 10am


plus special guests


Enquiries and orders to Chris Kamen

Explore some of the finest songs ever penned

Tonos Humanos of José Marin – musician, poet,

for voice and guitar as leading Australian

cleric and murderer – are paired with early songs

soprano proponent

Siobhan of





by romantic composers Vincente Martín y Soler



and Federico Moretti. Interspersed with guitar

Morris. A fascinating journey into the guitar’s

solos by Santiago de Murcia and Fernando Sor,

early Spanish heritage, discover the poetry of

this concert sees Geoffrey perform on baroque

rarely heard masterworks performed on original

guitar, clásico-romántic guitar and guitarra de 6

instruments. The impassioned baroque songs or

cuerdas dobles.

dunstan playhouse 4pm


19 july

Subscription Adult $43 Conc $36

Adult $50 Conc $43 GreenRoom $25 Groups (6+) $43 2hrs (incl interval)



Exclusive Gala Event

festival gala Australian String Quartet with

Pepe Romero, Máximo Pujol Trio & Slava Grigoryan plus special guests Aurora Guitar Ensemble

Glorious music for string quartet & guitar Witness magnificent works for guitar and strings on the Festival Theatre stage in this exclusive gala. One of our finest musical exports The Australian String Quartet returns with international festival





partnerships at the 2012 Festival. The program features Boccherini’s beloved “Quintetto No.4 “Fandango”, with world renowned Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero as soloist. Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan will play The Garden of Forking Paths, written for him and string quartet by Shaun Rigney and inspired by Argentine poet Jorge Luis

Premium $75 Adult $65 Conc $55 GreenRoom $33 Groups (6+) $55 Family (2+2) $179

Borges. Finally, Argentina’s contemporary tango virtuosos, the Máximo Pujol Trio play Pujol’s own sensuous and romantic suite for strings, guitar and bandoneón, Luminosa de Buenos Aires.

2hrs (incl interval)

festival theatre 6:30pm


19 july

Subscription Adult A $55 Conc A $47

Slava Grigoryan


Máximo Pujol Trio

Pepe Romero

Aurora Guitar Ensemble

Australian Premiere

Guthrie Govan Blazing agility, profound musicality “He’s ridiculous! This guy can play anything.”

Guthrie Govan brings cred to the shred. In this

Lee Ritenour

his peers and audiences alike in awe. He has

Australian premiere see first-hand why he is much more than an astonishing technician: the depth and intelligence behind his virtuosic playing has

recorded and toured extensively with numerous bands, across multiple genres. His skilled elision of jazz and prog rock into a gobsmacking fusion comes to the fore in his solo work and with power trio The Aristocrats, featuring bassist Bryan Beller and drummer Marco Minnemann, with whom he has recorded two acclaimed studio Premium $63 Adult $55 Conc $47 GreenRoom $28 Groups (6+) $47

albums. Beyond touring, recording and his work with Steven Wilson’s band, he is also a prolific clinician and teacher.

“ Every time I hear Guthrie play I feel like I have to fasten my seatbelt.”

Dweezil Zappa

1hr 10min

dunstan playhouse 9pm


19 july

Subscription Adult A $47 Conc A $40

Friday 18 July Guthrie Govan Clinic 4pm, Space Theatre $30


“ Totally freakin’ awesome! ”

Joe Satriani

United Kingdom

Late Night Sessions

Sylvan coda project

all about jazz, NY

Ben Christopher Hauptmann Hale with

Christopher Hale’s

“ Sublety and grace, passion and power”

James Muller

Ben Vanderwal & Gian Slater


flamenco infused jazz Garnering much praise and playing to sell-out audiences with his new project Sylvan Coda,

Unforgettably evocative late-night jazz

Christopher Hale’s origins in Flamenco and AfroCuban music emerge in a fearlessly original

Some of the most eloquent jazz players on the Australian scene come together for


a one-off festival club session. Adelaide’s James Muller (Vince Jones, Renee Geyer,

Featuring an 8-piece ensemble with Johnny Tedesco

Don Burrows and many more) is held in awe by musicians around the world for his

(Arte Kanela)’s striking Flamenco dancing and a

exceptionally expressive playing and masterful improvisation. Innovative bass player

stunning vocal section led by Gian Slater, Sylvan

Christopher Hale transcends the conventional roles of his instrument with sonorous,


melodic playing seasoned with flamenco. Blessed with a restless imagination, Ben Hauptmann (Gurrumul, Joss Stone, Lior, James Morrison and numerous others) is adept at virtually any guitar style and has a strikingly original sound. Joined by vocalist Gian

Adult $40 Conc $34 GreenRoom $20 Groups (6+) $34 2hrs (incl interval)

Slater and Ben Vanderwal on drums, the distinctive textures of these jazz luminaries unite in a kaleidoscope of musical energy and colour.

space theatre 10pm


19 july 20

Coda live is an epic and thrilling concert event. To open this performance Aloysius Leeson Quartet brings together some of South Australia’s most versatile musicians for a soulful flamenco set with dancer Kristy Manuel.

Subscription Adult A $30 Conc A $25

Adult $35 Conc $30 GreenRoom $15

dunstan playhouse 4pm


20 july 21

Subscription Adult $34 Conc $29

Stochelo Rosenberg Trio Opened by

The Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra

More than 80 young guitarists open the concert under the direction of charismatic teacher, composer and guitar ensemble specialist Dr Paul Svoboda. Young South Australian performers from across the state will be joined by Brisbane’s Aurora Guitar Ensemble and guest soloists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan for the inaugural performance by the Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra Following this very special debut, Stochelo Rosenberg brings his new power trio to Australia for the first time. Regarded as a true heir of Django Reinhardt, Rosenberg's name is synonymous with gypsy jazz. His legendary flair and virtuosity are infused with unprecedented vigor

breathtaking rhythms and constant invention, melded

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with the gypsy sense of entertainment.

2hrs 20min (incl interval)

through this collaboration with energetic young players Sebastien Giniaux (France) and Joel Locher (Germany). Brace yourself for a crossfire of unbelievable solos,

festival theatre 6:30pm


20 july

Andreas Öberg

(Swedish Guitarist)

Subscription Adult A $47 Conc A $40

Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra - open rehearsals 17 July 1pm - 4pm & 18 July 10am - 4pm Festival Theatre Dress Circle Foyer FREE


“ ... one of the best gypsy guitarists out there, known for his beautiful tone and touch... from jazz to heavy metal, adding flamenco and Latin rhythms to his repertoire.”


Late Night Sessions

15 minutes of fame

Are you a talented and passionate guitarist and want to perform at the Festival?

festival finale

15 Minutes of Fame is an exciting opportunity for guitarists to perform



at the Festival in a series of 15 minute open mic performances. Performances will be held at various times over the four days at the Fox Creek Bar located in the Space Theatre foyer.

You’re invited to the Festival’s closing night

a night to remember. With the staggering

party! Featuring a sizzling line-up of festival

array of skill and virtuosity on the bill, who

Once the final application selection is completed, artists will be

guests and a special encore performance

knows whether world-first collaborations

contacted with their timeslot and videos will be posted on our website

by the People’s Choice winner of the 2014

will emerge or who might swap solos with

15 Minutes of Fame YouTube competition

whom? Join Festival artists, guitar makers,

(see next page for details on how to vote

scholars and staff for an unforgettable

for your favourite), this will undoubtedly be

Festival Finale.

for the PEOPLE'S CHOICE voting.

Check our website for the daily schedule of performances Download application form at

space theatre 9pm


20 july

APplications open 5 may 2014 Applications close 20 June 2014

Subscription Adult A $30 Conc A $25

Adult $35 Conc $30 GreenRoom $15

People’s choice voting opens 30 June People’s choice close Sunday 11.55pm, 13 July Winner announced Tuesday 15 July on Adelaide International Guitar Festival website and social media.



master classes

Back by popular demand!

meet the maker


The fine art of the guitar begins with its maker Materials, techniques, tools, time all play a part in the sonic characteristics of the final product. Meet some of Australia’s finest exponents of guitar, instrument and equipment making.

Thursday 17 JULY

Friday 18 JULY

Saturday 19 JULY

4:30pm – 6pm

5pm – 6:30pm

5pm – 6:30pm


Dan Kellaway shares his journey making high-end classical guitars and shows the design evolution visually.


Andrew Dorien's love of timber and traditional craftmanship is reflected in his romantic period, spanish style and modern classical guitars.

7pm – 8:30pm


Designer and builder of handmade guitar amplifiers since the 1960s, Graham Dicker offers a technical discussion of advances in valve amplifier design.

Friday 18 JULY 11:30am – 1pm


Trevor Gore discusses guitar innovation and design of classical and steel string guitars made for professionals and keen amateurs. 2:30pm – 4pm


JB Room Kim Lissarrague creates a new generation of arched back, lattice braced, classical guitars by hand.

Saturday 19 JULY 1pm – 2:30pm



Dave Gartland returns with hand crafted aluminium guitars with unique exclusive designs and special guest performance. All ages, collectors, even car enthusiasts are in for a treat! 7:30pm – 9pm


JB Room Simon Rovis-Hermann presents design and construction principles of his modern classical guitars and gives historical insight into his 19th century guitar replicas.

Gianluca Pezzoli brings a selection of personally designed hand crafted guitars, electric semi acoustic and ¾ size arch top. A special guest live show.

2:30pm – 4pm

Sunday 20 JULY


Quartet Suite Sample Jayson Elazzi’s handmade concert quality hauser-style classical guitars. 4:45pm – 6:15pm


JB Room Hear from Strato Anagnostis and his student how ordinary people are guided through all stages of making their own high performance guitars.

yamaha come & try workshop Thursday 17 & Friday 18, 9am – 5pm Quartet Suite

12:30pm – 2pm


Amongst many other claims to fame, Jim Redgate designs and builds modern cutting edge classical guitars. His models include the lattice-braced, double-top, and the new “wave” double-top. 2:30pm – 4pm


Quartet Suite Brenton Tregloan exhibits his handcrafted and custom built wooden guitar stands, interspersed with live music by local artists.

Sunday 20 JULY 4:30pm – 6pm


With over 20 years guitar making experience, Chris Lau presents his motivation, goals, techniques, and a live demo on Lauda guitars. 5pm – 6:30pm


Trace the guitar's evolution from the early romantic period in the 1830s to the present day with Rick Falkiner’s vintage, classical, and flamenco guitar. Proudly supported by

Community programs Partner

workshop Saturday 19 JULY

Nathan Slater: Flamenco, Tango and Brazilian styles 1pm Space Theatre Explore rhythms and techniques of flamenco, tango and Brazilian music with one of Melbourne’s most versatile teachers. This workshop is geared toward classical and jazz players at intermediate level. Cost: $15



Friday 18 JULY

Isaac Albéniz and Manuel de Falla’s

Free for observers. Participants will be selected by the Festival. Please refer to the Festival website for more information.

evocations of the guitar and the instrument’s modern revival – an illustrated presentation

Friday 18 JULY

Join musicians and researchers Dr Michael Christoforidis and Dr Ken Murray as they explore this complex history and illustrate possible performance implications for guitarists.

Judicaël Perroy

4:30pm Lyrics

11am Lyrics Charismatic player and teacher Judicaël Perroy is Professor of Guitar at the National School of Music in Aulnay-sous-Bois (France) gives masterclasses at top academies and conservatories around the world.

Sunday 20 JULY

Pepe Romero 11am Lyrics Revered amongst guitarists, Maestro Romero is one of the world’s great ambassadors for the classical guitar.

Saturday 19 JULY

Debashish Bhattarcharya in conversation 5pm Space Theatre Hear Debashish Bhattarcharya discuss his extraordinary arsenal of instruments and the fascinating story of slide guitar in Indian music.

Saturday 19 JULY

Shaun Rigney and Alison Beare pre-concert talk 5:30pm Dress Circle Foyer Festival Theatre

Friday 18 JULY

Composer Shaun Rigney discusses music for guitar and string quartet and the influences which inspired The Garden of Forking Paths, to be performed by Slava Grigoryan and the Australian String Quartet. Alison Beare offers insight into the famous Guadagnini instruments played by the Australian String Quartet.

Guthrie Govan

Sunday 20 JULY

clinic 4pm Space Theatre Not only is his playing out of this world, but Guthrie Govan is an outstanding clinician. Grab your chance to be one of the limited number participating in his dedicated clinic, or sit back and watch the master with his apprentices! Cost: $30

strictly limited tickets

John Williams on Toast 2pm Lyrics A special event in celebration of the life and contribution of Australian Master Guitarist, John Williams. With an expert panel, featuring Sydney Guitar Trio, Máximo Diego Pujol and more, facilitated by Victorian Guitar Society’s Dr Paul Nash. Presented in association with the classical Guitar Society of Victoria

Places to




Available prior to evening performances in the Festival Theatre. Book at BASS when booking your ticket.

(Located in the Dunstan

Theatre Foyer)

Playhouse foyer)

The Fox Creek Bar is the perfect place to grab a drink before and after shows or catch a 15 Minutes of Fame performance.

$39 per person Includes a choice of main course, a glass of Fox Creek wine, Coopers beer or Coca-Cola soft drink, coffee and petits fours.

Sit back, relax and soak up the Festival atmosphere in Don’s lounge, created exclusively for the Festival. Grab a bite at the Counter Bar, serving delicious winter meals before and after performances in the Dunstan Playhouse and Space Theatre.


(Located in the Space

(Located in the Dunstan

Bistro by the food business

Playhouse foyer)

(Located downstairs Dunstan

The Hills Cider bar will be open before and after performances in the Dunstan Playhouse and Space Theatre.

Playhouse Foyer)


With unrivalled River Torrens views complimented by superb food and service, Bistro by the food business offers idyllic a la carte, pre and post show dining. Phone 8216 8744 for bookings.

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Car Park Undercover car parking is available at the Adelaide Festival Centre with regular security patrols. Enter off King William Road for easy access to all your Festival shows. Pre-book your space through BASS on 131 246.


Access Services

We have a lift – all of our car park spaces are accessible. Further enquiries on +61 8 8216 8724. Open 24 Hours/7 Days a week. Please be aware of car parking and traffic restrictions on Sunday 20 July due to the AFL match at Adelaide Oval at 12.40pm.

transport Car & Driver Services Smart Car Australia 1300 130 020 Citicar (08) 8440 0777

Lost or Stolen tickets

To ensure our programs are accessible and your time with us is as enjoyable as possible, we have access-friendly facilities on site. Including; wheelchair loan service, assistive hearing system (Dunstan Playhouse and Space Theatres only), access toilets, access seat allocations, pre–book your access parking in the car park with BASS on 131 246, access friendly drop off/pick up points, lift access in the car park, lift access in the Space and Festival Theatre venues and lift access to the Bistro – access from the Playhouse Reception desk.

– in most instances reserved seat tickets may be replaced however, general admission tickets cannot be replaced. Please call BASS on 131 246 for assistance.

When booking your tickets, please inform the BASS operator if you have any specific access requirements.

– are subject to availability and are only available once you have subscribed to at least four Adelaide International Guitar Festival performances in one transaction.

For all other disability access inquiries please contact Patron Services: or phone +61 8 8216 8578

Taxi Companies Suburban 131 008 Adelaide Independent 132 211 Yellow Cabs 132 227 Access Cabs 1300 360 940

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Slava Grigoryan Sweet Baby James The Atlantics Toby Wren Trio Vernon Reid Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Wolfgang Muthspiel

2008 Adalita Srsen Adrian Belew Al Slavik Andy Salvanos Angry Anderson Ash Grunwald

Matt Walker Ashley Davies Mia Dyson Mongrels of Passion (Vince Lovegrove & Tim Gaze) Peter Denahy Rebecca Harris Redhead Rob Sawyer Sara Storer Shihad Slava Grigoryan Leonard Grigoryan Steve Hunter Stevie Wright

Adelaide International Guitar Festival is the most significant festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Since its inception, hundreds of guitarists and their bands have participated in this unique salute to the world's most popular instrument.

Backsliders Bill Chambers Cal Williams Jr. & The Hushes Dallas Frasca Dave Evans Derek Trucks Band Diana Anaid Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers Grinspoon Lee Song-Ou Oliver Fartach-Naini GT Stringer Guy Pratt Jean-Felix Lalanne Jeff Lang Jesse Harris Jimmy Little Lior Magic Dirt

Swanee The Angels The Derek Trucks Band The Joseph Tawadros Trio The Mason Rack Band The Romeros' Guitar Quartet The Shiny Brights The Yearlings Tice & Evans (Dave Tice & Mark Evans) Travis Sinclair Troy Cassar-Daley William Barton Wulfin Lieske Xavier Rudd

2010 Aleks Tsboulski Anthony Garcia

Arte Kanela Ben Edgar Ben Fink Bobby Singh Caliente Cal Williams Jr Christa Hughes Dhafer Youssef Doug de Vries FGHR Guitarissimo Jane Edwards Jeff Lang Josh Bennett Karin Schaupp Leonard Grigoryan Lisa Miller Manuel Barrueco Mason Rack Band Melbourne Guitar Quartet Niki Vasilakis Oscar Guzman Pepe de Lucia Richard Bona Shane O’Mara Shaen Mullins Slava Grigoyan Very Jane Wolfgang Muthspiel Yamandu Costa

2012 Ana Vidovic Australian String Quartet Billy Bob's BBQ Boys Caminos Flamencos Cary Lewincamp Dave Brewer Edin Karamazov Florian Remus Frank Vignola Grigoryan Brothers Guitar Trek Guitarissimo Harry James Angus Henry Choo Hugh Stuckey Jason McGuire "El Rubio" John Scofield Trio Lee Song Ou Lucky Oceans Quartet Oliver Fartach-Naini Paulo Bellinati Punch Brothers Ray Beadle Band Roscoe James Irwin Sam Lemann Simon Powis The Airbenders The Streamliners The Yearlings Timothy Kain Tinpan Orange Tommy Emmanuel Weber Lopes L to R: Adalita Srsen, Mamadou Diabate, Dave Hole, Studio Flamenco, Derek Trucks Band The Romeros Guitar Quartet, Mason Rack Band, John Scofield Trio Troy Cassar-Daley, Lior, Jeff Lang, Biggest Guitar Band – Elder Park Grinspoon, Ash Grunwald, Veron Ried, The Audreys The Punch Brothers, Earnest Ranglin, Kaki King, Mia Dyson

Adelaide Festival Centre King William Rd Adelaide 5000 GPO Box 1269 Adelaide SA 5001 Phone +61 8 8216 8600 Fax +61 8 8212 7849