Adelaide International Guitar Festival

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Country and Region AustraliaSouth Australia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Festival Contact Information

Adelaide International Guitar Festival
c/o Adelaide Festival Centre
GPO Box 1269 King William Road
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: (61) 8 8216 8528
Fax: (61) 8 8212 7849

Festival Description

The Adelaide International Guitar Festival runs from November to December on a biennial schedule (even numbered years began in 2010) in and around the Adelaide Festival Centre precinct. Household names will headline a multitude of genre-specific concerts which will appeal to music lovers of all ages and tastes. To keep up to date with Guitar Festival news, exciting competitions and “early-bird” ticket offers, visit the web site and subscribe to Twang! the official monthly e-newsletter.

Festival Dates July 17 - 20, 2014
Festival Links

Practical Info:

Call for entries 2014:
  • The competition is open to competitors aged 32 or younger with three qualifying rounds, including the audition round, semi-final and final round. Revered Australian composer Richard Charlton has written a new piece especially for the audition round of the competition. The semi-final round will be held on July 16 and the competition final will be held in the Dunstan Playhouse on July 19 during the festival, followed by an award presentation. Applications for the Classical Guitar Competition open from the end of September 2013 and close 6 December 2013. Semi-finalists will be notified by the end of January. Application forms and further information regarding eligibility and repertoire are available to download from the Festival website.
  • Adelaide Festival Centre & Elder Park
  • Hours vary each day
  • Online information
  • Online tickets


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