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Adelaide Guitar Festival 9-12 August 2018. Presenting some of the best musicians from around the world crossing genres and showcasing skill & creativity.
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'With the success of Guitars in Bars in 2016, Adelaide Guitar Festival is bringing it back in 2017!

www.adelaideguitarfestival.com.au/about/guitars-in-bars/'
'Stirring stories and songs, and some mighty fine playing as @[178515956747:274:Troy Cassar-Daley] launches his new book.'
'Congratulations to Anthony Morriss who was lucky enough to win our 2016 Resonance raffle and take home this beautiful handcrafted guitar commemorating AIGF 2012 by SA luthier Gianluca Pezzoli. Both winner and maker are pretty stoked!'
'Congratulations to Kathryn Bennett- the winner of our 'Win a Trip to Spain Competition!'
Trip includes accommodation & flights to Sevilla in Spain to attend the 2016 Seville Guitar Festival. Jealous!'
'Congratulations to the winner of the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition Marko Topchii!

Well done to all the talented finalists as well as runners-up Miles Johnston (2nd) & Andrew Blanch (3rd).'
'Standing ovation last night for Punch Brothers in the beautiful @[319493678091039:274:Adelaide Town Hall]. Do yourself a favour and catch Grammy-Award Winning banjo duo @[220581991392476:274:Béla Fleck] & @[6849234642:274:Abigail Washburn] tonight at 8pm in this stunning venue!'
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'And we're off! Our first event: Art Stories - Anna Goldsworthy playing Chopin as part of a discussion about creative process and Artistic voice with @[147721816040:274:Brink Productions]' Chris Drummond and stellar multi-instrumentalist, composer and improviser Adam Page . Slava's up next - performing Sounds of Rain by William Lovelady.'
'Congratulations to our 15 Minutes of Fame winner Noah Chan for taking out our People's Choice voting poll!

Noah is only 11 years old but is already a musical guru who plays not just electric guitar but also piano, violin, cello and trombone! Listen to him shred at @[193886998381:274:Adelaide Central Market] here> http://bit.ly/2aIWKT1

You can see Noah perform live when he opens for Matt Walker & Shane Reilly With Velvet Moth on August 14th in the @[213816448634496:274:Space Theatre]!'
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  • 5star
    Every year I come to Adelaide for this festival i think it would be impossible to better it next time. Once again this y...ear i am proven wrong!!
    Thanks for bringing the most amazing mix of unbelievable and extraordinarily talented world class musicians to this event. I returned home inspired and exhausted !!
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  • 5starThankyou for an amazing and eclectic music menu. My hubby and I loved all the concerts at the Town Hall(what a great venue) and go home to NSW inspired and satisfied.
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Listen to Honoka & Azita from Hawaii play 'Bodysurfing'. Ukuleles are giving guitars a good bit of competition!

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January 22

Honoka & Azita from Hawaii play 'Bodysurfing' so beautifully I think I just had an eargasm. 👂🌈

Thumbs up if you're a mandolinist in town for Adelaide Mandolin Festival this week!

Adelaide Mandolin Festival is on now!
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Adelaide Guitar Festival updated their cover photo.
January 16

With the success of Guitars in Bars in 2016, Adelaide Guitar Festival is bringing it back in 2017!

www.adelaideguitarfestival.com.au/about/guitars-in-bars/

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Huge congratulations to our Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan who has smashed ARIA classical music records with his album Slava Grigoryan: Bach Cello Suites.

The Australian classical guitarist has beaten André Rieu, Pavarotti and Star Wars to retain the ARIA Christmas top spot.
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Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) 2018 Conventions & Competitions concert proposals are now open. Apply before 23 December this year and you might be heading to Louisville in June 2018!

Announcing the 2018 GFA Convention & Competitions! 2018 will be held at the University of Louisville from June 18-23 with host Dr. Stephen Mattingly. GFA is accepting concert proposals for 2018 artists until December 23, so get your applications in now! #GFA2018

DEADLINE FOR CONCERT PROPOSALS IS Friday, DECEMBER 23, 5:00 P.M EST. NO SUBMISSIONS AFTER THIS TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR REVIEW.
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After a highly successful debut in 2016, 'Guitars in Bars' will be back in 2017!

The beautiful sounds of guitars will be brought to life across South Australian pubs and live venues with the Adelaide Guitar Festival (11-14 August)...
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How great is this? Our friends at Festival de la Guitarra de Córdoba hosted 100 children to play flamenco to one of the world's greats - Vicente Amigo (Oficial).
Amazing!

Festival de la Guitarra de Córdoba

Ayer, el guitarrista Vicente Amigo (Oficial) fue espectador de su propia obra. En la Plaza del Potro de Córdoba se dieron cita más de 100 jóvenes guitarristas f...lamencos para interpretar "Tres notas para decir te quiero" con motivo del Día del Flamenco 🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸

Acto organizado por el Centro de Flamenco Fosforito

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Our Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan recently recorded the album, 'Bach: Cello Suites Volume 1' at Ukaria Cultural Centre in the Adelaide Hills. On the album Slava plays baritone guitar - allowing him to play the works composed for cello, in their original key.

Slava Grigoryan plays the Prelude to Bach's Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV1007, on the baritone guitar. Album available now: https://shop.abc.net.au/produc...
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Instrument of Change, The International Rise of the Guitar from 1870 – 1945 is an International Conference at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM), The University of Melbourne. Previous Adelaide Guitar Festival artists will be involved, so if you are in Melbourne book yourself a seat.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Friday 9 – Sunday 11 December 2016
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
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Gorgeous! Our Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan performed Isaac Albéniz's 'La Torre Bermeja' live harbourside at the Sydney Opera House. Watch and enjoy!

Australian Chamber Orchestra was live.

Australia's greatest classical guitarist, Slava Grigoryan, performs Isaac Albéniz's 'La Torre Bermeja' live!

Shot harbourside at the Sydney Opera House, where ...Slava will perform on Sunday 6 November 2pm.

CONCERT TOUR DATES
Arts Centre Melbourne - 30 & 31 October
Adelaide Town Hall - 1 November
Perth Concert Hall - 2 November
Canberra, Llewellyn Hall - 5 November
Sydney Opera House - 6 November
Brisbane, QPAC - 7 November

For tickets: http://bit.ly/2dkCivM

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Stirring stories and songs, and some mighty fine playing as Troy Cassar-Daley launches his new book.

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Having Guitar Festival withdrawals? Scenestr. have posted their interview with the Punch Brothers which took place just before the show that earned them a standing ovation on festival 2016 opening night. Enjoy the feels!

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ABC News caught up with Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition winner Marko Topchii after the final on the last day of festival 2016. Watch the interview below!

Congratulations to Anthony Morriss who was lucky enough to win our 2016 Resonance raffle and take home this beautiful handcrafted guitar commemorating AIGF 2012 by SA luthier Gianluca Pezzoli. Both winner and maker are pretty stoked!

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Throwback to Guitar Festival 2008 artist Derek Trucks playing a solo for BB King!

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The Blues Foundation with Tedeschi Trucks Band.
June 8, 2016

In this short clip, BB King asks Derek Trucks to play a solo for him. This is what it means to make a guitar sing. Hear what B.B. has to say about it at the end.

Hear blues icons and discover upcoming artists at The Blues Foundation

Congratulations to Kathryn Bennett- the winner of our 'Win a Trip to Spain Competition!'
Trip includes accommodation & flights to Sevilla in Spain to attend the 2016 Seville Guitar Festival. Jealous!

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Take a bow everyone!

That is all she wrote for Guitar Festival 2016. A huge thank you to everyone who helped to make this year such a success.

See you in 2018!

Congratulations to the winner of the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition Marko Topchii!

Well done to all the talented finalists as well as runners-up Miles Johnston (2nd) & Andrew Blanch (3rd).

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Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra in rehearsal!

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