Adelaide Guitar Festival, led by Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan, is the most significant festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Festival goers experience artists from around the world coming together with some of the best Australian guitarists to deliver an exciting program of events. The festival is made up of performances, free and low-cost workshops, master classes, artist’s talks, panel discussions and programs for emerging musicians.

In 2019 Adelaide Guitar Festival was the most geographically widespread festival in South Australia, increasing regional engagement and bring music to more people. The 2020 festival dates will be announced soon. Make sure you sign up to the eNews and follow Adelaide Guitar Festival on social media to stay tuned to all announcements.

Adelaide Guitar Festival is proud to celebrate Adelaide’s designation as a UNESCO City of Music!

The 180 cities in 72 Countries currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.


See how the Adelaide Guitar Festival has changed throughout the years.

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Artistic Director

Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan returns for 2020

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Classical Competition

The most prestigious guitar competition in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Who's Making the Festival

The team behind Adelaide Festival Centre's 2020 Adelaide Guitar Festival.

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Guitar Festival Winter School

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Adelaide Guitar Festival’s Resonance delivers world class guitarists in intimate performances at hospitals, care facilities, community centres and regional areas.

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