Be charmed by panoramic views, scenic trails, and true-blue country hospitality as Adelaide Guitar Festival returns to the town of Cleve in a community event filled with music by some of Australia’s best local and visiting guitarists. Make it a weekend of fun on the Eyre Peninsula and join our Tumby Bay event on 9 July and our Elliston or Streaky Bay concerts on 8 July.
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11am - 12pm | Cleve Institute
2pm - 3pm | Cleve Hotel
Ryan Martin John
4pm - 5pm | Cleve Hotel
5pm - 6pm | Cleve Sporting Bodies
6pm - 7pm | Cleve Sporting Bodies
After Party: The Beinke Brothers
Laura Hill: With hints of sassy wisdom, Laura’s song writing is matched with a stunning clarity and tone to create a beautiful, varied and dreamlike soundscape.
Rafa Godoy: Venezuelan born guitarist Rafa Godoy is the grandson of iconic Colombian composer Rafael Godoy Lozano, and began studying classical guitar and Venezuelan music at the age of 12.
Nancy Bates: A proud and strong Barkindji Woman from New South Wales, Nancy Bates brings to Australia and the rest of the World a colourful blend of lyrics and music that we all yearn to infuse within our souls.
Alana Jagt: Alana Jagt’s dynamic rasp soars over her blend of stormy folk-rock noir that's refreshing yet somehow familiar.
Joel Davies: From slower ballads to faster paced blues, Guitar and harmonica brings the songs to life.
Aloysius Leeson: Aloysius started playing guitar as a child. A love of flamenco led him to spend time in Spain following the traditional apprenticeship of accompanying singers and dancers, studying with maestros and playing at Juergas (parties).
Hussy Hicks: Critically acclaimed Australian act, Hussy Hicks are a tour de force featuring Leesa Gentz’ powerhouse soul vocals and Julz Parker’s revered guitar skills.
Tom West: Tom West is a singer-songwriter with a distinctive, androgynous vocal style and propensitiy to write catchy, tender folk songs often embellished with ambitious arrangements and cinematic flair.
Ryan Martin John: Ryan’s style is reminiscent of songwriters and bands perhaps of the 70s, his tunes translate to very minimal acoustic renditions, where the rawness of his songs shines through, be it story telling or sentimental.
Glenn Skuthorpe: Glenn Skuthorpe is a powerful lyricist and composer who gives voice to those whose stories must be heard, prepare for an infusion of genres with vibes of urban street blues to open plains and wide open skies.
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