1 – 31 July 2019

Adelaide and Regional South Australia



8 FEBURARY 2019 – Venue Directory Registrations Open

1 MARCH 2019 – Event Registrations Open

3 MAY 2019 – Event Registrations Close

31 MAY 2019 - Marketing Campaign Begins

1 – 31 JULY 2019 – Guitars in Bars



In 2018, over 780 artists performed in more than 220 gigs in 100 venues across South Australia. From city pubs to wineries, markets to houseboats, Guitars in Bars continues to expand every year.

As an open-access festival, anyone can register their gig in South Australia’s most diverse celebration of guitar music. If you are a seasoned professional, emerging artist or back shed jammer, this is the opportunity to make yourself heard.  Find out more here.

How to register:

  1. Find a venue
  2. Book a gig between 1 – 31 July
  3. Register your event with Guitars in Bars
  4. Pay your registration fee of $25 per event.

Your registration fee ensures that your gig will be included in the print program (min distribution 10000 across Adelaide and regional South Australia), guarantees you an event listing at adelaideguitarfestival.com.au and gives you access to marketing and programming advice from the Adelaide Guitar Festival team.

Register Here

Guitars in Bars Terms and Conditions

Guitars in Bars FAQs


Looking for a new venue or considering a South Australian tour? Our Venue Directory lists venues interested in hosting Guitars in Bars events.

Click the icons for venue information and contact details. The Venue Directory is updated twice per week so keep checking back for more. 

Guitars in Bars 2019 Terms and Conditions

Venue Directory Download 

For further information, please contact guitar.festival@adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au