Music and Entertainment Events
Adelaide rocks, it’s as simple as that. Whether you‘re after a live acoustic gig at the Governor of Hindmarsh (The Gov), a string quartet at the Adelaide Festival Centre or a touring international act at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide has something for your musical taste. There are dozens of boutique music festivals dotted throughout the regions where you can escape for an afternoon of food, wine and song.
What's on now
Masters 3 will see violinist James Ehnes return to Adelaide to perform Benjamin Britten's Violin Concerto as part of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra's celebration of the 100th anniversary of the composer's birth. Praise doesn't come high enough for the Grammy and Gramophone award-winning Canadian violinist who was compared to Paganini by The Times and labelled "The Jascha Heifetz of our day" by The Globe and Mail. Masters 3 is on from 24 to 25 May.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Since its inception in 2001, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival has become the most comprehensive cabaret festival in the world and has earned a reputation for showcasing the best local, national and international artists in the cabaret genre. Adelaide Festival Centre transforms into various sized cabaret venues with bars, cafés, restaurants and clubs to chat and enjoy a drink. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is on from 7 to 22 June.
An Evening with Julie Andrews
The Adelaide Festival Centre welcomes one of the world's most treasured stars of stage and screen to the Festival Theatre in An Evening with Julie Andrews. This is the first time Adelaide audiences have the opportunity to hear Julie Andrews take them through tales of her life and career. She will be joined by special guest host Nicholas Hammond (who played Friedrich von Trapp in The Sound of Music). One night only - 28 May.
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Grammy award-winning violinist James Ehnes performs with ASO.