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
Philip Glass Trilogy
The State Opera of South Australia presents the state’s biggest single arts event this year, the thrilling Philip Glass Trilogy. The Trilogy will be held at Her Majesty’s Theatre from 5 to 23 August. Considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th Century, Glass wrote these three fascinating biographical operas (Akhnaten, Einstein on the Beach and Satyagraha) with a common theme: men who changed the world through the power of ideas.
The number one party musical Grease is returning to Adelaide in a new multi-million dollar production. It's got groove, it's got meaning and it's burning up the quarter mile! Packed with explosive energy and with an all-star cast, Grease returns to the Adelaide in a live production that's truly electrifyin' from 3 to 24 August.
Moving Image Exhibitions: Collision Course and Proximity
Australian Dance Theatre present two audio/visual installations created by their Artistic Director and Choreographer, Garry Stewart. Collision Course involves a series of bodies colliding in mid-air captured in extreme slow motion at 1500 frames per second. Garry Stewart and video engineer Thomas Pachoud worked in collaboration to create a dialogue for dance and real-time video manipulation. Both exhibitions are free and on until 24 August.
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Diego El Cigala
Grammy-winning singer who has fused flamenco and tango.
Everyone's favourite musical returns! From 3 to 24 August.
Romeo and Juliet
Production by Urban Myth Theatre Company from 13 to 23 August.