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

  • Sounds by the River 2015

    Sounds by the River 2015

    The Sounds by the River 2015 concert has a massive line-up packed full of Australian rock legends playing their classic hits. Featuring Hoodoo Gurus, James Reyne (playing Australian Crawl), Mondo Rock, Diesel, Daryl Braithwaite and Boom Crash Opera, this will be one incredible event to delight all music fans. Sounds' resident band, the Mamboobies will start the party just after the gates open at 2pm Saturday 17 January.

  • Santa's Walk and Loxton Lights 2014

    Santa's Walk and Loxton Lights 2014

    Santa’s Walk is one of the original events of the multi award winning Loxton Christmas Lights Festival. Santa’s Walk originated in Hilbig Street in the late 1970's, and has been bringing joy to young and old for many years. Local residents and businesses embrace this magical time in Loxton and decorate their gardens, homes and business premises to reflect this special time of the year. More than 350 scenes are on display around the town from 29 November until 31 December.

  • Semaphore Summer Carnival

    Semaphore Summer Carnival

    The Semaphore Summer Carnival has thrill rides and amusements for the whole family. Enjoy the Dodgem Cars, Ali Baba ride, Hurricane ride and Fun Factory Bungy Trampolines, Water Balls, and Taxi Jets children's ride to name a few. Try your luck down Sideshow Alley. There will be free fireworks displays on New Year's Eve at midnight and Australia Day at 9.30pm. The carnival runs from 13 December 2014 until 26 January 2015.

Major events

Major events
New Year's Eve at Elder Park

Music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sounds by the River

Featuring a line-up of great Aussie music by the River in Mannum.

Community events

Barossa gourmet.
Storm Boy Film Screening

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film at Goolwa.

TeAro Unplugged featuring Nice Verdes

Indie music over great wine and food.

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