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

    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.

  • Grease

    Grease

    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

    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.

Major events

Major events
Aug
27
Diego El Cigala

Grammy-winning singer who has fused flamenco and tango.

Aug
31
AdYO's Youth Revolution Gala Concert

Adelaide Youth Orchestra in concert.

Sep
05
Wirrina Bluegrass and Acoustic Roots Festival

3 amazing days, 5 to 7 September.

Community events

Barossa gourmet.
Aug
03
Grease

Everyone's favourite musical returns! From 3 to 24 August.

Aug
13
Romeo and Juliet

Production by Urban Myth Theatre Company from 13 to 23 August.

Aug
26
Paul Hogan - One Night Only

The great Aussie larrikin Hoges is back for one night only.

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