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The biennial Adelaide International Guitar Festival is just around the corner – set to run from July 17 – 20th.   Headed by Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan, this international festival pays homage to the world’s most popular instrument by presenting the best guitarists from around the world.  Audience members will have the chance to experience guitar in its many forms- from classical to flamenco, and American jazz fusion to Indian and more.  

Some featured musicians include:

  [ezcol_1quarter] [caption id="attachment_589" align="alignright" width="246"]Classical musician Pepe Romero to perform solo the guitar Concerto Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Arnjuez Classical musician Pepe Romero to perform solo the guitar Concerto Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Arnjuez[/caption] [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_1quarter] [caption id="attachment_590" align="alignright" width="246"]Slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya brings Indian classical music to the stage-including a lap-slide chaturangui, a 14-stringed gandharvi, and a four-string slide ukelele Slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya brings Indian classical music to the stage-including a lap-slide chaturangui, a 14-stringed gandharvi, and a four-string slide ukelele[/caption] [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_1quarter] [caption id="attachment_591" align="alignright" width="246"]UK Guitar Magazine’s “Guitarist of the Year”, electric guitarist Guthrie Govan to play jazz fusion UK Guitar Magazine’s “Guitarist of the Year”, electric guitarist Guthrie Govan to play jazz fusion[/caption] [/ezcol_1quarter] [ezcol_1quarter_end] [caption id="attachment_592" align="alignright" width="246"]Bass guitarist Christopher Hale to perform Flamenco-infused jazz Bass guitarist Christopher Hale to perform Flamenco-infused jazz[/caption] [/ezcol_1quarter_end] 15 Minutes of Fame The Adelaide Guitar festival is focused not only on current accomplished guitarists, but also on the  ones that are shaping the future of music now--up-and-coming artist of our day.  The  15 Minutes of Fame segment gives emerging artists voted on by the public the opportunity to perform live in front of an international audience.  Want to find out who made the cut? Check out the current schedule here. Can’t make the show? You don’t have to miss out! Check out updates and keep up with the artists @AdelaideFesCent and on facebook.com/FestivalCentre.

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