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Adelaide International Guitar Festival 2007…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on November 14, 2007

The Adelaide Festival Centre presents…

Adelaide International Guitar Festival 2007
23 November –2 December

Adelaide International Guitar Festival 2007

The 2007 Adelaide International Guitar Festival includes:

Festival Theatre Concerts:
Echoes of Spain featuring Eliot Fisk (USA), Juan Martín (Spain/UK), Paul O’Dette (USA) and Saffire (Aust).

· The Global Guitar featuring Banning Eyre (USA) & Abdoulaye Diabaté (Africa), Guy Strazz & Rodrigo Galvão (Aust), Sérgio & Odair Assad (Brazil) Simon Shaheen (Palestine) and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (India | MP3).

· Bach, Brazil and Beyond featuring Brazilian Guitar Quartet (Brazil) and Paul Galbraith (Brazil).

· Six Strings: International Jazz Masters featuring Martin Taylor (UK), Ralph Towner (USA) and Wolfgang Muthspiel (Austria).

· Deeper Well: Australian/ American Roots Music featuring Corey Harris (USA), Jorma Kaukonen (USA), Kerrianne Cox (Aust), Luther Dickinson (USA) and Ross Hannaford Trio (Aust).

· Rhapsodie Espagnole featuring Sérgio & Odair Assad (Brazil) with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

· Taking Flight featuring students from Primary Schools’ Guitar Ensemble, Fremont/Elizabeth High Schools, Heathfield High School and Norwood Morialta High School.

Outdoor Concerts:
Rips & Riffs: A Celebration of Australian Surf Music featuring Beau Young (Aust), Dan Rumour Band (Aust), Matt Walker & Ashley Davies (Aust), Richard Clapton (Aust), Stephen, Alan & Peter Pigram (Aust), The Atlantics (Aust) and house band musical director: Kerryn Tolhurst (Aust).

· On the Verge: the 21st Century Guitar featuring David Lindley (USA), Ed Kuepper (Aust), Kaki King (USA), Rob McDade (Aust) and Vernon Reid (USA).

· Slideshow: Masters of Slide Guitar featuring Bob Brozman (USA), Charlie Owen (Aust), Cindy Cashdollar (USA), Kerryn Tolhurst (Aust), Lucky Oceans (Aust/USA), Roy Rogers (USA) and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (India | MP3).

· Culture of Kings: A Blues Story featuring Alvin Youngblood Hart (USA), Fiona Boyes (Aust/USA) with Chris Wilson (Aust), Jeff Lang (Aust), John Hammond (USA) and Mamadou Diabate (Africa).

· Kiss the Sky: A Tribute to the Music of Jimi Hendrix featuring Alvin Youngblood Hart (USA), Anne McCue (Aust), Benjamin Verdery (USA), Cindy Cashdollar (USA) & Jorma Kaukonen (USA), FourPlay Electric String Quartet (Aust), Jeff Lang (Aust), Jim Moginie & Adalita Srsen (Aust), John Hammond (USA), Kaki King (USA), Luther Dickinson (USA), Matt Walker & Ashley Davies (Aust) and Vernon Reid (USA).

· Namaste is a free 9am Yoga session and traditional morning raga with Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (India | MP3).

Travelling Light: a series of intimate performances in the Space Theatre:
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· Karin Schaupp (Aust)
Paul O’Dette (USA) & Simon Shaheen (Palestine)
· Slava Grigoryan (Aust)
Benjamin Verdery (USA)
· Ross Hannaford Trio (Aust)
· Australian Jazz with Jim Kelly & Matt Smith Guitar Duo (Aust), Toby Wren Trio (Aust), MAG: Stephen Magnusson, Frank DiSario & Dave Beck (Aust).

Late nights at the Wah-Bar:

See your favourite artists in solo or semi-acoustic mode or to see world-class musicians just jamming, presenting new work or playing in genres you may not expect.

Tune Up: Workshops and Masterclasses:

· Masterclasses with Eliot Fisk (USA), Juan Martín (Spain/UK), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Austria), Benjamin Verdery (USA) and Cindy Cashdollar (USA).

Workshops with Jorma Kaukonen (USA), Abdoulaye Diabate (Africa) & Banning Eyre (USA), Aloysius Leeson (Aust), Martin Taylor (UK), Jim Kelly & Matt Smith (Aust) and Fiona Boyes (Aust/USA).

Plus free and low cost activities including visual arts exhibitions, films, artist talks and forums.

Adelaide International Guitar Festival @
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