Music, Cabaret, more Cabaret, AFL and more music. It’s all happening in Adelaide this June 2019.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival – 7 to 22 June
Location: Adelaide Festival Centre
Running since 2001, Adelaide is host to the largest cabaret festival in the world, providing the perfect reason to head out in the heart of winter. This year’s event marks the first program from new festival director Julia Zemiro of Rockwiz and Home Delivery fame. Highlights will include performances from David Campbell, Ute Lemper and Kate Miller-Heidke, fresh from her efforts at this year’s Eurovision. Meanwhile, Zemiro will join with her Rockwiz crew in a tribute to the rock musical.
Information and bookings at:www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au
Adelaide Fringe Cabaret Festival – 1 to 29 June
The sister event to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the Cabaret Fringe is an open-access festival that gives audiences the chance to catch up and coming acts as well as established performers from across the Australian cabaret and comedy scene delivering new material. Now in its twelfth year, the program covers all aspects of cabaret, including music, dance, burlesque, comedy and circus. Located at various locations across the Adelaide CBD and suburbs, this year’s festival sees the addition of popular Adelaide Fringe hub, Gluttony at the Masonic Hall.
Location: various locations around Adelaide
AFL at Adelaide Oval – various dates
June boasts an exciting month of AFL fixtures at one of the world’s most celebrated sporting grounds, the Adelaide Oval. The Adelaide Crows will take on the in-form Greater Western Sydney Giants on 8 June and 2017 AFL premiers Richmond on 13 June in a rematch of that year’s Grand Final. Meanwhile Port Adelaide meet premiership favourites Geelong in a blockbuster Friday night clash on 22 June and then the Western Bulldogs the following week on 29 June.
And if you are heading to the Oval, make you take a tour of the historic venue or book yourself into a RoofClimb for the opportunity to look out from the top of the grandstands for some truly spectacular views.
Location: Adelaide Oval
Match Tickets: www.afl.com.au/tickets/venues/adelaide-oval
Tours and RoofClimb: www.adelaideoval.com.au/experience/
Alt-Fest – 29 June
An exciting new addition to the festival calendar in Adelaide, Alt-Fest will bring together an international line-up of alternative music together in the one program. Event headliners are Melbourne riff-rock outfit Dallas Frasca and UK blues sensation Z-Star, joined by Triple J favourite Sahara Beck, the art-pop of Marz and local DJ Filip with an F. With pop up food stalls and full bar facilities, Alt-Fest promises to be a great night out.
Cost: $41 to $51
Location: Woodville Town Hall