The inaugural Sydney Guitar Festival Gala takes place on Thursday 9 August at the Concourse in Chatswood and promises to be an event like no other. An expertly curated showcase of world-class guitarists including;

Kaki King (US)

Derek Gripper (RSA)

Daniel Champagne

Nathan Cavaleri

Turner Brown Band (US/Aus)

Z-Star Trinity (UK)

Pioneers of Rock n Roll showcase - Zane Banks, Drey Rollan with special guests..

Presented in two halves and led by MC Luke Escombe:

This unique Gala begins with an intimate session by three of the finest acoustic innovators of today; the visionary Kaki King performing her powerful concept show 'The Neck is a Bridge to the Body', the exhilarating guitar talent of Daniel Champagne who transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, and the remarkable South African guitarist Derek Gripper, who transcribes music from West Africa’s kora masters for guitar to stunning effect.

The show will then transition into an electrifying performance by an incredible line-up of guitarists from the US, UK and Aus, performing a taste of their own material, followed by an All-Star jam featuring Z-Star and Nathan Cavaleri that will leave you inspired for the next 10 days of SGF magic!


When & Where:
Thu 9 August
The Concourse, Chatswood

From $49