The Adelaide Guitar Festival is the largest of its kind in Australia and it runs next weekend, August 11 to 14. The Festival will celebrate the high art of classical guitar to the kneeslapping delights of bluegrass, stopping at every fret and note in between. Sarah Bleby from the Festival joins us tonight along with blues legend and Guitars In Bars performer, Cal Williams Junior.

We discuss

  • Guitar puns
  • The Guitar Festival, Guitars In Bars
  • Adelaide – UNESCO City Of Music
  • Surviving as a muso in Adelaide
  • How to learn guitar, the clever, Cal Williams Jnr way
  • History of the guitar
  • Blues and slavery music
  • Eric Bogle
  • Guitar, the most popular instrument
  • Should you lubricate your fingers?

Also appearing with our Adelaide Guitar Festival banter

In the musical pilgrimage, we hear a track from a gun guitarist, Matt Stillert

The SA Drink Of The Week is a Sidewood Adelaide Hills Shiraz

In IS IT NEWS, Nigel tests us on guitars in Adelaide

News about Nigel and I playing games in Mannum

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TIME SEGMENT
00:00:00 Outtake
Level headed
00:00:48
Theme
Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
00:00:00
Talk Of The Town

David is on extended leave and will return later in 2016.

David Washington, editor of In Daily, gives us a midweek wrap of the news we’ve been talking about in South Australia this week.

00:02:58 SA Drink Of The Week
2014 Sidewood Adelaide Hills Shiraz … tasting notes coming Sunday
00:08:54 Items Without Notice

Nigel and I will be at the Games Obsession Expo in Mannum on Sunday, August 7. Let us know if you are going and just how obsessed you are with gaming or hobbies.

Listen out to Steve’s daughters at the end of the episode. They have recorded a new “outro”.

00:13:47 Sarah Bleby and Cal Williams Jnr
The Adelaide Guitar Festival is the largest of its kind in Australia and it runs next weekend, August 11 to 14. The Festival will celebrate the high art of classical guitar to the kneeslapping delights of bluegrass, stopping at every fret and note in between. Sarah Bleby from the Festival joins us tonight along with blues legend and Guitars In Bars performer, Cal Williams Junior, who also runs The Guitar Academy.
01:32:18 Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe. Read the stories. They get published each Sunday.
00:00:00 Adelaide Visa Council
No cases this week.
00:00:00 Made To Move Minute
Max Martin from iNform Health and Fitness Solutions, Norwood, present a thoughtful minute for pondering more ways and reasons to get moving and improve your health.
This week: Max is on leave
01:46:54 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week is Little Yellow Wand by Matt Stillert, selected by our musical curator Dan Drummond, from iSA Radio, an online station streaming independent SouthAustralian music 247.
02:38:00 Outtake
┬áSteve rings himself … Cal gives the clap

Here is this week’s preview video:

SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from freesfx.co.uk for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

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