2018 FRINGE at The GC ADELAIDE
The 2018 GC Music program is our strongest ever and perhaps the Fringe's best and most diverse concert offering. Most of it appears in The Showroom, which since The GC's debut in 2016 has become one of the Fringe's hottest music destinations.
All of our selected artists will thrill, from the very welcome return of Stewart D'Arrietta (My Leonard Cohen was all but sold out in 2017) with his superlative interpretation of Tom Waits, Randy Newman, Tim Buckley and Ian Dury, to superstars Glenn Shorrock, Ross Wilson, Mike Rudd, John and Rick Brewster, the legendary Rum Jungle, Field, See & Mason and Movin' Melvin Brown with his Edinburgh Fringe hit Chuck Berry Lives, as well as his one-man show. Add to that the gems of Matthew Fagan (Lord of the Strings and Gypsy Fire Electric), Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys, Marty Cotton, Nathaniel Willemse, Leather Lungs, Max Riebl, The Bald Eagles... the list goes on.
Many of The Showroom acts come under the banner of Rob Pippan's In Concert Series 3 and we are proud to be working with him for another year. Rob has brought back one of the sleepers of 2017, Kind of Blue, the Miles Davis celebration that sold out in Fringe 2017, and as well as co-presenting Glenn Shorrock and Ross Wilson with us, treats us to Adelaide and Australia's finest in a great line-up of tributes ranging from Elton John and Fleetwood Mac to Marvin Gaye and The Eagles.
The Showroom is our main concert and cabaret venue, with a capacity of 350+ at tables, an in-room bar and fabulous sound. Our Showroom sound-man is one of the best in the business, Frank Castel, who delivers a great aural experience. Other shows feature in the intimate Clubroom, giving rare treats such as Mike Rudd and Matthew Fagan up close and personal.
Be quick: all shows will be in hot demand.
The GC at The German Club 223 Flinders Street Adelaide
2018 FRINGE - MUSIC at THE GC
Stewart D'Arrietta Belly Of A Drunken Piano
Glenn Shorrock A Lifetime in Music Pictures and Conversation
Ross Wilson & The Peacenicks play Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock
The Legendary Rum Jungle
The legendary Movin’ Melvin Brown
Bald Eagles Hell Over-Freezes
The Soul Rhythm Spectacular Adam Hall’s Dance Party
Mike Rudd’s 1st BASE in Life After Life
Buddy Diamond: A Night at the Stardust - Andy Seymour
The Brewster Brothers play Bob Dylan
Field, See and Mason: Down Under the Covers
Let’s Get It On: The Songs of Marvin Gaye - Nathaniel Willemse
The Great Pretender Max Riebl (counter-tenor)
Gypsy Fire Electric Matthew Fagan and Romana Geermans
Lord of the Strings! Returns Matthew Fagan
Kind of Blue: The Miles Davis Show
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: a tribute to the songs of Elton John Flaming Sambucas
The Fleetwood Mac Show Rumours
ABBA Gold Flaming Sambucas
A Boy Named Cash: Johnny Cash Experience Monty Cotton
The Flaming Galah: Great Australian Songbook - Monty Cotton
An (almost) Acoustic '60s Tribute to Sir Paul McCartney - Terry Who?
COMEDY & MAGIC at The GC 2018 Fringe
The GC places strong emphasis on high production values and comfort for artists and audiences.
The main performance space, the 450-seat Showroom One, is one of Adelaide's best multi-purpose rooms: flat floor, fully air-conditioned auditorium with side-access proscenium arch stage, high ceiling, black-out curtains, lift and stair access, and excellent acoustics with no sound transfer. It is equipped with some of the very best sound and lighting equipment available, the equal of anything around the Fringe.
Other rooms – from 60 through to 150 seats – provide remarkable performance spaces with quirky ambience, particularly suited to stand-up, small bands and two/three-handed theatre, great for audience interaction.