Munaintyanangku, tunturri. (Always was, always will be)

Illuminate Adelaiderlu Kaurna Miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku tampinthi (Illuminate Adelaide acknowledges the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains)

Yaintya yartangka ngadlu tikanthi, kuma tirkanthi, kuma warpulayinthi. (These are the lands we live, learn and work on)

Ngadlurlu Purkarna pukinangku, yalarra, kuma tarrkarritya tampinthi. (We pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging)

Translation provided, with thanks, by Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi

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Various artists

31 July

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Sat 31 July, from 4pm - late


Adelaide's West End, various locations


Free & Ticketed

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Wheelchair accessible


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In light of the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place for South Australia and related border restrictions; all MAAD (Music and Art After Dark) events have been cancelled. 

This includes the ticketed events: 

The Avalanches (DJ Set) with special guests

Unsound x MAAD | Lion Arts Factory

Unsound x MAAD | Jive

PRIMORDIAL - For Piano and Diverse Media at Nexus Arts

Matthias Schack-Arnott’s performance at Nexus Arts 

Aviva Endean’s performance at Nexus Arts

Refunds will be automatically processed over the week ahead, please be patient whilst we navigate the high quantity of refunds we need to process.

💚  Team Illuminate Adelaide


(Music & Art After Dark)

We save the biggest party for last, with a multi-venue celebration of art, music and ideas. For one night only, MAAD will take over your favourite venues, galleries and laneways in the northwest corner of the CBD, lighting a fuse so you can experience the whole place go off. Featuring a closing DJ set from our Luminary Artists in Residence, The Avalanches, and encompassing live music, exhibitions, cinema and light installations from cutting-edge creators, MAAD brings out the best in the west with a party to remember.

Featuring events with:

  • Lion Arts Factory

  • Nexus Arts

  • ACE Open

  • SALA Festival

  • JamFactory

  • Mercury CX

  • MOD.

  • Jive

  • West Oak Hotel

  • Peter Rabbit

  • The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

  • APY Gallery, Adelaide

  • Samstag Museum of Art

  • Illuminate Adelaide Outdoor Stage

  • SASA Gallery

View the full list of MAAD events here.

View the full PDF schedule to help plan your night here.

Image credit: Skye

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