Copper Mountain’s Guitar Town Featuring John Jorgenson to Heat Up Summer with First-Class Lineup of Guitar Greats, Aug. 10-12, 2012
FREE guitar festival in Copper’s Center Village includes incredible live performances for all ages, intimate Q&A Guitar Workshops with Guitar Legends all weekend long and ArtGuitar Silent Auction.
August 6, 2012
Copper Mountain, COLO. – Copper Mountain Resort Guitar Town featuring John Jorgenson boasts an incredible 2012 lineup of guitar legends and all-stars, making Copper Mountain the choice destination for an amazing weekend of music.
Witness stunning live acoustic and electric performances at the annual FREE festival from some of the globe’s top guitar virtuosos: Eric Johnson, Bruce Cockburn, John Jorgenson, Doyle Dykes, Phil Keaggy, Joe Robinson and many more. The weekend is packed full of mind-blowing once-in-a-lifetime day-ending guitar jams, plus; rare, intimate morning workshops that allow guitar students and fans the opportunity to connect with the artists on the Guitar Town lineup the same way they would have a private conversation with them in their own living room.
The perennial-favorite workshops given by many of the artists appearing on the bill, as well as guitar seminars hosted by Taylor Guitars, begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the lower level of Copper’s Conference Center, and live music begins on the Guitar Town Main Stage at noon each day – an all-acoustic lineup on Aug. 11 and an all-electric lineup on Aug. 12. Fun kids’ music activities will also be a part of the Guitar Town festivities. The close of each day of Guitar Town always concludes with an electrifying all-star jam that encapsulates the day’s lineup into one astonishing display of collective talent.
The annual Guitar Town ArtGuitar Silent Auction will benefit Music Cares, an arm of the Grammy Foundation providing a safety net of critical assistance for musicians’ in times of need. ArtGuitars will be on display at Copper Mountain Resort on, Saturday, Aug. 11 until the auction close at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Artists from around the community and around the state have designed, decorated, painted and created over 20 artworks from damaged guitars, generously donated by Guitar Center.
Copper gives guests the freedom to define their own vacation experience. Easy access to several 14,000 ft. peaks, hundreds of miles of Colorado Scenic Byways, an 18-hole golf course and long stretches of celebrated fishing waters make Copper a premier summer destination. That access, combined with an intimate resort village that produces world-class events and entertainment, is especially appealing to hikers, road bikers, runners, anglers and others seeking personal growth and wellness through their mountain experience. To see more, visit www.coppercolorado.com.