Guitar Town

The world's best guitarists come together for the 12th annual festival, with three days of free performances, guitar & songwriting workshops and kids music activities. In addition to live music, weekend highlights include: Acoustic Kid’s Showcase, “Learn to Play Guitar in a Day” as seen on PBS, Custom Luthier Expo and Guitar Center Garage.

Fri Aug 12 - Sun Aug 14


For more festival information visit www.copperguitartown.com.


Friday, August 12:
  Workshops and Kick-off Party 

4:00pm                                Guitar Workshop: "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" (Conference Center)
5:00pm                                Guitar Town ’16 Kick-off Party: Jimi Hendrix Revolution with Randy Hansen (Main Stage, Burning Stones)
5:00pm                                Guitar Set-up for Peak Performance with Robbie O’Brien
6:00pm                                Guitar Workshop: Fingerstyle with Jim Deeming (Conference Center)
6:30pm                                Sean McGowan live on the West Lake Stage
7:00 - 9:00pm                      Acoustic Pull: bring your guitar & jam with other musicians (Fire Globe)


Saturday, August 13Acoustic Day
9:00am                                Workshop (Conference Center)
10:00am                              Guitar Workshop: "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" (West Lake Stage)
10:30am                              Musicians Acoustic Workshop (Conference Center)
11:00am                              Guitar Workshop: "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" (West Lake Stage)

12:00 – 6:00pm                   Free live music on the Main Stage in Burning Stones Plaza:

                                          Frank Vignola with Vinny Raniolo and Olli Soikkeli

                                          Martin Taylor

                                          John Jorgenson Quintet

                                          J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)

                                          Laurence Juber

                                          Joe Robinson

                                          Cindy Cashdollar

                                          Scott Goldman

                                          The Acoustic All Star Jam

                                           *Acoustic Kids Ambassadors at West Lake Stage during Main Stage set changes*

6:30 - 8:00pm                      Acoustic Kids with Andy May Showcase (West Lake Stage)
7:30pm                                Campfire & Jam - bring your guitar and jam with other guitar enthusiasts
9:00pm                                Fireworks over West Lake

Evening                               Guitar Town After-Party with live music at Incline Bar & Grill and Mulligans

Saturday Free Activities:
Giant Mountain Music Mural & Kids Craft Area
Nature Talk at 10:30am (meet at the base of the American Eagle Lift)

 

 

Sunday, August 13:  Electric Day
10:30am                              Electric Workshop (Conference Center)
1:00pm                                Guitar Workshop: "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" (West Lake Stage)

12:00 – 6:00pm                   Free live music on the Main Stage in Burning Stones Plaza:

                                                Lee Ritenour

                                                Guitar Army featuring Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell and Joe Robinson

                                                John Jorgenson Electric Band featuring Special Guest Redd Volkaert and Cindy Cashdollar

                                                Mark Selby featuring Special Guest Stig Mathisen

                                                Electric All Star Jam

Evening                               Guitar Town After-Party with live music at Incline Bar & Grill and Mulligans

 

 

Free Sunday Activities:

Kids Craft Area at West Lake

Pedal for Pints Community Bike Ride (meet at Gravitee Sports at 10:30am)
Mountain Pose Yoga at Solitude Station at 12:30pm

 

 

Amplify the fun with an Activities Day Pass! Passes can be purchased for $49 at Copper Sports in Center Village. Activities include:  unlimited access to mini golf, scenic chairlift ride and bike haul, digglers (scooter), bumper boats, hydro bikes, the climbing wall and (3) bungee, (1) go kart ride, (1) zip line. Activities are open from 10:00am – 5:00pm daily and 10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturdays.

 

 

 
 

Security Information

For your enjoyment and the safety of all our guests, backapacks and coolers are subject to search. We appreciate your cooperation!

Please do not bring these items into the event:

  • Outside food
  • Outside alcohol
  • Weapons
  • Marijuana
  • Glasss containers
  • Tents or sun umbrellas
  • Smoking near crowds
  • Remote controlled flying devices or drones
  • Private vehicles

You are at 9,752 ft. Remeber to apply sunscreen and stay hydrated. We encourage you to bring a water bottle.

Well behaved pets are welcome on leashes.

Please clean up after yourself and enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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