Guitar Town

The 11th annual festival includes three days of free acoustic and electric performances from guitar legends,free guitar and songwriting workshops, Custom Luthier Expo, ArtGuitar silent auction and kids’ music activities. Performers include Eric Johnson, Andy McKee, J2B2, John Jorgenson Quintet, Trio Balkan Strings, Richard Smith, Rory Hoffman, Steve Vai, Robben Ford, Sonny Landreth and the John Jorgenson Electric Band with special guest Chris Casello.

Fri Aug 7 - Sun Aug 9


Three FREE days of the world's best guitarists come together for the 11th Annual Guitar Town, with live performances, guitar & songwriting workshops and kids music activities. Past performers include Joe Satriani, Buddy Guy and Jimmie Vaughan.


Weekend Highlights

  • New for 2015: Andy May's Acoustic Kids Showcase on the West Lake Stage
  • "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" workshops, as seen on PBS
  • ArtGuitar Silent Auction, benefiting MusiCares
  • Custom Luthier Expo
  • Guitar Center Garage

2015 Performers

Saturday - Acoustic Day

  • Eric Johnson
  • Andy McKee
  • J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band featuring Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain)
  • John Jorgenson Quintet
  • Trio Balkan Strings
  • Richard Smith
  • Rory Hoffman
  • Scott Goldman

Sunday - Electric Day

  • Steve Vai
  • Robben Ford
  • Sonny Landreth
  • John Jorgenson Electric Band with Special Guest Chris Casello
 
 

2015 Schedule

Friday  - Lower Level of the Conference Center - "Hasty's

4pm - Guitar Workshop - Learn to play guitar in a day

5pm - Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop with Jim Deeming

6pm - Guitar Set Up for peak performance with Robbie O'Brien

In-Front of Fire Globe

7pm-8pm - Acoustic Pull - bring your guitar in this open jam

 

Acoustic Saturday 

Noon-6pm - Visit the Guitar Town Main Stage - more information to come

Lower Level of the Conference Center

10am - Martin Guitars Acoustic Workshop

11am - Musicians Acoustic Workshop

1pm - Guitar Workshop - Learn to play guitar in a day

West Lake Stage

10am - Guitar Workshop - Learn to play guitar in a day

6pm-8pm - Acoustic Kids with Andy May Showcase 

In-Front of Fire Globe

7pm-8pm - Acoustic Pull - bring your guitar in this open jam

 

Eletctric Sunday

Noon-6pm - Visit the Guitar Town Main Stage - more information to come

Lower Level of the Conference Center

10:30am - Electric Workshop

1pm - Guitar Workshop - Learn to play guitar in a day

West Lake Stage

6:30pm - ArtGuitar Gallery and Presentation

Lower Level of the Conference Center

7pm - Movie -Stevie Vai - Stillness in Motion

 

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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