Guitar Town

The 11th annual festival features free guitar workshops, live music, ArtGuitar silent auction, and kids' music activities.

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
  • Mark Selby
 
 

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

 

 
 

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