AN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CELEBRATION OF GUITAR GREATS!

August 17-18, 2018

Established in 2013, it is the goal of the Wilson Center Guitar Festival to celebrate the greatest guitarists of today and tomorrow. 


LIVE COMPETITIONS

Featuring four separate competitions—Classical, Fingerstyle, Jazz, and Rock & Blues—the Wilson Center Guitar Festival is open to competitors of all ages. Compete for your share of $32,000 thanks to the generosity of our Competition Prize Money Sponsors Mark & Sharon Cameli in memory of John Cameli. NEW THIS YEAR! All four first-place winners will headline the final Saturday night concert!

Guitars

ELVIN BISHOP BIG FUN TRIO CONCERT

Celebrate the 2018 Wilson Center Guitar Festival with a blues and rock & roll legend! Featuring Blues and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Elvin Bishop with guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh and percussionist/vocalist Willy Jordan, tickets for the Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio will go on sale to the public on Monday, May 21, at 11AM, or you can save 5% when you add tickets on to your 2018/2019 subscription order beginning April 9.*

*Are you a current 2017/2018 subscriber or donor at the $250+ level? "Stay tuned" for your access code to our VIP pre-sale beginning April 2 at 11AM, with access to the best seats in the house and 5% off single ticket prices! 

 photo by raymond boyd

photo by raymond boyd


FESTIVAL WEEKEND

More info coming soon!


THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 WILSON CENTER GUITAR FESTIVAL SPONSORS!

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For additional information on the Guitar Festival, please call 262-439-5681 or email dsipe@wilson-center.com.


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