Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
The Festival is presented by Cal Poly Arts every two years.
The 2017 Festival dates are September 22, 23 & 24, 2017. (The website will be updated by the end of 2016)
To receive a 2017 Festival brochure click "Contact Us" below and give your name and mailing address
We are excited to announce the addition of the Incendio Guitar Trio! These guitarists from the Incendio band will perform a free outdoor concert on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
The 2015 Festival is a “Celebration of Guitar” featuring 17 world-renowned artists in nine concerts, five Masterclasses, two guitar auctions, a free guitar orchestra concert, an exhibit of guitar-themed art, and 40 Luthiers (guitar makers) showing their hand-made instruments in the Vendor Fair.
2015 Festival Opening Night!
The 2015 Festival is dedicated to the Spanish Maestro, Celedonio Romero (1913-1996).
A unique audio/visual presentation honoring his life and music will be shown on Opening Night.
The Romero Guitar Quartet will perform during the presentation, which includes rare footage of Celedonio Romero.
After the presentation, Celedonio Romero's sons and grandsons will accept The La Guitarra Lifetime Achievement Award. Then the Romero Guitar Quartet will perform.
The Tony Harmon concert and the Romero Guitar Quartet concert is sold as one ticket.
About the La Guitarra Lifetime Acheivement Award
2015 Festival Artists:
We are proud to announce the additon of the internationally accliaime guitar duo, Duo Melis!
The Romero Guitar Quartet, Roland Dyens, Ana Vidovic, Vladimir Gorbach, Duo Melis, Agnew-McAllister Duo, Massimo Delle Cese, Jácome Flamenco Trio, Tony Harmon, Nathan Towne, and Nuvi Mehta. (Carlos Pérez is unable to attend).
Click HERE for full Festival 2015 Schedule
Ticket price includes all service charges, credit card fees, facility fees and parking!
Concert tickets are reserved seating. Some events may sell out.
TICKET OFFICE: 805-756-4849 Toll free: 888-233-2787 (CA only)
Open Noon to 6:00pm, Tuesday through Saturday
Audience Tickets $10
FRIDAY, September 25
SATURDAY, September 26
SUNDAY, September 27
Masterclasses made possible by the Peterson Education Fund
Click for Peterson Info.
To receive a Festival brochure click "Contact" and give your name and mailing address