International Guitar Night shows off diverse styles and sounds from across the globe

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International Guitar Night, a touring guitar festival in its 24th year, highlights a wide range of guitar sounds from across the globe, from classical to Australian blues slide.

As part of the festival, which highlights "the dexterity and diversity of the acoustic guitar," according to IGN materials, guitarists perform solo and in duets and quartets. 

This year's lineup, curated by IGN founder Brian Gore, brings together several returning artists and a newcomer, including: Luca Stricagnoli, an acoustic rock interpreter from Italy who returns to IGN for the fourth time; Vietnamese classical guitarist Le Thu; Brazilian Marco Pereira, a master composer and performer who first toured with IGN in its early days; and Australia's Minnie Marks, a blues slide guitarist and singer.

The North American tour runs through March. Here's the tour schedule, below.


31 W Gesa Power House Theater, Walla Walla WA


1 TH Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia WA

2 F KENTWA Performing Arts Center, Kent WA

3 S Whiteside Theater, Corvallis OR

6 T WYO Theatre, Sheridan WY

7 W  The Ellen Theater, Bozeman MT

8 TH The Myrna Loy, Helena MT

9 F Wheeler Auditorium, Aspen CO

10 S Lone Tree Performing Arts Center, Lone Tree CO

13 T Tower Theater, Bend OR

14 W The Reser, Beaverton OR

15 TH Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden UT

16 F Sheppard Auditorium, Pinedale  WY

17 S Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, Big Sky MT

18 SU Wachholz College Center, Kalispell MT

20 T Musical Instrument Museum, Scottsdale, AZ

21 W Fox Theatre, Tucson AZ

22 TH Herbst Theatre, San Francisco CA

23 F Bankhead Theater, Livermore CA

24  S Montalvo Arts, Saratoga CA

27 T James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA

28 W Wolf Trap Barns, Vienna VA

29 TH Wolf Trap Barns, Vienna VA


1 F Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg PA

2 S The Gordon Center, Owings Mills MD

3 SU The Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge LA

6  W Butler University, Indianapolis IN

9  S Goshen College, Goshen IN

10 SU McAninch Arts Center, Du Page IL


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