FESTIVAL LINEUP:

The “Crown” is more than just a workshop as each of the acclaimed artists in residence will be performing in one of five public concerts during the week. They will be collaborating with the other AIR’s, the world class teaching faculty and the select international fellowship students.  Billed as the summer’s “best backyard party” the concerts are presented on a professionally lit and amplified stage inside the Crown Festival tent, while outside in the meadow a crackling campfire provides a cozy backdrop for vendors offering a variety of foods and beverages.

  • August 29 – Jerry Douglas and Brent Mason
  • August 30 – David Lindley and Emily Elbert
  • August 31 – Mike Stern and Jason Vieaux
  • September 1 –Rising Stars and Master Mentors
  • September 2 – Slide-a-thon with Sonny Landreth and guests

A VIP Crown Pass that provides premium seating for all five evening concerts –including a special meet and greet night with one of the AIRs ­–is now available for $160 on the websitewww.crownguitarfest.com. Single concert tickets sales will be announced at a  later date. For more information about the event visit www.crownguitarfest.org or call 855-855-5900.

Additional:

  • Sonny Landreth and Friends!!! 5 + Hours of Festival setting Music
  • Amazing All-star bands to support
  • Each evening, Special Surprise Guest Artists, Expanded Food Court, special VIP meet/greet for Crown Pass Holders!!!
  • More great events and announcements to come

101 Guitars Beatles Medley performed, filmed, and edited at the Crown Guitar Fest 2016. Let’s spread it around the world! Click here to check out the Crown You Tube Channel.

WORKSHOP BY DAY, FESTIVAL BY NIGHT

The splendor of Montana, the hospitality of a family-owned dude ranch, and the emergence of world-class guitarists and musicians make the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Create lasting memories as you see and hear music legends perform in the small meadow venue at Flathead Lake Lodge.  A diverse line-up presents a mix of emerging and established artists from all genres. Take part in a whole week of fantastic shows at this beautiful setting!

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 NEWS FLASH!

The D’Addario Foundation provided a once-in-a-lifetime scholarship opportunity to Rock to the Future student and Philly resident, Lily McAndrew. Follow Lily’s journey to the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival in Big Fork, Montana where she performed with Dweezil Zappa.

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Foundation

“We have built the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival into a
one-of-a-kind, leading international guitar event.”

– David Feffer, COC Guitar Foundation Chairman and Founding Director

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Community

The Crown Guitar Fest and related educational events throughout the year attract world- class artists, superlative teachers, eager students and enthusiastic audiences who appreciate the music of the guitar and the magical splendor of Montana.

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Support

Donors and Sponsors make a huge impact in our local community with their support of the COC Guitar Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to celebrating all genres of guitar and preserving the wonders of Northwestern Montana.

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Crown Guitar Workshop & Festival in Bigfork, MontanaSeven spectacular days and nights at Bigfork, Montana’s 4 star Flathead Lake Lodge.

The magic of the guitar and the stunning vistas of Northwest Montana combine to make the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival the most unique and highly praised event of it’s kind.

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  • Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 2882
    Bigfork, MT 59911
  • Physical Address:
    104 Crestview Dr Suite #105
    Bigfork, MT 59911
  • Phone: 855-855-5900
  • Email: info@crownguitar.org