That’s a Wrap

Julia Rensch News

Today we’re wrapping up the last day of our Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival. It’s a final chance for musicians to soak up the workshops, classes, and events at their fingertips. Crown week is an experience of a lifetime. A week long intensive aimed at growing as artists and musicians. It has been an incredible seven days here in Bigfork, …

Brand New Percussion Class with Leni Stern and Alioune Faye

Julia Rensch News

Crown week is almost over but we keep it exciting to the very last second around here. This week we had a brand new addition to the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival. A Percussion class held by Leni Stern, and her West African drummer Alioune Faye.   Faye was born and raised in Senegal, Africa. He started playing drums at …

Late Night Impromptu Jam Sessions? Yes please!

Julia Rensch News

Crown Guitar Festival continued on into the wee hours of the morning, again. Participants attend workshops, classes, and private events by day, but as soon as 7pm rolls around it’s all festival here at Flathead Lake Lodge. When the Festival wraps up at 10pm, locals head home and participants head to the Main Lodge for drinks and jams.   One …

Rock, Blues & Bop Workshop

Julia Rensch News

We’re all sipping on coffee here this morning at Flathead Lake Lodge. After the first night of our annual Crown Guitar Festival kicked things up a notch, bringing in people from all over world to enjoy world class guitar, food trucks, drinks and great company.   But it never takes too long to get into full gear at Crown, where …

Singer Songwriter Workshop

Julia Rensch News

Ever wonder what goes on up at the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival in Bigfork, MT? Well here’s your chance to find out. This week we’ll be giving our readers a sneak peek into some of our famous, life changing musical workshops led by award winning artists. Musicians from all over the world come to Crown to experience the amazing atmosphere …

Welcome to the 8th Annual Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival

Julia Rensch News

Welcome to the 8th annual Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival! Our week has begun! Orientation was in full swing here yesterday, when musicians from all over the world came to Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork, MT to experience every musician’s dream. A concentrated week of music, workshops, mentoring and endless jam sessions. It’s a time to reflect, process and refine …

Scholarship Fundraiser: Jeep Raffle

Taylor Smith News

MEDIA RELEASE Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  May 30, 2017  Photos follow in separate release CONTACT: Marti Kurth, Crown media relations mediamartik@gmail cell: 406-862-3608   Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation seeks to fund their eighth annual scholarship program via a raffle for a 2017 Jeep             (Bigfork, MT) Deepening the world’s appreciation and love …

Jerry Douglas and Sonny Landreth head the lineup of master guitarists for the Eighth Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival

Taylor Smith News

Jerry Douglas and Sonny Landreth head the lineup of master guitarists for the Eighth Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival, Aug. 27- Sept. 2, 2017    (Bigfork, Mont.) It’s big, it’s bold and it’s the eighth year for the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival that will take over the village of Bigfork, Montana from August 27 through Sept. 2, 2017. It’s all …

Guitar Slinger

Taylor Smith News

Whether you shred, strum, slide or pluck, it’s time to submit your skills for the chance to win cash, scholarships and guitars at Guitar Slinger: The Ultimate Guitar Showdown, presented by Upstream Music Fest + Summit. Four amateur guitar virtuosos ages 13 and up will be chosen to compete in front of a crowd and a panel of celebrity judges including …