Our new 2017 videos are now going live on our YouTube channel and website so please check them out.

To learn more about The Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival and The Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation please call Diane Kautzman at 855-855-5900.

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.


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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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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“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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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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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