The Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival, (formerly known as the Crown of the Continent Guitar Workshop and Festival) holds its annual Workshop and Festival in the stunning lakeshore location at Flathead Lake Lodge during the last week of August each year. The event includes performances by leading national and international guitarists in the genres of jazz, rock, blues, classical, acoustic, singer-songwriter and beginner. The workshop offers group instruction, clinics, lectures, master classes and opportunities for private lessons for both students and professional musicians. Ample opportunities are provided for artistic and personal interaction with the instructors and Artists in Residence during the week.
The Crown Guitar Festival is open to the public and features nightly performances by the guest Artists in Residence plus the elite faculty artists as well as invited rhythm musicians and workshop students.
August 28: Rock & Blues | Edgar Winter | Cory Henry | Raveis Kole
August 29: Jazz | Pat Martino Trio | Lee Ritenour | Nathan East
August 30: Americana | Poco featuring Rusty Young | Justin Townes Earle | Guthrie Brown
August 31: Stars & Rising Stars | Students & Faculty Perform | Michelle Kath- Filmaker of The Terry Kath Experience
September 1: Classical & Rock Festival Finale | SoloDuo | Liz Longley | Jim Messina | Rusty Young