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.
2017 Concert Schedule *2018 Line-up TBA
August 28: Jim Messina & His Band - Josh Turner
August 29: Julian Lage w/ Chris Eldridge - Gonzalo Hergara (gypsy jazz)
August 31: Brent Mason w/ special guests - Liz Longley (country)
September 1: Lee Ritenour w/ Melvin Davis & Band - Soloduo (classical)
September 2: Students Night 'On Stage' w/ Faculty & Artisits
September 3: Finale! (Three Full Sets)- Dweezil Zappa - Shane Theriot - Andy Aledort - Special Tribute