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IN Fingerstyle Guitar Fest

July 29 and 30, 2022

This July guitarists will converge on Nashville, Indiana for the 11th Annual Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival. The only event of its kind in the Midwest, it will bring together 30 of the finest fingerstyle guitar players from around the world.

The musicians will compete for prize guitars from Thomas Roeger Guitars, SDC Guitars, and Sweetwater Music, as well as the opportunity to play during an evening concert that will feature International Championship winner Christie Lenée, Kade Puckett, Adam Cantor, and Bill Russell.

The competition and concert will be live streamed on Facebook Live, thanks to sponsorship from Nashville Spice Company.

Friday, July 29 will feature the Friday Night Party at Brown County Inn, from 7–11 p.m. Nationally-ranked guitarists will perform, including previous winners of the competition. This event is free to the public thanks to the WFHB Community Radio sponsorship.

The Fingerstyle Competition begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 30 at the Brown County Playhouse. Top winners will be announced at 2 p.m. and the evening concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Indiana State Fingerstyle Competition is one of only eight competitions worldwide to be accredited by the Walnut Valley Festival, which has been honoring acoustic musicians for the past 50 years during its national competition.

Tickets are available online at <indianastringfest. com> or <browncountyplayhouse.org> and at the Brown County Playhouse, 812-988-6555.