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City of Derry Guitar Festival

Start Date: 25 August 2017

End Date: 27 August 2017

Time: Varies according to event

Venue: Birchwood Recording Studios and the Foyle Theatre

Address: Birchwood Recording Studios 21 Ardfada Ardmore Londonderry BT47 3WH Foyle Theatre North West Regional College Strand Rd Londonderry BT48 7AL

Admission: Varies according to event

Telephone: Course applications and general enquiries: 028 71 311 288 Box office: 028 71 311 288

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.cityofderryguitarfestival.com

The 15th City of Derry Guitar Festival is proud to offer an all-female classical guitar line-up and, for the first time, a middle eastern flavour with a special workshop on the Arabic Oud.

Wiktoria Szubelak, Isabel Martinez and Dominika Bialostocka will bring their very distinctive playing styles to Derry-Londonderry for a weekend of classical guitar workshops, masterclasses and ensemble. The amazing Amir-John Haddad makes a welcome return with his popular Flamenco Guitar workshop and a unique talk on the Arabic Oud, during which he will will demonstrate how to play the instrument and outline the influences it had on modern guitar music.

By popular demand our Ukulele Course with Ronan Kearney will also be back with tuition all day Saturday and Sunday. And for the rockers out there Ted Lynch will be holding an Electric Guitar Course completely dedicated to the legendary band Black Sabbath, who recently completed their The End tour.