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2018 Stage Programme

CHECK OUT THE FULL 2018 PROGRAMME BELOW

Please note that you will need an extra ticket to see the Main Stage performances. Get them here or try your luck for one of the free allocation we give out at the show on a first come first served basis.

Everything else is first come first served!

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29 Sep 2018
    • Tuition Clinics
    A play along session, uncovering techniques to deliver Metal rhythm guitar with power and precision.
    Speakers
    • Tuition Clinics
    Within this workshop we’ll focus on some of the fundamentals of funk rhythm playing: Common funk cho ...
    • Tuition Clinics
    This workshop explains how you can combine the familiar CAGED chord shapes and simple rhythms to cre ...
    • Tuition Clinics
    Zero to Hero for beginner/intermediate guitarists - bring you guitar along and join in! By the end y ...
    Speakers
30 Sep 2018
    • Tuition Clinics
    In this beginner friendly fingerstyle workshop you'll learn: [+] How To Untangle Your Fingers And Bo ...
    Speakers
    • Tuition Clinics
    Within this workshop, we’ll be focusing on developing a more fundamental understanding of how to use ...
    • Tuition Clinics
    This workshop lifts the lid on the intimidating world of jazz guitar, giving practical ways to use j ...
    • Tuition Clinics
    In this 30 minute session, Will McNicol will give a bitesize breakdown of some of the most recognisa ...
    • Tuition Clinics
    A play along session, focussing on tones and phrasing concepts that make your riffs heavier!
    Speakers
    • Tuition Clinics
    Any guitarists of the prog or djent persuasion are likely familiar with the impeccable playing of Mi ...
29 Sep 2018
    • Main Stage
    Martin Simpson is a folk legend, having been nominated 23 times in the 11 years of the BBC Radio 2 F ...
    • Main Stage
    The finals of the prestigious Guitarist of the Year and Young Guitarist of the Year in association w ...
    • Main Stage
    Any guitarists of the prog or djent persuasion are likely familiar with the impeccable playing of Mi ...
    • Main Stage
    After two sell-out gigs at consecutive Bristol Jazz & Blues Festivals, our own Jamie Dickson (Guitar ...
30 Sep 2018
    • Main Stage
    Mike Dawes is hailed as one of the world’s finest and most creative modern fingerstyle guitar perfor ...
    • Main Stage
    After a European tour with Ian Gillan Sings Deep Purple and major credits as guitarist and co-writer ...
    • Main Stage
    Los Angeles born guitarist Nita Strauss has become a force to be reckoned with in the music world, d ...
    • Main Stage
    Jon Gomm, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire in the UK, is an acoustic singer-songwriter with a revoluti ...
29 Sep 2018
    • Workshop Room
    The session will explore Rory Gallagher's many acoustic styles which ranged from ragtime and country ...
    Speakers
    • Workshop Room
    A demonstration of selected classical studies and their underlying techniques, ranging from simple a ...
    • Workshop Room
    Richard will demonstrate how his Blues Headline column is created,ξincorporatingξlots of ideas/lic ...
    • Workshop Room
    In this beginner friendly acoustic workshop you'll learn: [+] Why Rhythm Is The "Missing Link" For M ...
    Speakers
    • Workshop Room
    Ever watch That Pedal Show? Well now you can see Daniel and Mick live in action at the UK Guitar Sho ...
30 Sep 2018
    • Workshop Room
    John will look at choosing the correct chord voicings, rest-stroke picking technique, creating melod ...
    • Workshop Room
    Richard will demonstrate how his Blues Headline column is created,ξincorporatingξlots of ideas/lic ...
    • Workshop Room
    Bridget talks through a selection of her favourite arrangements featured in Guitar Techniques magazi ...
    • Workshop Room
    From zero to hero in 30 minutes! Learn how to tune, up and down strum, 3 all time favourite uke chor ...
    Speakers
    • Workshop Room
    In this session Justin will take you through ways of expanding your blues vocabulary but manipulatin ...
29 Sep 2018
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    When getting the gig, it is vital the modern musician is able to react to opportunities instantly – ...
    Speakers
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Are labels necessary anymore? What platforms are there out there to get you heard above others? What ...
    Speakers
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Dubbed the ‘YouTube musical mad scientist’ by Gear Gods, Pete Cottrell is a metal musician and YouTu ...
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Open mic competition - sign up with Focusrite to perform and you could win a Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen!  
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Inspiration can hit at any time, and it is important to capture the exact moment when it strikes. Wi ...
30 Sep 2018
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    When getting the gig, it is vital the modern musician is able to react to opportunities instantly – ...
    Speakers
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Are labels necessary anymore? What platforms are there out there to get you heard above others? What ...
    Speakers
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Dubbed the ‘YouTube musical mad scientist’ by Gear Gods, Pete Cottrell is a metal musician and YouTu ...
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Open mic competition - sign up with Focusrite to perform and you could win a Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen!
    • Guitar Masterclass with Focusrite
    Inspiration can hit at any time, and it is important to capture the exact moment when it strikes. Wi ...
29 Sep 2018
    • Vintage Room
    Performed on a 1950 Fender Broadcaster a 1952 Fender Telecaster, music from Telecaster legends such ...
    • Vintage Room
    Featuring a 1956 Les Paul Gold Top and the holy grail of Gibson Les Pauls - the legendary 1958 Les P ...
    • Vintage Room
    Brit King of Swing/Blues guitar, Chris Corcoran leads his self-styled exciting and dynamic 7 piece b ...
    • Vintage Room
    In action will be a selection of Stratocasters from Fender’s golden era, including one of the first ...
    • Vintage Room
    The band will be performing songs from their hit show, featuring the music of Les Paul, Sister Roset ...
30 Sep 2018
    • Vintage Room
    Performed on a 1950 Fender Broadcaster and a 1952 Fender Telecaster, music from Telecaster legends s ...
    • Vintage Room
    Featuring a 1956 Les Paul Gold Top and the holy grail of Gibson Les Pauls - the legendary 1958 Les P ...
    • Vintage Room
    In action will be a selection of Stratocasters from Fender’s golden era, including one of the first ...
    • Vintage Room
    The band will be performing songs from their hit show. Featuring the music of Les Paul, Sister Roset ...

Opening Times

Saturday 29 September 2018
10:00 - 18:00


Sunday 30 September 2018
10:00 - 18:00
Gear Hall closes at 17:00 on Sunday 

 

Show Info

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