Performing Artists
the best in the world
July 28 - 30, 2017

The Canadian Guitar Festival has been fortunate enough over the years to bring the most talented masters of the fingerstyle guitar in the world to some of the most knowledgeable and appreciative audiences in the world. We present the lineup in no particular order.

See you at the lake!

 John Ainsworth

John Ainsworth
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 Jay Calder

Jay Calder
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 Antoine Dufour

Antoine Dufour
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 Jamie Dupuis

Jamie Dupuis
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 Ed Gerhard

Ed Gerhard
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 Goran Ivanovic Trio

Goran Ivanovic Trio
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 Calum Graham

Calum Graham
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 Gareth Pearson

Gareth Pearson
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 Preston Reed

Preston Reed
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 Don Ross

Don Ross
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 Erick Turnbull

Erick Turnbull
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 Del Vezeau

Del Vezeau
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 Montreal & California Guitar Trios (ensemble)

MG3-CGT
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The Performance Schedule is subject to change at any time so be sure to check it regularly. PLEASE NOTE: As we firm up the lineup, the artist's starting/playing time is always approximate and they have been known to go with a really good vibe! See you at the lake!

 Spotlight

Holmes Hooke, MC

 Performance Preview

The Canadian Guitar Festival is delighted to welcome back the spoken word legend Holmes Hooke as Master of Ceremonies this year. Possessing a keen wit and capable of a sensitive and yet brutally honest turn of phrase is what makes Holmes one of the most distinctive artists today. He's sought out by festivals and clubs for his performance poetry, stories and songs as well as for his highly creative talents as a host and Master of Ceremony.

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