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Guitar Town, 2019

This is our fifth annual event at Copper Guitar Town!
* Showcase: Sat., 8/10, 6:30-8:30 pm
* Ambassadors show: Sat., TBD
* Applications accepted: Now!!
* Past years’ Photos: Acoustic Kids – Guitar Town
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* More info on Andy May’s Acoustic Kids Showcases

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Acoustic Kids at Guitar Town 2018

This showcase is an opportunity for young guitarists of any skill level (through age 16) to perform on the festival stage in a supportive environment.

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Acoustic Kids at MerleFest 2017

AcousticKids returns to MerleFest for our 17th year of youth showcases. Apply online Feb. 1 – March 21:  http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-application-merlefest/ There will be three regular showcases (Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, and Saturday afternoon) and an Ambassador’s Set (Saturday afternoon, Cabin Stage). These are showcases, not contests! Young pickers and singers of any skill level (through age 16) have opportunities to perform…

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Acoustic Kids Ambassadors Program Comes to Copper Mountain and Winfield

The Acoustic Kids Ambassadors (a.k.a., “AKA”), debuted at MerleFest in 2014. This year, both Guitar Town and the Walnut Valley Festival have added this extension of the Acoustic Kids program, and we couldn’t be happier! The idea behind AKA is to provide the most advanced musicians from the regular Acoustic Kids Showcases with a chance to play for the larger…

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Photos: MerleFest, 2016

Here’s a sample of images from my own artist sets at MerleFest 2016 – you can scroll through them here or click on the center of the image to see them in their full glory on Flickr! MerleFest also posted a Flickr album of my sets and Acoustic Kids photos. — Andy May (see full post for more albums)

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