Andy May's Acoustic Kids Showcases

New Registration Approach for Acoustic Kids in 2018

NEW!! Starting in 2018, we will accept registration submissions until the festival’s showcases are full or until 1 week before the festival, whichever comes first. 
Get your submission in early!! 

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Andy May’s Acoustic Kids Showcase – Guitar Town 2017

This is our third annual event at Copper Guitar Town! * Applications accepted: 6/1 – 7/15/2017 * 2016 Photos: Acoustic Kids – Guitar Town: https://flic.kr/s/aHskF7dwAG * Application Information: http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-guitar-town * More info on Andy May’s Acoustic Kids Showcases: http://acoustickids.com This showcase is an opportunity for young guitarists of any skill level (through age 16) to perform on the festival stage…

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Acoustic Kids Ambassadors at Guitar Town

A spin-off of Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May (http://acoustickids.com/), the main stage Acoustic Kids Ambassadors show allows us to give young emerging artists a spotlight and allows them to represent the Acoustic Kids program to a broader audience. These young professionals will leave you no room for doubt that, “the music is in good hands!” Acoustic Kids Ambassadors are…

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Acoustic Kids – Guitar Town 2016

Copper Mountain, Colorado. August 13, 2016 This was our second year for Acoustic Kids at Copper Guitar Town. Beautiful weather. Talented kids. Magnificent setting. What could be better? Well, how about sponsorship from Guitar Center, who presented each participant with a Guitar Center gift certificate at the end of the showcase! …read post

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The never nervous, always prodigious Acoustic Kids

By Mariah Taylor, Boulder Weekly, August 18, 2016

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Andy May is a soft-spoken man who calls children “youngsters” and adults “folks.” His talent as a musician and teacher is undisputed, but he’s likely best known as the founder of the Acoustic Kids Showcase. The showcase is a non-competitive “Opry-style” performance program that allows musicians [16] and younger to perform on professional stages at festivals around the country.

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