Guitar Masters Festival

Celebrating the artistry of the guitar with some of the music world’s finest talents, Guild Hall introduces the first annual Guitar Masters festival.
The Guitar Masters festival features ticketed performances by Andy Summers of the Police, Richard Thompson of Fairport Convention, Teddy Thompson,Ralph Gibson, G.E. Smith, David Broza, Badi Assad, Brandon Ross plus special guest appearances throughout; documentary films curated by director Mary Jane Marcasiano; a talk by Ken Parker, and book signing with Galadrielle Allman.

This three-day gathering will take place from Thursday, July 5 through Saturday, July 7 and tickets can be purchased individually for the concerts, films and talks or ALL ACCESS PASSES are available for the full weekend of events, including access to the VIP Lounge, garden parties as well as to the exclusive Guitar Masters Kickoff Party taking place June 9 at a stunning oceanfront Montauk estate and featuring a private concert by Doyle Bramhall II who has played with Eric Clapton, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sheryl Crow, Roger Waters and more.

All Access Passes

All access passes for the full festival are $1,000 and include VIP seating and access to the catered VIP Lounge to all programs July 5-7, a launch party on June 9 at a private home with Special Musical Performance by Doyle Bramhall II, and entry to win a limited-edition Fender G.E. Smith Telecaster Guitar.

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Guitar Masters Schedule

Film Screenings     Concerts     Talks

FILM SCREENINGS

Thursday, July 5 at 4pm
Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police
Preceded by the short film: Music for Lens & Guitar
Tickets $14 ($12 for Members)
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Friday, July 6 at 4pm
Badi (Presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical)

Preceded by the short film: History of the Electric Guitar

Tickets $14 ($12 for Members)
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Saturday, July 7 at 4pm
East Jerusalem / West Jerusalem
Tickets $14 ($12 for Members)
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CONCERTS

Thursday, July 5 at 8pm
Andy Summers and Ralph Gibson
Tickets $85–$200 ($80–$195 for Members)
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Friday, July 6 at 8pm
G.E. Smith’s PORTRAITS with Richard Thompson and Teddy Thompson
Tickets from $55–$150 GH ($53–$145 for Members)
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Saturday, July 7 at 8pm
David Broza
Badi Assad
Brandon Ross
Tickets $50–$150 ($45–$145 for Members)
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GUITAR TALK

Saturday, July 7 at 10:30am
Ken Parker, The Art of Guitar Making &
Galadrielle Allman, Please Be With Me: a Song for my Father, Duane Allman
Tickets $15 ($13 for Members)
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Sponsored in part through the generosity of Michele and Marty Cohen, with additional sponsorship from Steve and Laura Riggio, James Schainuck, Suffolk County, Available Light New York and Green Mirror Corporation.
Media Sponsors: The Purist and WEHM. Media Partner: Rolling Stone.
VIP Lounge sponsored by Montauk Brewing Company, Fleurs de Prairie, Casa Dragones, Lamberti Prosecco from Frederick Wildman & Sons, and Food & Company. Design and décor donated by Julia Grayson of Grayson De Vere.