East Coast Guitar Festival Announced For Halifax April 24 – April 25, 2015

Press release provided by Lynn Horne Marketing & Media Relations

Live East Productions is pleased to announce the inaugural East Coast Guitar Festival to be held on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th at Cunard Centre in Halifax, NS.  The 2015 East Coast Guitar Festival, the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, will offer an all-ages experience for guitar and music enthusiasts from across the region. The program includes evening concert performances from top Canadian and International talent, and a daytime trade show with special events including the Atlantic Canada under 19 guitar competition, Air Guitar competition, Acoustic guitar showcase, Guitar Museum, Guitar clinics and workshops, daytime performances, Music Gear Expo, Guitar Show and Sale, and more.   

The artists performing for the evening concert series have a varied songbook to draw on and will be accompanied by their respective full bands, offering a variety of styles from acoustic, traditional blues, psychedelic blues, classic rock, reggae, shred guitar, right through to 60’s surf music. 

The evening concert line up for Friday, April 24th features East Coast guitar wizards Matt Minglewood, Charlie A’Court, Carson Downey and Christine Campbell. 

The evening concert on Saturday, April 25th will be a “Salute to Hendrix”, featuring Hendrix’s legendary bassist Billy Cox and his Band of Gypsys Experience, and guitar masters Pat Travers Band, Gary Hoey and Wild T and The Spirit.
Advance tickets for the Friday, April 24th evening show are $45 (incl HST). Advance tickets for the Saturday, April 25th evening show are $65 (incl HST).  There are a limited number of Early Bird Weekend Passes available for $79 (incl HST).  There are also a limited number of VIP and All Access Gold packages available. For details on the VIP packages, more on the concert series performers and general information on East Coast Guitar Festival, please visit: guitarfest.ca   

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