Inspiring Guitarists and Music Lovers Alike with World-Class Performances and Competitions

Our Annual Festival will be held in person on September 30 – October 1, 2023 at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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Southern Guitar Festival & Competition (Sept. 30th – Oct. 1st)

Saturday, September 30th

Sunday, October 1st

The Dining Hall (link) serves continuously on Saturday and Sunday

The Dining Hall only accepts credit or debit cards.

*Concert tickets are $32 USD – $42 USD for the general public; concert tickets are included with the All-Access Pass.

*Events are open to  ALL ACCESS ticketholders and competitors.

Attendees must purchase an All-Access Pass ($100) to attend all events.

Competitors’ parents/guardians must purchase an All-Access Pass to attend the events, including the competition rounds. Complimentary All-Access Passes are provided for registered competitors (one per competitor) and all UNCSA students (students must present their student ID).

Purchase your All-Access Pass here.

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