Event Info

Start Date: 11 April 2018

End Date: 15 April 2018

Venue: Various venues throughout Ards

Duration: 5 days

Ards International Guitar Festival 2018

The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2018 with a fresh new programme of guitar inspired gigs, free fringe events, guitar clinics with industry professionals and an exhibition featuring many of your guitar heroes by Steve McDowell.

Expect a jam packed line-up of, blues, folk, rock, bluegrass and classical for guitar aficiandos across the borough.

Highlights of this year’s festival include Hungarian born/L.A based guitarist Daniel Marx, Classical virtuoso Craig Ogden and a Saturday line-up featuring John Tracey, Clive Carroll and the fantastic Martin Simpson. The Ivy bar welcomes plenty of action with late gigs featuring BOWANA and the Woodburning Savages


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