City of Derry Guitar Festival

Guitarists of all abilities are welcomed for a weekend of workshops, masterclasses and concerts in the festival's milestone 15th year

Festival Details


Friday, 25 August 2017 to Sunday, 27 August 2017

The 15th City of Derry Guitar Festival will bring to Derry~Londonderry world class guitarists for a weekend of workshops, masterclasses and concerts. Renowned for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere and the accessibility of its tutors, the festival is an offer to all guitar lovers.

This year the festival will feature an all-female classical guitar line-up with Wiktoria Szubelak, Isabel Martinez and Dominika Bialostocka. Amir-John Haddad will also make a welcome return with his Flamenco Guitar workshop and a brand new one on the Arabic Oud. With a selection of full weekend courses, two hour workshops and solo concerts the festival welcomes guitarists of all levels and abilities. The courses will also include the Black Sabbath Electric Guitar Riff Library and a Beginners Ukulele course.

Concerts will take place on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August. For more details please visit