The 33rd Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival kicks off and continues throughout the weekend, bringing world renowned musicians, and scores of fans to the city for what is sure to be a weekend full of amazing memories and even more amazing music. The festival is the world's largest and oldest guitar festival, and annually draws tens of thousands of attendees, last year drawing 20,000 people to Dallas Market Hall, where the event will be held again this year. In addition to the opportunity to peruse millions of dollars of guitar merchandise, music aficionados and novices alike will get to hear performances from some of the best local and regional bands, as well as national acts like Paul Reed Smith, King's X, Ted Nugent, and Neal Schon of Journey.
The event kicked off tonight with a free concert featuring Ricky Skaggs of Kentucky Thunder fame and will continue throughout the weekend with amazing national and local artists, including the Texas 10 Under 20 contest which seeks to find the best guitar player under the age of 20 years old in the state of Texas. For lovers of music and fans of the instrument of guitar, this is definitely a festival you will not want to miss!
Dallas International Guitar Festival
April 16-18, 2010
Times and Tickets Vary
Dallas Market Hall
2200 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207-2803