Everything is ready: on Wednesday May 27th the beginning of the AGM18 in Sarzana!

Everything is ready: on Wednesday May 27th the beginning of the AGM18 in Sarzana!

Few days left to the beginning of the 18th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana, May 27th-31st. The Firmafede Fortress will open its doors, to present a very rich and beautiful Acoustic Guitar Lutherie, Import and Accessories Exhibition. Guitar makers  from Italy, Europe and US will meet to present the best instruments and the new production of the year.
Here is the list of the exhibitors

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Online the ticket sales for the concerts of the AGM18 – Giovanna Marini awarded and in concert on the main stage – the complete exhibitors list

Online the ticket sales for the concerts of the AGM18 – Giovanna Marini awarded and in concert on the main stage – the complete exhibitors list

The full program of the concerts of the AGM18 has been published: Tim Sparks, Alex De Grassi, Pietro Nobile, Eugenio Finardi, Mark Johnson & Emory Lester, Russ Barenberg, Cristina Donà, Italian Manouche All Stars, Watermelon Slim, Tama Trio, Luca Barbarossa & Ron, “Ladies & Guitars”, Massimo Varini, Davide Sgorlon, Scott Fore, La Zattera della Medusa, Ukus in Fabula and many other beautiful musicians…

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Here is the program of the concerts with the international artists – full up for the registration in the stands of the Exhibition of Lutherie and Import Guitars!

Here is the program of the concerts with the international artists – full up for the registration in the stands of the Exhibition of Lutherie and Import Guitars!

It has been published in the dedicated page the full program of the concerts and other events scheduled during the 18th edition of the AGM in the Firmafede Fortress of Sarzana.
Many special guests and many appointments and performances that are …

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New activities during the 18th edition of the AGM – at the moment more than 100 stands of luthiers, guitar makers and companies – in few days the complete program of the artists – registration for the lutherie and guitar didactics courses/seminars, do it now!

New activities during the 18th edition of the AGM – at the moment more than 100 stands of luthiers, guitar makers and companies – in few days the complete program of the artists – registration for the lutherie and guitar didactics courses/seminars, do it now!

The 18th edition of the ACOUSTIC GUITAR MEETING will take place at the Firmafede Fortress in SARZANA (La Spezia), Italy, on 2015, May 27-28-29-30-31.  It will present the performances of the greatest international acoustic guitarists and the “Acoustic Guitar Lutherie, Import, Vintage, Accessories Show“.
Visit the program page….

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Neil Young Celebration Day at the AGM18 for his 70th birthday!

Neil Young Celebration Day at the AGM18 for his 70th birthday!

Neil Young Celebration Day is the name of the event which will take place on Saturday May 30 inside the 18th edition of the AGM.
From 11am to 7pm, on the Fortress entrance stage, many bands and soloists will perform music and songs of the great Canadian songwriter, to celebrate his 70th birthday….

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3rd Italian Bluegrass Meeting during the AGM18!

3rd Italian Bluegrass Meeting during the AGM18!

Dear friends,
we are happy to announce that, after the success of the previous edition, on Friday May 29 we will present the 3rd edition of the Italian Bluegrass Meeting on the Fortress entrance stage.
There will be performances,  jam sessions, workshops with the bluegrass music as protagonist. The program will include bands and soloists and will be non stop from 10am to 7pm.
After the visit of Tim O’Brien at last year’s edition, we will present in this edition Mark Johnson & Emory Lester (banjo, mandolin, guitar & …

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Acoustic guitar course-seminars: Alex De Grassi, Tim Sparks and Pietro Nobile at the AGM!

Acoustic guitar course-seminars: Alex De Grassi, Tim Sparks and Pietro Nobile at the AGM!

As well as the lutherie course, in the first 3 days of the AGM, May 27-28-29, there will be a course-seminars of acoustic guitar techniques. The teachers will be Alex De Grassi, Tim Sparks and Pietro Nobile…

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Lutherie Course: Linda Manzer and Dick Boak at the AGM in Sarzana!

Lutherie Course: Linda Manzer and Dick Boak at the AGM in Sarzana!

The 18th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana will present very special guests at the Lutherie Course-seminars, which will take place on May 27-28-29, full immersion from 10am to 1pm and from 3 to 6 pm of each day…

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Here is the new 2015 AGM18 logo – Work in progress for the program

Here is the new 2015 AGM18 logo – Work in progress for the program

Work in progress for the organization and the program of the 18th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting. For updated information, please use the 2015 edition link.
The exhibitors who want to confirm the 2014 stand/booth are requested to do so before December 31.
Watch the exhibitors dedicated page for information.

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Acoustic Guitar Village at Cremona Mondomusica, here are the photos!

Acoustic Guitar Village at Cremona Mondomusica, here are the photos!

A great success for Cremona Mondomusica and many compliments for the Acoustic Guitar Village, the exhibition area totally dedicated to the acoustic guitar, classical and modern. Three days of events, conferences, workshops, meetings and beautiful guitars,  built and exhibited by very good international luthiers and guitar makers. The Historical Guitars Exhibition, located in the AGV and curated by the luthier Leonardo Petrucci, has been visited and liked by many guitar lovers, who have admired more than 30 rare and wonderful instruments, from the beautiful Canobio-Pagliari …

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Here are the dates of the 18th edition 2015 of the AGM in Sarzana!

Here are the dates of the 18th edition 2015 of the AGM in Sarzana!

The 18th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting will take place in Sarzana, Firmafede Fortress and historical center, on 2015, May 27-28-29-30-31.
Five days of concerts with the best international guitarists, bands, lutherie seminars,

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A new event: Acoustic Guitar Village within Cremona Mondomusica Show, 26-28 September!

A new event: Acoustic Guitar Village within Cremona Mondomusica Show, 26-28 September!

The Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana has just finished and we are ready for a new event: THE ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE, within the annual lutherie Show CREMONA MONDOMUSICA

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Great success for the AGM17!!

Great success for the AGM17!!

It ended with great success the 17th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting at the Firmafede Fortress in Sarzana. “The City of the Guitars” has closed its doors after 5 beautiful days of concerts, workshops, shows, activities with hundreds of wonderful guitars in exhibition

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Everything is ready for the 17th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting. The concert tickets on sale at the Firmafede Fortress

Everything is ready for the 17th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting. The concert tickets on sale at the Firmafede Fortress

On Wednesday May 28 it will start the first concert of the AGM17. The big stage in the Fortress is ready to host the best international acoustic guitar players and the acoustic bands scheduled in the program. Find the program of all the activities on the website.
Tickets are on sale at the Fortress ticket office.

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The Acoustic Guitar Meeting is getting closer!

The Acoustic Guitar Meeting is getting closer!

All is proceeding well in the organization of the 17th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana, just a little over a month away.The enrollment for luthier and ukulele/guitar playing courses is under way as always with more and more interest on the part of acoustic guitar fans.

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