Acoustic Guitar Village 2017 in Cremona and visit to NAMM Show!

Acoustic Guitar Village 2017 in Cremona and visit to NAMM Show!

Dear Friends,

a few lines to get in touch with you for the next 2017 edition of the Acoustic Guitar Village in Cremona. The last 2016 edition has been very successful, confirming the positive path for the Italian acoustic guitar scene that we started in Sarzana 20 years ago.

Please take note that the 2017 edition of the AGV will take place on September 29th,30th – October 1st inside Cremona Musica International Exhibitions in the Cremona Fair pavillions.
Masterclasses, workshops, seminars, historical guitars exhibition, daily concerts and demos …

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Happy Holidays wishes and updates from the Acoustic Guitar Village of Cremona!

Happy Holidays wishes and updates from the Acoustic Guitar Village of Cremona!

Dear friends,
on the occasion of the Christmas festivity we’d like to take the chance to give you all our best wishes and some updates on the journey towards the Acoustic Guitar Village, that will take place from September 29th to October 1st 2017 inside Cremona Musica International Exhibitions, in the Cremona Fair.
Renewing our gratitude for your collaboration and confirming the success of the 2016 edition of the AGV, the first after the important transition from the 18 years in Sarzana to this exciting and promising …

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A great success for the ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE in CREMONA, work in progress for the next edition, 2017 September 29,30-October 1!

A great success for the ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE  in CREMONA, work in progress for the next edition, 2017 September 29,30-October 1!

Three weeks have passed since the three days of Acoustic Guitar Village inside Cremona Musica International Exhibitions, and with this delay due to an immediately subsequent trip to visit the Holy Grail Guitar Show in Berlin (and we give the organizers our congratulations and our thanks for the kind hospitality), we proceed now to write a report and comment the recognized success of our event….

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Lutherie and guitar didactics masterclasses/workshops for acoustic guitar – registration for international exhibitors- work in progress for the Acoustic Guitar Village at Cremona, September 30th-October 1st,2nd!

Lutherie and guitar didactics masterclasses/workshops for acoustic guitar – registration for international exhibitors- work in progress for the Acoustic Guitar Village at Cremona, September 30th-October 1st,2nd!

Dear Friends,
following the newsletter in which we announced the change after 18 years of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting of Sarzana, here we are with information and a preview on the new course of the event.
The new event, collectively named ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE, has presented an edition on May 27th-28th-29th in Sarzana, with focus on concerts, live performances, jam sessions and so on in the streets and squares of the City, while a “full edition” will take place in the Cremona fair as part of Cremona …

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From the Acoustic Guitar Meeting to the Acoustic Guitar Village in Cremona with a preview in Sarzana!

From the Acoustic Guitar Meeting to the Acoustic Guitar Village in Cremona with a preview in Sarzana!

The most important event in Italy dedicated to the acoustic guitar and one of the most recognised and respected in the international scene embarks on new efforts and proposals…

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Work in progress for the Acoustic Guitar Village, inside Cremona Mondomusica, September 25th-27th

Work in progress for the Acoustic Guitar Village, inside Cremona Mondomusica, September 25th-27th

After the great success of the 18th edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting  in Sarzana, we are very proud to announce the 2nd edition of the Acoustic Guitar Village, the area totally dedicated to the acoustic guitar, classical and modern, inside Cremona Mondomusica, the annual International Lutherie Show scheduled at the Cremona Fair, next September 25th-26th-27th 2015.
http://www.cremonamondomusica.it/en/acoustic-guitar-village/

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A great success fot the 18a edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana!

A great success fot the 18a edition of the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana!

Si è conclusa alle 19 di domenica 31 maggio la 18a edizione dell’Acoustic Guitar Meeting alla Fortezza Firmafede di Sarzana. La “Cittadella delle Chitarre” ha chiuso i portoni dopo una straordinaria edizione, con grande successo di pubblico ai concerti e all’esposizione-mostra mercato di liuteria, import, vintage, editoria e accessori per chitarra acustica, e con commenti più che positivi da parte dei liutai, aziende, addetti del settore e ospiti internazionali….

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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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