Dundee Guitar Festival

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Ian Melrose

Ian Melrose

The sixteenth annual celebration of the guitar as an international line-up returns to take over the Marryat Hall in Dundee. Hungarian duo the The Katrona Twins (11 Jul) Poland’s Andrzej Mokry and Czech soloist Pavel Steidl (both play 12 Jul) and ending with Night of 1000 Guitars featuring Ian Melrose (pictured), Alan Neave and Martin Taylor MBE (13 Jul).

Marryat Hall, Dundee, Fri 11–Sun 13 Jul.

Dundee Guitar Festival

A celebration of the guitar featuring world renowned performers and local youngsters with concerts, courses, guest artists and master classes. Katona Twins and Pavel Steidl have been announced so far, see website for updates.


1. ChrissyA16 Jul 2008, 1:01pm Report

I attended the festival with my daughter. It was a fantastic experience for the young and not so young musicians - to see super talented, world class guitarists perform and to work with them in master classes: how fantastic! Not so great is that, unless the DGF receives more funding, this may be the last. This would be a tragedy not only for the students and performers from around the world. but for the city of Dundee, to loose their internationaly renowned festival which, no doubt, boosts tourism and brings revenue to the city's businesses.

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