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Got what it takes to be a Guitar Hero?

Prove it at the GUITAR DAY: Teen Guitar Competition and WIN KILLER PRIZES, including:

  • NEW Fender Telecaster – $600 value

  • FREE Studio Time at McNally Smith – $500 value

  • Scholarship to Guitar Summer Workshop – $475 value

  • NEW Martin LXM Acoustic Guitar – $400 value

WHEN: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 | 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: McNally Smith / Palace Music Stage at 7th Place

WHO’S ELIGIBLE: Guitarists of any style, ages 15–19

COST: $25 includes registration, workshops & lunch

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 3rd


Perform at the Palace Music Stage at 7th Place in downtown St. Paul – site of the 4th Annual Lowertown Guitar Festival – and play along to a track of your choice for our panel of esteemed judges. Warm up beforehand at McNally Smith’s nearby campus during an open jam session and attend guitar workshops and events presented by special guests.


In conjunction with the Lowertown Guitar Festival, McNally Smith is excited to host a special workshop presented by Mike Salow, adjunct Guitar faculty at McNally Smith, and the opportunity to visit with local luthiers  at the Twin Cities Acoustic Guitar Show presented in the lobby/atrium area of the school.

Thank you to Fender Musical Instruments and Martin & Co for generously supporting this event!

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