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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:

  • A Brand New Piano Black 5th Avenue Jazz Guitar from Godin Guitars w/ TRIC case $2,250 value

  • FREE Studio Time at McNally Smith — $500 value 

  • Scholarship to Guitar Summer Workshop — $475 value 

  • Assorted Guitar Accessories

WHEN: Saturday, August 5 | 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: McNally Smith / Mears Park

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

COST: $35 includes registration, workshops & lunch



Perform outdoors in St. Paul’s Mears Park – site of the 5th 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 exclusive Guitar Day workshops on McNally Smith’s campus. Stay tuned for more information on special guest artists!