International guitarists to visit city for Guitar Festival

City of Derry Guitar Festival. (SUNINT120803)
City of Derry Guitar Festival. (SUNINT120803)

Londonderry will come alive with the sound of guitar music during the Guitar Festival which returns for August 26 to 28 at North West Regional College.

The Festival is a combination of concerts and workshops and this year classical guitar fans are in for a treat as Matthew McAllister and Amanda Cook make a welcome return for a weekend of workshops, masterclasses and ensemble playing, on August 27 and 28.

There will be workshops covering flamenco and jazz guitar with Amir-John Haddad and Esmond Selwyn, respectively, while for rock fans blues and rock guitarist Ted Lynch will hold an electric guitar course dedicated to Gary Moore.

There will also be Beginners Ukulele with Ronan Kearney.

For programme and courses details visit, or email, or telephone 028 71311288 for bookings.

The City of Derry Guitar Festival is funded by The Arts Council NI, the North West Regional College, the D’Addario Foundation.

In partnership with North West Regional College and Big Fish Design.