GuitarFest 2022

The 25th Appalachian GuitarFest and Solo Guitar Competition is scheduled for April 1-3, 2022!

Scheduled Guest artists include:

Adam Kossler

Alan Mearns

Matt Palmer

Rucco-James Duo

Oleg Timofeyev

More details coming soon!

  • For all inquiries, e-mail to:
  • All concerts will be held in the Broyhill Music Center at Appalachian State University.
  • Full package price for festival participants, including all concerts, masterclasses and workshops: $80. Additional fees for competitors: $40 for Division I and II, $20 for Divisions III & IV.
  • One parent or guardian of pre-college registrants may attend any events for free!!
  • Individual tickets for evening concerts and Division I competition final round are $25 ($15 for ASU students with I.D.) and will be available at the door.



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Schedule of Events

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Concerts Featuring: Adam Kossler, Alan Mearns, Matt Palmer, Rucco-James Duo, Oleg Timofeyev, and the Appalachian GuitarFest Guitar Orchestra













Appalachian GuitarFest Guitar Orchestra, directed by Alan Hirsh

Appalachian GuitarFest Guitar Orchestra, directed by Alan Hirsh