Manchester Guitar Festival Sunday Day Ticket
  • Sunday 21 May 2023, 11am
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £5.50
Book tickets
Image Jim Faulkner with electric guitar, on dark blue background

After a hugely successful first year, we’re excited to announce that the Manchester Guitar Festival will return in 2023.

The second Manchester Guitar Festival will take place on 19-21 May 2023 with three days packed full of concerts, workshops and masterclasses with some of the finest guitar stars.

This weekend ticket allows you to gain access to all events on Sunday 21 May, excluding headliners.

You can book tickets for the headlining artists and find out more at our festival page here.

Manchester Guitar Festival 2023 has been generously supported by The Granada Foundation.

What’s On for Sunday

Catch local venders including Forsyth’s Music and Johnny Roadhouse in our atrium throughout the day. Our bar will be open throughout, and we will have performance on our atrium stage through the day.

  • From 10.30am – Harriet Rose
  • From 2pm – Eleanor Kelly
  • From 3pm Caleb Allport

 

Stuart McCallum: Pedals Masterclass
Ensemble Room, 11am

A workshop for electric guitarists with some experience who want to explore effects pedals and how they can be used creatively to create new and exciting sounds.

Places will be first-come first-served for this event.

Chetham’s Student Performances
Carole Nash Hall, 11.15pm

Alexandra Whittingham: Performance
Carole Nash Hall, 12pm

Ahead of her masterclass later in the day, Alexandra Whittingham performs classical guitar music.

Jim Faulkner: Jazz Masterclass
Ensemble Room, 2pm-3pm

Following his performance on Saturday 20 May, jazz guitarist Jim Faulkner leads an introduction to jazz and improvisation through learning the blues. Learn some of the most common chord shapes used in jazz guitar and how you can use these in your own playing. Jim will take you through some common jazz chord progressions and introduce you to some of the accompanying rhythms found in jazz and Bossa Nova.

Places will be first-come first-served for this event.

Richard Durrant: Music for Midsummer
The Stoller Hall, 3pm

A concert of Bach on ukulele, Durrant guitar originals and choice moments from the acoustic/classical repertoire. Richard performs this wonderful music each summer, travelling by bicycle to venues the length of the British Isles.

Alexandra Whittingham: Classical Guitar Masterclass
Carole Nash Hall, 5pm

 

Manchester Guitar Festival Sunday Day Ticket
  • Sunday 21 May 2023, 11am
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £5.50
Book tickets

After a hugely successful first year, we’re excited to announce that the Manchester Guitar Festival will return in 2023.

The second Manchester Guitar Festival will take place on 19-21 May 2023 with three days packed full of concerts, workshops and masterclasses with some of the finest guitar stars.

This weekend ticket allows you to gain access to all events on Sunday 21 May, excluding headliners.

You can book tickets for the headlining artists and find out more at our festival page here.

Manchester Guitar Festival 2023 has been generously supported by The Granada Foundation.

What’s On for Sunday

Catch local venders including Forsyth’s Music and Johnny Roadhouse in our atrium throughout the day. Our bar will be open throughout, and we will have performance on our atrium stage through the day.

  • From 10.30am – Harriet Rose
  • From 2pm – Eleanor Kelly
  • From 3pm Caleb Allport

 

Stuart McCallum: Pedals Masterclass
Ensemble Room, 11am

A workshop for electric guitarists with some experience who want to explore effects pedals and how they can be used creatively to create new and exciting sounds.

Places will be first-come first-served for this event.

Chetham’s Student Performances
Carole Nash Hall, 11.15pm

Alexandra Whittingham: Performance
Carole Nash Hall, 12pm

Ahead of her masterclass later in the day, Alexandra Whittingham performs classical guitar music.

Jim Faulkner: Jazz Masterclass
Ensemble Room, 2pm-3pm

Following his performance on Saturday 20 May, jazz guitarist Jim Faulkner leads an introduction to jazz and improvisation through learning the blues. Learn some of the most common chord shapes used in jazz guitar and how you can use these in your own playing. Jim will take you through some common jazz chord progressions and introduce you to some of the accompanying rhythms found in jazz and Bossa Nova.

Places will be first-come first-served for this event.

Richard Durrant: Music for Midsummer
The Stoller Hall, 3pm

A concert of Bach on ukulele, Durrant guitar originals and choice moments from the acoustic/classical repertoire. Richard performs this wonderful music each summer, travelling by bicycle to venues the length of the British Isles.

Alexandra Whittingham: Classical Guitar Masterclass
Carole Nash Hall, 5pm

 

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