At a Glance

Venues throughout Newtownards | 17 - 21 April 2024

Expect a jam-packed line-up of, blues, folk, rock, bluegrass and classical and contemporary music for guitar aficionados across the borough!

The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2024 with a fresh new programme of guitar inspired gigs, free fringe events, guitar clinics with industry professionals and exhibitions!

Festival highlights

Full line-up and ticket sales will be announced on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Highlights of this year’s programme include Dom Martin’s evening of performance and conversation with award-winning broadcaster Ralph McLean, an electric evening of blues with The Grainne Duffy Blues Band with special guests Ronnie Greer and Jimmy Smyth, and Martin Harley will delight audiences with his spell-binding exploration of roots, blues and slide guitar!

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Ards Guitar Festival Gig Guide

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Want to hear more? Then listen to the Playlist here with music from artists at past festivals!