All India FingerStyle Winner 2016
Infinite Souls Artists' Retreat
MUSIC THEATRE FILM NATURE
All India FingerStyle Finalists 2014
GLOBAL GUITAR GITA
Yep! We've done it and gone international. On popular demand, this year... For the first time,we are open to participants from all over the world. And it's not JUST finger style. ANY style of guitar player is welcome. The more voice, the more skill, the more talent...the better.
Scroll down and check out the scene at our previous All India FinerStyle shows.
- 2014 Winner - Ridu Shaw went on to tour Germany, record with Peter Finger (a judge from 2014) and carve himself a fantastic career as a professional guitarist.
- 2016 Winner - Joey Sharma is much in demand with his Gypsy Jazz duo - The Django Twins. His skills and beautiful playing are constantly growing.
- 2018 Winner - Who knows who the wind will blow this way? A rock, metal, classical, jazz, funk, electric/steel string/nylon string guitarist? We're open. Are you?
The winner of Global Guitar Gita 2018 will win a custom built Concert Series Guitar by master luthier David MacCubbins and donated by Dream Guitars, North Carolina worth $5000. This year we are also working on the possibility of inviting the winner to play a concert in Germany.
So we invite players from all over the world to gather in Bangalore, October 19-21, 2018 for World Guitar Nights, the Global Guitar Gita live finals and Guitar Clinic.
Time to party. Join the guitar fiesta.
PS - Want to know the buzz from 2016? Scroll down.
All India FingerStyle 2016
Now a biennial event, open to all Indian guitarists!!!
Music doesn't lie. If there is something that needs to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music - Jimi Hendrix
Guitarist/Composer Konarak Reddy is hosting the second ever All India FingerStyle Competition in Bangalore, September 2016 in asociation with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and as part of Infinite Souls' World Guitar Nights concerts and Guitar Clinic.
From October 21-23, the scene here is all fingerstyle.
*Oct 7th - All India FingerStyle announcements of Finalists
*Oct 21/22 - World Guitar Nights at Windmills Craftworks
*Oct 23 - Day - Guitar Clinic at Infinite Souls
*Oct 23 - Night - All India FingerStyle Finalists Concert and announcement of the winner at BFlat Bar
The panel of judges for 2016 will be Don Ross (Canada), Ahmed-El-Salamouny- (Germany) Lior Yekutieli (Israel) and Konarak Reddy (India). They are also the musician line up for World Guitar Nights.
Entries for All India FingerStyle Competition is open now and will close on September 25th 2016
The 1st prize winner gets an Avian Guitar donated by Dream Guitars, North Carolina and a free Guitar Clinic with the 4 judges. The 2nd and 3rd places will get a free Guitar Clinic with the 4 judges.