The program of the Acoustic Guitar Village inside Cremona Musica 2023 becomes increasingly rich and with prestigious international guests. Appointment for all on 22-23-24 September!

The program of the Acoustic Guitar Village inside Cremona Musica 2023 becomes increasingly rich and with prestigious international guests. Appointment for all on 22-23-24 September!
The programming work continues for the next edition of the Acoustic Guitar Village in Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival, 22-23-24 September at the Cremona Fair. In addition to the registrations for the exhibition area by various national and international companies and luthiers, with the return of historic brands after the pandemic period, the program of events and guests continues to grow, who will perform on the various stages outside and inside the pavilions and in the historic center of Cremona, with the two great evening appointments on Friday 22nd in the marvelous Auditorium of the Violin Museum and on Saturday 23rd in the splendid Federico II courtyard, in front of Piazza Duomo.
Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September at the AGV do not miss the master classes held by Master Luthiers LEO BUENDIA (Argentina) and TREVOR GORE (Australia)
“The modern guitar: design and aesthetics” the program of master luthier Leo Buendia
“How to Control the Sound of a Guitar and Vibration of Strings and Tops” by master luthier Trevor Gore, author of the acclaimed and groundbreaking book “Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build” For more information, detailed programs and registration forms, consult our website:
Sunday 24 September at the AGV didactic masterclass for mandolin held by Maestro CARLO AONZO.
Take your technique to a higher level with the revolutionary exercises of independence and synchrony developed by Carlo Aonzo. What are your strengths to exploit? What technical gaps need to be filled and how? Find out by participating in our improvement session.
For more information and program, consult our website:
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The AGV program is enriched day after day; here are the news, always updated and about which we will give information through the next newsletters and on the various pages of the site
CHRISTIAN SAGGESE & EDIN KARAMAZOV in concert in the Auditorium of the Violin Museum on Friday 22 September at 9 pm, in an evening that will also see the performance of CARLO AONZO on the mandolin and the awarding with the Cremona Musica Award to AMALIA RAMIREZ, CEO of the renowned house of Spanish luthiers Guitarras Ramirez!
PAULO SA’, Brazilian mandolin virtuoso & Carlo Aonzo, La Toscanini NEXT Orchestra, accordionist LUCA ZANETTI, American acoustic guitarist HAPPY TRAUM, GIOVANNI BAGLIONI, Charango Jam and other guests will participate in the CREMONA MUSICA DOWNTOWN concert scheduled in the Cortile Federico II on Saturday 23 September at 9pm.
Admission is free

The American acoustic guitarist HAPPY TRAUM will be among the international guests of the event and will perform on various stages, bringing the testimony and stories of the extraordinary and creative music scene of New York’s Greenwich Village.
He will also take part in the Italian Bluegrass Meeting, scheduled for Saturday 23 September on the Live Stage and now in its 10th edition, again with the coordination of Danilo Cartia (19 bands for about 70 musicians last edition!). Jam sessions, performances and workshops throughout the day with guaranteed fun and final dinner for all participants!
Partners of the event will always be Martin Guitars and the Deering Banjo Company.
DAVID CROSBY MEMORIAL Sunday 24 September always on the Live Stage within Corde e Voci d’Autore. An entire afternoon with artists who will remember and pay homage to the great David Crosby!
The program is being finalized and promises to be rich with international guests.
The Open Stage, the other important live stage of the AGV, will present a non-stop daily performance for all the days of the event, with acoustic guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, charangos ready to dialogue with accordions, wind instruments, pianos and other instruments present in the various halls of Cremona Musica.
The Cremona Musica Downtown Giovani event is confirmed for the afternoon of Sunday 24 September, which this year will take place in the historic center of Cremona, in the Galleria XXV Aprile, and will include performances by various soloists and youth acoustic bands with the coordination of Massimo Ottini.
“Paint your guitar” is the event that takes place during the musical performances with the delivery to the children of the wooden guitars to be colored, supplied for the occasion by the sound wood company Ciresa Val di Fiemme.
The registrations of luthiers and manufacturers and importers of acoustic guitars and other plectrum and plucked instruments, both national and international, continue in the AGV exhibition area, furthermore it is enriched with new spaces dedicated to the Ukulele Village and to other players in the music industry such as record labels, publishers, institutions, associations and organizations in the sector.
We invite luthiers and companies to register to get the best positions in the Acoustic Guitar Village area. We are available for detailed information on the exhibition spaces.
Strong in this edition is the promotion and communication work, with various specialized agencies engaged in interviews and live broadcasts on social media with various players in the event, as well as the commitment of ICE which will bring international dealers and guests from various parts of the world interested in the exhibition of top-quality musical instruments present in Cremona Musica.
Particular attention will be paid to the invitation to visit Italian specialized shopkeepers.
In the coming weeks the program will be enriched more and more, for the satisfaction of us organizers but above all to encourage and offer to passionate visitors and commercial operators in the sector, whether they are master luthiers or companies, meeting opportunities, contacts and business between shows, entertainment and educational cultural insights.
Appointment for operators and visitors on 22-23-24 September at the Cremona Fair, we are waiting for you!

Staff at Acoustic Guitar Village, Cremona Musica
Cult. Ass. Armadillo APS – Sarzana (SP)
phone: +39 0187 626993
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