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International Guitar Festival

The Radford University International Guitar Festival is an annual event that brings internationally noted Guitarist and lutenist performers to the sonic splendor of the Performance Hall in the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts.

The International Guitar Festival has consistently drawn an audience to the New River Valley from Northern Virginia as well as beyond the borders of the Commonwealth of Virginia, including Maryland, North Carolina and as far north as New York State.

Guest Artists have included:

  • Jason Vieaux
  • Jorge Caballero
  • The Beijing Duo
  • Marija Temo
  • Paul O’Dette
  • The Gothenburg Combo
  • Ronn McFarlane
  • Pearl and Gray Duo
  • Manuel Barrueco
  • Pablo Gamez
  • Jose Luis Lara
  • Douglas Esteves
  • Luz Maria Bobadilla
  • Stefano Raponi
  • William Yelverton
  • Anthony Glise
  • And many more…

Check this space for updates and announcements of the 2015 season.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE and are held at the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts on the campus of Radford University, Radford, VA (corner of Jefferson and Main Sts. Radford, VA 24142). Click here for parking information.

Dr. Robert Trent

Contact Information

Contact: (540) 831-5177

Festival Director:

Dr. Robert Trent, Director of Guitar Studies
Box 6968
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142