Lowden Guitars search worldwide for best young acoustic guitarist 2014 is a significant year for George Lowden as he celebrates 40 years of guitar making and designing. Following a trip to his secluded 'Design Retreat' overlooking the Giants Causeway in Bushmills, Lowden are marking this significant milestone with numerous events alongside a special limited edition run of guitars.
As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations, we are delighted to announce the Lowden Young Guitarist Of The Year Competition.
Open to musicians worldwide, the competition allows guitarists under the age of 25 the opportunity to showcase their skills at the 40th anniversary concert in front of George Lowden, various Lowden performing artists and an audience of industry professionals.
The winning artist will win a hand built Lowden fitted with LR Baggs anthem pickup. They will also receive an LR Baggs Venue DI, personalised G7th capo, guitar lesson with acoustic sensation Jon Gomm and they will also be offered a 1 year management contract to aid the artist as they aim to build on the success of their win.
In addition to the grand prize, our valued partners G7th Capo co. and LR Baggs will provide the runner up prizes. Full prize packages are to be announced soon.
Competition entrants also have the opportunity to be playlisted by valued partner Candyrat Records on YouTube and will automatically be entered for the chance to win various Lowden Guitars prizes every week.
To enter, guitarists simply upload a video of them performing a solo piece to YouTube with the tag #LowdenYoungGuitarist and then post it to Lowden's Facebook page.
Entries are invited from the 1st June - 31st August 2014. Finalists will be shortlisted with the winner being flown to Belfast, Northern Ireland to perform at the 40th anniversary concert.
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