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Tickets will also be available for purchase day of show at the Tacoma Dome Box Office

The largest guitar event ever held in the Northwest. Now two days!

The Tacoma Guitar Festival will feature over 150 exhibit style booths, guitar workshops led by industry experts, live performance music played by well-known guitarists, guitar personality meet n’ greets and a festival atmosphere. Come to buy, trade or sell vintage, used and new guitars, amps, pedals, mandos, banjos, ukes, vinyl records, guitar accessories and more!

Day of Show Information
Saturday: 9:30am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
FREE parking in Tacoma Dome lots. For more information and directions, please visit our Parking & Directions page.

Live Performances

10:15 AM - Adrian Galysh
11:20 AM - Larry Mitchell
12:25 - Kaki King
1:55 PM - Andy Timmons
3:10 PM - Fender Guitar and JHS Pedals Demonstration
3:55 PM -Bryan Ewald

10:30 AM - Larry Mitchell
11:20 AM - Adrian Galysh
12:15 PM - Bruce Kulick 
1:45 PM - Ethan Tucker
3:00 PM - Carl Tosten


Bruce Kulick:

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Bruce Kulick became a guitar hero when he was asked to join KISS in 1984. As their lead guitarist, Kulick was featured in the band from 1984 till 1996, performing all around the world in addition to his recordings and videos with the famous band...Read Full Bio

Andy Timmons:

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As guitarist for pop-metal band Danger Danger, he toured the world opening for Kiss and Alice Cooper...Read Full Bio

Ethan Tucker: 

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Olympia Washington native, Ethan Tucker has established himself as an invaluable mainstay in the west coast roots music scene. After recording and touring for nearly a decade Tucker’s career took a new and unexpected path...Read Full Bio.

Kaki King: 

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Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. Over the past 13 years the Brooklyn-based artist has released 8 extraordinarily diverse and distinctive albums, performed with such icons as Foo Fighters, Timbaland, and The Mountain Goats...Read Full Bio

Adrian Galysh: 

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Los Angeles-based guitarist Adrian Galysh is an on-demand solo artist, session guitarist, published author, and educator with an illustrious career spanning five studio albums – including his upcoming release Into The Blue, due May 25. Read Full Bio

Larry Mitchell: 

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Larry Mitchell is a Grammy award-winning producer, engineer and performer who has toured the world playing guitar with well-known artists including Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé...Read Full Bio.

Carl Tosten: 


Carl Tosten has a passion for guitars that began when his father bought him his first guitar at age 11. From his early years in a small town in Eastern Washington...Read Full Bio

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