The Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration will provide the capstone event for the year by gathering fine luthiers from around the world together with gifted musicians and talented teachers, combining their passions to celebrate the healing power of music and working with hands, while:
- Bringing awareness of the Association activities to SB, featuring a
- Heritage Exhibition of important luthier works as an educational tool, with
- Music Workshops by talented teachers,
- Luthier Talks by renowned speakers, and offering multiple
- Musical presentations including:
- Weekend long demonstrations,
- Thursday Night SOhO Guitar Summit and Fri/Sat Dinner shows, a
- Friday Night Centerstage Classical Concert, and the
- Lobero Saturday night headliner.
Local non-profits will be given special access to the event, and discount block seats are available for the Tommy Emmanuel benefit.