Dallas International Guitar & Music Festival May 5-7 2017 @ Dallas Market Hall, Ted Nugent, George Lynch, Gary Hoey

The 40th annual Dallas International Guitar & Music Festival will be held May 5-7 2017 at Dallas Market Hall. From its humble beginnings in a small meeting room of a Dallas hotel in 1978, to 140,000 square feet of display space at Dallas Market Hall today, the Dallas International Guitar Festival celebrates 40 years of bringing guitar dealers, manufacturers, collectors, celebrities and music enthusiasts together.  You can purchase tickets at this location.

There will be artists in attendance, performing and mingling with the attendees throughout three days of guitar heaven.  A list of performers can be found below.  FYI, I just watched a Facebook Live video with Seymour Duncan who is there hand winding pickups. In the video, Duncan talks about guitarist Andy Timmons and even talks about the legendary Bugs Henderson. Very cool, indeed! That video is embedded at the bottom of this article. Earlier today, I saw a video with George Lynch and Derek St. Holmes hanging out and jamming.  This is the original guitar show, the first of its kind in the nation. If you are in the area, don’t miss out!


Ted Nugent
Derek St Holmes
George Lynch
Sonny Landreth
Ian Moore
Gary Hoey
Andy Timmons
Mark Lettieri
Chris Duarte
Monte Montgomery
Paul Reed Smith
Chris Rodriguez
The Stratoblasters
Milligan Vaughan Project
Buddy Whitington
Jim Suhler
Alan Haynes
Lance Lopez k
Joe Mass
Rob Balducci
Maylee Thomas
Quinten Hope
Wes Jeans
Tyler Lenius Band
Jackie Don Loe
Jr Clark
Tom Murphy
Rob Hunt/Tony Black
Robert Miller
Landon Spradlin/Johnny Red
4 Way Street
Forrest Lee Jr
Clint Strong
Rhett Butler
Vinyl Stripes
Stone Cold Sweat
Rockin’ Robert T
Boogie Men
Griffin Tucker
Ally Venable
Alex Shaw
Pampa Gray
Kaleb Kane Alvarado
Texas 10 Under 20 Contest



Guitar Show Hours & Information: 972-240-2206

Friday, May 5
9 am – 12 noon (Exhibitors only)
12 noon – 7 pm (General Public)
Friday Night Concert will be at Gas Monkey LIVE! 8:30pm – 12 Midnight More info
(10110 Technology Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75220)
FYI – if you purchase a VIP ticket, it does include admission to Gas Monkey Friday night

Saturday, May 6
10 am – 7 pm
Saturday Night All Star Jam at Market Hall 8:00pm – 12Mid

Sunday, May 7
10 am – 6 pm

Box-Office Hours: Friday at 12PM: Saturday and Sunday at 10AM Buy Tickets

Ages 10 & under Free