Created by the « Guitares au Beffroi Association » with the support of the city of
Montrouge, SOGEB, SACEM and SPEDIDAM, the GUITARES AU BEFFROI festival, for its 9th edition, changes its name, keeps and extends its offer to become the
PARIS GUITAR FESTIVAL
In order to ensure optimum sanitary conditions during this still troubled period, the
festival will exceptionally take place in October 2021 (before regaining its place in March
The PARIS GUITAR FESTIVAL is aimed at professionals and amateurs alike. He is interested in all styles of guitars (from classical to rock via jazz, flamenco, song, country
blue grass, gypsy ...) and more broadly, plucked strings of all kinds (oud , banjo, ukulele,
mandolin, lute ...) as well as manufacturers of amps, microphones, and other
Its SALON DE LA BELLE GUITAREtoday in France, the largest international
gathering of guitar makers, will take place on October 8, 9 and 10, 2021 : Three exhibition
halls, more than 100 exhibitors from all over the world, 50 demonstration concerts,
workshops, conferences, test areas, isolated testing rooms, etc.
NEW THIS YEAR ;
- An exhibition of legendary guitars. The JACOBACCI guitars which marked the rock years of the early 1960s.
- The GUITAR AWARDS of the Salon de la Belle Guitare. the Audience Prize (the
most beautiful guitar) and the Jury Prize (innovation of the year).
- A new "Dare the Guitar" A new "Dare the Guitar" exhibition space entirely reserved for the study guitar.
- The GUITARES EN VILLE from Tuesday 4th of October to 8th of October in all time of Montrouge : school, shops, restaurants, ehpad, media library, works concil, etc...
Finally, as every year, a special evening is devoted to classical music, in partnership
with the french review
« Guitare Classique », and presents an international competition -
classical guitar revelation : the Concours international Roland Dyens ».
The commune of Montrouge thus becomes, for an extraordinary week, the most
beautiful city in the world "for all those who have a crush on strings".
Jean-Michel Proust (Artistic Director)