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Welcome to the preliminary Fretboard Summit schedule for 2016!

Sessions are subject to schedule changes and additions but we think we’re about 90% complete. As of October 5, 2016, we still have some rooms and tickets available if you want to sign up. Just go to fretboardsummit.com. But act fast... 
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Film Screening [clear filter]
Friday, October 14


The Ballad of the Dreadnought
Narrated by actor and Martin player Jeff Daniels, 'The Ballad of the Dreadnought' traces the rise of the Martin Dreadnought from selling only a few dozen guitars for its first 20 years to becoming the musical companion played in almost every musical genre in every corner of the world.

Come celebrate the Dreadnought's 100 anniversary with this very special screening. On-hand will be Dick Boak from Martin guitars as well as numerous other Martin experts and authorties. 

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Martin Guitars

C.F Martin & Co. has been creating the finest instruments in the world for over 180 years. It continues to innovate, introducing techniques and features that have become industry standards including X-bracing, the 14-fret guitar and the "Dreadnought" size. One of the world's leading acoustic instrument makers, Martin guitars are hand-made by skilled craftsmen and women, who use a combination of new design and... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Stage (Aragon I)
Saturday, October 15


Drew Christie - 'Drawn & Recorded'

A Summit Premiere: Drawn & Recorded is a short animated series that examines the stories that fell between the floorboards of American music history. Narrated by the legendary T-Bone Burnett and animated by Fretboard Journal contributor Drew Christie. Christie will be on-hand to debut some of these films for the very first time, field questions and describe the process of making this wonderful films. 


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Main Stage (Aragon I)