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February 2017

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival at Krannert Center—an internationally recognized, three-day event deemed “one of the world’s most forward-thinking guitar festivals” by Fretboard Journal—has emerged as a favorite destination for musicians and fans from around the world. Past ELLNORA festivals have featured artists such as Buddy Guy, Ani DiFranco, John Scofield, Jerry Douglas, Pepe Romero, John McLaughlin, Bill Frisell, Vernon Reid, Derek Trucks, Richard Thompson, Kaki King, Andy Summers, The National, Mark Stewart, Valerie June, Los Lobos, and the North Mississippi Allstars, among many others.

ELLNORA 2017 will be the seventh incarnation of the biennial festival, which began life as the Wall to Wall Guitar Festival in 2005. The nearly round-the-clock event provides an unparalleled multi-genre experience, now emulated by other festivals worldwide, and features performances from a diverse lineup of distinguished music makers.

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2017 will take place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 14, 15, and 16. The festival schedule will be announced in late April with tickets on sale Saturday, July 8 at 10am at



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