Ullapool Guitar Festival



Marcio Rangel, guitarist and composer (Brazil)
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Country and Region United KingdomScotland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Ullapool, Highland, Scotland UK
Festival Contact Information

Ullapool Guitar Festival
Richard Lindsay
West House
West Argyle Street
Ullapool
IV26 2TY Scotland UK
Phone: (44) 1854-613126
Email: r.lindsay@btinternet.com

Festival Description

Since 2000 The Ullapool Guitar Festival has taken place in various venues around Ullapool, Scotland. The Festival has a stellar lineup of some of the world’s top acoustic and electric guitar players. In all, the Festival has five concerts and three nights of amazing performances in a club where most of the players play informally. There are also workshops and a trade show featuring some of the best luthiers in the UK. Ullapool is one of the most beautiful fishing villages on the NW coast of Scotland. Expect a fabulous weekend even if you don’t play the guitar — but just love great music.

Festival Dates October 4 - 6, 2013
Festival Links http://www.ullapoolguitarfestival.com/

Festival Events:

Artist feature 2011:
  • Marcio Rangel (Brazil)
    Festival performance dates — October 8 - 9, 2011
    • Marcio Rangel, a brilliant graduate of the D’Alva Stella Conservatory is an extraordinary guitarist and Brazilian composer. He composes in a synthesis of styles that range from Brazilian guitar school to blues, from jazz to classical, jazz, samba, bossa, and flamenco. An extraordinary left-handed guitar player, Rangel plays a normal “right handed” guitar turned around, thus creating an original sonority — more powerful in the bases and voluptuous in the highs. This unique style creates new possibilities of chord fingerings and sounds. Rangel’s compositions are of a rare beauty and lyrical quality. He has been a guest, as interpreter and composer, in several festivals internationally. For more information visit
      http://marciorrangel.blogspot.com/
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