One great event that you shouldn’t miss when you are in Cordoba is the Festival de la Guitarra de Cordoba or the International guitar festival. This is hosted annually, every July and is a month-long celebration. This is the mother of all concerts and shows and if you want to experience what it would be like to witness a concert in Cordoba, then going to the city in July is what you should do.
Aside from the training program which provides different musical and guitar making courses, the Guitar Festival also incorporates the concerts and shows program during this celebration. This is the part that everyone is waiting for. Performances from artists of different genres like Placebo, Paco de Lucia, Mark Knopfler, Deep Purple, Johnny Winter, and Joe Bonamassa to name a few are the focal point of the event. Great artists that are experts in Flamenco guitar as well as jazz and contemporary guitar participate in the renowned yearly event in Cordoba.
The shows are held in different venues all over the city. Among these venues are the Grand Theatre, the Royal Stables, at the Castle of the Grand Monarchs, and Congress Palace.
These different shows are heavily attended not only by the locals but also from tourists from abroad. Because of the artists that participate in the event, the guitar festival has gained international recognition. This is truly one event that is greatly anticipated during the summertime and one event that you shouldn’t miss.