TrueFire is proud to announce that it will be sponsoring this year’s Crown of the Continent Guitar Workshop & Festival, which takes place August 25 – September 1, 2013 at the Flathead Lake Lodge in Big Fork, Montana.

About the Workshop & Festival

With deep roots at the headwaters of America in the shadow of Montana’s Glacier National Park, the not-for-profit Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation celebrates the universal appeal and diversity of the guitar by combining music, mountains and the magic of Northwest Montana.

The Crown of the Continent Guitar Workshop & Festival brings together the world’s best guitar artists, teachers and mentors, inspired students and enthusiastic audiences in an unmatched, once a year joyous celebration of performance, camaraderie, study and collaboration; delivering a profoundly unforgettable experience wrapped in lasting friendship, warm hospitality and community spirit. This year’s instructors include TrueFire Educators Robben Ford, Jeff McErlain, James Hogan, Andrew Leonard, and Susan Mazer in addition to Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Scott Tennant, Livingston Taylor, Mac McAnally, and Daryl Stuermer.

About the Foundation

coc-workshopThe Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate and promote the artistry of the guitar across all genres, inspired by the unique ecosystem and natural beauty of the Crown of the Continent region. Our goal is to become an internationally recognized center for the guitar—for study, performance and composition.

The Foundation’s charitable mission includes providing scholarships (61 during the past three years) for area guitar students, teachers and performers to the weeklong workshop and other activities

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About TrueFire

logoFounded in 1991, TrueFire produces interactive video music instruction, which it presents to students worldwide via downloadable desktop software, streaming content, mobile apps and online moderated classrooms. TrueFire has collaborated with 600 top educators to produce over 10,000 interactive video lessons covering all styles of blues, jazz, rock, fingerstyle, country, funk, pop, theory and harmony 500,000+ pro and amateur students of all ages and skill levels, from virtually every country on the planet, “learn, practice, and play” with TrueFire interactive video instruction. Learn more at

Highlights from the 2012 Workshop & Festival