Gibson Guitar New Musician Award

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Every October, HATCHfest and Gibson Guitar honor a young musician for their musical talents. This year, Gibson Guitar, the worlds premiere musical instrument manufacturer, continues its partnership with HATCHfest, now in its fourth year. This year’s festival takes place from October 2nd to the 7th in Bozeman, Montana.

The winner of the Gibson Guitar New Musician Award will be invited to play at many of the musical venues throughout HATCHfest, including the Award Ceremony. Last year’s HATCHfest attendance was 11,800 people. The winner will be receive an exclusive Gibson Acoustic guitar valued at over $5,000. Airfare and accommodation will be provided.

This festival is like none other, mentoring young minds and hatching creative talent within innovation and the arts. Showcases include young talent from around the world in film, music, writing, design, technology, and architecture.

Previous festival attendees include The Samples, Stephen Perkins of Jane's Addiction, Jackson Browne, Peter Fonda, Michael Keaton, Bill Pullman, Jeff Bridges, Brian Geraghty, William Fichtner, The LifeSavas, JD Souther, Tony Furtado, and many others.

Industry executives come to beautiful Bozeman, Montana to offer guidance and mentorship to the future of the arts. The winner will be chosen by a select panel of judges from the entertainment industry.

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