Video: Ellnora Music and Guitar Festival
Ellnora Music and Guitar Festival.
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:55:25 +0000Ellnora Music and Guitar FestivalEllnora Music and Guitar Festival.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7086602?cpt=8&wpid=2637WCIAlittle - >>heather: get ready for a multi-day music fest for the performing arts. >>matt: the guitar festival is happening in your community. joing us once again is - - to tell us about it. tell me about - -. where did the name come from and how long has it been going? >> - is mrs. cranor its name. she hoped it would cross pollinate and build community. we named in her honor. the seventh iteration. >>heather: how has it grown and evolved over the years. >> the hallmarks are diverse artistry, celebrating guitars from the world traditions. celebrating female artistry and keeping performances as accessible as possible. >>heather: why did you go with the guitar? >> it's a universal instrument. we felt like it was emblematic to celebrate this broad diversity of artists from around the globe. >>matt: it starts at 6:20 p.m. on stage v. explain to me how does this work? a lot have been to the cranor center lobby. it's pretty large. >> 25 acres. >>matt: do you partion it? >> we have the four main theaters and we use those for the ticketed performances. the opening night which is thursday night is one ticket for all three acts. they have dueling stages. stage v which is bar: by the bar area. we will have artist on both of those stages on thursday. pick and choose where you go? >> know, you can really do it all. that's a beautiful thing about this festival. you can start at - and moved to the other stage. and then to the final stage in front of the great hall for soul live. we've got a graphic that talks about that. >> we have the star-spangled banner and new tradition we are starting this year. love the fact that there's a bar there. >> there are multiple bars there. it is a party. we also have a great tented area that has wonderful food vendors. we have a whole craft area for the little ones. they can make their own guitar cut out shapes. we have a guitar art gallery. out for all ages. >>heather: we've been scrolling through some of the art is coming for the festival. - being one of them. we will get a preview on friday. >> - will be coming all the way from hawaii and will do a free concert. >>matt: this goes on, is it just this one weekend? >> it's 48 hours basically. it is jampacked. something for everyone. you can be part of all of the energy all weekend long or pick and choose from your favorites. >>heather: we mentioned cocktails but this is family-friendly. >> it really is. it's a great time for little ones. tickets are $15 for adults, five dollars for kids. bring the family out. the bubble man will be there. we will have ukulele lessons, a petting zoo. it's a fun activity to get folks involved and charged up for the new season. >>matt: very cool. is all of this online somewhere? >> go to www.cranorcenter.com get a full listing and start your plans. >>heather: there's a look at that website bridget just listed. we will connect you at ciliving.tv. i'm looking forward to friday. >> plenty of time to see