Lowertown Guitar Festival would be thrilled to have you as a presenter, stage sponsor, or exhibitor. Take a look at a bit about what we do, who comes, and what we can offer.

Lowertown Guitar festival is run by community-conscious musicians focused on highlighting a diverse lineup of local and international artists, encouraging new artistic collaboration, and highlighting the world class music and business community of Minnesota.

The LGF Crowd

Lowertown Guitar Festival draws a diverse, family friendly crowd reflective of its programming. With student ensembles to established local heroes to experimental musicians, LGF connects the greater Minnesota music loving community with artists, vendors and brands that share our vision of the importance in a vibrant arts scene.

Lowertown Guitar Festival serves as a meeting point for guitar aficionados, students and families, and the casual music lover. Traditional draw has been between 2 and 5 thousand people throughout the day’s events.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Ways to be a part of the LGF community  :


- Sponsor an Artist

   Sponsor your favorite LGF artist. 2019 edition artists include local legends, promising young artists, a flamenco group in from Spain and much more.

      Branding/Mention in press/VIP access at event

- Sponsor a Stage

   Make an LGF stage yours. With 3 plus performance spaces this year, LGF has stage sponsorship opportunities from the MainStage inside the pavilion to the homely cafe stage showcasing local talent and world music to a pop-up stage waterfall stage highlighting 

        Branding/Banner on stage/Mention in press/promo blasts/product at event as agreed/VIP access at event

- Table/Vendor Setup 

  Present and sell your guitar/music related products at Lowertown Guitar Festival. LGF will provide a picnic-table style setup inside the como lakeside pavilion for you to display your products.

          Table setup and 100% of sales

- Sponsor a workshop

   LGF has a tradition of providing workshops to the community, from blues to effects to composition. 

        Branding/Mention in press


Previous sponsors - Willie’s American Guitars, Copycats, Best Western Plus, Fret Central, Fender, McNally Smith, Capital Guitars, Nina’s Cafe, Sue McLean and Associates, Copycats Media



Thank you for your time and consideration



Molly Maher - Festival co-director - mollymaher18@gmail.com

Todd Clouser - Festival co-director - ctclouser@gmail.com 


Advisory Committee - 

Chris Osgood, Peter Jandric, Patricia McLean, Jim Farrell, Tom Irvine, Rick Dow, Thom Middlebrook, Nate Westgor, Chris Clouser, Erroll Joki,  Alan Estevez, John Knapp, Chan Phillips, Maureen Bausch