• Program 2022

THURSDAY October 13  
10 am  Four approaches - tools for the modern guitar teacher
with Stefan Lövfenius, Lars Martin, Thomas Hansy & Matias Zloto - UKK, Hall K4
2 pm    David Henriksson - Country guitar - Katalin, The Jazz Bar
3 pm    Daniel Ek - Folk guitar - UKK, K4
4 pm    Matteo Mancuso Jazz/Rock - Katalin, Big Hall

12.30 pm Cristina Galietto classical - Helga Trefaldighets kyrka - Free entry

The Brazilian Music Universe - Katalin
6 pm   Marcel Powell Só Baden - A tribute to Baden Powell
7 pm   Daniel Santiago feat. Swedish musicians
8 pm   Luiz Mura Bossa - In the footsteps of Joao Gilberto

9 pm  Matteo Mancuso Trio jazz/rock fusion - Katalin
FRIDAY October 14  at UKK
Guitar Fair 11 am - 6 pm with Swedish and foreign guitar builders
Free entry - Floor 3

Workshops, Masterclass & Talks
10 am  'Ritmos Brasilieros & the art to accompanying Brazilian music' 
with Marco Pereira - Hall B
1 pm    'Bossanova secrets & Joao Gilberto' with Luiz Mura Hall K4
2 pm    Masterclass with Marco Pereira - Hall B
3 pm    To make a career, talk with Stephanie Jones - Hall K1 
4 pm    Forum for guitar teachers Open talk led by Lars Martin 
Free entry - Hall K4

12 pm Nino D'Amico Winner of Young Talent Competition 2021
Free entry - Hall D
6 pm   Jonas Nordberg lute - Hall B

The Brazilian Music Universe
8 pm   Gävle Symphony Orchestra & Duo Siqueira Lima - Big hall
SATURDAY October 15  at UKK
Guitar Fair 11 am - 6 pm with Swedish and foreign guitar builders
Free entry - Floor 3

Workshops & Talk
10 am  'Samba and choro - beat on Baden Powell's guitar' 
with Marcel Powell - Hall K4
11 am  'Song Writing' with Luiz Mura - Hall K4
3 pm    Malmö Guitar forum - Uppsala Edition - Hall K4 - Free entry
4.30 pm    '50 Years of Music'  Talk with Joáo Bosco - Hall K4 

For kids & youngsters   Free entry - Hall D
11 am - 3 pm Create Music Together
11 am - 3 pm Competition Draw the guitar of your dreams and get the chance to win a real guitar! with Nito Vega 
11 am  Music workshop for children with Matias Zloto
1:30 pm  Music workshop for children with Matias Zloto

1:00 pm     Young Talents Competition 2022   Hall B
4:30 pm     Stephanie Jones & Marco Pereira  Hall B

The Brazilian Music Universe
7:30 pm     Joáo Bosco with guests  Big Hall
More activities will be added on the agenda. The program is subject to change. 

Good to know

The festival is held at Uppsala Konsert & Kongress, centrally located in Uppsala and only 3 minutes from the Travel Centre. Read more about UKK.


It takes about 38 minutes to travel from central Stockholm to Uppsala. Even the Stockholm commuter train SL goes all the way to Uppsala and stops at Arlanda Airport, 18 minutes from Uppsala.

Regional buses run from all places in Uppsala and express bus from Västerås. See: UL
Bus from the rest of the country can be found here: SWEBUS

If you go by taxi, we recommend:
Taxi Uppsala: 018-100000
Taxi Direct: 018-711711

There are very good and affordable options for accommodation in Uppsala.
Here we have some examples.

There are many good restaurants in Uppsala! There is also a restaurant and cafe in the concert hall.


Plan three days of festival thrills and prepare for an unforgettable musical experience!

Order workshop passes or concert tickets here.

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From Friday October 14th, you will find our own information counter in the UKK's foyer.
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