Concerts and Performances

56th Annual Festival Musical Line-Up: Sept. 20th-22nd, 2019.

The Alan Wyatt Quartet and solo performer Jimmy Dormire will provide ambient music for Friday night's festivities - Taste of Dalton and Festival preview party 6:30-9pm!  Then on Saturday and Sunday there will be non-stop music under the artists tent right outside the outdoor pavillion.  Festival is FREE and open to the public!  

For the complete performance schedule click HERE!    

Taste of Dalton & Festival Preview tickets can be purchased HERE!


Creative Arts Guild Music Faculty Recital: Sunday Sept. 29th @ 2pm.

The Creative Arts Guild’s Music Faculty will hold a recital on Sunday, September 29th at 2pm. An Open House and “Meet the Teachers” will follow. Guild Music Director Lisa Elders says, “This will be a great opportunity for the public to hear our talented teachers, and the opportunity to meet at talk with them afterward.” For more information, call Lisa at 706-259-1822, or email The event is FREE and open to the public.


Seated left to right: Christine Pope, Jim Burdick and Joe Lowe.

Standing left to right: Eddie Davenport, Lisa Elders, David Rogers and Paula Pasqua.

Not pictured are Alan Cearley and Greg Smith.

Muriel Anderson: Guitar Workshop Saturday November 9, 2019

Guitar Workshop:  3-5pm Saturday Nov. 9 @ Creative Arts Guild Jonas Hall 

Open to guitarists of all levels. Muriel can help you make the most of your time with your guitar. She will cover technique, arranging, interpretation and inspiration, interspersing performance with discussion. Every participant will have the opportunity to ask questions, to explore techniques for better playing and musicianship. Muriel will also have some new hands-on techniques, riffs, or tunes to teach. Includes a FREE set of GHS strings to each participant and handouts will be provided. Bring your guitar and it’s OK to record the workshop if you like.

Muriel has learned from legendary musicians Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Christopher Parkening, and jammed with Jimmy Page among others. She hosts the famous Muriel Anderson’s All Star Guitar Night and founded the Music for Life Alliance charity. In 1989, Muriel Anderson became the first woman to win the Natio­nal Fingerstyle Guitar Championship.

Workshop Cost: $30

Muriel will also offer an intimate concert following the workshop at First Presbyterian Church Downtown Dalton at 7:30pm.  $20

Workshop/Concert Tickets are availble for $40. 

Purchase on or before October 25th for $5 off your order.

Tickets: Call 706.278.0168