Rick Howard’s 2024 SWFL GUITARFEST*

Mar 21, 2024 7:30PM


Performing Arts Center,Hinman Auditorium - 10150 Bonita Beach Road

Cost $45 Table Seating / $35 Regular Seating



A Multi Genre Celebration of the Guitar

Guitarist Rick Howard and Arts Bonita present a night of guitar music at its best.

Classical, Blues, Rock, Jazz, Folk and Country…all represented in this six string extravaganza featuring some of our area’s most popular and accomplished guitarists!

All the artists will be accompanied by David C. Johnson on Bass, Bill E. Peterson on drums and Jerry Fierro on Percussion, who as the locals know were members of the area’s legendary group MUDBONE!

A night of Guitars. Guitars, and more Guitars! The world’s most popular, and diverse musical instrument. What could be better?

“If you are a fan of the guitar, and love great music of any style, come check out Rick Howard’s 2024 GUITARFEST!! Guitar virtuoso Rick Howard has assembled a Who’s Who of guitarists from every style of music for an epic night of music at the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. I have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with the great Rick Howard. His artistry and musical vision captivates audiences with a multi-stylistic approach and a delivery that is purely from the heart. This promises to be a highlight concert of the year!!”
-Chuck Bergeron,
Director – South Florida Jazz Orchestra
Program Director – University of Miami
Frost School of Music

“In an area loaded with guitar talent, Rick Howard is one of South Florida’s finest. His guitar event will surely prove to be an evening of musical virtuosity and diversity!”
-Matt Mangas, US 41 Radio

“I’ve been working as a luthier in SW Florida almost 20 years. In this time I have met many guitarists, of which there are a great amount of awesome, talented musicians here. Rick is one of these great players. From Jazz to Rock, Blues to Metal..he’s worked with some of the greats, and a true friend. If you wish for a taste of this talent, come to the GuitarFest March 21st at Arts Bonita.”
-Stephen George Brown, SGB Guitars

Thursday, March 21, 2024; 7:30pm
Performing Arts Center, Moe Auditorium
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Tickets: $45 Table Seating / $35 Regular Seating