Click here for 2019 CCGS Vendor and VIP Application

Click here for State of California BOE form to submit with Application

Advance Sale Admission Tickets Now On Sale!

General Admission $8.99 Click here ($10 at door day of show)

General Admission with instrument or amp 
to sell or trade $7.99 Click here  ($9 at door day of show)
For the price of admission, those attending the show may "walk-in" new, used,
 old or rare guitars, amplifiers, effects, parts or other musical items- as many as you can
 carry- to sell or trade at no extra charge. There will be buyers at the show
who may be interested in buying your gear.

Questions? CLICK HERE

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Listed in Vintage Guitar Magazine
(free copy of magazine at show while supplies last)

Listed on Guitar Show & Custom Luthier Magazine website
(free copy of magazine at show while supplies last)

CCGS T-Shirt

Available at the 2017 Central Coast Guitar Show for the first time will be 
CCGS t-shirts, $12 each (L & XL) and $14 (XXL), including tax. Add $7 each for shipping and handling.
Click here to order a shirt 


2018 CCGS Door Prize Winners!

Door prizes sponsored by Ernie Ball/Musicman


Central Coast Guitar Show Photos


















2017 CCGS Door Prize Winner!

The winner of the Epiphone Les Paul Jr. was Daniel Ramos of Santa Maria
Daniel has been playing guitar for 3 years and only had an acoustic guitar, 
so he was very excited about going electric. Just look at that smile. Daniel, 
we hope you and others enjoy you playing your new guitar for 
years to come. Just keep rockin'!

2017 Central Coast Guitar Show Photos













2016 CCGS Door Prize Winner!

The Lake Placid Blue Fender Squire Stratocaster was won by Kirk Eipper of Arroyo Grande

Kirk attended the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles, where his mentor was the great Tommy Tedesco!
He has a studio in Arroyo Grande and writes music for sound track libraries.

 Congratulations to Kirk, and thanks for attending the 2016 Central Coast Guitar Show!

2016 Central Coast Guitar Show Photos














2015 CCGS Door Prize Winner!

Winner of $50 Boo Boo Records Gift Certificate

John Bravo of Santa Maria
Cuesta College student and Bass player

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2015 Central Coast Guitar and Drum Show Photos







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More Info?

·         For more info, call (805) 431-3067 or click here to email

·         And if this event interests you, please visit and like Central Coast Guitar Show on Facebook!


Central Coast Guitar Show History

2013 CCGS Guitar Giveaway Winner

Kevin Beauchamp of Nipomo

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2013 CCGS Guitar Giveaway Winner
sponsored by

Roy Moran of Guadalupe (left) receives new Dean Vendetta guitar
from CCGS promoter Ed Miller.
This giveaway was to one lucky winner who liked CCGS on Facebook.
Thanks to Xombiewoof for sponsoring!

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Media Coverage of the 2013 CCGS

Front Page Article 
Santa Maria Times, Sunday April 7
Click here

KCOY TV Morning Show
Friday, April 5
Click here and enter “Central Coast Guitar Show” in lower search box to bring up video

KCOY TV Evening News 
Saturday April 6 
Click here

Xombiewoof Music and Entertainment Magazine Article
Click here  

Feature Article on CCGS in The Sun
"Guitar Lovers Unite"
by Joe Payne
Click here

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2013 CCGS Photos
(taken by Karen Witt and Ed Miller)




















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New CCGS Exhibitors
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2013 CCGS Guitar Giveaway

A new Fender Squire Affinity series Telecaster was given away (see photo of winner above) 

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New Sponsor
Xombiewoof sponsored a guitar that was given away in support of the show too (see photo above), won 
by liking Central Coast Guitar Show on Facebook

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CCGS admission tickets given away on these sponsor radio stations:


CCGS admission tickets also given away on these Fresno radio stations:

CCGS admission tickets also given away on these Bakersfield radio stations:


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Central Coast NBC affiliate KSBY TV on board as media sponsor
Click here to see CCGA ad being shown on KSBY

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See our ad in the March 2013 and May 2013 issues of Vintage Guitar magazine?
Check out page 110                                  Check out page 84    

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       CCGS central to all of California and then some!           

·         65 miles ( 75 minutes) from Santa Barbara

·         91 miles ( 100 minutes) from Ventura

·         130 miles ( 2.5 hours) from Bakersfield

·         160 miles ( 3 hours) from Los Angeles

·         171 miles ( 3 hours) from Fresno

·         175 miles ( 3 hours) from Monterey

·         195 miles (3.5 hours) from Anaheim

·         264 miles ( 4.5 hours) from San Francisco

·         283 miles ( 5 hours) from San Diego

·         326 miles ( 5.25 hours) from Sacramento

·         400 miles ( 6.7 hours) from Las Vegas, Nevada

·         532 miles ( 8.5 hours) from Phoenix, Arizona     


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2014 Sponsors


The New Times, San Luis Obispo                                    The Santa Maria Sun



Friendly Links:

Vintage Guitar Magazine

Guitar Show Calendar

Collectors Weekly

San Luis Obispo Blues Society

Central Coast Rocks

  Santa Barbara Blues Society

Bluegrass Music Society Of The Central Coast 

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2012 Show

- 2012 show had approximately 700 attendees and 30 exhibitors
- approximately 230 2012 show attendees brought in instruments to sell or trade

Winner of the 2012 CCGS Guitar Giveaway!

Zhanna Stinson of Oceano, California, is the winner of the 2012 CCGS Guitar Giveaway. Zhanna and her
husband, James, took their son, Justin, to the show. Justin, 10, has been taking guitar lessons from Glen Rathbone at 
Lightning Joe's Guitar Heaven for more than 3 years. Justin heard about the show while listening to 99.1 The Fox radio station
and talked his parents into taking him. Justin liked the show alot, especially "the amp in the trailer" (the Quilter Amplification booth, 
with the amp demo room in the 1967 Airstream trailer). Justin said will come to the show again next year. 
And, of course, Zhanna has given the new Fender Squire Stratocaster she won to her son, Justin. 
Congratulations to Zhanna and Justin!

·         The Santa Maria Sun did a feature story on the Central Coast Guitar Show the week of the show

·         KSBY TV Channel 6, the local NBC affiliate, did a feature story on the Central Coast Guitar Show the week of the show

·         CCGS guest passes were given away on all of the following El Dorado Broadcasters Central Coast radio stations during the two weeks before the show. 

 99.1 The Fox (classic rock)
107.3 New Rock
102.5 Sunny Country
106.7 El Compa (Spanish speaking)

·         2012 CCGS Guitar Giveaway!

A drawing was held at the end of the 2012 Central Coast Guitar Show for a free Fender Squire Vintage Modified Surf Stratocaster, candy apple red with lipstick pickups.
Very cool! See story on winner above. 

CCGS was advertised in the March & April 2012 issues of Vintage Guitar Magazine (see pages 126 and 84, respectively). The March issue was distributed at the recent World Guitar Show in Costa Mesa and the NAMM Show.


2012 CCGS Media Coverage

See CCGS photo in July 2012 issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine, Page 98

Click here for article in the Santa Maria Sun

Click here for article in the Santa Maria Times

Click here for more Santa Maria Times photos

Click here for the feature story on KSBY TV 

Click here for the article in the Adobe Press


CCGS 2012 Photos
(photos by Karen Witt and Ed Miller)










2012 CCGS Exhibitor Jam Photos
(Hosted by The Historic Santa Maria Inn, with house band Unfinished Business : Jim Witt on bass and vocals. David Hollister on drums, 
Ben Davis on rhythm guitar and vocals, "Toes" Cuffe on keys, and Ed Miller on lead guitar and vocals)

Ed                                              Toes                                                Jim   

Ben                                                                                     Dave                        

Dudley Gimpel, Ernie Ball Company,                        Mark Oberg                   
      with Musicman prototype                                                                     

     Rich Severson, Guitar College (third from right)     Zach Wagner, R. Zach Guitars    Alexander (right) sings Beatles' "Drive My Car"