VIGF 2019 welcomes


"Eight Acoustic Blues Masters…from current blues wizards to classic masters…Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Tommy Emmanuel...Rory Block…Eric Clapton…Muddy Waters…Terry Robb." –, Guitar World

“A bonafide blues guitar star.” - The Post-Standard

TERRY ROBB has been praised by Rolling Stone, Vintage Guitar, Down Beat, Acoustic Guitar, Living Blues, Guitar Player, Blues Blast, Guitar World, Blues Matters, Blues Revue, Oprah's O Magazine and countless more esteemed journals, placing him among the top acoustic blues guitarists of our time. His signature fingerpicking style landed him in the Oregon Music Hall of Fame and the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame, and earned him international acclaim from music critics, peers and fans.

“Exquisite musicality…unquestionably, Robb ranks right up there with the heavy hitters, a player of dazzling skill and technique…finger gawkers flood to his shows,” says Frank Matheis of Living Blues magazine. “It’s the rare guitarist who can whip off a killer 12-bar blues solo, then turn around fingerpick Travis-style with speed and subtlety,” mused Ian Zack of Acoustic Guitar magazine. And Dan Forte of Vintage Guitar magazine hailed him as “one of the best players, on acoustic and electric, embracing a range of blues styles and then some.”

With more than 15 releases under his name, Robb’s award-winning, blues chart-topping discography features collaborations with steel-string guitar icon John Fahey, Maria Muldaur, Eddy Clearwater, Ike Willis and Curtis Salgado. He has toured nationally with Buddy Guy, Steve Miller and John Fahey, shared the stage with B.B. King, Robin Trower, Albert Lee, John Hiatt, Joe Cocker, Bo Diddley, David Crosby, George Thorogood, Leo Kottke, Johnny Winter and many more all-stars. He has performed as a solo artist at festivals and concert halls across the United States, Canada and Europe, and appeared as a guest of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” the NBA Trail Blazers and the Oregon Symphony. As a sought-after educator, he has given fingerstyle blues and slide guitar workshops at festivals, universities and arts organizations across the United States and Canada.

An acclaimed record producer, arranger and session guitarist, his work is featured in Hollywood films, documentaries, TV programs and biographies, such as “Game of Thrones,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot,” and Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist. He produced Alice Stuart’s album Can’t Find No Heaven, nominated for Grammy and Blues Music Awards, and John Fahey’s Let Go which received a four-star review by Rolling Stone. A member of the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame, Robb was honored the eponymous “Terry Robb” Acoustic Guitar Muddy Award after winning the prize for 19 consecutive years, and in 2017 he received the Lifetime Achievement Muddy Award.

Terry Robb was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, raised in the United States and resides in Portland, Oregon.


Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar: Blues, Ragtime & Slide

This class will focus on the classic Acoustic Blues styles of players like Mississippi John Hurt to Elizabeth Cotton and John Fahey; Ragtime in the styles of Reverend Gary Davis and Blind Blake; and the Delta Blues styles of Charlie Patton, Son House and others, also covering the monotonic picking styles of Robert Johnson and Lightnin’ Hopkins. This class will also cover Slide Guitar in open tunings. Guitar players of all levels are welcome.



“How A Free Man Feels” (acoustic guitar and vocals):

“Judge Boushay Blues” (slide guitar and vocals):

“Still On 101 / Soc Hop” (instrumental acoustic guitar):

“Ham Hound Crave” (acoustic guitar and vocals):

“Cool On The Bloom” exclusive for Vintage Guitar Magazine (instrumental acoustic guitar):

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