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World of Guitar

As Peoria celebrates the Year of the Guitar WTVP keeps on strumming with the introduction of the exciting music series every Tuesday night.

TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 8 – DECEMBER 8, 10 PM (13 Episodes)

This series is about understanding the world of the guitar and the artists who have devoted their lives to learning, playing and performing this instrument. Each episode includes in-depth interviews and insights into the world of well-known and emerging guitarists, how they discovered and learned the guitar, how they made playing the guitar into a career and where the guitar has taken them today.

World of Guitar

World of Guitar - Sizzle Reel

This series is about understanding the world of the guitar and the artists who have devoted their lives to learning, playing, and performing this instrument. Each episode includes in-depth interviews and insights into the world of well-known and emerging guitarists, how they discovered and learned the guitar, how they made playing the guitar into a career, and where the guitar has taken them today


Peoria 2020 - Year of the Guitar

#101 DISCOVERING THE GUITAR

SEPTEMBER 8, 10 PM

Learn from some of the most iconic guitarists like John Oates and Peter Frampton on how they discovered the guitar.

Peter Frampton
Peter Frampton
John Oats
John Oats

Peoria 2020 - Year of the Guitar

#102 LEARNING THE GUITAR

SEPTEMBER 15, 10 PM

Hear stories of Rick Nielsen from Cheap Trick and Larry Carlton on how they and many others first learned to play the guitar.

Larry Carlton
Larry Carlton
Rick Nielson
Rick Nielson

Peoria 2020 - Year of the Guitar

#103: THE NEXT STEP

SEPTEMBER 22, 10 PM

Many people wonder what it takes to be a musician. In this episode, we will hear stories from some of the most promising up-and-coming artists like Larkin Poe and King King and the next steps in their careers.

Larkin Poe
Larkin Poe

Peoria 2020 - Year of the Guitar

#104: MAKING A LIVING

SEPTEMBER 29, 10 PM

Starting off as a musician can be tough. Today’s episode features stories on artists like Brad Whitford of Aerosmith and Peter Frampton on how they made a living early on in their careers.

Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa
Brad Whitford
Brad Whitford

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The World of Guitar is 13 episodes and will continue into December 2020.