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David Spelman backstage with Daniel Lanois at Ellnora 2013.

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

By Frances Welch September 8, 2015

Stretching back to the 16th century, the guitar has evolved as much as the timeline of human history. Originating from what was once called a long-neck lute, today’s modern counterpart has developed...

Legendary Louisiana-born bluesman Buddy Guy took the stage at ELLNORA in 2013 at the Krannert Center.

Ellnora: Internationally-recognized guitar festival announces lineup

By Camille Murray April 22, 2015

Three days. Seven locations. Twenty-nine performances. This is what music-lovers have to look forward to at the 2015 ELLNORA Music Festival. The annual event will be held Sept. 10 through Sept. 12 at the...

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