2017 Play-In Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival Play-In Contest. These fantastic acts will join the lineup for the Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival this year!

Much praise and gratitude to the judges: Jay Morris from PFC Grocery and Deli, Quinn Mathews from WYCE, John Sinkevics from Local Spins, Shannon Devries from the Kalamazoo State Theatre, and Chelsea Cloyd, Kalamazoo Booking Agent.


Acoustic Winner

Blarney Castle



Electric Winner

Last Gasp Collective