Quarterflash in Lebanon

Quarterflash is Coming To Lebanon Oregon

Guitars Under The Stars is bringing one of Oregon’s most famous and enduring bands to Lebanon this year, Quarterflash. That’s right, Quarterflash in Lebanon! This band shot to the top of the charts in 1980 with their mega hit, “Harden My Heart”. Since then they have toured with the likes of Elton John and had songs featured in such iconic motion pictures as “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”.

Quarterflash is slated to take the Guitars Under The Stars main stage at 7 o’clock on Sunday July 29th. Ticket prices go up soon, Buy Now. See the artists & ticket pages for more information.

But wait, there’s more!

On the same day as Quarterflash, GUTS (Guitars Under The Stars) will be featuring the GUTS Car Show. The car show will feature 100+ classic and muscle cars as well as Rich Bailey Race Team’s Top Fuel Dragster! The show will also have attractions to keep the kids happy and help you beat the summer heat… a 50 foot inflatable water slide will be running all day Saturday and Sunday. Throw in a variety of food vendors specially selected for quality and diversity, a full service beer garden featuring some of Oregon’s best brews, green grass and sunny skies and what you have is heaven on earth.

Here is a more detailed breakdown of the Festival and all the fun it has in store for YOU!!

Thursday July 26th

Everyone get’s in Free Thursday!!! Thursday kicks off the show in style. We will be featuring tributes to RUSH, Faith No More, Judas Priest and more! Food vendors and the beer garden will be open to make sure you are well fed and ready to rock!! Hope to see you there!

Gary HoeyFriday July 27th

Friday heats up with Ty Curtis, Gary Hoey and a host of A+ supporting acts. Friday also marks the beginning of the GUTS Ace Challenge. A disc golf hole in one challenge open to anyone that thinks they’ve got the skills Click Here for more details. Other Friday attractions include Ty Curtisour attempt to set a Guinness Book World Record, “The World’s Longest Guitar Solo” where we, with the help of guitar players from all over the Northwest and beyond, attempt to break the world record  for “longest continuous guitar solo by a team”! We need to hit 25 hours! (Do you or anyone you know play guitar? Want to melt some faces? Join us and sign up to participate in this incredibly fun part of the festival and help us make Guitar history!!) Fans,  you’ll want to come and cheer those guys & gals to victory!!

Howard Jones Ex Singer for Killswitch EngageSaturday July 28th

Saturday gets even hotter with Headliners “Light The Torch” featuring Howard Jones legendary frontman formerly of Killswitch Engage. Howard and “Light The Torch” will be performing the new hit single “Die Alone” which has more than 1 Million views on YouTube in just 3 months since its release. The incredible performances continue with Canadian rockers Unleash the Archers! Unleash The Archers will be coming from a European Festival Tour to rock Guitars Under The Stars! Other artists Saturday include local guitar hero: ED To Shred, Portland Oregon’s own Splintered Throne and Metts-Ryan-Collins as well as Flamenco Metal Guitarist – Ben Woods, NW legends Henry’s Child and many more. Saturday will be filled with blistering Guitar performances that will make you re-think what is possible on a Guitar! See the Artists page for the full lineup. Saturday also continues the Disc Golf Challenge, and introduces the 50 foot inflatable water-slide,  as well as the conclusion of the World’s Longest Guitar Solo! Will we make it 25hrs straight? Come and find out!!!

Sunday July 29th

Sunday slows down, just a notch, with Classic Rock legends Quarterflash, instrumental powerhouse Points North and Grammy winner Larry Mitchell. You won’t want to miss the Deep Purple Tribute – Highway Star, smooth Blues artists Soul Cookin and Lebanon’s own Ryan Gordon either!! Sunday also features the GUTS Car Show the 50 foot inflatable water slide will be open to beat the summer heat and all the great food and adult beverages you could want to make the day perfect!

Click Here To Get Tickets!

GUTS is privately funded and depends on music lovers and folks from our community that come out and support the show. We hope to continue to build an event that the City of Lebanon and its residents can feel good about supporting. So, please share this with a friend and help us get the word out! Family fun and great music. We hope to see you there! Kids 10 and under are free all weekend if accompanied by an adult.

About the Author:

ED To Shred is Co-Founder of Guitars Under The Stars. ED has been playing guitar since he was 12. He is a passionate evangelist of all things guitar. He's currently looking for a new drummer... and a sugar momma.

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