Don Alder

Marriott, Level 1, Marriott Stage
In-Person Only

Don Alder plays with a passion rarely seen, a seasoned guitar magician with a signature style that leaves you wondering “How is he making that wall of sound". Ray Danials, Mgr of Rush says “Alder is one of those guitarists that should be famous around the world”. Guitar Player Magazine says “Alder, is a Guitar Star in the making". Lee Ritenour, Jazz Guitar Grammy Winner says " Alder is one of the most unique guitarists I've seen".
Alder's music also speaks for itself as his current CD "Armed & Dangerous" and previous CD "Not a Planet" both received double nominations for "Instrumental Artist of the Year" at the Canadian Folk Awards and Western Canada Music Awards.

2022 Queen's Platinum Jubilee Lieutenant Governors 2022 award.
2021 "Star Meritus" Inductee BC Entertainment Hall of Fame
2017 “Artist of the Year”  VIMA (Vancouver Island Music Awards)
2016 CFMA “Instrumental Artist of the Year” Nominee
2016 WCMA “Instrumental Artist of the Year” Nominee
2015 Dominic Troiano Award Winner
2013 Brand Laureate Recipient (Malaysia)
2011 Worldwide Guitar Idol Winner
2010 Guitar Player Mag Guitar Superstar Winner
2009 CFMA “Instrumental Artist of the Year” Nominee
2009 WCMA “Instrumental Artist of the Year” Nominee
2007 Winfield International Fingerstyle Champion
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