The outdoor festival celebrates the areas rich music history, and is the namesake of The Wailers classic hit tune, Louie Louie, which is the events theme song.
But theres no need to turn up the radio, because Louie Louie will be heard far and wide.
On Sunday (Aug. 9) the music fest will feature more than 1,000 guitar players rockin out to an epic, live performance of the song in order to break the Guinness World Record for most guitars playing in unison.
And while the record sounds tough to beat, event organizer Kent Morrill believes it can be achieved, as long as musicians of all ages and skill levels unite.
Says Morrill: If you can hold a guitar and carry a tune, youre invited to join us. Well play for about 20 minutes or so, but itll be great!
And if you cant strum to the tune, you can always show support by groovin to the music.
Morrill adds, Im sure people will be dancing during the song. Its hard to hear Louie Louie and not wanna move!
To play your guitar at LouieFest 2007, register at louiefest.com.
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