As you listen, Paul has the rare talent to draw your heart into the realm that guitar artistry creates. It compels you to respond with joy! Guitar virtuoso Paul Finley is in truth a storyteller. His hands create places, characters and dreams. With four solo CDs under his belt and a professional career spanning over 35 years, he has become a Texas treasure. From 2002 to 2008 Paul toured worldwide with Austin-based Spoken Groove, releasing another five CDs with them. Paul is also a long-time music educator. A graduate of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, he has instructed private and group classes since 1986. His guitar clinics have been presented in the United States, England, Germany and Australia. A young Canadian boy named Justin Bieber was one of the many pupils Paul helped nurture along in their skills. Paul has studied with guitar legends Michael Hedges, Ben Verdery, and a host of others. Photo by Blue Jean Creative Studio.

Additional information



Contact name

Paul Finley

Contact address

11445 Bristle Oak Trail Austin TX 78750

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Public Performance

$400 – $3, 000

School performance

$400 – $4, 000

Workshop fees

$1, 000 – $5, 000

Travel per diem lodging

$500 – $1, 500




Special audiences

Festivals, Hands-on activities, Libraries, Schools, Seniors

School audiences

Elementary, High, Middle

Venue size

Larger, Medium, Smaller, Unplugged

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