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Vic Dillahay is a Colorado-based jazz guitarist, composer, and educator. He is best known as a founding member of the world fusion trio Graphite Addiction. A restless musical explorer, Dillahay has also played with a number of other groups including Celtic rockers Indigent Row, the acoustic folk ensemble Aspen Street, and the traditional swing group The Pete and Vic Duo. He founded the Curious Automata record label in 2013. Vic’s recent solo albums explore the rich history of American music with free-roving jazz and rock-tinged improvisations.


Collings OM2hg
Collings MT2 Mandolin
Godin Multiac Jazz
Godin Multioud Steel
McInturff Glory Standard
Two-Rock Classic Reverb
Acoustic Image Clarus 2R
Dimassi 212 Cabinet Loaded with Eminence TR65 Speakers


“Great sounds…deep, spiritual…dark…fantastic music.” No Zu Sounds

“One of the most original textures I’ve heard in ages!” Glenn Folwarski — Thadieus Project

“…love the near atonal feel to some of the guitar work, and strong melodies in other progressions. ” Wayne Cox — The Professor and Naomi Kay

“Fretless guitar… are you the devil, now going to raise from the frets of society?” B Billy Marse (Billy the Train Robber) — ReverbNation

“Vic Dillahay, of Scottish decent, plays lead guitar and has an old school haggis recipie…” Rodger Hara — Celtic Connection

Primary Instrument




Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


I teach guitar, mandolin, and ukulele with the Guitars, Etc. lessons program in downtown Longmont. Guitars, Etc. offers private lessons on piano, guitar, bass, drums, and vocals as well as all brass, woodwinds, and orchestral strings. Currently, over 450 students a week study with the store’s 23 teachers. As part of our private lessons program, students have a chance to showcase what they’ve learned on stage in the store’s 100 seat venue located on the lower level

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Album Grateful Destination by Graphite Addiction

Grateful Destination

Curious Automata

Album Unexplained Noises by Vic Dillahay

Unexplained Noises

Curious Automata

Album Foundry by Vic Dillahay


Curious Automata

Album We Were by Vic Dillahay

We Were

Curious Automata

Album Initial Convergence by Vic Dillahay

Initial Convergence

Curious Automata

Album Sifferson by Graphite Addiction


Curious Automata

Somewhere We Can Visit

Somewhere We Can Visit

Vic Dillahay
Occasional Music


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