The Rhythm N' Blooms Festival took place in Knoxville, Tennessee over the weekend. This year's event included an Epiphone Guitar, Rhythm & Blooms Guitar Design Contest. The contest was open to all Knox County high school students at Austin East, Carter, Gibbs, Bearden, Halls, Fulton, STEM, Powell, Farragut, West, Hardin Valley Academy, South Doyle, Karns, Byington-Solway, and Central High Schools. Each participating school held an in-school competition to graphically customize a guitar body donated by Epiphone and winning designs from each school were displayed during the festival. Guitars were auctioned, with a portion of the proceeds going to its sponsor school for art supplies.