Celebrating Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, an American blues singer and electric guitarist. King was born on a cotton plantation in Itta Bena, Mississippi, and is considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time.
Celebrating Ana Popović (born May 13, 1976 in Belgrade), a blues guitarist from Serbia. She moved to the Netherlands to study jazz and world-music at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and later relocated to Memphis, TN.
Celebrating Joe Maphis, born Otis W. Maphis (May 12, 1921 – June 27, 1986), one of the flashiest country guitarists of the 1950s and 1960s, known as “The King of the Strings.”
Fingerstyle Guitar Deluxe ft. Pat Donohue and Jerry Kosak Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm Northfield Arts Guild Theater 411 Third Street W. Northfield, MN 55057 $25.00 Jerry Kosak was selected as a 2019 recipient of a MN State Arts Board Grant and is presenting a guitar double-header with Prairie Home alumni Pat Donohue […]
Celebrating “Mother” Maybelle Carter (born Maybelle Addington; May 10, 1909 – October 23, 1978) an American country guitarist best known as a member of the historic Carter Family act in the 1920s and 1930s.
Celebrating Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938), an American blues singer and guitarist. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a talent that has influenced generations of musicians.
Celebrating Christina Billotte (born May 4, 1969), an American guitarist with the band Slant 6, known for her involvement in the punk music scene in Washington DC, as a performer and organizer.
Momčilo Aleksandrić and Filip Živanović Sunday May 5, 2019 2:00 PM Dreamland Arts 677 Hamline Avenue North, St. Paul 55104 (651) 645-5506 $20, day of the concert at the box office. Doors open 20 minutes before the concert begins. General admission, limited seating. On-street parking. Minnesota Guitar Society’s Showcase Series has two goals: to introduce […]
Celebrating Richard Anthony Monsour (May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known professionally as Dick Dale, an American rock guitarist, known as “The King of the Surf Guitar.”
Celebrating Narciso Yepes (November 14, 1927 – May 3, 1997) a Spanish guitarist, considered one of the finest virtuoso classical guitarists of the twentieth century.