Celebrating Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) an American guitarist and co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band until his death following a motorcycle crash at the age of 24.
Momčilo Moma Aleksandrić is one of the very talented Serbian classical guitar students in the University of Minnesota’s program with Maja Radovanlija. He has been tearing up the guitar competitions in Hong Kong, China, Miami, South Carolina, and others. Today, Moma is presenting a program of stalwart guitar repertoire at The Baroque Room in Lowertown […]
Celebrating Eddie Lang (born Salvatore Massaro, October 25, 1902 – March 26, 1933) known as the father of jazz guitar. During the 1920s, Lang was one of the first single-string soloist while adding occasional chords.
ERIC JOHNSON Ah Via Musicom Tour The Cedar Cultural Center Tomorrow Thursday Oct 25, 2018 Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 7:30 PM All Ages General Admission $38 Advance / $40 Day of Show This is a seated show. The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 best parking: 19th Avenue ramp Tickets are available […]
The MN Acoustic Guitar Showcase is the brainchild of guitarist Elgin Foster and features a diverse array of Twin Cities-based acoustic guitar players at venues like Icehouse MPLS on Eat Street and the Aster Cafe on the riverfront in N.E. Minneapolis. These performances often feature players like Sam Breckenridge, whose progressive acoustic guitar style pays […]
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 Steven Lee “Steve” Cropper (born October 21, 1941) the guitarist of the Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, which backed artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor.
Celebrating Merle Robert Travis (November 17, 1917 – October 20, 1983) an American country and western singer and guitarist born in Rosewood, Kentucky. He made an art form of his unique style of finger-picking.
Celebrating Peter Tosh, OM (born Winston Hubert McIntosh; October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) a Jamaican reggae musician. Along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, he was one of the core members of the band the Wailers.
Celebrating Jessie Mae Hemphill (October 18, 1923 – July 22, 2006) an American electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist specializing in the North Mississippi hill country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage.