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5the Annual CYMC GuitarFest - Workshop & Concert

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Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
1:30 PM to 9:00 PM

5th Annual GuitarFest - Workshop & Concert April 22, 2017 (Workshop: 1:30-4:30, Concert: 7 pm) REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP for a day celebrating the guitar in multiple genres.

Workshops during the day followed by an evening concert for the low price of $35. Individually, workshops and concert are $20. Gypsy jazz guitarist Marc Atkinson, jazz and multi-genre guitarist Jeff Drummond, flamenco guitarist Oscar Robles Diaz and Celtic and slide blues guitarist Paul Keim will be performing a festival workshop style concert where they will showcase their individual expertise and collaborate with one another.

Also, on the concert roster is Farley Misfud— a young student with remarkable playing abilities. Bassist, Scott White from Marc Atkinson’s trio and their band The Bills will be joining Marc and other musicians for the performance as well.

Brand new this year is a three hour workshop with these four guitarists who will explore the traditions, techniques and vocabulary, and their personal approaches to creating music. They will answer questions, discuss and demonstrate the guitars and gear that create their sound. For those staying for the concert there will be a pizza and salad, coffee, tea and water supper for $7.50.

This is a fundraiser for CYMC and provides an opportunity to chat with friends over dinner. ALL AGES WELCOME Workshop: 1:30 - 4:30 pm Pizza dinner Concert: 7:00 pm

Concert tickets ($20) are available at the door, and in advance at Laughing Oyster Book Shop in Courtenay and Blue Heron Bookstore in Comox, or through the Paypal button on the CYMC website

Register for the workshop on the CYMC website


Cost: General: 35 Workshop&Concert
At the Door: $20 Concert only
Category: Arts | Entertainment
Concerts | Music
    Blues | R&B
    Country | Bluegrass
    Indie | Folk
    Music For Children
    Pop | Rock
Everything Else
Location: Ecole Au Coeur De L'Ile
1909 Robb Ave., Comox
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Kim Stubblefield
Event Website
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