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International Guitar Night

Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $28 general, $25 senior, $15 youth

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Sponsored by Pete and Pat Curran through the Kent Parks Foundation

International Guitar Night is North America’s premier traveling guitar festival, bringing together the world’s foremost acoustic guitarists to perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting.  Each tour, International Guitar Night founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries to join him for a special evening of solos, duets and quartets that highlight the virtuosity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar.  On this tour, Gore will be joined by three new, incredibly dynamic musicians: Italy's innovative contemporary guitarist Luca Stricagnoli; brilliant young Brazilian composer/performer Chrystian Dozza, and India's ground-breaking slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya.

 

30th Anniversary Concert with Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, and Alex DeGrassi

Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $32 general, $30 senior $15 youth

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 Sponsored by Pete and Pat Curran through the Kent Parks Foundation

The name “Windham Hill” became synonymous with the best in acoustic music in the 1980s and 90s. Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with a concert of acoustic music drawn from the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice series as well as their many solo releases. Windham Hill founder and Grammy-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman, and Grammy Award-nominated singer, fiddler, pianist, and songwriter Barbara Higbie, Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer Alex de Grassi and supporting musician, bassist Todd Boston come together to lead this joyous holiday concert.

30th Anniversary Concert with Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, and Alex DeGrassi

Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $32 general, $30 senior $15 youth

TICKETS

 Sponsored by Pete and Pat Curran through the Kent Parks Foundation

The name “Windham Hill” became synonymous with the best in acoustic music in the 1980s and 90s. Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with a concert of acoustic music drawn from the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice series as well as their many solo releases. Windham Hill founder and Grammy-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman, and Grammy Award-nominated singer, fiddler, pianist, and songwriter Barbara Higbie, Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer Alex de Grassi and supporting musician, bassist Todd Boston come together to lead this joyous holiday concert.

The Irish Rovers with We Banjo 3

  

Tuesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Kentwood Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $30 general, $28 senior, $15 youth 

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Sponsored by Pete and Pat Curran Family in memory of Rick Russell 

In 2017, The Irish Rovers celebrate 50 years of music and one final world tour. These international ambassadors of Irish music consistently charm audiences with their rollicking and rousing performances. On this tour, fans will enjoy a mix of their hits, Jigs and Reels, plus hilarious stories from their years on the road. Joining The Irish Rovers are special guests, We Banjo 3, an award-winning quartet from Galway, Ireland. The group delivers a ground-breaking mixture of Irish Music and Old-time American and Bluegrass influences with remarkable virtuosity and passion. The members of We Banjo 3 are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today.