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Santa Barbara Acoustic

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A series of guitar concerts presented by the organizers of the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.

by Teja Gerken
October 08, 2019

A follow-up to the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration festivals (which occurred in 2016 and 2017), SB Acoustic is presenting a series of guitar concerts at several venues in Santa Barbara, California. The showcases will feature some of the finest fingerstyle, blues, jazz, classical, and flamenco guitarists on the scene, and will take place in premier venues including the Alhecama Theater, Lobero Theater, SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, and the New Vic. SB Acoustic will feature more than 25 events, and run until December 14.

Peghead Nation co-founder Teja Gerken’s fingerstyle guitar duo with Doug Young performs on Sunday, October 27th, and the full schedule, which includes shows by Richard Smith, Al Di Meola, Leo Kottke, Jim Messina, Richard Thompson, Ken Emerson and Jim Kimo West Duo, Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan Duo, Kinloch Nelson, and more, is available at  

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Tags: Events, Festival
Category: News & Reviews

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Posted by Kevin Gillies on
WOW, what an awesome lineup! See you there.
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Nov 24, 2020
A great mandolin duet of Sarah Jarosz’s original tune, recorded live at the Marshall Mandolin Summit.

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