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Himmerland with Mairi Campbell
28 April 2019
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Richard Gilewitz
5 May 2019
Waimate Folk Festival
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Matchmakers 1
9 June 2019
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16 June 2019
Richard Gilewitz
Sunday, May 05, 2019

Starts 7:30 pm

For nearly four decades, American fingerstyle wizard Richard Gilewitz has fascinated listeners with 6 and 12-string finger gymnastics while spinning enchanting yarns of a seasoned raconteur. His concert performances around the world spill over with unexpected turns of the funnies, thought-provoking takes on life on the road, and tunes that propel the audience on a magical journey of sight and sound. His signature playing style delivers a technical diversity of banjo style patterns and classical arpeggios with a rhythmic percussive approach, exploring the history of guitar with sounds of folk to Americana, the blues to the classical, ragtime to pop, and somewhere in between.

 "At turns mesmerizing, playful, humorous and wistful, Gilewitz is a master of moods when he speaks to audiences through his guitar. He's always at the service of his inner voice, which has a sneaky way of connecting directly to the listener's heart."

-- Creative Loafing Magazine, Tampa Bay FL

 

"I actually wanted to be a drummer. Five minutes after my folks heard that news, they bought me a guitar."

 



$15 Public
$10 Club members

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