PEPPINO DAGOSTINO - Saturday April 13, East Rock Concert Series at mActivity
Fernando Pinto Presents: Peppino D'Agostino - Saturday April 13,
East Rock Concert Series at mActivity
Tickets $20 Adv. $25 at the Door
Doors 6:30pm - Showtime 7pm All- Ages
Voted Best Acoustic Guitarist By Readers of Guitar Player Magazine
Known for what the Chicago Tribune praises as his virtuosity and complexity, as well as his gift for composing memorable melodies, the renowned multi-talented performer brings his trademark poetic eloquence and grace to venues stateside in the Northeast. DAgostino has been hailed as a guitarists guitarist by Acoustic Guitar magazine as well as a giant of the acoustic guitar (San Diego Reader), and holds many top guitar awards, but the San Francisco Chronicle encapsulated the essential difference that distinguishes DAgostinos music when it dubbed him a poet.
A native of Italy, DAgostino has made his considerable international mark as a musical artist on the guitar since he arrived in America 33 years ago. In 2017 Guitar Player listed him as one of the 50 transcendent superheroes of the acoustic guitar. The CD Every Step of The Way was awarded by Acoustic Guitars Peoples Choice Awards with a Bronze medal for Best Acoustic Album of All Time. His signature Seagull acoustic guitar has been voted among the ten best signature guitars by Guitar Player magazine.
Peppino gives guitar workshops, master classes and seminars worldwide. Top leading publishers such as Truefire, Alfred Publishing, Hal Leonard and Acoustic Guitar Magazine Books have published his compositions and instructional methods.
To date Peppino has recorded 18 CDs, performed in over thirty three countries at international festivals and concert halls. He has shared the stage with such greats as Larry Carlton, Eric Johnson, Tommy Emmanuel, Leo Kottke, Martin Taylor, Roland Dyens, David Tanenbaum and many more. DAgostinos latest solo CD Penumbra was released by Mesa Blue Moon Recordings.
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