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Nick Schillace in Ann Arbor 11/19

NICK SCHILLACE ( opening for
Frank Pahl's Little Bang Theory
Sunday, November 13 at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA). 8p/Free!
This show is sponsered by UMMA and WCBN.

Frank Pahl and Little Bang Theory
with special guest
Nick Schillace
University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

NICK SCHILLACE ( is a Detroit area composer, teacher, and musicologist exploring what it means to be an American musician. In 2002 he completed a graduate thesis on the late guitarist John Fahey, and utilizes Fahey's self-described style of syncopated "American Primitive" fingerstyle guitar as the foundation for his own technique. This style, based on early forms of blues, folk, and old-time music, provides the perfect foundation for larger and more expansive musical compositions incorporating a wide range of his own idiosyncratic influences. He has been touring extensively both locally and nationally since releasing his debut acoustic instrumental album "Box Canyon" in June 2005. He also writes and performs with the groups indoorpark and Big Lake Trawler.

"Box Canyon is a collection of nine pensive and frequently beautifully played songs for acoustic guitar"
    - Steve Byrne,  Detroit Free Press

“Nick paints melodies as a painter . . . his techniques are solid and the music is engaging. He has his own signature.”
        -Henk te Veldhuis . . . Bridge Guitar Reviews

“ . . . inspired melodic evolutions. recommended.”
        -Gerald Van Waes . . . Psychedelic Folk

“Nick Schillace's solo acoustic guitar music is propelled by a command
 of the traditional and fueled by an expression of a truly original voice."
        -Jon Moshier, music coordinator/on-air host WDET-FM Detroit Public Radio

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