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Saturday Oct 29th in Ferndale - Pino Forastiere - other events

Dear Friends of MFGS

Just a reminder that tickets will be available at the door for Pino Forastiere at the First United Methodist Church in Ferndale on Saturday October 29th.
First United Methodist Church is located at 22331 Woodward Ave just south of 9 mile road, parking is free and right next door.

  Tickets are $20 cash or check. Doors are at 7:30, show at 8pm

***  Special Guest, Detroit area guitarist Yeman Al-Rawi***
 Refreshments available 

For questions call 248-953-6223 (leave message). 

Pino has been enjoying the fall colors with great concerts in Wisconsin and several Michigan venues.   Special thanks to Brian Galloup of Galloup Guitars who hosted Pino in Big Rapids

Also thanks to Bret Hoag who teaches at Oakland University who had Pino come in and talk with his class and play a few tunes on Tuesday October 25th.  Bret has beginning guitar for non majors coming up soon.  email for information.  

There are a couple of events at Oakland University coming up soon.  The AronBerkner Duo will perform Tuesday Nov. 1st at Varner Recital Hall at Oakland starting at 7:30 pm and there is a Guitar Studio Recital coming up at Varner Recital Hall on Tuesday November 15th at 7:30.  These are free events so go to for more information.

Tickets are going well for Tony McManus on Saturday November 12th at Trinity House Theatre.  Tony is an amazing guitarist and performer and we only get to host him every 3 or 4 years.   Tickets are $20 and available at

All of the monies for the postponed Calum Graham concert earlier in the month should have been returned and we just received a box of CDs from Calum and will mail them out to those who bought tickets ahead of time at our own cost.  Hope to get him back soon.   

Ian Ethan Case performed for MFGS in May 2016.  He is travelling through Michigan again so if you are around one of these venues check out his amazing guitar wizardry

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Gravel Bottom Brewery

7pm - 9pm
418 Ada Drive
Ada, MI

DUO feat. Jharis Yokley (drums).

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, MI

Also performing: 2015 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion David Youngman!
MASTERCLASS at 4pm, concert at 8pm.

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

8pm (7:30pm doors)
Jackson, MI
Price: $15 advance / $18 at the door

Also performing: 2015 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion David Youngman!


Our friends at the Classical Guitar Society of Michigan will be hosting the 2015 winner of the Guitar Foundation of America's international competition. French guitarist Thibault Garcia

Masterclass Saturday October 29th.

Performance Sunday October 30th


AJ Oneil of AJ's CafĂ© & Detroit Bold Coffee fame and past Guinness Book  record holder of the longest live concert event lasting 362 hours is planning something special this coming Spring 2017 so practice up and wait for some exciting news.


New Venue in Lake Orion Coming Soon!!!

20 Front Street

will be opening soon ....stay tuned for info on Tony McManus performanceon November 11th.

Support the folks who help bring this music to you!

Great Reviews of new CDs in Minor 7th's latest webzine.  Purchases through Minor 7th help defray the cost of this great (and free to you) webzine!


Check out our friends at  Candyrat records   There are a lot of new artists popping up at Candyrat  click on them to see what's new.   


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