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Grammy Winning guitarist Andrew York. Grammy nominated guitarist Alex deGrassi October 12th and 13th


There are still some tickets available for Andrew York and Alex DeGrassi's concert this coming Friday October 12th and this Saturday October 13th.  Although there is a small surcharge on the tickets we recommend at this time to purchase tickets ahead of time.

  Two giants of the guitar world are coming to Southeast Michigan! 

 Grammy winning (and nominated x 2) guitarist/composer Andrew York and Windham Hill/Grammy nominated guitarist/composer Alex de Grassi !

These remarkable guitarists step outside the box to weave the sounds and traditions of steel and nylon into  a unique program for two guitars. Having begun their respective careers in seemingly different genres.

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ Trinity House Theatre

38840 West Six Mile, Livonia, Michigan - Phone - 734-464-6302

 Doors @ 7:30pm -Concert @ 8pm. 

 Tickets $30 Available online at

These concerts will sell out so get your tickets soon!


Saturday, October 13th, 2018  @ 20 Front Street

 20 Front Street, Lake Orion, Michigan - Phone - 248-783-7105 

 Doors @ 7:30pm -Concert @ 8pm.

Tickets $30 Available at


Alex DeGrassi is self taught and he turned the musical world upside down with his 1978 timeless release of  'Turning Turning Turning' and his 1979 'Slow Circle'. His influence on the guitar world has been incredible and he was described as                                           

  "Flawless"   Wall Street Journal

De Grassi’s solo steel-string pieces resemble orchestral overtures more than mere songs.  Alex’s control and sensitivity are almost as striking as his technical expertise.”  --Guitar Player Magazine

Grammy Winning Guitarist Andrew York

 received a GRAMMY as a member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet during his sixteen years with the cutting-edge ensemble.  Andrew crosses over stylistic boundaries with an unusual authority - besides his classical contribution, he also has an extensive background as a jazz guitarist, studying with jazz legends Joe Diorio and Lenny Breau

"Immaculate technique, elegant and expressive . . . His intimate knowledge of
the instrument provides for some delicious sonorities of authentic originality . . ."                            
     - John Schneider, Soundboard Magazine

From 12 pm - 2pm on  Saturday October 13th Andrew York will be at a masterclass at Oakland University's Varner Hall.  This will be open to the public.  

More info to come.

Please help us make this a successful concert so we can bring international guitarists to this area again.  Can you post a flyer? can you send a flyer out to your friends?  Can you make a facebook post or event?  please email us at and we will email you the flyer.  

thanks to Strings By Mail for bringing this opportunity to Michigan

The Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society is a 501 (3) (c) non-profit organization promoting  the art of Contemporary Acoustic Guitar through workshops and performances since 2001





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