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MFGS Concert Updates and Bill Frisell is in Town


Dear Friends of MFGS

Just in case your looking to see one of the finest contemporary acoustic guitarists performing today,

 here is your opportunity!

 From Montreal Québec 

Antoine Dufour

ne Dufour

Antoine Dufour's career was launched after winning The 2006 Canadian International Fingerstyle Competition, one of the largest Fingerstyle competitions in the world.  Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society last hosted Antoine in 2013

(get it?.........he doesn't come around very often!).

 Friday Sept 20th 

@ Trinity House Theatre in Livonia 

Show at 8pm, doors at 7:30

Tickets are $20 and available at


Saturday Sept 21st 

@ 20 Front Street in Lake Orion.

 Show at 8pm, doors at 7:30

(248) 783-7105

Tickets available here

MFGS likes to promote young and up and coming guitarists so at 20 Front Street Antoine has asked that Yeman Al-Rawi open for him.

 Yeman is a Detroit area guitarists that has opened in the past for Italy's Pino Forastiere, Acoustic Guitar Magazine's '30 Great Guitarists under 30' guitarist Calum Graham and Guitar Federation of America Winner Michael Chapdelaine!

Support your local musicians!!!


Take a few minutes and check out Antoine Dufour....harmonics, melody,'s all here folks! It really doesn't get much better!!!


or Coldplays 'Talk'

support the venues and the musicians that bring you such great live music!


Just In

another icon of the guitar!

Bill Frisell

Monday September 16th

At the Ark

Tickets are $35 and available

Got to admit....Bill Frisell is one with his music!


Candyrat Guitar Night in Canada! 

September 22nd in London Ontario

Luca Stricagnoli & Gareth Pearson 

@ The London Music Club

470 Colborne St.


Doors at 6pm- Show at 7pm

General admission $25 (Canadian)


Save these dates!!

Calum Graham

October 25th @ Trinity House Theatre

October 26th @ 20 Front Street

tickets on sale soon


 Gareth Pearson 

The Welsh Tornado

Friday November 15th at 20 Front Street


Saturday November 16th @ Trinity House Theatre

tickets on sale soon !!


Don't forget to check out the the September / October 2019 edition of Minor 7th 

Hot off the presses

Reviewing the best in non-mainstream acoustic guitar 

Tony McManus & Julia Toaspern

Van Larkins

Jon Hart

Daryl Shawn 

Martin Paris 

And some up and coming artists on Minor 7th’s ‘Short Takes’ 


they have a great archive of podcasts for your listening pleasure way back to 2006!





Some new video's from our friends at

Candyrat Records





Don't forget our friends at Bayberry Music

 in Ferndale for violins, guitars, strings and repairs




Also our northern friends at Strings By Mail



Want to build a guitar by Christmas!


Now with the help of a long time local luthier

Gary Zimnicki  

teaming up with the folks at the Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute in Adrian Michigan



We wouldn't be where we are without Trinity House Theatre

or 20 Front Street

Please help MFGS get the word out about our concerts.

(Without you we wouldn't be here (and neither would the artists!)


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