International Guitar Night XX: Featuring Mike Dawes, Germán López, Olli Soikkeli, and Jim “Kimo” West

Guitarist Mike Dawes

CenterStage

International Guitar Night XX: Featuring Mike Dawes, Germán López, Olli Soikkeli, and Jim “Kimo” West

When: Friday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Blizzard Theatre
Tickets: $32

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RARE SHOW ALERT: This tour is most likely the only time you’ll see these four guitarists share the same stage. International Guitar Night connects the world’s best acoustic guitarists for once-in-a-lifetime concert tours.

The Players:

  • English guitarist Mike Dawes (pictured) is widely considered one of the world’s finest and most creative modern fingerstyle guitar performers.
  • Germán López of the Canary Islands is a brilliant young star of the timplé (a grandfather of the ukulele).
  • Gypsy jazz guitarist Olli Soikkeli hails from Finland and, at 28, has already shared the stage with Tommy Emmanuel and Bucky Pizzarelli.
  • Jim "Kimo" West is regarded as one of the world’s foremost Hawaiian slack key guitar artists.

 

The Blizzard Theatre is located in Building H, Elgin Community College, in Elgin, Illinois 60123.