International Guitar Night

Thursday February 7, 2019
8:00pm
$35 public | $30 members

THE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN) brings together the world’s foremost acoustic guitarists to perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. Each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries to join him for special evenings of solos, duets and quartets that highlight the virtuosity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar.

For INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT’S 19th year of touring, founder Brian Gore has put together another incredible quartet: 

LUCA STRICAGNOLI born and raised in Italy, is an acoustic guitarist known for his unique style and innovative playing techniques. His original approach to music has garnered him over 100 million views on YouTube and sold-out shows around the world.

ANTOINE BOYER was named “Guitarist of the Year” in 2012 by Guitarist Magazine, the first gypsy jazz guitarist to receive the honor. A disciple of such masters as Mandino Reinhardt and Francis-Alfred Moerman, with whom he recorded his first CD-DVD in 2009, acclaimed by French and American critics (Jazzman, Vintage Guitars). 

SAMUELITO first picked up a guitar at age 7 and followed a dual path of classical and flamenco guitar, studying at the prestigious Conservatoire de Caen in Normandy. Deeply attached to the flamenco tradition, both as an interpreter and composer, his artistic talents have been sought for film scores, album collaborations, master classes, and magazine tutorials.

CENK ERDOGAN was born in Istanbul in 1979. In 1997, he won a four-year scholarship at Istanbul Bilgi University for Music Composition, where he graduated with first class honors. Since then Cenk has performed around the globe playing Turkish fretless guitar. He has also been a leading fretless guitar educator, setting up classes, workshops, and a website dedicated to the subject.