January 10th – January 30th
Marc Ribot, Chris Eldridge, Badi Assad, Kaki King, Luther Dickinson, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Toubab Krewe, and Joseph Arthur premiere scores for classic silent films... Pepe Romero plays a FREE all-Bach recital... a FREE all-day Guitar Marathon. . . and much more.
Since 1999, the New York Guitar Festival has explored virtually every aspect of the guitar’s musical personality, presenting many of the world’s most distinctive and influential guitarists at venues including Carnegie Hall, The 92nd Street Y, Merkin Concert Hall, Joe’s Pub, Barbes, (le) Poisson Rouge, and The World Financial Center Winter Garden. Performers have included: Pepe Romero, The Assad Duo, Eliot Fisk, Vernon Reid, Andy Summers, Daniel Lanois, David Torn, Jorma Kaukonen, Dan Zanes, Bill Frisell, Sonny Landreth, Cindy Cashdollar, Taj Mahal, Leo Kottke, Kaki King, Bon Iver, Bryce Dessner, Lee Ranaldo, Thurston Moore, Lenny Kaye, Yamandu Costa, Bucky Pizzarelli, and surprise guests Bruce Springsteen, Levon Helm + Emmylou Harris.