Stephen Bennett, Harp Guitarist in Concert - The Birthplace of Country Music
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Stephen Bennett, Harp Guitarist in Concert

Artist CELEBRATES CENTURIES OLD HARP GUITAR

stephenbennettofficialwebsiteJoin us for an evening with renowned harp guitarist Stephen Bennett at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Bennett will perform with a 1909 harp guitar and a newer version of the instrument, and will give background on these rare instruments. A skilled guitarist, Bennett will also perform with a standard 6-string guitar and his 1930 National steel guitar, choosing from a broad repertoire of well-known songs and his own compositions.

A prolific and original guitarist, Stephen Bennett has performed around the world and created a large body of recorded work ranging from solo guitar to his 2013 release The Nutcracker: Complete Ballet Score for Guitar Orchestra. His latest release is a collection of music for harp guitar titled Tone Poet.

The Toronto Fingerstyle Guitar Association once referred to Stephen as “the Jedi Master of Finger-style Guitar.” An Italian guitar festival promoter wrote: “What Stephen can do, and few artists have this gift, is to speak directly to your heart and to move your best feelings!” In performance and recordings, Stephen’s life-long love affair with the guitar is apparent – and contagious!

The concert will be held in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Saturday, November 19, 2016 and doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $15 per person.

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