Brilliant Strings set to begin Sunday, June 2, 2013

A guitar event of music, gear and workshops ramps up for guitarists and more at ArtShare LA.

Something exciting is coming this Sunday, June 2, 2013 at ArtShare LA. It is the inaugural gathering of “Brilliant Strings.” This is a fresh and energetic music series that gathers for music and discussion and sharing on the first Sunday of each month in the downtown Artist District of Los Angeles.

The group is dedicated to being a meeting place for an eclectic and diverse melting pot of music afficianados and guitar fans. All styles and genres are presented and welcomed. Brilliant Strings is envisioned and designed with great care to offer the widest possible variety of guitarists and musicians to be showcased in a listening-friendly space.

In addition to a listed headliner, each gathering will provide several special guests and/or other surprises. Such surprise elements may include artists, touring acts, builders, guitar-like instruments, guitar pedals, amps, and master-class workshops.

The first meeting of “Brilliant Strings” will take place on June 2, 2013 from 4PM – 6PM at ArtShare LA, 326 S. Hewitt, Los Angeles, CA 90013. There is a suggested donation of $10 per person.

The headliner for Brilliant Strings vol. 1: "First Note" is El Twanguero (on tour from Spain/Mexico / http://eltwanguero.org/) .Spanish guitar wizard Diego "El Twanguero" Garcia is well known in Europe and South America for his genuine mix of styles including traditional Spanish music, tango, flamenco guitar and American roots.

The featured artists for the June gathering include:
Mon David (the Phillipines / http://mondavid.wix.com/jazz)
Chuck van Haecke (drums / www.chuckvanhaecke.com/flash/)
Goh Kurosawa (Japan / www.happysad.org/goh)
Pete Morris (live paint / www.houseportraitsbypete.com/)
Miroslav Tadic (the Balkans / www.miroslavtadic.com/)

The organizers of the event are guitar great Goh Kurosawa (brilliantstrings@gmail.com) and Juli Emmel (juli@artsharela.org) and can be contacted at the listed email addresses for further information.

The event can also be found on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/BrilliantStrings

Vol. 2 “Crazy Little Boxes” will feature Andre LaFosse, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Kai Kurosawa, Jack Sanders and more to be announced soon.

This is a spectacular event for guitarists in particular and all musicians in general.

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