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Alternative Guitar Summit Coming to NYC

Joel Harrison-curated shows to feature Nels Cline, Mary Halvorson, Vic Juris, others

Ben Monder
Vic Juris

Guitarist/composer Joel Harrison will present the Alternative Guitar Summit in New York on Jan. 13-15. The series is co-sponsored by the New York Guitar Festival. The series will take place at the Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002. Contact (212) 477-4155

A three-night pass is available for $40; single shows are $15 in advance, $20 at door. For tickets, go to Rockwood Music Hall.

The scheduled lineup is as follows:

Jan. 13

7:30- 8:10- Mark Stewart (guitar) and Gyan Riley (guitar)

8:20- 8:50- Joel Harrison and Anupam Shobhakar (sarod)

9:00- 9:40- Ben Monder (guitar) and Pete Rende (Keyboards) play songwriter Jimmy Webb

9:50- 10:45- Pillow Wand- Nels Cline (guitar) and Thurston Moore (guitar)

Jan 14

7:30-8:15- Knox Chandler (guitar and effects) and Ismail Lalal (drums)

8:25- 9:10- Dave Tronzo (guitar) and Jay Granelli (bass)

9:20- 10:05- Liberty Ellman (guitar) and Vijay Iyer (piano)

Jan 15: Honoring Jim Hall

8 to 11pm

1) Gilad Hekselman (guitar) and Obed Calvaire (drums)

2) Vic Juris (guitar) and Mary Halvorsen (guitar)

3) Jim Ridl (piano) with Vic Juris (guitar)

4) Steve Cardenas (guitar) and Jacob Sacks (piano)

5) Adam Rogers (guitar) and David Binney (sax)

6) Joel Harrison String Choir (arrangements of Subsequently and Misterioso for 2 guitars and string quartet)

7) Nels Cline (guitar) and Trevor Dunn (bass)

8) Scott Colley (bass) and Chris Potter (sax)

For more information, visit New York Guitar Festival.

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