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Alternative Guitar Summit 2017 Lineup and Schedule Announced

Three-day event celebrates music of Pat Metheny, includes 30 guitarists

Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny (photo by Jimmy and Dena Katz)
Nels Cline (photo by Nathan West)
Nels Cline (photo by Nathan West)

The Alternative Guitar Summit has announced its lineup and schedule for 2017. The three-day festival, which focuses on players with inventive approaches to the guitar, includes 30 guitarists in a variety of settings with Nels Cline, Rez Abbasi, Camila Meza and Liberty Ellman among those scheduled to appear.

Performances will take place on March 10, 11 and 15 in NYC with a March 9 concert in Philadelphia. This year’s summit celebrates the music of Pat Metheny and the release of his new songbook containing 150 of his compositions. A live interview with Metheny and book signing will occur prior to the March 10 event.

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