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Classical Guitar Events in Southern California

Classical guitar events which have come to our attention, mostly in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties, are listed below.  While we make every attempt to provide an accurate listing, make sure you confirm all relevant information before getting on the road for an event. 

If you learn of an event which should be listed here, please let us know.

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Also of interest to guitar aficionados...

A number of music shops and venues in the SoCal area offer frequent, mostly non-classical, guitar concerts,  including Boulevard Music in Culver City, Trilogy Guitars in Playa del Rey, The Fret House in Covina, McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, Fretted Products in Glendora, the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena and Sierra Madre Music in Sierra Madre.  Notable classical guitar events in these venues will normally appear in the listing below.  

For updates and corrections to the Events list please contact       (Updated 19 June 2016)

 

Date

City

Venue

Contact

Event

June 2016

Saturday

June 4

7:30 PM

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 947-2346

AGS Monthly Meeting

Sunday

June 5

1, 3 & 5:00 PM

Beverly Hills

Historic Greystone Estate

905 Loma Vista Drive

Chamber Music in Historic Sites

(213) 477-2929

Advance tickets required 

Duo Deloro (Adam del Monte & Mak Grgić, guitars), Recital

Thursday

June 9

7:00 PM

Free with museum admission

Laguna Beach

Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Dr

Laguna Beach Live Second Thursdays

(949) 494-8971

Lee Zimmer, Recital

Saturday

June 11

7:30 PM

Los Angeles

First Congregational Church

(Shatto Chapel)

540 S. Commonwealth Ave.

Korean American Guitar Society

(818) 606-8859

Jennifer Kim, Recital

Saturday

June 18

8:00 PM

Orange

Salmon Recital Hall

Chapman University

333 North Glassell

OCGC Directors' Showcase Recital

Directors' Showcase Recital

Tuesday

June 21

7:00 PM

Free

Fullerton

Fullerton Public Library

353 West Commonwealth Avenue

(714) 738-6334

email

Orange County Guitar Orchestra (David Grimes, Conductor), Concert

Thursday

June 23

8:00 PM

Free

Santa Monica

Santa Monica Playhouse

1211 4th Street

Blue Pool Concert

(310) 394-9779

Russell Steinberg, Recital

Wednesday

June 29

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, with guest artists Christopher Mallett and Robert Miller

July 2016

Saturday

July 9

7:30 PM

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 947-2346

AGS Monthly Meeting

Wednesday

July 20

7:00 PM

Free

Cerritos

Skyline Room

Cerritos Public Library

18025 Bloomfield Avenue

(562) 916-1350

Orange County Guitar Orchestra Concert

Wednesday

July 27

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, with guest artist Jack Cimo

Sunday

July 31

2:00 PM

Santa Ana

Norma Kershaw Auditorium

Bowers Museum

2002 N. Main St.

The Beethoven Guitar Project

(714) 567-3600

Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo, Recital

August 2016

Wednesday

August 31

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, with guest artist Carlos Gonzales

September 2016

Wednesday

September 28

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, with guest artist Samuel Hines

October 2016

Wednesday

October 26

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, with guest artist Arthur Dente

November 2016

December 2016

 

 

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