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Classical Guitar Events in Southern California

Classical guitar events (recitals, master classes, etc.) which have come to our attention 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 21 July 2014)

 

Date

City

Venue

Contact

Event

July 2014

Saturday

July 12

7:30 PM

Free

Van Nuys

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

15520 Sherman Way

NOTE: Change of Venue

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

Wednesday

July 16

12:00 Noon

Free

Glendale

First Baptist Church of Glendale

209 N. Louise St. (at Wilson)

Glendale Noon Concerts

(818) 242-2113

email

Kathy Marsh, flute, and Kenton Youngstrom, guitar, Recital

Saturday

July 19

2:00 PM

Free

Long Beach

Long Beach Library

101 Pacific Avenue

(562) 570-7500

email

Orange County Guitar Orchestra, Concert

Saturday

July 26

3:00 PM

Altadena

The Coffee Gallery Backstage

2029 N. Lake

(626) 798-6236

map

Aaron Larget-Caplan, Recital

Sunday

July 27

2:00 PM

Free

Aliso Viejo

Aliso Viejo Library

1 Journey

(949) 360-1730

Aaron Larget-Caplan, Recital

Wednesday

July 30

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, Arthur Dente, guest artist

August 2014

Saturday

August 2

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

15520 Sherman Way

NOTE: Change of Venue

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

Tuesday

August 5

8:00 PM

Hollywood

Hollywood Bowl

2301 North Highland Ave.

Trumpet and Guitar

(323) 850-2000 

Miloš Karadaglić performing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez" with the L.A.  Philharmonic

Wednesday

August 27

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, Carlos Gonzales, guest artist

September 2014

Saturday

September 6

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

Wednesday

September 17

12:00 N

Free

Pasadena

Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E. Colorado Blvd.

Music at Noon Series

(626) 798-2191 x243

Perfecto de Castro, Recital

Wednesday

September 24

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, Peter Yates, guest artist

October 2014

Saturday

October 4

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

Wednesday

October 29

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, James Edwards, guest artist

November 2014

Saturday

November 1

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

Wednesday

November 19

7:00 PM

Free

Camarillo

Camarillo Senior Center

1605 East Burnley St.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

 Liz Cole email

VCCGS Monthly Meeting, Tony Harmon, guest artist

December 2014

Saturday

December 6

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

January 2015

Saturday

January 10

7:30 PM

Free

Valley Glen

Music 104

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Ave.

American Guitar Society

(818) 758-0089

AGS Monthly Meeting

 

 

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