January 6th through the 29th
Lee Ranaldo, Kaki King, My Brightest Diamond, Keller Williams, Dan Zanes and Califone premier scores for silent films by Buster Keaton... a 30th anniversary of Brian Eno's tribute to the NASA moon landings... an Italian Guitar Marathon. . . and much more.
Since 1999, the New York Guitar Festival has explored virtually every aspect of the guitar’s musical personality, presenting many of the world’s most distinctive and influential guitarists at venues including Carnegie Hall, The 92nd Street Y, Merkin Concert Hall, Joe’s Pub, Barbes, (le) Poisson Rouge, and The World Financial Center Winter Garden. Performers have included: Pepe Romero, The Assad Duo, Vernon Reid, Andy Summers, Daniel Lanois, David Torn, Jorma Kaukonen, Dan Zanes, Bill Frisell, Sonny Landreth, Cindy Cashdollar, Taj Mahal, Leo Kottke, Kaki King, Bryce Dessner, Justin Vernon, and surprise guests Bruce Springsteen, Levon Helm + Emmylou Harris.