January 25, 1997 |
If you're an acoustic-guitar player, you're going to hate Adrian Legg, who performs tonight at the San Juan Capistrano Regional Library. One listen to this guy will have the effect of making you want to smash your guitar into tinder and pick no more. Such is Legg's technical prowess that it's difficult to believe that all that music in his latest album, "Waiting for a Dancer," is discharged from a single guitar and a pair of hands.
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January 19, 1995 |
The blues duo of Cephas & Wiggins will be in concert Friday at the La Sala Auditorium of the San Juan Capistrano Regional Library. Two performances, at 7 and 9 p.m., mark the start of San Juan Capistrano Multicultural Arts Series. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Cephas and Wiggins are past winners of the W.C. Handy Award for best traditional blues album of the year. On Saturday, solo guitarist Adrian Legg will give two shows, at 7 and 9 p.m.
February 4, 1998 |
Martin Simpson must feel like a pinball right about now. Though hardly a household name, the bluesy, folk-based guitarist ricochets around the world. Before participating in last weekend's International Music Products Assn. convention in Los Angeles, Simpson had just returned from a weeklong stint at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland.
February 5, 1999 |
Muriel Anderson has a brand-new, self-released compact disc of original music for guitar and cello titled "Theme for Two Friends." To support it, this finger-style guitarist has embarked on a brief California tour with cellist Julie Adams. Anderson's trek includes a stopover tonight at Shade Tree Stringed Instruments in Laguna Niguel. But the unusual story behind this classical-leaning program goes back a ways. Quite a ways.
June 10, 1992 |
As so often happens with worthy local attractions that develop into major public events, the Michelob Street Scene is experiencing some growing pains. As the two-day music-and-food festival gears up for its ninth annual installment (lineups for the Sept.
August 3, 2001 |
A delightful discovery, a little humor, and a chance to breathe and reflect--that's an awful lot to pack into a 10-second snippet of music. Especially one nestled in the middle of a news program. "All Things Considered," the afternoon newsmagazine on National Public Radio, features two hours daily of headlines and features.