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Location for meetings and orchestra rehearsals: CSUS Sacramento in Capistrano Hall, Room 151 or Sac Prep Music Academy. 3823 V. Street Sacramento, CA 95817: (916) 207-5678.
Programs immediately follow Sacramento Guitar Orchestra rehearsals from 2-3pm. Refreshments and Starbucks coffee provided.
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See these great artists at the "acoustically perfect"
Scott-Skillman Recital Hall at HARRIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS at Folsom Lake College
The Nicholson Music Company gives SGS members 15% off on sheet music.
626 E. Bidwell Street, Folsom
(916) 983-0763, open Tues-Sat.
Johannes Möller
Oct. 6, 8pm
Oct. 7, 2pm
Thibault Cauvin
Nov. 3, 8pm
Nov. 4, 2pm
Grisha Goryachev
Feb. 2, 8pm
Paul Galbraith
March 2, 8pm
March 3, 2pm
The Beijing Guitar Duo
April  7, 2pm



CLASSICAL GALA WEST: Sierra Nevada Guitar Festival, Walnut Creek Guitar Series and the Palo Alto Guitar Series

Wed, August 6, 2014 at 7:30pm: Praised equally as a classical and Latin guitarist, the Montenegro-born rising star Milos Karadaglic – recipient of Gramophone's prestigious Young Artist of the Year award – released his third album, Aranjuez, early in 2014. This intimate solo recital concludes Stanford Live's inaugural summer season.

24 August-6 September 2014
Dear guitar friends
The Incontri Chitarristici di Gargnano 2014 is officially announced so you can see here all the information about the classes (Oscar Ghiglia, Elena Papandreou, Massimo Lonardi) and about the competition:

House concerts in Shingle Springs - info - announced dates:
Aug. 15 Rick Dougherty
Friday November 7 8pm Chris Proctor
Dec. 14 Acoustic Guitar Summit
​Mar 15. Steve & Cindy
April 15-19 time frame Tim and Myles Thompson
more details forthcoming

Spring 2015 SGS performs for Music At Noon series at Westminster Presbyterian Church
May 11 2016 SGS performs for Music At Noon series at Westminster Presbyterian Church

Planned SBGS concert dates at Le Petit Trianon for 2014-15:
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 1:30
Saturday, Oct.11, 2014 7:30pm
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 7:30pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:30pm
Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:00pm
Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:30pm
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Sacramento Guitar Society's 2013-14 Concert Season at Harris Center for the Arts (formerly Three Stages)
Reserved seat tickets, $12-$39. SGS Member Discounts 10% per concert
Click photos for artist links and information.
A look back at the 2012-13 Concert Season at Three Stages
Concerts, Meetings, Rehearsals, Festivals, Masterclasses - a celebration of guitar!
SUNDAY JULY 27 at 3pm - Open stage  - bring your guitar and a sense of adventure at our summer location, Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy, 3823 V. Street Sacramento, CA 95817: (916) 207-5678 

DIRECTED BY SEAN O'CONNOR, rehearses there at 1:45pm - doors open 1:30. The orchestra is open to  new members! Contact Sean O'Connor 
Kremona North America, 
Handmade guitars since 1924. Featuring the Artist Series
JOIN SGS and enjoy a whopping 20% discount on concerts! Then sit back and enjoy these world renowned artists and know you are supporting the community via Sacramento Guitar Society's outreach programs, made possible by your donations and ticket purchases.
Dates scheduled for upcoming SGO rehearsals are: 
(all Sundays, 1:45pm)
July 20
August 24
Sept. 14
October 19
November 16
December 21       Dates subject to change.
New: A guitar series the the Sutter Creek Theatre, an intimate venue (214 seats) in an historic 1919 theatre with excellent sound. Ask for your SGS Member Discount,

Chris Yeaton and Adam Werner - traditional slack key and progressive fingerstyle guitar  
Sutter Creek Theatre 
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 8:00 pm 
$18 adv / $20 day of show
Hawaiian-born, Chris Yeaton draws from a lineage of great Hawaiian slack key tradition. His musical inspiration and journey begins with one of Hawaii's most celebrated musicians, master Slack Key guitarist Keola Beamer, and would continue with Big Island Slack Key master John Keawe. Yeaton credits his good friend and guitar guru, Gordon Rowland, for providing his first opportunity to perform on stage in front of a live audience.
Adam Werner is a solo acoustic guitarist with an interest in unconventional techniques, styles and applications to fingerstyle guitar playing. He has an impressive musical background of experience and education. Adam continues to move forward and grow as an accomplished musician and artist. Indigenous to California, Adam grew up with rock guitar legends, such as: Randy Rhoads, Steve Vai and Joe Satriani, among many others. Adam started his first rock band, IMAGINE, in the early 1990's and gained much respect as an innovative and progressive musician who incorporated odd meters, unorthodox key changes and intricate instrumentation with compositions that pushed the boundaries of rock music. 

Occidental Gypsy - Up tempo Gypsy pop 
Sutter Creek Theatre 
Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm 
$18 adv / $20 day of show
Occidental Gypsy is pioneering the sound of World Gypsy music. Their mélange of uptempo, high-energy rhythms of gypsy swing, melded with the catchy melodic hooks of pop and complex structures of jazz delivers a thrilling auditory experience to listeners. Occidental Gypsy’s sound is appealing to a wide spectrum of people, and their shows consistently attract enthusiastic audiences at colleges, arts centers, festivals and clubs. Their fans include musicians who enjoy the sophisticated compositions and masterful play, yet most folks just come to enjoy the music and dance. The band has found a unique beat and bestows a dynamic mix of original vocal and instrumental pieces– and a few memorable standards– in fun, exhilarating performances. Occidental Gypsy’s music cannot be easily classified; a bit of jazz, a catchy strain of pop, and “a whole lotta gypsified swing…”

New West Guitar Group - original music, jazz, covers, acoustic and electric guitar  
Sutter Creek Theatre 
Saturday August 2, 8:00 pm 
$18 adv / $20 day of show
Featuring John Storie, Perry Smith and Jeff Stein (left to right), New West Guitar Group has been making their mark as a fresh, cutting-edge guitar ensemble. Performing classic popular covers, jazz standards and exciting originals, NWGG combines the acoustic and electric guitar to create their signature sound. Based in Los Angeles and New York, the ensemble tours extensively through the United States and aboard giving concerts and masterclasses. 
Michael Chapdelaine, National Fingerstyle Champion
Valentine's Day February 14 8pm
Motoshi Kosako, Jazz Harpist, opening
Roland Dyens
Oct. 4 Folsom 8pm
Oct. 5 Sacramento 3pm
Eliot Fisk
April 12 3pm
Sacramento Guitar Society's 2014-15 Concert Season 
Reserved seat tickets, $12-$39. SGS Member Discounts 20% per concert. Click photos for artist links and information.
First United Methodist Church 
through Brown Bag Tickets
Roland Dyens Oct. 5,
Eliot Fisk April 12
Harris Center for the Arts Box Office
 (916) 608-6888 or Online ticket sales
Roland Dyens Oct. 4,
Michael Chapdelaine February 14