Guitar & Other Strings Series
The Guitar and Other Strings Series, held every July, features all styles of music — jazz, bluegrass, folk, Celtic, flamenco, classical and blues.
Begun in 1992, the series has presented nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in concerts and workshops. Artists who have performed on this series include Leo Kottke, Mark O’Connor, John Hartford, John Jackson, the Washington Guitar Quintet, Charlie Byrd, the Tony Rice Unit, the Del McCoury Band, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Pierre Bensusan and Stephen Bennett. The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble also performs annually on this series.
Friday, July 10, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
The Jackie Frost Band brings together musicians from a wide range of influences, including folk/country, Delta & Chicago blues, classical rock and jazz. Jackie Frost, an established Richmond musician with roots in American folk and bluegrass, collaborates with multi-faceted bassist Rusty Farmer, jazz and blues guitarist John Conley and drummer/percussionist Aaron Thompson.
Their repertoire includes favorites from Hank Williams, The Beatles, Everly Brothers and countless others.