American Keith Knight and Canadian Don Alder, finger style masters, join guitar forces for a high-energy concert on the Whittier stage.
Alder combines fingerpicking with simultaneous percussion on the soundboard while Knight showcases his versatility on a wide range of guitars and mandolin. Their acoustic collaboration covers a variety of music genres, from modern fingerstyle guitar to tapping, Appalachian, delta/ragtime blues and calypso.
Alder, who is also a singer and recording artist, has won several guitar competitions, including the International Fingerstyle Guitar Championship; he has also appeared on Canada’s Got Talent .
Guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist Knight has shared the stage with such musicians as The Smothers Brothers and Melanie.
In addition to the SJCT performance, the duo will present an outreach program to island schools thanks to a generous grant from the San Juan Island Community Foundation .
For ticket and box office information see the San Juan Community Theatre webpage. Friday, October 19………7:30 pm
Student Reserved $12