Here is the fourth edition of Fretless Guitar News, published monthly. As usual the newsletter will be updated as the month goes on, please send me your news!
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DAMJAX (with Jack Mazzenge on fretless guitar) returns to Mac’s On Slade in Palatine Thursday April 26th with their own unique take on this music thing.
Ned Evett & Triple Double
March 30th 2018
Main Street Lounge – 395 Main St, Quincy, CA 95971-9121, United States
Ned Evett & Triple Double are one of the best live acts out on the road, and with space themed elements backing them up onstage you are not going to want to miss this show!
Rich Aguirre commands the stage with his signature ‘Wrath of God’ bass sound. Drummer Aaron Atkins incorporates electronic sounds into his glowing grooves, fusing jazz and rock into a kinetic blend all his own.
Laying down epic soulful tunes in front of them is “The Master of the Glass-Necked Guitar”, Ned Evett, “The World’s First Fretless Guitar Rockstar” according to Guitar Player Magazine.
Ned Evett & Triple Double have toured with Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, and George Thorogood. They have opened for Smashing Pumpkins, Kansas, Leon Russell, John Fogerty, The Allman Brothers, and Son Volt.
Tickets $8.00 online / $10.00 at the door
Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm, open seating
In his own words…..
Okie folks, here’s the FB link to my upcoming Tuft Theatre show on April 27…yeah, a bit early, but why not…really looking forward to this, and am planning on covering a wide range of music, instruments, and tunings. I’ll keep you updated as we get closer…all best…Hstick
Sons of Apollo
OK we did print this in the March issue, but here’s a reminder in their own words….
MEXICO CITY! We heard your demands loud & clear and are so happy to announce: SONS OF APOLLO April 6th – Mexico City, Mexico – Circo Volador (Now, let’s sell the show out to prove to the promoter he made the right decision by making this show happen!)
More Sons of Apollo dates:
April 5th – Monterrey, Mexico – Escena
April 8th – Santiago, Chile – Teatro Teleton
April 10th – Buenos Aires, Argentina- Groove
April 12th – Porto Alegre, Brazil – Opinião Bar
April 14th – São Paulo, Brazil – Tropical Butanta
April 15th – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – Music Hall
April 19th – Montreal, QUE – Corona Theater
April 20th – Toronto, ONT – The Opera House
April 21st – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
April 22nd – St Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
April 24th – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
April 25th – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
April 27th – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
April 28th – Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
April 29th – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
April 30th – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
Uuskyla Øgrim & Berg
26 April at 20:00–23:00 UTC+02
Hausmanns gate 34, 0182 Oslo, Norway
Kevin Kastning / Sándor Szabó
Sinan Cem Eroğlu
Konserlere beklerim ! Next shows !
5/4 – Microtonal Guitar Duo @ İstanbul Gitar Festivali
8/4- “Hemdem” @ Kaset Mitanni, İstanbul
11/4 – Microtonal Guitar Duo @ Thrace Guitar Festival, Yunanistan
In his own words:
Warming up for the opening concert of the 5th Thrace Guitar Festival in Greece! I’ll play with amazing guitarist and champion of microtonal guitar Tolgahan Çoğulu.
As a Microtonal Guitar Duo, we participated to seven International Guitar Festivals and gave lecture recitals and workshops about our guitars in the most important music schools in the World such as Berklee College of Music, Codarts World Music Academy, Berlin Humboldt University etc.. Sinan
Fretless Guitar possibilities
Killick Hinds sent us this photo, in his own words…..
I can’t quite tell, but this new Stern pinball machine seems to feature Eddie, from Iron Maiden, playing fretless guitar on the backglass. 🙂 I’d like to hear that! Peace and Love, Killick
Ned Evett and Triple Double have entered the Tiny Desk contest with the title “My Old Eyes”, see the entry here.
Fretless Guitars for sale
Vigier Surfretter on ebay UK Sold 30th March 2018!