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Lord of the Strings - Richard Smith - Sept. 8 Dana Point, Sept. 9 Mission Viejo

  • Dana Point Community House (map)

Richard Smith started playing the guitar at age 5 and has never looked back.  Focusing early on with the finger-style guitar of Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed, he began transcribing classical music, Jazz, the gypsy style of Django Reinhardt, bluegrass, ragtime and the blues to even Sousa marches.  Now a seasoned performer in his 40s with thousands of performances worldwide to his credit, Richard has become renowned worldwide for his mastery of instrument and for his knock-out entertaining shows.   Some of Richards Career Achievements include: 1999 AFG Golden Thumb-pick Award, 2001 National Guitar Champion, 2008 Thumb-picker of the year, 2009 National Thumb-pickers Hall of Fame Induction, and many, many more.

Earlier Event: September 8
Day N Night Festival
Later Event: September 8
Casa Jazz Club: Gerald Clayton