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Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music is now offering a one-time, free set of guitar strings to new, first-time RGC members. Join RGC at any meeting and receive a coupon valid for a free set of guitar strings at Bernunzio Uptown Music. Click here for more membership information. This offer is for new members only.

♫ Welcome to The Rochester Guitar Club, an informal group for the appreciation and enjoyment of guitar music, lore and playing. Come on out to a meeting! They are normally held on the third Monday of each month, usually in the Red Room next to the Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue in Rochester. You are welcome to come early and meet with fellow members.

♫ Check our event calendar to verify meeting times and locations and to learn more about guitar music events in and around Rochester as well as other guitar-related information.

Featured Video: Shared Genes “You Can Do Magic”

Shared Genes takes on a song by America at the 2013 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. We will be bringing them to Rochester for our September meeting, September 15th.

Featured Video: Tommy Emmanuel “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

Tommy will be in Rochester September 17th at the Hochstein Music School Performance Hall. Check our events page for details and ticket information!

Latest Guitar Club News ...






Guitar—a little longer!

Upcoming Guitar Events!

August 24, Concert this Sunday night, 7:30 p.m.,Walt Atkison - with Bernie Heveron & Kinloch Nelson at “Fandango at The Tango” in the new Tango Cafe, 35 South Washington Street,
(doors - 6:45pm), $10

September 12-14, RGC will be at the Turtle Hill Folk Festival at the Rotary Sunshine Campus in Rush!

Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m., RGC Presentation in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue: Shared Genes, Sam and Ted Nicolosi, will present “Playing and Arranging as a Guitar Duo.” (working as a father and son team)...and will perform some of their exciting music for us as well!
more about Shared Genes

Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m., RGC Presentation in the Red Room, 1010 East Avenue: “Guitar Through the Centuries on Period Instruments” by Tim Shannon, Dennis Repino and Warner Iverson.


Autumn Guitar—Coming Soon!

This Summer’s Guitar Events!

Play List for the latest Round Robin in the Red Room on August 18
We were happy to welcome three new players and a visitor...

Play List for the Round Robin in the Red Room on July 21
Most come to play; all come...

Play List for the Round Robin Near the Red Room on June 16
What better way to spend a summer evening than sharing a potpourri of guitar tunes with your friends!

RGC member Jonathan Gates tells us about the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition held at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo on June 7

RGC co-founder Jim Doyle reports on the Classical Guitar Weekend at the Cleveland Institute May 30 - June 1

♫ A description of most RGC’s past events as well as other guitar events of interest can be found on the Articles page going back to 2007.

Attention — RGC Could Use Your Help!


♫ RGC welcomes your opinion and ideas for club activities! Share your suggestions or participate in planning with the Core Group by clicking on the Contact Us button on this website or print an Opinion Survey Form that you can fill out and bring to the next meeting. more

More About RGC...and Guitar in the Local Media

♫ That’s it for now. Keep your eyes on this website for announcements of RGC events as well as other guitar news! Send any news you may have to us that you think should be included on the calendar.

♫ See you at the next RGC Meeting featuring a presentation by Shared Genes, Monday, September 15, at 7 p.m. in the Red Room!

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Saturday, August 23
Fairport Music Fest
Downtown Fairport

Sunday, August 24
Bluegrass Jam ~ This is a small gathering of players with medium to advanced skills.
Bernunzio Uptown Music
6:30 - 8:00pm

Sunday, August 24
Walt Atkison Group $10
Tango Café

Monday, August 25
Just Jazz Trio ~ WGMC Jazz Cruise
Colonial Belle in Fairport
6:15 - 8:30pm

Wednesday, August 27
Shared Genes
Angus House
6:00 - 9:00pm

For more info check our Calendar.

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