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Event Archive - Don Alder

Sun. October 1st 2017 The Duncan Showroom - Downstairs Duncan BC (All Ages)
7:30PM
As winner of the 2015 Domenic Troiano Guitar Award (CDN), 2011 Worldwide Guitar Idol (held in London, UK), 2010 Guitar Superstar contest (LA, USA) and the 2007 International Finger style Championships, Don Alder from Vancouver, BC has earned his place as one of the top acoustic guitarists in the world and is the only guitarist to win all of the top prestigious guitar competitions armed with just an acoustic guitar. His music is a unique combination of deeply textured melody and story. Lyrical and compelling, his original songs are notes of exploration – some passionate and haunting, some hard-driven, others light and teasing. In quiet pieces or pushing right to the edge, Don's phenomenal finger style playing and rich voice captivate. Don is also recognized as one of the of the world's top harp guitarists.

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Don Alder (fingerstyle acoustic guitar: jazz, folk, roots)

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Don Alder, often referred to as the “Hendrix” of Acoustic Guitar is a Multi-Award Winning Acoustic guitarist from Canada. His singing is soulful and heartfelt and his story telling and guitar playing is highly entertaining. Guitar Player Magazine Senior Editor Michael Molenda says “People will stand and clap for Alder as he is a Guitar Star i... more info
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