OAKHURST — Twenty guitarists and five bass players from across the United States and Canada will be performing in a Jazz Guitar Concert on Thursday, June 27, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Queens Inn Wine & Beer Garden, located at 41193 Highway 41 in Oakhurst, located behind the Sweetwater Steakhouse.
Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the door. Paid admission includes a free Jazz Festival T-shirt. All proceeds will benefit the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce.
The concert is the grand finale of an annual five day Yosemite Jazz Workshop being held June 23-27, at Evergreen Conference Center in Oakhurst. This is the 10th jazz workshop hosted by local jazz guitarist Rich Severson and sponsored by his educational company GuitarCollege.com.
Featured performances will include Severson and his guest artist instructors bassist Todd Johnson from Phoenix (www.ToddJohnsonMusic.com), guitarist Barry Zweig from Los Angeles (www.BarryZweig-guitar.com), guitarist Mike Dana and drummer Gary Newmark both from Fresno, along with the workshop participants.
Artist’s CDs and Yosemite Jazz souvenirs will be available to purchase that night.
For more information contact Rich or Gail Severson at 559-642-2597 or the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce at 559-683-7766.