Richard Smith is one of the greatest guitar players on the planet. Incredible fingerstyle player (National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion) and, also, one of the hottest Bebop/Django/Flatpicking players in the world, Richard Smith presents an evening of Travis picking, ragtime, jazz, and classical. The playing ranges from amazing to flashy and beautiful.
Here are a couple of quotes regarding Richard from Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed.
“The most amazing guy I know on the guitar. He can play anything I know, only better.” Chet Atkins, CGP
Richard Smith owns many instruments, but his most prized is a guitar, which has written on it, “To my hero, Richard” — signed Jerry Reed and Chet Atkins
Mandell says “Two Thumbpicks Up! Way up.”
Tickets may be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card. A $1 service charge per ticket is added on phone orders. All ticket sales are final. They are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Please note all shows start at 8pm and doors open at 7:30pm unless indicated otherwise. People who already have their tickets (purchased them in advance) get in first when doors open at 7:30 pm. After the people who already have their tickets are admitted any remaining tickets will go on sale.