Famed guitarist Muriel Anderson was the first woman to win the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship, has worked with some of the finest guitarists in the world including Les Paul and Chet Atkins, to name a few, toured the world, and released albums, videos and instructional books. She continues to teach and tour extensively, as well as host the All Star Guitar Night.
Not only has she accomplished so much, Anderson is the founder and host of the All Star Guitar Night which is now in its 20th year. The show is held semi-annually in conjunction with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show held in the Summer in Nashville, TN and in the Winter in Anaheim, CA.
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Muriel Anderson’s All Star Guitar Night will be held this year on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Anaheim, 700 Convention Way, Anaheim, California at an admission price of $20.00. (NOTE: No NAMM badge is required for entry as this is held at the Marriott next to the Convention Center.) Known for showcasing top talent as well as up-and-coming artists, this year’s talent showcase is going to be a real “crowd pleaser.”
Along with great performances by many talented musicians, there is also a silent auction to include great music and gear from artists and Sponsor donations. No telling what you will find at the Silent Auction with sponsors like Yamaha Guitars, GHS Strings/Rocktron, Fender, Luna Guitars, and so many more. For more on sponsors, click, HERE.
Proceeds from the evening benefit the Music for Life Alliance charity founded by Anderson. From the company website: “The Music For Life Alliance is a 501c(3) tax exempt, not for profit charity that facilitates the efforts of individuals and organizations making music learning accessible to young people who may not otherwise be able to experience the educational, psychological, and social benefits of making music. Through awards, grants and recognition, and by creating and maintaining a national database, the Music For Life Alliance helps support and unify grassroots efforts across the country.”
This year’s line-up include:
Electric Electric Guitar Trio (featuring Jane Getter)
Invented Like Stars
So come and enjoy a nice evening of GREAT music, bid on some cool merch at the Silent Auction, all while supporting the Music for Life Alliance Charity.
For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, click HERE.
For more on Muriel Anderson, visit her site HERE.
Photo credits: MurielAnderson.com