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Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase 

click to enlarge Michael Pellirin's harp-guitar played by Claude LaFlamme. - JAY ROSENBLATT
  • Jay Rosenblatt
  • Michael Pellirin's harp-guitar played by Claude LaFlamme.

Now in its fifth year, the Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase will take place at the Bearsville Theater on October 25 to 27. A show and sale of fine hand-made acoustic guitars and other stringed musical instruments exhibited by their makers, the event is a celebration of the acoustic guitar community that features live concerts of acoustic music, clinics, exhibits, and other special events. Adjunct happenings include the Tonewood Festival, a free “pre-showcase shopping opportunity” featuring fine wood and tool dealers and their wares at Utopia Soundstage; and the String Sampler Concert at the Woodstock Playhouse. (845) 679-9025;

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