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Fretmonkey Live Charity Auction at Women of Fingerstyle Guitar Concert

Fretmonkey and Canvas Acoustic Guitar Festival Present “Women of Fingerstyle Guitar” at the House of Blues – Anaheim (Parish Room) on Thursday, January 16th at 7 PM! Beyond celebrating these extraordinary women of fingerstyle guitar, a live auction is being held at the event to support the Recording Academy’s MusiCares non-profit organization and Muriel Anderson’s […]


Hawaii Arts Integration

I recently played a benefit concert for a Friends of Pomaika’i, a wonderful arts integration school spearheaded by Rae Takemoto. It’s a beacon for total and joyful education. I’d love to see its vision spread across the country. hope to see you this week on the Big Island, or next week in CA!


Holidays with family

We enjoyed a lovely time with family, which of course always includes traditional Finnish nisu and pinwheel tarts. One highlight is that Bryan made my mother a giant Scrabble game so that she can see the pieces and play her favorite game again.

Enjoy the holidays!

Enjoy the holidays!

There is free shipping for regular mail, add Priority Mail to your cart for faster shipping. Thanks for the great response to Acoustic Chef. We will pick up more copies on Dec 23. If you are in Downers Grove, IL you can swing by and pick up a copy at Maximum Printers. More info at […]


Andy McKee’s Musicarium

In July 2020, I will be teaching and performing at Andy McKee’s Musicarium at the EarthRise Institute in Petaluma, CA. Other guest instructors are Antoine Dufour, Mike Dawes, Calum Graham, Trevor Gordon Hall, Michael Manring, and of course Andy McKee. Those who register by Christmas will get 10% off registration and a FREE ToneWoodAmp. Enter […]


Quebec and Paris

A windy day today, walking around old Quebec. Similar weather last week in Paris. Can you tell which is which? Tomorrow near Buffalo, then NC, VA With Benoit and Claude