Monthly Archives: January 2016

Italian guitarist Beppe Gambetta at Caltech Saturday, February 20

Beppe Gambetta credit Michael Schluter

Beppe makes his way from Genova, Italy to the United States 2 or 3 times a year and the Folk Music Society is delighted that he is returning on this trip, for his second show at Caltech. He stands with one foot in Italian tradition and the other in American roots music, and the amazing results rely not solely on his high level of technical excellence, but also the revelation of the innermost feelings of a brilliant, playful mind that is always exploring and innovating while staying firmly rooted in tradition. After eleven CDs, DVDs, teaching books and collaborations with many other top-flight musicians, Gambetta is increasingly known as one of the true live master innovators of the acoustic guitar while staying firmly rooted in tradition. The show will be in Beckman Institute Auditorium (Little Beckman) at 8:00 PM.

Once again, we, at the Folk Music Society, apologize for having had to cancel the Andrea Beaton/Dick Hensold show on January 16. We have never before had to cancel a show the week of the event and we are sorry that a few of you did not get the word. If you purchased tickets from the Ticket Office, including online tickets, and have not yet arranged a refund, please call them at (626) 395-4652 to make arrangements. Their hours are 9AM-4PM Monday through Friday, closed on Monday, January 18 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. If you bought tickets at the ticket table at a recent Folk Music Society concert, we can refund your money at a future show, or you can send a message to and we will work with you on this. We hope to schedule Andrea and Dick for a future show.

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