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Loren and Mark to perform at One Longfellow Square

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LOREN AND MARK GUITAR DUO

Central New York acoustic guitar standout Loren Barrigar and New Zealand star Mark Mazengarb will appear in concert at One Longfellow Square on Saturday, September 14th at 8 PM.

Loren and Mark first met in 2005 when they spent a few days working with the great Tommy Emmanuel at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch guitar camp. Mark was a college kid, just completing his degree in classical guitar at the University of North Carolina; Loren was already a seasoned performer, but it was his first serious look at acoustic guitar. After the workshop, Mark visited Loren and they spent some time picking guitar - and picking each other's brains. In 2008 they met again in Nashville at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society (CAAS) convention, an international gathering of hundreds of guitarists. That set the stage for the 2010 CAAS convention where they were on the schedule of performers. Though they were not originally listed to play on the big Saturday night finale, they were added to the show due to popular demand from those who heard them throughout the week.

Barrigar and Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry seldom found among musicians. Their live performances feature not only their spectacular technical grasp of the guitar, but also their outstanding musicality and ability to be spontaneously creative. The interaction between the two musicians is as much a feature of their shows as is the world-class guitar playing that they both display.

For more information on Loren and Mark click here: LOREN AND MARK

For more information on One Longfellow Square click here: ONE LONGFELLOW SQUARE

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