Springfield Museums Events March
Valley Guitar Showcase with FAT and Friends
March 10th, 1:00 pmGeneral Museum Event
Free with museum admission!
Davis Auditorium, D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts
JAM 4 SPRINGFIELD and Peter Newland present Springfield’s original rock band FAT and the Valley’s finest guitarists.
- Classical, jazz, latin, folk, blues and rock demonstrations by Jim Armenti, Joe Boyle, Ray Chaput, Bobby Ferrier, Phillip de Fremery, David Goodrich, Jose Gonzalez, and Ray Mason.
- Master luthier Will Cumpiano discusses his craft and the cuatro, a four-stringed guitar that is the national instrument of Puerto Rico.
- Latin music featuring the cuatro with Jose Gonzalez and Criollo Classico
- Performance by Valley-favorite FAT, featuring Peter Newland, Jim Kaminski, Mark Pappas, Guy DeVito, and Chet Pasek.
- The Valley Guitar Army hits the stage for a final jam session featuring all of the day’s performers.
Also on view...
- Photographs of Jimi Hendrix taken by local photographer Nona Hatay.