Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Beppe Gambetta tour in Europe, 12 Nov.-15 Dec. 2010 - and more news

Italian guitar wizard Beppe Gambetta (above) begins this week a month-long tour in the German-speaking countries of central Europe and in Italy. In the schedule below, all shows listed are solo concerts unless otherwise stated. Full details can be found here.

Nov. 12 Wodan Halle, Leo Wohleb Str. 4, 79098 Freiburg, Germany; 20:30
Nov. 13 Schloss Neudrossenfeld, Gontard Saal, Neudrossenfeld, Germany; 20:00
Nov. 17 Ansbacher Kammerspiele, Maximilianstrasse 29, 91522 Ansbach, Germany; 20:00
Nov. 19 Schloss Ummendorf, Biberacher Strasse, 88444 Ummendorf, Germany; 20:00
Nov. 20 Der Gitarrenladen, Waldseestrasse 9, 88250 Weingarten, Germany (workshop, concert); 20:00
Nov. 21 Der Gitarrenladen, Waldseestrasse 9, 88250 Weingarten, Germany (workshop)
Nov. 24 Lutherhaus, Jahnstraße 1, 49080 Osnabrück, Germany; 20:00
Nov. 26 Klostergalerie Zehdenick, Am Kloster, 16792 Zehdenick, Germany; 19:30
Nov. 27 St Petri Kirche, 17375 Mönkebude, Germany; 20:00
Nov. 29 Kanapee, Edenstr. 1, 30161 Hanover (Hannover), Germany; 20:00
Dec. 4 Bacchuskeller, Bahnohofstr. 12, 97209 Veitshöchheim, Germany; 20:00
Dec. 5 Café am Bichl, In den Grüben 162, Burghausen, Germany; 19:30
Dec. 7 Hotel Walzenhausen, Walzenhausen, Switzerland: workshop (Art & Ministry School), 16:30-18:00; solo concert, 20:00
Dec. 8 Werkstatt, Untere Gasse 9, Chur, Switzerland; concert with Riccardo Barbera (upright bass), 20:30
Dec. 9 S'Gwölb Music Club, Niederhaslistrasse 119, 8105 Watt, Regensdorf, Switzerland; concert with Riccardo Barbera (upright bass), 20:30
Dec. 10 Kulturkarussell Rössli, Bahnhofstrasse 1, 8712 Stäfa, Switzerland; concert with Riccardo Barbera (upright bass), 20:30
Dec. 11 Kulturgasthaus Bierstindl, Klostergasse 6, Innsbruck, Austria; concert with Riccardo Barbera (upright bass), 20:00
Dec. 15 Auditorium dei Musei di Strada Nuova, Via Garibaldi, Genoa (Genova), Italy (benefit concert for the children of Erichanathan, Tamil Nadu, India)

Acoustic Music Records (D) will publish Beppe Gambetta's new DVD/book set, The art of flatpicking guitar, at the end of November. Photos from the Beppe Gambetta International Workshop (held in Slovenia in August, with Kathy Chiavola (USA) as guest teacher of the year) can be seen here. Instructional material online can be found here, and a new book with ten Beppe Gambetta originals will be available at concerts.

Beppe, who has recently updated his official website with news, videos, and pictures, also maintains a presence on Facebook, MySpace, You Tube, Reverbnation, Flatpicking Guitar Network, Last Fm, and Plaxo. Finally, his updated list of favourite restaurants in three continents (including eight European countries) is now available.