California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio
May 11

California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio

Clayton Center for the Arts

Maryville, TN

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The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for The California Guitar Trio. Since 1991, the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure.
Comprised of Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya and Paul Richards, the group has established a unique, personal connection with audiences. In addition to dazzling musicianship and interplay, The California Guitar Trio's (CGT) shows are full of captivating stories and humor that enable concertgoers to feel like they're part of the music, not just spectators. In fact, the group’s goal is to transcend their instruments, so people focus on the music first, and its considerable technical prowess a distant second.

Described by the CBC as the "hottest" guitar ensemble in Canada, The Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with, as well as an interactive force in various musical forms. For over 20 years, the trio's virtuosity, rigour, creativity and impressive stage presence – where humour and interacting with the public go hand in hand – have been winning over audiences around the world.

Their memorable collaboration between MG3 with the California Guitar Trio (CGT), when both ensembles joined forces to give an unforgettable concert, brilliantly performing some of the greatest rock classics from The Beatles, Radiohead, David Bowie, a few "spaghetti western" themes by Ennio Morricone.

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Californai Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio
CGT & MG3
California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio

502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804

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Admission Rates
$26.50 to $37.50
Hours Open
Box Office is open Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm and one hour prior to performances
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Discounts Offered
  • Student Discount
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  • Military Discount
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