Santa Cruz 40th Anniversary party Celebration concert Sept. 23-25


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The fine folks at Santa Cruz Guitars are celebrating their 40th anniversary in style this upcoming weekend with a once in a lifetime concert and jam-packed weekend. If you’re in the Santa Cruz, CA area it’s a guitar and music lover’s dream!

Saturday, September 24th @ The Rio Theater

SCGC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

6:30pm doors, 7pm show

$25 tickets

Tickets available at this link

Come celebrate 40 years of handmade Santa Cruz Guitars with this special, once in a lifetime event at the Rio Theater. Performers will include:

Colin Hay

Don Edwards

Eric Skye

Scott Law

Catfish Keith


James Nash

Special presentations will be made by esteemed guests, and Richard Hoover will tell the story of Santa Cruz Guitar Company, and what it means to be celebrating 40 years of craftsmanship, artistry and most of all, music.

Friday, September 23rd at The Kuumbwa Jazz Center

SCGC’s Love Your Local Artist Night

7pm doors, 7:30pm show

$15 tickets

Tickets available at this link

Santa Cruz Guitar Company will kick off its 40th anniversary weekend with a celebration of some of the finest local, Santa Cruz players and their SCGC guitars. The night will feature a wonderful variety of artist and styles, with the music of:

Bill Coulter

Paul Rangel & Adam Rose

Steve Palazzo

Keith Greeninger

Sharon Allen

McCoy Tyler

Billy Pitrone with Bean Creek

The Carolyn Sills Combo

And that’s not all!

Saturday, September 24th @ Sylvan Music

SCGC Workshop with Richard Hoover

1pm workshop, Free

Richard Hoover will give his famous guitar workshop at our hometown shop… come learn all about the design behind our instruments, how to customize an acoustic to fit your playing style, the boutique acoustic guitar industry, sustainable wood practices… performers will be on hand to demo instruments, and Richard will be available to answer questions and talk customization.

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