Peppino D’Agostino performs Feb. 26

From press release

Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts is pleased to present Italian guitar virtuoso Peppino D’Agostino in concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, at The Emerson House (directly behind or east of the Mendelssohn PAC), 420 N. Main St., Rockford.

Peppino D’Agostino is an international treasure who is charting a personal journey through the compositional fingerstyle guitar genre. Peppino is known for his dynamic and mesmerizing performances covering and blending folk, Irish, Italian, Brazilian, flamenco and jazz traditions. Peppino’s newest CD, Made In Italy, was released April 22, 2008, on Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings. In 2007, he was voted Best Acoustic Guitarist by the readers of Guitar Player magazine in GP’s 2007 Reader’s Choice Awards as well as performed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Peppino has a cover feature on the current issue of Fingerstyle Guitar magazine.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Advance tickets are available at: Rockford Area Arts Council, 713 E. State, (815) 963-6765; both Postal Shoppe locations: Edgebrook Center, (815) 397-7301 and 2205 S. Perryville, (815) 484-0940; JustGoods, 201 Seventh St., (815) 965-8903; new outlet: Nikki’s Café, 604 Pleasant St., Beloit, Wis., (608) 207-3101; or by mail: send a check and SASE to 306 Theodore St., Loves Park, IL 61111. Indicate artist or performance date on check. Credit card payment accepted only at via PayPal. There is a $1 ticket processing fee included. Print your receipt. Info: Call (815) 964-2238.

From the Feb. 23-March 1, 2011

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