An Evening with Leo Kottke
Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 8 pm (doors open at 7 pm) at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Please Note: This event is from 2015.
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall announces a performance by acclaimed guitarist Leo Kottke that will take place on Thursday, February 6, 2015.
Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke is best known for his fingerpicking technique and his music style that blends blues, jazz, and folk. An acknowledged master of the guitar, Kottke is the consummate instrumentalist, producing lyrical and syncopated, polyphonic melodies that have gained him an international following.
Originally from Athens, Georgia, Kottke was raised in 12 different states, absorbing a variety of musical influences as a child, when he played both violin and trombone, before settling on the guitar at age 11.
With Capitol Records, Kottke released Greenhouse in 1972 and My Feet Are Smiling and Ice Water in 1973, while he continued to partner with guest musicians and expand his guitar technique. In 1975, his album Chewing Pine reached the U.S. Top 30, and his fan base grew to include Europe and Australia.
Kottke collaborated with Phish bassist Mike Gordon with Clone in 2002, which they then followed up with Sixty Six Steps. In 2008, the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee awarded him an honorary Doctorate in Music Performance.
Admission: First six rows are $42; all remaining rows are $32.
When? Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.).
Where? The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located at 1050 A1A North in Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information on this event please visit here or call (904) 209-0399.
Parking Information: Parking will be available onsite. There is a $5 parking fee for ticketed events. Parking is free for free events only. For events not produced by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, parking fees will be at the discretion of the event producer.