A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 18, 2006
New York Guitar Festival
The New York Guitar Festival was started in 1999. It features lots of guitar music, of course.

http://www.newyorkguitarfestival.org/
January 14 - February 8, 2006
Three weeks of spectacular guitar concerts to take place at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, The 92nd Street Y, World Financial Center Winter Garden, Merkin Concert Hall, Flushing Town Hall, Joe's Pub, BB King Blues Club & Grill, and The Monkey. Artists include: Pepe Romero, Daniel Lanois, Jorma Kaukonen, Bill Frisell, Sonny Landreth, Cindy Cashdollar, Taj Mahal, Michelle Shocked, Dan Zanes + more!

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Since 1999, the New York Guitar Festival has been examining virtually every aspect of the guitar's musical personality. In addition to producing eclectic, multi-genre concerts and radio broadcasts, commissioning new works, and supporting innovative collaborations among outstanding artists, its Guitar Harvest series of recordings supports innovative outreach programs in our public schools. To learn more about the festival, or to support our not-for-profit mission, please write to us.

Posted by Barry Popik
Holidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Wednesday, January 18, 2006 • Permalink