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A group for acoustic guitarists from the Bay Area to share events, jams, etc.

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Good Set Ups 10 Replies

Started by Forrest Anderson. Last reply by Forrest Anderson May 24, 2011.

Duck Baker in freaking _Cupertino_ this weekend!

Started by Stevie Coyle Jan 6, 2011.

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Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on May 18, 2012 at 12:05pm

Hi Friends

I am seeking a Singer/Guitarist to sing at a fund raising event for a candidate for Mayor.  Can you sing, & play:  This Land Is Your Land, If I Had A Hammer, The Times They Are A Changing,, For He's A Jolly Good Fellow, Blowing In The Wind, and an easy to learn original song (in folk music style) that I have written for the Mayoral Candidate?  This is a paid gig.   Please call Carl Tilchen 925-864-2641, or e mail  If you know a musician who can perform this gig please ask them to contact me.


Carl Tilchen

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on May 9, 2012 at 4:01pm

Hi Mothers, their friends, & FamilyFriends, and Fans

Here’s another oppt’y for you to hear the song I sang at theWoody (Guthrie) at 100 Festival.

You are invited to Celebrate Mother’s Day.  I’ll sing Mother’s Day songs, your favoritesfrom Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and my original songs.     

The Winemakers Pourhouse

2241 First Street, Livermore, CA

Sunday, May 13th

12 Noon to 2 PM

The Winemakers Pourhouse serves wine from more than50 wineries in the Livermore Valley. Convenient on, and off street parking. 21+ only please.

I’ll sing for you,

Carl Tilchen


Comment by Carl Tilchen on May 1, 2012 at 11:26am

 Carl Tilchen Honors Woody Guthrie!

The following info, and attached fotos will be published in The Monterey Herald, 5/3



Singer-songwriter Carl Tilchen will perform as Woody Guthrie,     and Bob Meyerson, singer/banjo player, will perform as Pete Seeger at “Woody     At 100.” Both Tilchen and Meyerson will perform in costume.


The festival launch of “Woody At 100” will take place from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Hidden Valley Music Seminars,     88 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley.


For information go to or call Phillip Saldana at 775-4721.



Tilchen has recently returned from his Singing Tour of Italy,     including The Club Firenze in Rome. More performances: The San Jose Jazz     Summerfest, The Village Gate (New York, NY), The Newport Folk Music     Festival (Newport, RI), Freight & Salvage (Berkeley, CA), The Walnut     Creek Art & Wine Festival, The Lafayette Art & Wine Fair, The Las     Vegas Country Saloon, and The Bootlegger Bistro (Las Vegas, NV).



Meyerson is an accomplished singer, and banjo player. He     recently performed at Snappy’s Café. He has studied, and enjoyed the music     of Pete Seeger for many years.



Comment by Carl Tilchen on April 25, 2012 at 11:03am

Hi Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists

I am Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter.  For more than 40 years I have composed, and performed my songs, and sung the best songs of Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan to make our world a more peaceful, and loving place.  I marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to end the Vietnam War.  I taught children in the poverty stricken school districts of New York City.  I worked to save our environment. 

On Thursday, April 26th I will endorse Sarabjit  Kaur Cheema for the California State Assembly because I sincerely know that she can make a positive difference, and help all Califorians.  You can view Cheema For California, the song I have composed.  Please click this link, then scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click the arrow in my picture.

You can enjoy Cheema For California, and many more songs to make our world a better place at-

The Wild Vine Lounge

2187 First Street, Livermore, CA

Thursday, April 26th, 6-7 PM

The Wild Vine Lounge features many popular beers, wines, and mixed drinks.  21+ only, please.  Convenient on, and off street parking.

I’ll sing for you,

Carl Tilchen






Comment by Mark Goldenberg on April 22, 2012 at 11:53pm

This Wednesday I will be joining the lovely and talented Teja Gerken and erudite Stevie Coyle for an evening of delightful Acoustic music at the Bazaar Cafe in San Francisco. 7 pm.

You can't go wrong!

Comment by Mike Nepper on April 19, 2012 at 9:59pm

Hey all, we had so much fun last July with Ed Gerhard at a one day workshop, we have been asked to do it again. Here is a link to register.

Thanks, Nep


Comment by Stevie Coyle on February 20, 2012 at 8:33pm

Extra credit available for attendance to this webcast, live and direct from Eric Schoenberg's Guitar Shop in bucolic Tiburon, CA. Eric and I will both play on some of Eric's incredible vintage and luthier-made guitars. Wed night, Feb 22, 7:00 - 7:45pm PST. $3.50. Cheap. Fingerstyle abounding.

Comment by Carl Tilchen on December 24, 2011 at 5:19pm

Hi Bay Area Acoustic Guitarists

Would you like to view my song YOU FEEL ROMANTIC at ??

Happy Holidays,

Carl Tilchen


Comment by Mike Nepper on May 19, 2011 at 7:49am

Check the Events tab for the Gerhard and Coulter Workshops.

Thanks, Nep

Comment by Mike Nepper on May 14, 2011 at 2:20pm

Greatings fellow pickers! Some of you already know Bill and what a great teacher he is. Hope some of you will join us for the workshop.

Best, Mike 


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