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Peninsula Fingerstyle

We are a bunch of fingerstyle players south of San Francisco.We have monthly informal get togethers called "Fingig" at various member's homes. Just for fun on Sunday afternoons.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Members: 50
Latest Activity: 3 hours ago

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Comment by Mike Nepper on June 22, 2012 at 9:09am

It was good to see Fran and John again performing with Doug last night at Da Kine. Sorry, I won't be making any more Thursday night trips down that way though. Crazy bad traffic coming from my house basically at rush hour. Maybe if I work late and am in the area anyways I could come............ The venue itself is not that bad. Smaller than the other place but with a cool stage and sound system is decent. Would be ok on a Sunday night. Closer to me than Mission City. 

Comment by David Casseres on June 18, 2012 at 11:31pm

Sorry I missed the Fingig, folks.  But I had a great Father's Day so I can't complain.

Comment by Mark Kostrzewa on June 18, 2012 at 11:05pm

Caught Michael Manring and Alex Digrassi at Pacifica Performances- Wow!  Just over the top musicianship.  I have to say Michael Manring's bass playing is just out of this world- as in otherworldly- really something to behold and listen to.  Also the venue was quite surprisingly good-  Pacifica Performances/Mildred Owen Concert Hall.  Had a slight Old Freight and Salvage feel to it  but a really cool and professional set-up, sound was great.  MK

Comment by Doug Young on June 17, 2012 at 11:04pm

I mentioned this online workshop I'm planning to do this afternoon. I'm going to try to see how StageIt works for teaching a workshop online. No idea how this will go, so anyone willing to stop by and let me know how it plays out on the other end would be much appreciated. My hope would be that it is more interactive than a static DVD-type lesson, I plan to have the computer near me for this so I can see the chat room. And it may have some advantage over in-person in that everyone can be playing along without creating chaos. We'll see! I just picked a quick topic that seemed focused, yet a little different for the first trial run. Anyway, here's the link:

http://www.stageit.com/doug_young/acoustic_guitar_workshop_dadgad_i...

Comment by Mike Nepper on June 17, 2012 at 11:00pm

Had the best time Fingiggin at Stu's with Doug, Josep, and Michael showed up too. Thanks guys!

Comment by Stu Frazier on June 17, 2012 at 10:29am

Yes, come and enjoy the the tunes.  And ya know, Mike is fun to critique whether he needs it or not! 

As they used to say, "It's COOL Inside"!  TGFA/C!  It was at least 105 here yesterday.  Gonna have a regular cool down with it only reaching 95 today!  :-)

See ya all this pm.

Comment by Mike Nepper on June 17, 2012 at 10:19am

Michael,

come anyway if you can. I need critique! Also, we should talk about August.

Nep

Comment by Michael McGrath on June 17, 2012 at 10:14am

I think I might have to pass on the fingig this afternoon; this poor ring finger on my fretting hand is not quite ready for prime time yet, (I fractured it about a month ago).   :~( 

 ... though I suppose I could come out and listen to some good pickin' and chow down on Stu's caviar.  ;~)

We'll see ...

Comment by Josep Ferrandiz on June 16, 2012 at 12:14pm

Alex De Grassi performs tonight in Pacifica.

Comment by Mark Kostrzewa on June 15, 2012 at 2:36pm

Hey Stu- thanks to you and your wife stopping by Concannon last night. What a nice spot to play. Always great talking guitars and equipment. I was quite happy with the new Fishman SA-220 and the Esteve cutaway. Not sure if you heard the 12-string being played with the SA-6 pickup but it really sounded nice to me. I still need to adjust the Baggs anthen on Esteve, I thought it slighlty boomy. MK

 

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