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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: Sep 10

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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

Comment by Stu Frazier on June 15, 2012 at 10:12am

Yeah Mike, sounds like a great place.  Only problem for me is I have students until 7:30pm on Thursdays so I wouldn't be able to make it.  Hopefully Sundays will open up there in the future.

Looking forward to seeing you, Josep and Doug on Sunday.

Comment by Mike Nepper on June 15, 2012 at 9:59am

Josep and I are prolly gonna carpool to Stu's.

Hey, hope this new place works out, nice central location!

Sorry Stu, but 237 practically runs into it................

 

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