The Portland Community College Rock Creek music program presents acoustic guitar master Doug Smith as part of the Experience Music Series. The concert will be held in the Forum, Building 3, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Road, Portland and begins at 7:30 pm.
The concert is presented in conjunction with the Tuesday evening Music Appreciation class and is open to the public. A donation is appreciated but no one will be turned away. The concert is free for PCC students. Parking is $2 (permits available at parking machines).
Doug Smith is a Grammy award winner and the 2006 winner of the prestigious Winfield International Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. His playing has been heard in the popular 2007 film August Rush and his original compositions are heard everywhere from NPR to TCM to Martha Stewart to Good Morning America. His playing combines folk, classical and jazz elements and has been called “a cross between Chet Atkins, Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges.” He has shared the stage with such guitar luminaries as Laurence Juber, Tommy Emmanuel, and Andy McKee, and has toured internationally. Billboard magazine has written, “Inviting melodies…stunning fingerpicking.” For more information, about this virtuoso performer, please go to http://www.dougsmithguitar.com/.