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Internationally acclaimed guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto to perform at the Earl Scruggs Center
Hiroya Tsukamoto

The Earl Scruggs Center announces a concert featuring internationally acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
Born in a small town outside of Kyoto, Japan, Hiroya Tsukamoto began playing five-string banjo at the age of thirteen and picked up guitar shortly after. Tsukamoto received a scholarship to Berklee School of Music in 2000 and brought his music to the United States, forming the group Interoceanico, which included Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez.
In addition to collaborative works, Tsukamoto developed a unique solo style combining looping and storytelling and has been touring the country and internationally. In 2018, he won second place in the International Finger Style Guitar Championship.
Join us as this one-of-a-kind performer leads the audience on an innovative and impressionistic musical journey in the Great Hall. Tickets for this concert cost $5 and maybe be purchased by calling the Earl Scruggs Center at 704-487-6233 or visiting http://earlscruggscenter.org/event/hiroya-tsukamoto/.
About the Earl Scruggs Center
Earl Scruggs Center is located at 103 S. Lafayette St. Shelby, NC, hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 am - 4 pm with extended hours on Wednesdays until 6 pm.
The Earl Scruggs Center is a project of Destination Cleveland County, Inc., a non-profit 501©3 whose mission is to unite our county's history, heritage, culture and arts to create a vibrant economy while embracing the future and preserving the past.
Submitted by Mary Beth Martin


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