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Chispa: Pimentel Guitars' 65th Anniversary Concert

Saturday Feb 18, 2017

1701 Fourth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-4508

Phone: 246-2261
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A tribute to the late master guitar makers Lorenzo Pimentel and Agustin Pimentel. Performances from acclaimed guitarists in genres ranging from classical to jazz to folk to flamenco.


This concert, celebrating the 65th anniversary of Pimentel Guitars and presented in partnership with Pimentel Music. The ninth in the NHCC’s Pimentel Music Series, it will feature a line-up including Mariachi Tenampa, Gustavo Pimentel, Dan Lambert and the Creatures of Habit, Ambrose Rivera with Trio Bravo, Harry Irizarry, John Truitt, James Crabtree, Cali Hughes, Gerardo Pérez Capdevila, the Cibola Quartet, Up a Creek, Dennis Hatfield, Ken Gilman, Jerry Robbins and the Mungos, the Out to Nowhere Jazz Band, and the Watermelon Mountain Jug Band. The concert will be followed by an after-party at Garduño’s Restaurant, Hotel Albuquerque.

Founded by Lorenzo Pimentel, Pimentel & Sons Guitar Makers has become known around the world for the custom creation of stringed instruments unparalleled in craftsmanship and beauty. The family has a history of handing down its talents through generation to generation, both through music and guitar-making and through giving back to the community. Pimentel & Sons has received numerous awards including the New Mexico Governor’s Award, Connecticut Mutual’s Blue Chip Enterprise Award, the U.S. Leadership Outreach Award, and the Innovative Albuquerque Award, and the Pimentel family’s creations and innovations are displayed in New Mexico museums.