Friends of the Laguna Beach Library Presents......
Engelhardt, often called the
"Segovia of Surf”, returns to the Coffee Gallery Backstage in June. He is an
award winning fingerstyle guitar "Monster”, who was the last
member of the legendary "Takoma 7,” an elite group of fingerstyle guitar
innovators that recorded for John Fahey’s Takoma Records from 1959-1976. John
Fahey and Leo Kottke were his label mates!
"Jimmy Page meets John
Fahey! Toulouse Engelhardt’s music transcends genres and is dazzling in it’s
prismatic range of complex moves and emotions.”…Jimmy Page News; Music Industry
Opening the show will be John York,
singer-songwriter and former member of
the legendary folk-rock band, The "Byrds”. John York is currently
touring with Barry McGuire, and has played with The Mamas and the Papas, Dr.
John, Johnny Rivers, Rick Danko, Gene Clark, Richard Manuel, The Sir Douglas
Quintet, Rolling Stones keyboardist Nicky Hopkins, and Blues legend Lightin'
"John York is the last pure voice of the Silver
Toulouse says; "Both John and I are really stoked about
these performances. I am always honored to work with him. I have been a huge fan
of his work since his days with the "Byrds”. John is a very talented
singer-songwriter with a sweet, mellow voice and deep lyrical expression.
John adds his thoughts: "What a pleasure to be sharing the stage once again
with Toulouse Engelhardt. It's a chance for music fans to see the world's
fastest guitar player with one of the world's slowest guitar
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information on each of these veteran performers go to: