BRT presents a guitar workshop and concert Saturday

BRT presents a guitar workshop and concert Saturday

The Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, will present a concert featuring fingerstyle guitarists Hiroya Tsukamoto, above, and Peter Janson on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. A workshop will also be offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $30 for workshop only; $40 for both the workshop and evening concert.

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present a concert featuring fingerstyle guitarists Peter Janson and Hiroya Tsukamoto on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. Admission is $16 in advance and $18 on the day of show.

Janson and Tsukamoto will also offer a two-hour acoustic guitar workshop for advanced beginner and intermediate guitarists from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $30 for workshop only; $40 for both the workshop and evening concert.

Janson is an acclaimed, award-winning contemporary solo guitarist, touring and recording artist with performances at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Healdsburg Guitar Festival, and many other festivals and venues throughout North America. He has had three solo albums in the top five of the NAR radio charts.

Tsukamoto is a composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. In 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston, Interoceanico, which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. Tsukamoto has also released two solo albums, “Heartland” and “Places.”

For reservations or information, call Blackstone River Theatre at 401-725-9272.