Guitar Passions

Poughkeepsie

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In a Nutshell

Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, jazz legend Stanley Jordan, and famed Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo share their virtuosic talents

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 7, 2014. Limit 8 per person. G-Pass not redeemable with mobile app. Use for admission at Bardavon 1869 Opera House on 2/7. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Ticketmaster's current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $30 for one G-Pass to Guitar Passions (up to $60 value)
  • When: Friday, February 7, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Bardavon 1869 Opera House
  • Seating: Golden Circle, which is in rows A–K of the orchestra or rows AA–EE of the balcony
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to view the seating chart.

How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won't need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.

Guitar Passions

  • The players: Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan, and Romero Lubambo
  • The show: this trio of six-string masters performing a mix of Latin, Brazilian, and jazz music
  • Sharon Isben's weapon: classical guitar
  • How well she wields it: she literally wrote the book on classical guitar with the Classical Guitar Answer Book, won Guitar Player's "Best Classical Guitarist" award, founded the Guitar Department at Julliard, and scored three Grammy Awards
  • Places you've heard Sharon: playing with fellow axe master Steve Vai, supplying the Spanish guitar licks that soundtracked The Departed's more contemplative moments, and performing at the White House in 2009, also known as the day you snuck into the White House
  • Stanley Jordan's musical howitzer: electric guitar, played with his unique two-hand tapping touch technique
  • Places you've heard Stanley: every major jazz festival, including the Montreux International Jazz Festival, jamming with the Dave Matthews Band, in the Blake Edward's film Blind Date, and every time you start up an older Macintosh computer
  • Romero Lubambo fighting technique: graceful Brazilian-style fingering on classical guitar
  • Jazz legends Romero played with: Dizzy Gillespie and Herbie Mann

Bardavon 1869 Opera House

The oldest continuously operating theater in the state, Bardavon 1869 Opera House has carried forth a little piece of every era it thrived in. The domed ceiling and proscenium stage recall the 944-seat theater's opening as the Collingwood Opera House nearly 150 years ago. The Mighty Wurlitzer "Golden Voiced" pipe organ stretches back to 1928, to a time when the venue devoted itself to silent films. And despite the fact that it nearly succumbed to the wrecking ball in 1976, the stage has remained steadfast through the decades, becoming the one thing that performers such as Mark Twain, Frank Sinatra, and OK Go all have in common besides an enduring love of frisbee.

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