Welcome to the Rochester Guitar Club!

♫ Welcome to The Rochester Guitar Club, an informal group for the appreciation and enjoyment of guitar music, lore and playing. Come on out to a meeting! They are normally held on the third Monday of each month.

♫ Meetings are normally held in Wesley Hall at Asbury Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave See individual calendar entries for details.

♫ Check our event calendar to verify meeting times and locations and to learn more about guitar music events in and around Rochester as well as other guitar-related information. Some events may be held on Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, etc. Check our calendar for details.

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music offers a one-time, free set of guitar strings to new, first-time RGC members. Join RGC at any meeting and receive a coupon valid for a free set of guitar strings at Bernunzio Uptown Music. Click here for more membership information. This offer is for new members only.

Featured Video: Kinloch Nelson - Poncho and Lefty

Kinloch performs a Townes Van Zandt song on a guitar built by Western New York luthier Chad Gillander.

Featured Video: Kinloch Nelson - In My Room

Rochester’s own Kinloch Nelson performing the Beach Boys’ “In My Room”

Latest Guitar Club News ...

Upcoming Calendar Highlights!

Sunday, November 19, 2-4 p.m., Rochester Guitar Salon at Java, 16 Gibbs St. Bring your guitar and a song to play...or two!

Monday, November 20, 7-9 p.m., RGC Round Robin Meeting in Wesley Hall at Asbury Methodist Church. Bring your guitar and a song to play...or two! Attention! Asbury has a new building entry procedure! See Calendar entry for details.

Sunday, December 3, 6:30 p.m., Rochester Classical Guitar at the Little Theatre.

Recent Guitar Events!

October 16, RGC Meeting Play List Notes in Wesley Hall

September 18, RGC Meeting Play List Notes in Wesley Hall

June 19, RGC Meeting Play List Notes in Fellowship Hall

May 19 RGC Meeting Play List Notes in Wesley Hall

♫ Watch this space for updates! See individual calendar entries for sign-on info and other details.

Guitar News

Sunflower Guitar for Ukraine

Steve Greene Needs Our Help! more

Adagio for Ukraine. more

RGC Saddened by Loss of Long-time Member more

RGC Dues

RGC dues — For membersip, please send dues ($20 a year: a bargain!!) to Rochester Guitar Club at Box 93331, Rochester, NY 14692. We’ll mail your membership card; so make sure to include a return address. You can also download our Membership Form to mail in!

Recent Guitar Events!

♫ A description of most RGC’s past events as well as other guitar events of interest can be found on the Articles page going back to 2007.

Other News in the Guitar World!

fivebyfive Announces Guitarist Ken Luk as New Ensemble Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pandemic Blues Improv - Sungmin Shin (guitars)

Guitar on Line!

♫ Here is some information on guitar events currently on line.

Hochstein in the News ...

Did you miss the Celebration event last year on April 5th or WXXI’s amazing radio broadcast “The Hochstein School, 100 years in the making?” No worries! listen in now!

Acoustic Guitar Magazine features RGC member Kinloch Nelson in a half-hour video.

RGC Welcomes Your Input!


♫ RGC welcomes your opinion and ideas for club activities! Share your suggestions or participate in planning with the Core Group by clicking on the Contact Us button on this website.


More About RGC...and Guitar in the Local Media

♫ That’s it for now. Keep your eyes on this website for announcements of RGC events as well as other guitar news! Send any news you may have to us that you think should be included on the calendar.

♫ See you at the next RGC Round Robin Meeting, at 7 p.m., Monday, August 21 in Wesley Hall at Asbury Methodist Church, 1050 East Avenue.

♫ Stay well; be happy, keep plucking!

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Sunday, December 3
Lovro Peretić - Master class ~Free and open to public
Lehmann Stringed Instruments (34 Elton Street)
2:00 - 4:00pm

Sunday, December 3
Dady Christmas concert with Kinloch Nelson
Holy Trinity Church- 1460 Ridge Road
3:00 - 5:00pm

Sunday, December 3
Pegasus Early Music iwith Deb Fox on Theorbo ~A Festive Sound
Downtown United Presbyterian Church

Sunday, December 3
Rochester Classical Guitar Night
Little Theatre Café

Monday, December 4
Lovro Peretic ~Doors 6:30pm
Lutheran Church of Incarnate Word (597 East Ave.)

For more info check our Calendar.

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