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, usually in the Red Room next to the Asbury Methodist Church, 1010 East Avenue in Rochester. You are welcome to come early and meet with fellow members. Due to the current Pandemic, meetings are now being held on Zoom at the usual time and date. See the home page or calendar entry for sign-on info.

♫ 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. Many events are now being held on Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, etc. Check our calendar for details.

Free Guitar Strings for New RGC Members!

Bernunzio Uptown Music is now offering 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: Laurence Juber - The Pink Panther

Juber plays a fingerstyle version of Henry Mancini’s “The Pink Panther” theme. From the Grammy-winning 2004 collection of acoustic guitar pieces, “Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar”

Latest Guitar Club News ...


Sunday, July 26, 12:00 - 2:00pm, Guitar Salon “Open Mic” on Zoom.

Saturday, August 1, 12:00 - 2:00pm, Rochester Mandolin Orchestra on Zoom.

Sunday, August 2, 7:00 - 9:00pm, Rochester Classical Guitar on Facebook.

Saturday, August 8. Classical Mandolin Society ~special summer online event.

♪ See calendar entries for details.


♫ Cancellations due to the current Coronavirus situation include the following:(just about everything!) Some meetings and performances are taking place online, so check our calendar for details.

Rochester Guitar Club Meetings—now on Zoom
Guitar Salon Meetings at Java’s, 16 Gibbs St—now on Zoom
Rochester Classical Guitar at the Little Theatre—now on Facebook
RIT Concerts
Hochstein Concerts
RPO Concerts

♫ Watch this space for updates!

Guitar on Line!

♫ Click here for the latest information on guitar events on line as updated and compiled by RGC member, Kinloch Nelson.

Hochstein in the News ...

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

Recent Guitar Events!

July 20, Round Robin Meeting Play List on Zoom.

June 15, Presentation Meeting with Doug Young on Zoom.

May 18, Round Robin Meeting Play List on Zoom.

February 17, Round Robin Meeting Play List in the Red Room.

♫ 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.

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 Meeting on Zoom at 7 p.m., Monday, August 17, Signon information tba!

♫ Stay well; be happy, keep plucking!

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Monday, August 17
RGC Round Robin Meeting - ~Watch for signon information!
7:00 - 9:00pm

Sunday, August 23
Guitar Salon “Open Mic” ID: tba
12:00 - 2:00pm

Friday, September 11 — Sunday, September 13
2020 Turtle Hill Folk Festival ~Virtually the Best Festival You Couldn’t Attend!
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