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Friday, February 15, 2008

Friday To-Do: Monte Montgomery

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MONTE MONTGOMERY
10 p.m., Juanita's. $10 adv./$12 d.o.s.

Guitar Player magazine called him one of the “Top 50 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” He's the reigning seventh-year-in-a-row “Best Acoustic Guitar Player” at the Austin (Texas) Music Awards. He's been called, bafflingly, “The Evel Knievel of Guitar” and “The Answer to the Fermi Paradox.” Suffice it to say, Monte Montgomery plays the acoustic guitar acrobatically. He's also an angst-y voiced singer/songwriter, with rabid fans (“Montiacs”) traveling all around to see him play. Friday's show finds him supporting his latest album, “Monte Montgomery at Workplay.” Longtime local stage vet Luscious Spiller opens. Admission is open to 18 and older.

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