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Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Muriel Anderson in concert at OTCA


Muriel Anderson (courtesy OTCA)

Muriel Anderson (courtesy OTCA)


Originally Published: January 25, 2023 12:05 a.m.

Muriel Anderson is a guitarist, harp-guitarist and composer who embraces music from all over the world with grace, joy and gentle humor. Muriel Anderson will perform for one night only, at the Old Town Center for the Arts, Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.

Muriel is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her CD, ‘Nightlight Daylight,’ was chosen as one of the top ten CDs of the decade by Guitar Player Magazine, and her ‘Heartstrings’ recording accompanied the astronauts on the space shuttle. Among those she has performed/recorded with are Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Victor Wooten, Tommy Emmanuel and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. Muriel's facility across the genres of folk, classical, bluegrass, popular and international music is revered by guitarists worldwide.

If You Go:

What: Muriel Anderson in Concert

When: Saturday, January 28, 7 p.m.

Where: Old Town Center for the Arts, 5th Street & Main, Cottonwood

How Much: $20 advance $22 door, $25 priority

More info: (928) 634-0940 www.oldtowncenter.org

Her stunning multimedia show takes you on a journey in music and stories, with a backdrop of visuals artfully projected behind her. It is a musical journey through space, the seas and around the world with visuals by celebrated photo-artist Bryan Allen.

This year the theme for Muriel's multimedia concert is Optimism and it is the release of Muriel's new album and book ‘The Optimism Collection’ MurielAnderson.com/optimism/. It features music and visuals drawn from a huge variety of inspirations.

Muriel's ‘Acoustic Chef’ is a CD of music from around the world with a cookbook of recipes and stories to go with each tune and another project with partner, Bryan Allen, is Acoustic Sailing. Her TrueFire channel brings her in-demand teaching to a wider audience. Muriel is host of the renowned Muriel Anderson's All Star Guitar Night’ and founder of the ‘Music For Life Alliance’ charity.

This event is sponsored by the Best Western Cottonwood Inn. Join us for Muriel Anderson, Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Old Town Center for the Arts Is located at Fifth St. & Main in Old Town Cottonwood. Tickets for Muriel Anderson are $20 in advance, $22 at the door, and $25 for priority seating in the first three rows. Tickets are available online at ShowTix4u.com.

For ticket prices and more information about these and other upcoming events, visit OldTownCenter.org, or call Elena Bullard at 928-634-0940.