May 25, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Music at the Frist: Guitarist Kirby Jane Easler and Friends

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Kirby Easler is a Nashville-based guitarist from Charleston, South Carolina, specializing in solo acoustic performance and fingerstyle arranging. At 22 years of age, Kirby is a protégé of Grammy-winning guitarist John Knowles, CGP and has worked and performed alongside some of the industry’s top guitarists, including Tommy Emmanuel, CGP, and Thom Bresh. (The designation CGP stands for Certified Guitar Player, a title bestowed by Chet Atkins on only four players of extraordinary accomplishment.)

In 2015 Kirby placed second in the Contemporary division of the National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame guitar competition, and in April 2014 Kirby and her Yorkshire terrier, Grabel, were featured on The Late Show with David Letterman for an episode of “Stupid Pet Tricks.”

 

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