Antigoni Goni to play at KPU

Antigoni Goni to play at KPU

Internationally acclaimed Greek guitarist will headline Fraser Valley Acoustic Festival on Feb. 28

An internationally acclaimed classical guitarist will headline the 18th annual Fraser Valley Acoustic Guitar Festival, hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Department of Music.

Hailing from Greece, Antigoni Goni will bring classical stylings from what has been a truly global career to KPU Langley Saturday, Feb. 28. Goni has performed extensively in Europe, Russia, the Americas and the Far East.

The evening concert will also include performances from guest artists Jeff Bowman and Les Finnigan.

Bowman is a Canadian jazz guitarist whose performing experiences range from the Merritt Mountain Music Festival to the Hope Mountain Blues Festival.

Finnigan has been featured on CBC Radio and in films, documentaries and television commercials. Two of his recordings have been nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards. He has also been nominated for the Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Instrumentalist — Solo.

The public event caps off the three-day festival, which provides a full day of music workshops for high school students, and classes with Goni for high school and university-level musicians.

Advance tickets to the featured concert are $25 for adults.

They are $35 at the door. Advance tickets for students and seniors are $20. They are $30 at the door. They can be purchased online and at all KPU bookstores.

KPU is located at 20901 Langley Bypass.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

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