This fall will be the most exciting ever for ACGS.  Our centerpiece is, of course, Austin Pictures on October 1st, but much more is in store.  Between Austin Guitar Salon, Classical Cactus, our International Series, our Community Concert Series and the International Concert Series… there’s something for everyone!  Here’s a chronological listing of the biggies:

Don’t forget, if you’re a member of ACGS you can get tix to our entire International Concert Series (5 events), including Austin Pictures, starting at just $95!  (Benefit Concert, Opening Night Dinner, Guitars Under the Stars, Austin Guitar Salon and Classical Cactus are sold separately).

Buy ACGS Season Tickets online here.

Thursday, September 8th at 8PM: Classical Cactus with David Conger and Steve Kostelnik.  Classical Cactus has also brought about a new, 1st-ever, collaboration with KUT and KMFA.  The first broadcast is scheduled for Tuesday, September 6th at 7PM on KMFA hosted by Jeffrey Blair – broadcasting our August 11th show that featured Thales Smith and Jonathan Dotson. $5.

Saturday, September 17th at 7:30PM: Benefit Concert at the home of Jeff and Gail Kodosky featuring Thomas Viloteau.  Parisian virtuoso Viloteau dazzled us when he last appeared on our International Concert Series.  We can’t wait to have him back, and in such an intimate, beautiful setting.  Reception by Kurrant Events.  $100.

Saturday, October 1st at 8PMAustin PicturesJorge Caballero, Peter Bay, the Miró Quartet, over 100 student art, music and film collaborators.  Our most ambitious single evening ever at the 2,200-seat ACL Live Theater to be broadcast live by KMFA and filmed for TV by KLRU.  $25-$75 –

Thursday, October 20th at 8PM: Classical Cactus featuring Joseph Palmer and the Gabriel Santiago Quintet.  $5.

Saturday, October 22nd at 7:30PM: Austin Guitar Salon returns!  Intimate concerts in historic homes with wine and cheese receptions…  We know the place and it’s amazing.  But we’ll be announcing all the details next week!  $50.

Saturday, November 5th, at 8PM: International Concert Series featuring Isaac Bustos.  A supremely gifted guitarist, we are delighted to present Isaac for the first time on our ICS.  $25-$50.

Thursday, November 10th at 8PM: Classical Cactus.  Having just wrapped up a 10-concert stint in school programs through our Community Concert Series, flamenco guitarist Juanito Pascual will headline our show at the Cactus Café following a set by marvelous talent Jay Kachereski. $5.

Saturday, November 19th at 7:30PM: Austin Guitar Salon.  Details next week!  $50.