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Guitarist Stephen Bennett returns to the Williamsburg Library Theatre

Audience favorite Stephen Bennett returns to the Williamsburg Library Theatre for a concert of original music ranging from rollicking to reflective on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library and students and $10 for those under 17, and can be reserved by calling the library at (757) 259-4070. This is another in the Williamsburg Regional Library’s Dewey Decibel Concert Series.

imageStephen Bennett was born in Oregon, grew up in New York and lived in Virginia for three decades before recently moving to Connecticut. Since his 1987 first-place win at the National Flatpicking Championship in Winfield, Kan., he has become known as a versatile guitarist who consistently garners critical praise and audience enthusiasm for his compositions and live performances.

Stephen is noted for his music on the six-string guitar, but is also one of the world’s premiere performers on the Harp Guitar. As a composer and arranger, he has created an enduring repertoire and a significant body of recorded work for this instrument. Slide guitar work on his 1930 National steel guitar is also an important part of Stephen’s instrumental diversity.

With his stellar musicianship, a relaxed stage presence and quick wit, Stephen has won many fans throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Canada, Australia and Japan. He has 30 recordings to his credit.

Read more about the Williamsburg Library Concert series here

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