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Mark T. Small Presents an American Music Concert with Historical Discussion

August 6, 2022
  • 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
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    Presented by the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Saturday, August 6, at 7:30pm. Mark T. Small is an internationally recognized musician and entertainer who has performed in numerous venues throughout the United States and Europe. His fancy fingerpicking and flatpicking guitar work have generated rave reviews in numerous publications worldwide. His CD was named BEST Acoustic Blues Album in 2014, and his recordings have reached the top 20 on National Music Charts. Mark also won the 2016 Boston Blues Challenge. Mark is an extraordinary, accomplished guitarist. His concerts include instrumentals and singing and playing music from the early 1800s to the late 1950s. The show includes Mark's signature foot-stompin blues, boogie, early rock, and honky-tonk selections. Instrumental selections include: America The Beautiful, Amazing Grace, Autumn Leaves, Maple Leaf Rag, and many other dazzling, fancy guitar arrangements. Mark establishes a personal connection with his audience by discussing the origin of music and providing the listener with insights into the history of the guitar and other instruments that have become critical to the development of American music. Listen and learn that the oldest guitar was discovered in Egypt and is over 3500 years old, that Benjamin Franklin was a guitarist, and what affect the Spanish American War has on American guitar players ... or why and how fiddle music impacted the development of guitar music. All of the music is highlighted by Mark’s blazing acoustic guitar work. Hot guitar, smooth vocals, classic American songs: all in a one-man show. Visit the Cultural Center's website for information on their COVID policy. $25. Tickets at www.cultural-center.org or by calling 508-394-7100. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth. 

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    Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inc.

    307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664