DHR Guitar Experience, purveyor of fine and unique instruments, is proud to announce their Grand Opening Celebration on September 18th, 2016. The event will take place at the 20th Century Theatre in Historic Oakley Square, Cincinnati, OH from 4pm to 9pm. DHR is also the exclusive dealer of Thompson left-handed guitars!
The celebration will feature live performances by nationally and internationally recognized artists representing a variety of genres. Plus, they’ll offer guitar demonstrations and symposiums featuring significant leaders in lutherie as well as other guitar related subjects.
Keynote Speakers include:
Recognized as being one of the finest living archtop guitar and mandolin makers in the world today,John Monteleone has been at the forefront of innovative cutting-edge archtop instrument making for many years.His uniquely designed instruments are the essence of artistic expression, reflected in the subtle but challenging marriage of form and function.
Discovered by bluegrass virtuosos Charles Sawtelle and Peter Rowan in the 1980s, Preston has built a reputation for handmade,original vintage guitars.During the 1970s,he honed his guitar-making skills at the legendary Randy Wood’s Old Time Pickin’ Parlor, the center of Nashville bluegrass music.
Dr.Thomas Van Hoose
Dr.Thomas Van Hoose is a world-renowned expert and collector of custom and vintage archtop guitars.He is well known for having created a large private collection of Monteleone gui1ars.He also has authored of “The Gibson Super 400: Art of the Fine Guitar.”
President and CEO of Henriksen Amplifiers. Henriksen amplifiers designs and manufactures high quality,instrument amplifiers in Arvada, CO catering to amateur and professional players alike.