Guitarists in the Round in Saluda

Published 4:02 pm Friday, October 22, 2010

To celebrate a successful first year in business, Lichty Guitars, in collaboration with Frank and Amy Beeson, is hosting an evening of entertainment: Guitarists in the Round in Saluda on October 29.

When a new business starts up in these tough economic times folks mainly just hold their breath. Ill give it 2-3 months, they might mutter over coffee at the local diner. When local home contractor Jay Lichty shifted from high-end home building to high-end acoustic guitar building, its hard to say just what people thought. Now, one year into the new endeavor, Lichty is building a national reputation for his one-of-a-kind guitars and ukuleles.

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Dale Rucker Acoustic Fusion – Youll hear the influences of Michael Hedges and William Ackerman in Dales expressive pieces.

Doug Dacey Doug is well known in the Tryon area for his voice, guitar playing and songwriting with such bands at The Lone Derangers and The Trophy Husbands.

Jay Goree As a founding member of the ever-popular Carburetors, Jay is skilled on many instruments, including guitar, keyboard and accordion.

Jay Lichty Jay has been a part of the local music scene for many years as member of The Lone Derangers, The Jay Lichty Band, Cats Eye Blue and others.

The evening will be held at The Wine Cellar at The Saluda Inn on Friday, October 29. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

No reservations are required. There is no charge at the door and a selection of wines and beers and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Learn more about this evening and about Lichty Guitars at