Who: Frederick Arts Council
What: Concert featuring fingerstyle guitarist and composer Yasmin Williams
When: Saturday, October 3rd, 2020, 8 pm
Where: Sky Stage, 59 South Carroll Street, Frederick
Frederick, MD— The Frederick Arts Council will host award-winning fingerstyle guitarist and composer Yasmin Williams in a concert at Sky Stage on October 3rd at 8 pm.
Williams' music has been commonly described as refreshing, relaxing, and unique and has been called some of the most imaginative guitar music out today. She utilizes various techniques including alternate tunings, percussive hits, and lap tapping in her music to great effect. She has won various local talent shows, was a finalist in the Rolling Stones Young Gun guitar competition, was the Grand prize winner of New York University's Ultra Violet Live talent show, and won the Gold Prize in the Instrumental category of the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. She has been featured on several radio and television programs including NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday show, NPR Night Owl, Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour, and WUSA9, along with high profile magazine features such as Acoustic Guitar Magazine and Vintage Guitar Magazine.
In accordance with COVID-19 regulations, event capacity will be limited and masks will be required for ages 5+.
About the Frederick Arts Council
The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Public Art Master Plan, Frederick Festival of the Arts, Sky Stage, Art in the Park, and Frederick County's Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit www.frederickartscouncil.org