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Date this web site was last edited:  05/16/2015

 

 

Our Club Heroes

Chester B. Atkins
June 20, 1924 - June 30, 2001

Merle Travis
November 29, 1917 - October 20, 1983

Jerry Reed
March 20, 1937 - Sept 1, 2008

Tommy Emmanuel
May 31, 1955

We are dedicated to enjoying and preserving the thumb picking finger style guitar music of Chet Atkins, Merle Travis, Jerry Reed, and Tommy Emmanuel in and around Ohio.  If we don't promote and support thumb-picking and finger style guitar - it will surely die with us.

News You Can Use:
Our next regularly scheduled Pickin' Party will be held on June 13th, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm at the McConnell Arts Center here in Worthington, Ohio.  (more info) .
Don't forget to check out the Richard Smith concert below at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza here in Columbus.  
Special "Guitar" Events at the Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza - Columbus. OH

Sun, May 31st - Richard Smith in Concert - Richard is one of the top three finger style guitarists in the world.  He is a "must see" for any fan of guitar - he's simply unbelievable....  (listen)

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Current Mac Events

Peggy R McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St, Worthington, OH 614 431-0329.  A new center for visual and musical arts - hosting bimonthly Music at the Mac - Up Close n' Personal concerts in cooperation with OFGC.

Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza, 5601 N High St, Worthington, OH 43085.  They host a lot of LIVE music most nights except Monday - LOTS of guitar!
(614) 436-COAL

Java Central, 20 S Main St, Westerville, OH - has a super quiet room in the back for up close solo guitar concerts.  Check their website calendar often for entertainment.

(614) 839-0698

This web site was thrown together with FrontPage 2000 - and though it's better than nothing - it's still very frustrating gittin' it to do what I want it to do, sometimes......  I should be spending this time pickin'....  Web Hacker & Club Organizer - Palmer Moore Say Hello

The caricature above was drawn by professional cartoonist, guitarist and avid OFGC club member since our inception - Dan Collins.  

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