The New York Guitar Festival kicks off its three-night celebration with a concert honoring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, an early pioneer of gospel rock. Occurring on Mother’s Day, the concert celebrates the Arkansas-born singer’s trailblazing windmill guitar moves, which were picked up by Keith Richards and Pete Townsend. Other festival events occur on May 14 and 15. For more information, visit brookfieldplaceny.com.
May 8, 2016
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