Award-winning acoustic guitarist/singer/songwriter Don Alder will be back in Vernon for another show for the Vernon Folk/Roots Music Society. He'll bring lots of guitars, stories from his recent EU tour and music, ranging from mild to wild.
As recipient of the 2015 Domenic Troiano Guitar Award (CDN), 2011 Worldwide Guitar Idol (London, UK), 2010 North America Guitar Superstar (LA, USA) and the 2007 International Finger style Championships, Don Alder has earned his place as one of the top acoustic guitar performers in the world and is the only guitarist to win all of the top prestigious guitar competitions armed with just an acoustic guitar. Alder, often referred to as the “Hendrix” of Acoustic Guitar continues to “Wow” audiences around the world with his “jaw dropping” one man band act. His singing is soulful and heartfelt and his story telling and guitar playing is highly entertaining. His music is a unique combination of deeply textured melody and story. Lyrical and compelling, his original songs are notes of exploration – some passionate and haunting, some hard-driven, others light and teasing. In quiet pieces or pushing right to the edge, Don's phenomenal finger style playing and rich voice captivate. Don is also recognized as one of the of the world's top harp guitarists.