Newt's Guitar-star Roundup: when and where to hear wicked pickers in Vancouver, December 2019 edition

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      Hey Vancouver guitar freaks! Anybody want to know when and where in town the world’s top guitarists will be showing their stuff this year?

      Here’s your monthly roundup of upcoming concerts, featuring guitar stars from the realms of blues, rock, metal, jazz, roots, and what have you.

      Charlie Hunter with Lucy Woodward at St. James Hall on December 6.

      Walter Trout at the Rio Theatre on December 8.

      Marcus King of the Marcus King Band at the Commodore on February 9.

      Marc Ribot with Gord Grdina's Haram at Blueshore Financial Centre for the Arts on February 28.

      Will Johns of The Music of Cream at the Rickshaw Theatre on February 29.

      Gerry Leonard and Kevin Armstrong with A Bowie Celebration at the Commodore on March 13.

      Mike Cooley and Jay Gonzalez of the Drive-By Truckers at the Commodore on March 17.

      Jesse Cook at the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts on March 21.

      Nita Strauss with Alice Cooper at Abbotsford Centre on April 18.

      Steve Dawson with the Black Hen Roadshow at the York Theatre on May 29.

      Neil Schon with Journey at Rogers Arena on May 18.

      Zakk Wylde with Ozzy Osbourne at Rogers Arena on July 9.