Richard Smith started playing the guitar at age 5 and has never looked back. As a protégé of the great Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed, he is uniquely qualified to present this special show dedicated to their work. Richard is a virtuoso in classical music, jazz, the gypsy style of Django Reinhardt, bluegrass, ragtime, the blues and Sousa marches. As the 2001 National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion and 2008 Thumbpicker of the Year, Richard has thousands of performances worldwide to his credit and become renowned for his mastery of instrument and for his knock-out entertaining shows.
Preshow entertainment will start at 7pm with Duet: Leslee Sipress, Flute & Mark Coffin, Guitar.