Larry Pattis & Eric Skye

On Saturday, January 5 The American Guitar Masters Touring Concert Series will visit Portland. This series offers group concerts featuring compositions and arrangements of Celtic tunes, American Roots, Jazz, Delta blues, instrumental gems, and folk-songs that reveal a devotion to great acoustic music.

Eric Skye – photo by Guy Brooksbank

Often billed as an acoustic jazz guitarist, Eric Skye neatly occupies a unique space amount Americana, jazz, and blues musical traditions. His is an original style, threaded together with a healthy respect for the groove, and a love of unadulterated acoustic tone. Eric Skye has performed live on morning television for NBC and FOX, on National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and performed on many live radio broadcasts all over the United States.

Larry Pattis & Eric Skye

Larry Pattis

Named one of the “Top 10 Best Acoustic Music Artists of the Decade” by the International Acoustic Music Awards, Larry Pattis has been a featured headline performer at such illustrious venues as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Freight & Salvage, Club Passim, Godfrey Daniels, the Turning Point, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, and many more.

Artichoke Café is located at 2001/2007 SE Powell Blvd. The concert begins at 8:00 pm and tickets are available for $15.00 at

The guitarists will also appear in Eugene on Friday, January 4 at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette Street. 7:30 pm. Tickets in advance at venue for $15.00, $18.00 door.