Internationally acclaimed finger-style guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy will bring his artistry to Garland on Friday, April 21, in a full concert to be held in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church. Garland.
The concert is billed, “An Evening of Music with Artist Trace Bundy Honoring Travis College Hill’s Listing on the National Register of Historic Places”. First Presbyterian, 930 West Avenue B, is a neighbor to Travis College Hill.
The concert precedes the next day’s 3rd annual Historic Home Tour and unveiling of the National Register of Historic Places marker for Travis College Hill.
The concert will be at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m.
To great acclaim, Bundy first performed in Garland with finger-style guitarist Sungha Jung on November 15 at the Granville Arts Center. Bundy is returning for a solo concert as a preliminary to the April 22 afternoon of celebration.
Bundy’s website says of him, “His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience.”
He was named “Most Promising New Talent” of 2008 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, as well as winning third place in the magazine’s “Best Fingerstyle Guitarist” category the same year.
Concert tickets costing $25 are available through eventbrite.com.The link is: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-guitarist-trac…
The National Register listing is bestowed on the neighborhood by the National Parks Service. This is the first time in Garland’s history that any entity has been so honored. A state board has approved the City of Garland’s application to also add its Garland Downtown Historic District of mostly commercial buildings to the Register.
The 2 p.m. ceremony and plaque unveiling is part of the 3rd-annual historic homes tour in Travis College Hill. The Trace Bundy concert is in conjunction with the overall City of Garland Heritage Celebration on Saturday, April 22.