Leo Kottke

Tue
7
March 7, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

The Los Angeles Times calls Leo Kottke “an American legend in the guitar world, and a king of his own private musical world.” If you haven’t heard Leo Kottke for a while, though, you may have missed how one of the fastest 6- and 12-string guitar players around has also become one of the most innovative and least musically classifiable. His music encompasses influences from all over the world, and players from outside the folk world closely follow what he does. Leo Kottke is a legend of the guitar who’s still full of surprises after all these years. His shows are displays of captivating mastery of a sort that’s rare in any genre of music. Don’t miss him, and get tickets early for this one—Leo’s Ark shows have been consistent sellouts.

$40
Tue
10
January 10, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

Opener: Ben McNulty

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

British guitar legend Albert Lee, regarded by many as one of the world’s finest guitar players, with a career spanning more than 50 years, needs no introduction for country music, blues, and rock fans. Widely hailed for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique, Albert Lee helped to redefine country guitar for a whole generation of players with his song “Country Boy.” Albert’s many career highlights include two Grammy wins, five years in the Eric Clapton band, and stints with the Rolling Stones’ Bill Wyman, The Crickets, the Everly Brothers, Joe Cocker, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and many more.

$30
Sat
8
October 8 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Internationally acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. 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.

$22
Sat
16
July 16 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Guitarist and singer/songwriter Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades, and he’s an Ark favorite. Willy’s signature finger-picking guitar work and rich songwriting creates a one-of-a-kind musical ride that has energized audiences all over the world.

$25
Thu
14
July 14 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Sonny Landreth is one of the great live guitarists of our time!

$30
Fri
8
Live and Virtual
July 8 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

In 2016, Laith Al-Saadi won America’s hearts and a spot in the Season 10 finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Now he’s poised to bring his authentic blend of blues, soul and classic rock to audiences around the nation and the world.

$30
Sat
11
June 11 @ 8:00 pm

With Special Guest: Radoslav Lorković

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Bill Kirchen is an Ann Arbor-bred guitar god, a Telecaster titan who whirls through a whole gallery of country and rock styles over the course of an evening. Radoslav Lorković, current pianist with Asleep At The Wheel, joins Bill for this special hometown show.

$25
Fri
11
March 11 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

In 2016, Laith Al-Saadi won America’s hearts and a spot in the Season 10 finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Now he’s poised to bring his authentic blend of blues, soul and classic rock to audiences around the nation and the world.

$30
Tue
4
January 4 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

British guitar legend Albert Lee, regarded by many as one of the world’s finest guitar players, with a career spanning more than 50 years, needs no introduction for country music, blues, and rock fans. Widely hailed for his finger style and hybrid picking technique.

$25
Tue
14
December 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Royal Oak Music Theatre 318 W 4th St Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States

Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. The legendary guitarist has a professional career that spans five decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world.

$35, $75