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John Hildreth

John Hildreth is a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist based in southwest Virginia, USA, performing throughout the New River Valley. His live shows combine rhythmic, virtuoso acoustic guitar with folk, rock, pop, Americana and 80s songs.

John is classically trained, and his style is ‘deep-tissue guitar,’ combining acoustic, world, jazz, rock, traditional, Americana and classical genres with rhythmic thumping, slapping, tapping and finger-picking techniques. In addition to his regular live format, he also performs electric guitar, Spanish/classical guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, piano and melodica. [+]