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Yasmin Williams

Thu, October 6 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

A LAKEFRONT LIVE HEADLINE EVENT!

Produced by Columbia Festival of the Arts

 

Yasmin Williams is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist with an unorthodox, modern style of playing. Her music has been commonly described as refreshing, relaxing, and unique and has been called some of the most imaginative guitar music out today. She utilizes various techniques including alternate tunings, percussive hits, and lap tapping in her music to great effect. She has won various local talent shows, was a finalist in the Rolling Stones Young Gun guitar competition, was the Grand prize winner of New York University’s Ultra Violet Live talent show, and won the Gold Prize in the Instrumental category of the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. She has been featured on several radio and television programs including New Sounds Soundcheck Podcast, NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday show, NPR Night Owl, NPR All Songs Considered, Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour, and WUSA9, along with high profile magazine features such as Acoustic Guitar Magazine and Vintage Guitar Magazine.

 

She grew up in northern Virginia where various genres of music from smooth jazz to hip-hop were played in her household. She was introduced to the guitar after playing the video game Guitar Hero 2 and became interested in playing the guitar in 2009. She begged her parents to buy her a real electric guitar and once she received her first guitar and amplifier, she taught herself how to play the guitar by ear.

 

This event will include a fully curated menu (all $10 and under) by Cured/18th & 21st, including:

  • Mini tacos (choice of barbacoa, al pastor, grilled marinated chicken or avocado) with tortilla chips and fresh roasted tomato salsa
  • Tortillas w/ cheese or salsa
  • Tequila w/ lime
  • Margaritas
  • Mexican Beer, rose and white wine

 

Lakefront Live is a series of FREE concerts, movies and performances brought to you by CA!

 

Visit LakefrontLive.org for a full schedule of events.

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Date:
Thu, October 6
Time:
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
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Venue

Downtown Columbia Lakefront
10221 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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