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Denny Breau and his trio will perform at a Cold River Radio Show Mini Concert Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wildcat Tavern in Jackson. (COURTESY PHOTO)

JACKSON – Legendary Maine guitarist and singer/songwriter Denny Breau and his trio will be featured in a Cold River Radio Show Mini Concert at the Wildcat Tavern in Jackson Oct. 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The show will be hosted by Cold River Radio Show host Jonathan Sarty, who will open the show.

Brother of jazz guitarist Lenny Breau, Breau started playing guitar when he was 9 and was performing professionally by his early teens.

During more than 30 years as a full-time musician, he has performed with many well-known artists and picked alongside outstanding guitarists including Bryan Sutton, Harvey Reid, J.P. Cormier, Pat Donohue, Dan Crary and Steve Kaufman.

He has long been in demand as a studio musician and has done jingles and sound tracks for radio and television as well as recorded and produced albums for other artists. Denny was a member of roots music trio Turkey Hollow with Tom Rowe and Tom’s son Dave starting in 1998. Since Tom’s death in early 2004, Denny and Dave have continued to perform as Turkey Hollow on a limited bases. Breau was inducted into the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004, the youngest inductee in the history of the organization.

In addition to an active solo career, Breau gives private guitar lessons and teaches music clinics.

Tickets are $10 and may be obtained at coldriverradio.com or wildcattavern.com. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling the Wildcat Inn and Tavern at (603) 383-4245.

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