matcha: balinese jazz guitar, june 30

San Francisco! Make some plans for another night at the museum. It is time again for the latest edition of MATCHA, the Asian Art Museum's monthly after-hours art/music/mixer series. This month's event is all about guitars, galleries and good times -- a night of music with Indonesia's fastest guitarist, I Wayan Balawan. It's happening Thursday, June 30 at the Asian Art Museum. And you've got the chance to win some free passes! See below for more details:
MATCHA: Balinese Jazz Guitar
Next Thursday, June 30, 5-9 pm
6:30 & 7:30 pm performances
Asian Art Museum
ONLY $10 (includes admission to Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance)

Join us for a night of music with Indonesia's fastest guitarist, I Wayan Balawan, who will perform his signature blend of traditional Balinese music and jazz. Well-known for his ability to play a double-neck guitar and his touch-tapping technique, he's released three albums and tours all over the world. Click here and here to watch Balawan in action.

See critically acclaimed Bali (recently reviewed in the New York Times), mingle over cocktails, embark on a docent tour, stroll the galleries, and drop in on casual interactive 30-minute gamelan workshops with Gamelan Sekar Jaya. Share this event with friends on Facebook. See you next Thursday!
Want to win free tickets to MATCHA? The Asian Art Museum is giving away pair of passes to one lucky, randomly drawn winner. All you have to do is email asianartmuseumsf@gmail.com by Tuesday morning (June 27), with the subject line "I want to see Balawan shred on guitar." You'll be contacted if you win.

For further information about next Thursday's MATCHA event, go here. For more information about the Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance exhibit, running May 13-15, go to the Asian Art Museum website here.

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