Velour Live Music Gallery presents

Candyrat Guitar Night Tour

Antoine Dufour, Ian Ethan Case, w/ Nick Johnson
September 21, 2017
8:00PM MDT
Velour Live Music Gallery
135 North University Ave.
Provo, UT 84601
Tickets for this event are not on sale.

Candyrat Records, the most prestigious label for acoustic percussive finger style music, will visit Utah with it's popular concert tour "Candyrat Guitar Night" . The tour will feature two of candy rat's most popular artists, acoustic double-neck guitarist Ian Ethan Case and fingerstyle guitarist Antoine Dufour (Canada). Opening the show will be SLC's Nick Johnson.

With over 393,188,257 views YouTube views, and 10 million total views on YouTube and Facebook, the artists on Candyrat Records have taken the internet by storm. In 2006, Candyrat’s 1st viral video took off with Andy McKee, who now has a huge international fan base and holds over 200 concerts a year.

Antoine Dufour has been with the label since it began and has done 6 Cds with us and 2 DVDs. He is one of the best acoustic fingerstyle guitar players out there and has been very successful and has a large fan base internationally. Nick Johnson can vouch for this, since Antoine is one of his inspirations as a fellow acoustic guitar player. He can bring the fans in the door, even from a distance.

Antoine Dufour

Montreal, Canada based guitarist Antoine Dufour is known colloquially among the best guitar players in the world as a musician’s musician. To fans of popular music, he deftly combines jaw-dropping guitar playing skills and an artistic soul in crafting instrumental compositions that reflect ambient and progressive music that transcends global cultures and languages. That he does this in an incredibly visual and entertaining style has endeared him to a broad spectrum of fans of popular music.

Highlights: Over 50 million YouTube views, 5 record and 2 DVD releases, Toured in the U.S., Canada, Japan, U.K., and the E.U. Releasing first new record in 4 years in March 2017.

Ian Ethan Case and his wife tour full time and have built a good fan base across the US in a short period of time.


Ian Ethan Case

Following a busy 2016 which included his first tour of Europe, two performances with a full symphony orchestra, and roughly 39,000 miles of travel within the US alone, acoustic double-neck guitarist and Candyrat recording artist Ian Ethan Case presents a new tour for 2017, previewing music from his upcoming album Earth Suite and featuring a never-before-seen custom instrument affectionately dubbed "The Beast".

Highlights: Over 10 million YouTube & Facebook views, 3 record releases, Toured in the U.S., Canada, U.K., and the E.U. Releasing crowdfunded record in fall of 2017.