Claude Bourbon returning to the Pearl

Claude BourbonClaude Bourbon returns to the Pearl Theater for another of his amazing virtuoso progressive blues performances that involve all 10 of his flying fingers to elicit a sound from his Gibson acoustic six string such as you’ve never heard before … unless, of course, this isn’t your first Claude Bourbon concert.

“A breathtaking acoustic fusion of blues, jazz, classical and Spanish guitar from a stunning guitar virtuoso …” Altadena News, USA writes.

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, and classical stylings into uncharted territories. Claude’s inimitable style incorporates all five digits on each hand dancing independently but in unison, plucking, picking and strumming at such speed and precision that his fingers often seem to melt into a blur.

Thousands of people in the UK, Europe and the USA have enjoyed listening to this virtuoso and for the majority of his audience it is an experience that compels them to return again and again to hear and watch him play, as his fingers lightly dance over the strings of his guitar and create a unique sound that is “Claude.”

Some of this guitarists’ influences allow us a fascinating insight into this remarkable musician; Paco De Lucia: Deep Purple’s Richie Blackmore; Joaquin Rodrigo; JJ Cale; JS Bach …

Claude has played countless venues, including Glastonbury Festival, Isle of Wight Festival, Colne Great British Amp; Blues Festival, Arene, Avenches, Switzerland, among others. He has shared the stage in Europe and the USA with countless musicians: Calvin Russel, Charlie Morgan, Elton John, Gary Moore, Jan Akkerman Focus, Steve Grossman. Miles Davis, Herbie Armstrong, Van Morisson, Jose Barrense Dias and many more. To learn more about the artist, visit

Claude will take the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry.  Advance tickets are $15, $18 at the door. Doors and the Pearl open at 6:30 p.m. To learn more, call (208) 610-2846 or email