Tunes at Twilight spotlight: Dan Bliss

Friday, June 18, 2010

Kansas City guitarist Dan Bliss brings his intricate picking patterns and smooth blues and jazz tunes to Cape Girardeau today for a Tunes at Twilight performance. Bliss, an upstate New York native, has spent 20 years in Kansas focusing on his solo acoustic performances. In addition to his solo work, he also appears with KC GUITAR 4 with Bill Dye, Rod Fleeman and Tom DeMasters. Bliss has opened for artists like Marcia Ball, Tim Thompson and Henry Townsend. He has twice made the top three in the International Fingerstyle Guitar Championship held in Kansas. He tours frequently across the Midwest and has played at the New York State Blues Festival three times. Bliss plays at 7 p.m. today at the Common Pleas Courthouse gazebo.

-- From staff reports

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