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  • Saturday, May 20, 2023, 4 PM, Ancient Future with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Ferhan Qureshi (tabla), and Mariah Parker (santur), Himalayan Fair, Live Oak Park, 1300 Shattuck Ave., North Berkeley, CA 94709. Free to the public.
  • June 11, 2023, 3 PM, Mariah Parker (composition, piano, santur) and Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Fairfax Festival, Redwood Stage, Fairfax, CA 94930. Free.
  • Sunday, September 10, 2023, 2 PM, Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble with Paul McCandless (sax), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Kash Killion (bass), and Brian Rice (percussion), Flower Piano, Zellerbach Stage, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94122. Buy Tix.
  • Saturday, November 11, 7:00 PM, Meeting of Acoustic Minds with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Shenshen Zhang (pipa), and Mark Kostrzewa (acoustic guitar), Oddfellows Hall, Ocean View Lodge 143, 526 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. Adm: $40 donation supports Youth Services and other programs of the Half Moon Bay Odd Fellows. Reservations available beginning Sept. 29.
  • Sunday, April 21, 2024, 4 PM, Ancient Future with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), and Shenshen Zhang (Chinese pipa), Old St. Hilary's Landmark, 201 Esperanza St., Tiburon CA 94920. Tix: $25, $20 seniors and under 18, $5 more at door. Ticket link coming soon.
  • TBA, Ancient Future Alternate Reality Concerts, Get Streaming Link. To sign up for concerts from the comfort of your couch, simply send your email address to Put "Alternate Reality Concert" in the subject. You will receive a link to participate shortly before each event. Donations accepted.
  • Custom Private Online Concerts by Matthew Montfort. Ancient Future leader and scalloped fretboard guitar pioneer Matthew Montfort will perform a half hour online private concert online in which he improvises music specifically for the viewer as well as performing music from his various recordings. If you are interested in scheduling a concert, please email
Matthew Montfort teaches and produces records from his recording studio in Cloverdale, California. Email: Tel: 415-459-1892. Website: