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Guitar Duo Loren and Mark kick-off new tour

Posted at 11:58 AM, Sep 26, 2016

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Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb performed live in the Fox 17 studio before kicking off their new tour.

The guitar due first met in 2005 when they spent a few days working with Tommy Emmanuel at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch guitar camp in Ohio.

Mark, originally from New Zealand, was just finishing up his degree in classical guitar at the University of North Carolina, while Loren was already a seasonal performer.

They met again in 2009 they met again in Nashville at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society convention, performed together, and have been together ever since.

All three of their duo albums have won SAMMY awards (Syracuse Area Music Awards) for Best Album, and the title track of their second studio album ‘Onward’ won best instrumental at the International Acoustic Music Awards in 2013.

Click here to see where they'll be on tour.

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