May Concert with Phil Keaggy and Doyle Dykes

Coming to The Stand are Phil Keaggy and Doyle Dykes with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo on Friday May 20th and Saturday May 21st!

This is a guitar fan and player’s dream event.  We’ve been at The Stand to hear both of these artists separately – this month to be featured together.   I don’t think you’ll ever have a chance to hear two better guitarist in one lifetime.

Phil Keaggy

is perhaps one of the most admired guitarists in music today. His fans range from those who aspire just to be able to play Keaggy’s mistakes, to professional musicians who have been strongly influenced by his style. And in between are those who don’t play guitar, yet find solace in his beautifully penned lyrics and memorable melodies.

Phil’s solo career has spanned more than 30 years, and has included over 50 solo albums, both vocal and instrumental, as well as 8 releases with his band, Glass Harp. One of the most sought after studio guitarists, Phil also continues to sell out concerts all over the United States, with his ever-changing style, ranging from rock-and-roll to fully orchestrated instrumental compositions.

Doyle Dykes

Although influenced by a wide variety of musical styles and musicians from the country of Chet Atkins to the rock and roll of Duane Eddy and the Beatles, Doyle has developed a distinct, recognizable sound that amazes audiences with skill while capturing hearts with sincerity and soul.

Doyle’s appreciation for various styles of music is reflected in his albums as they include signature compositions like “Jazz in the Box” and “Martha’s Kitchen” and hymns like the powerful “How Great Thou Art.” “Gitarre 2000” was released by Windham Hill Records, and Doyle’s music has appeared on several of the label’s compilation albums like “Here, There, and Everywhere” (a tribute to the Beatles). In addition, Doyle’s music has been heard on United Airlines, Air Canada, NPR’s Morning News and All Things Considered, Disney’s California Adventure, and even the Space Shuttle Atlantis in September, 2000.

Doyle attracts record audiences in many Continents around the world. Whether to a guitar player or music enthusiast, Doyle’s music will make a lasting impression on anyone given the opportunity to listen.


is an amazing concert venue for the Metro Detroit Area.  Top talent both musical and comedic featured in a great atmosphere for the whole family.   You might be wondering where these concerts are held.   At the Palace?    Downtown Detroit?   Ford Performer Arts Center in Dearborn?  Guess Again!  It might be a while before you land on the correct answer.   It’s in Oxford, Michigan,  that’s right North Oakland County, just 15 minutes north of the Palace.   You also get in to the concert for as little as $10.00.  Want a reasonable dinner or snack they serve it up, there with smiles.  This is a nonprofit and local volunteer effort to bless the community.    Get on their facebook page and keep up with their great entertainment schedule.

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