Duo to play at museum event

Carl Verheyen and Steve Trovato will present country, bluegrass, jazz and blues guitar music at a concert to benefit The San Dieguito Heritage Museum at 1 p.m. May 16 under a tent on the museum site at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas.

The concert is part of the museum’s annual Barbecue Weekend, May 15-16.

Verheyen (with the British rock group Supertramp since 1985) is a guitar virtuoso and has been one of LA’s elite “first call” session players for the past 25 years. He teaches guitar at University of Southern California and the Musician’s Institute in LA. He appeared on camera in the 2009 Academy Award telecast, as a featured soloist and leading a jazz combo.

Trovato is best known as a world-class country guitarist, but is equally proficient in a range of popular guitar styles. He has authored dozens of instructional products and is a regular contributor for five international music publications.

He tours with musicians, including Albert Lee and Robben Ford, and can be heard on television and motion picture scores. He is a professor in the Studio Jazz Guitar Department at USC.

Concert tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 17 and under at

or (760) 632-9711.

Doors will open at 12:15 p.m. Concertgoers may bring a picnic lunch to enjoy before the show, Cold beverages will be available for purchase.