Public Service Announcement

Mark your calendars for an extraordinary musical event! The Ian McGuire Music Scholarship Fund (IMMSF) and Ardmore Music Hall proudly present the Album Release and 2nd Annual Benefit Concert. Join us on June 25 for an evening of celebration, remembrance, and the joy of music.

This special occasion marks the release of the album “Spring Garden,” a posthumous release brought to life by IMMSF. The album holds deep meaning for family, friends, and all those touched by Ian McGuire’s extraordinary talent and passion for music. It’s a heartfelt tribute that allows us to carry on his legacy.

You will want to take advantage of the opportunity to be part of this momentous event. Tickets for the Album Release concert and a limited vinyl pressing of “Spring Garden” by Ian McGuire and Scotty Zwang are available at Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing improvisational music crafted by Ian McGuire and Scotty Zwang, with the collaboration of esteemed artists like Chuck Morris, Ben Karp, Paul Weinstein, Tim Knipper, Rick Lowenberg, Ajinkya Joglekar, and Aaron Dressler. This album is a testament to Ian’s brilliance, engineered by Ryan Edgar and produced by Jesse Miller of Lotus. Tommy Bradel’s artwork and Mike Ryan’s photos beautifully accompany the music.

All concert and album sales proceeds will support IMMSF’s mission of advancing music education and providing resources to connect youth, adults, and communities with music teachers and programs. Your attendance and contribution will make a meaningful difference.

Exciting news! Now, everyone can experience the magic of Ian’s music. Thanks to our partnership with 29th Street Studios, “Spring Garden” will also be digitally available on major platforms like iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify starting Friday, June 23.

The benefit concert will be an unforgettable night hosted by a house band of cherished friends and former bandmates, including Scotty Zwang, Tom McKee, Ben Karp, and Dave Palan. They will delight the audience with an eclectic mix of music from the McGuire Zwang Duo catalog, past Ian McGuire projects, and selections from their respective musical journeys. Prepare for an enchanting evening as special guests like Tom Hamilton, Danny Mayer, Paul Weinstein, Mike Labombard, Eli Winderman, Clay Parnell, and more (to be announced soon) join the performance.

For those unable to attend in person, we have fantastic news! The event will be live-streamed through multiple platforms. Stay tuned for further details on how to experience this unforgettable night of music from the comfort of your home.

To learn more about the Ian McGuire Music Scholarship Fund and donate to support their mission, please visit Your generosity will help shape the future of music education and create opportunities for aspiring musicians.

Please save the date, June 25, and let’s come together to celebrate Ian’s life, his incredible music, and the power of art to make a positive impact. We look forward to seeing you at the Album Release Concert and benefit concert.

 Contact: Derek Haviland,

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