Welcome to the Official Web Site of Award-Winning Guitarist Jim Perona

***Check out this great article on Photobooths.com - I was named one of their Top 10 Chicago Wedding Vendors!  Link here: http://photobooths.com/chicago-wedding-music/home***



Gigs Thursday & Friday, new videos!


Thursday - Duo gig at Millrose in Barrington.  Friday - Solo gig at Adelle's in Wheaton & Yoga by Degrees in Wheaton. 


Hi everyone,

3 gigs this week!  Info below:



Millrose Restaurant

45 South Barrington Rd
South Barrington, IL 60010


Prime Acoustic's first performance at Millrose Restaurant in South Barrington!  We'll be performing from 6:00pm-10:00pm.  Visit their site (click on the name above) for more info.


Yoga by Degrees
241 Rice Lake Square
Wheaton, IL 60189

Performing at the live music vinyasa class at Yoga by Degrees in Wheaton!  Yoga experience recommended & visit their site for payment details.  5-6pm!


535 W Liberty Dr
Wheaton, IL 60187


An absolutely fantastic restaurant that was chosen as one of Zagat’s “Best 9 Restaurants in the Chicago Suburbs”!  I will be playing in the lounge.  Solo instrumental guitar – My own trademark contemporary arrangements, flamenco & classical!  Check out their website for menu options!

Also, I've been updating my Instagram & Facebook pages with excerpt sof new solo guitar arrangements I've been working on:

"Take On Me" by A-ha:  http://instagram.com/p/vZ78dRQOrK/?modal=true

"A Whole New World" from Aladdin (part one):  http://instagram.com/p/vfWIj2QOuQ/?modal=true

"A Whole New World" from Aladdin (part two): http://instagram.com/p/viFw8AQOgL/?modal=true

"I Don't Dance" by Lee Brice:  https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=784850261572146&set=vb.142635152460330&type=2&theater&notif_t=like

Warm Regards,
Jim Perona



 -Trailer & purchase info for my debut CD "Beatles Classics on Classical Guitar" found below!  

-Featured performance video:   My solo guitar arrangement of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" 


Welcome to Jimperona.com! Looking for a classical guitarist to play at your next event? Head over to "Booking" and you're good to go!  I have won awards on Gigmasters.com, TheKnot.com & WeddingWire.com for my consistent 5/5 star client reviews performing at weddings & other types of private events.  Check out my upcoming gigs and come see me live by clicking on "Performances" - Be sure to say hello if you do! (Note: Any private event performances will be identified as such. These are mostly weddings & private parties, unavailable to the public.) Click around and you will also find client testimonials, can hear a large sample size of my repertoire, and can also find a large amount of performance videos. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your stay!

***My debut solo guitar CD "Beatles Classics On Classical Guitar" is now available to purchase HERE ****

"Beatles Classics On Classical Guitar" features 15 of my own Beatles solo guitar arrangements.  Here's the tracklisting:


  1. Across The Universe
  2. Eight Days A Week
  3. In My Life
  4. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
  5. Something
  6. All You Need Is Love
  7. She Loves You
  8. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  9. With A Little Help From My Friends
  10. Here, There And Everywhere
  11. I Saw Her Standing There
  12. Yesterday
  13. Here Comes The Sun
  14. I've Just Seen A Face
  15. Let It Be

And here's a preview featuring audio snippets of the CD: 


Upcoming Performances:

Exact dates for monthly gigs posted in Performance section. New dates posted as soon as I confirm them, so be sure to check back often!

Check out this great feature article on me from Gigmasters: Wedding Booking & Gigging Tips from Jim Perona


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