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Bluegrass Mandolin with Milan Marek

Saturday, 25th May 2019 Naseby Village Hall

Mandolin workshop with Milan Marek (G Runs 'n' Roses)

Milan Marek is taking this years mandolin workshop. He has quite a pedigree so it will be a bonus for anyone looking to hone their skills. He may look shy on stage, but out on the road Milan is the band's biggest entertainer. Being a large fan of Stephen King, this can get pretty scary at times, but Milan's humour does shorten the long drives between the gigs. Before joining G-runs 'n' Roses in November of 2007, he played with the very popular Czech group Vabank Unit, and later with Fragment, with whom he toured the United States five times in 2001 - 2005. He also accompanied Bill Keith on his Czech tour.                  

Bluegrass Guitar Workshop with Chris Moreton

Saturday, 25th May 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of bluegrass guitar...

Chris Moreton needs little introduction, as one of the UK's leading flat pick masters of bluegrass guitar he has led the way for decades of players. His entertaining and enthusiastic teaching have been an inspiration to many budding guitarists, This year he plans to offer, a variety of topics, including, the guitarists job in a bluegrass band, guitar set up, plectrum technique, rhythm and feel, G runs and bass walks, breaking into playing melody, crosspicking, The essential T's timing, tuning, tempo, tab, tips and strategies for dealing with ageing as a flat picker, Plenty there to whet your appetite and get your teeth into.

Bluegrass Banjo Workshop with Joe McIlvenny

Saturday, 25th May 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of Bluegrass banjo...

Presenting banjo maestro Mr. Joe McIlvenny. Joe will be presenting his banjo workshop, taking you with his wit and charm through basics to back up to blistering lead breaks and tune playing. This is a not to be missed opportunity to meet with and learn from one of the UK's foremost banjo masters. If you take his lesson as your winter learning programme you will, without doubt be on your way to festival glory next year!! The places on this course are going quickly so don't delay....

Bluegrass Fiddle Workshop with Nigel Canter

Saturday, 25th May 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of bluegrass fiddle...

Nigel Canter will once again be offering a bluegrass fiddle workshop this year, known for his intricate solo work and supportive back up style with the essential ability to hear the mood of the a song in addition to the ability to play a unique version of an instrumental.. it will be of great advantage to the students of the fiddle to attend, Nigel adapts his teaching to suit the class, be they beginners, intermediate or advanced...

Dobro Workshop with Noel Dashwood

Saturday, 25th May 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of the Dobro...

Presenting dobro player with Alden, Patterson and Dashwood Noel Dashwood. Noel will be giving us the benefit of his knowledge, skills and experience on this great instrument. Being one of the less common instruments on the bluegrass circuit we're very luck to have someone of Noel's calibre to come along and demonstrate his skills to us. So get that old hound dog out of it's crate and get to learning how to make some great noises on it.