Following last year’s resounding success, we have blues workshops and tutorials planned for the weekend, all kindly sponsored by Magnox from the company’s socio-economic scheme.
Places are limited on these workshops – so booking in advance is essential.
BEN HEWLETT – HARMONICA WORKSHOP
Easy to learn 12 bar blues with all of its own shuffles and licks. Bring your own harmonica (10 hole) or buy one at the workshop on the day.
UTEA Centre • Saturday 23 September • 10:30am start
PHIL HARRIS – ELECTRIC GUITAR
Local guitarist, teacher and performer will bring a mixture of traditional and contemporary blues to make playing the blues more variable. Bring along your guitar and small amp. An understanding of rhythm and lead will be a great help.
UTEA Centre • Saturday 23 September • 12:00pm start
MARK FAULKNER – KEYBOARD WORKSHOP
Blues playing Mark Faulkner brings a great wealth of knowledge when it comes to keyboards for the blues. Come along and learn from one of the best in Gloucestershire.
UTEA Centre • Saturday 23 September • 1:30pm start
STEVE PAGE – ACOUSTIC GUITAR
Steve’s workshop was the most popular at last year’s Festival, and he’ll introduce you to the more traditional ways of playing the blues. He will show you great guitar licks, walk downs and the fundamentals of the slide guitar. Bring along a guitar and slide.
UTEA Centre • Saturday 23 September • 3:00pm start
STEVE PAGE AND BEN HEWLETT – BLUES TUTORIAL
A tutorial session with Steve Page and Ben Hewlett, discussing and playing traditional blues.
UTEA Centre • Saturday 23 September • 4:15pm start
HOW TO BOOK YOUR WORKSHOP PLACE
Advance booking is essential as there are limited places available.
Please call 07594 648185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place.