Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

WINTER BLUEGRASS WEEKEND - WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

The Winter Bluegrass Weekend:
A Festival of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music & Dance
Friday-Sunday, March 4-5-6, 2016

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth MN

A WORLD OF WORKSHOPS AT THE WINTER BLUEGRASS WEEKEND

There are a variety of workshops in a variety of locations at the Winter Bluegrass Weekend. All are on Saturday. Listed below are four types: general interest workshops (upstairs in Studio 2), beginner instrument workshops (upstairs in Studio 3), workshops in the Gathering Place, and workshops in the Dance Hall.

Karen Mueller

GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
Saturday Studio 2 Upstairs

11:00 AM Introduction to Clawhammer Banjo with Quillian Roe

12:00 PM Making Your Fiddle Sound More Interesting with Bonnie Hallett

1:00 PM Beginning Old-Time Fiddle with Nick Rowse

2:00 PM Divergent Guitar Styles with Jon Garon, Clint Birtzer, Mark Kreitzer and Clay Hess

3:00 PM Performance Stagecraft with Karl Burke
 


BEGINNER INSTRUMENT WORKSHOPS
Saturday Studio 3 Upstairs

1:00 PM Bruce Johnson, Bluegrass Banjo
2:00 PM 
Mark Briere, Bluegrassw Mandolin
3:00 PM 
Karen Mueller, Autoharp
4:00 PM 
Karen Mueller, Appalachian Dulcimer


DANCE HALL WORKSHOPS

GATHERING PLACE WORKSHOPS

 

For advance tickets visit our ticket page.

To make the weekend a reality we will need to fill 140 volunteer shifts with many volunteers like you - people willing to do their part to make it happen. Would you be able to help us out for just a couple hours? Volunteers get preferential seating at the Saturday Night Headline Concerts. Pick your time and task on our volunteer page and email us your name for the schedule.

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