Irish Fiddle Workshop with John Weed



Learn pure traditional Irish fiddle tunes with John Weed of Molly’s Revenge, Story Road, and Little Black Train. John Weed is a classically-trained violinist who switched to playing Irish fiddle about 20 years ago. John lived in Ireland in 2000 and taught fiddle workshops at the Flowing Tide International Music School in Doonbeg, County Clare. He also attended the Frankie Kennedy Winter School in Dunlewey, County Donegal where he has studied with Ciaran O’Maonaigh and Dermot Mcloughlin.

The Deedees with Peter Yelda and Bob Liepman

The Deedees with Peter Yelda and Bob Liepman
Sat Aug. 19 at Don’s String Shop
7-9 PM Suggested donation: $15
Info: 805-528-4814

The Deedees are Elizabeth Etta and Owen Hunt, a father-and-daughter duo from Arkansas and Japan, featuring traditional American folk songs as well as original numbers with two guitars and refreshing two-part harmonies. Peter Yelda is a well known local singer songwriter and luthier who likes to “have fun” playing music for people. He has invited Bob Liepman to accompany him on cello and mandocello. Bob is 1/2 of the duo Bob & Wendy, 1/4 of the band Shadowlands, and 1/64 of the San Luis Chamber Orchestra.

Peter and Bob will open the concert and occasionally join Elizabeth and Owen during the second half. More information about Elizabeth Etta and her music:


Best New Business Award

Don’s String Shop is proud to have been voted BEST NEW BUSINESS OF SLO COUNTY RUNNER-UP. We thank the voters who participated in New Times Best Of and consider this quite an honor.


Started by the late Don Young, founder of National Reso-Phonic Guitars, Don’s String Shop was a labor of love for both Don and his wife, Hilary. We enjoy the continued support of our Central Coast communities and will continue to provide a great go-to spot for both musicians and music lovers. We are the ONLY String Shop open just one day a week: Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 PM with evening appointments available on Thursdays and Fridays after 5:30 PM.

Thank you again, New Times SLO and the voters of SLO County!