Dobro Workshop at Parkfield Bluegrass Festival

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Don Young will be leading a Dobro workshop at the upcoming Parkfield Bluegrass Festival. His workshop will be at 12:00 on May 7, 2016. At the Parkfield Bluegrass Festival, live bands play all day on a cozy stage and at night fans enjoy late night sets in the Parkfield Cafe. Meanwhile back in the campgrounds there are jam sessions galore. The festival also offers several workshops on a variety of instruments, as well as a music camp for kids.

Irish Fiddle and Guitar Workshops 4/10/16

Bluegrass-roots trio Little Black Train, comprised of master musicians Kenny Blackwell (mandolin and guitar), John Weed (fiddle), and Stuart Mason (guitar, banjo, and mandola), will play for Red Barn Community Music Series in Los Osos. The concert will be on Saturday, April 9 and starts at 6:00 pm (doors open @ 4:30pm) at the Red Barn in the community park in Los Osos.

jack-herbigThe next day, two of the band members will be presenting Slow and Easy Workshops for Irish fiddle and guitar at Don’s String Shop. Stuart Mason will teach guitar at 11:30 AM, and John Weed will teach fiddle at 1:00 PM. An Irish jam session will follow the workshops, open to all. Contact number for the shop is 805-439-4017, or call Stuart at 805-215-0306. Web: