2017 Dorrigo Old-Time Music School – 25th – 27th October.
As Dorrigo Festival organisers close off applications for this year’s festival they have introduced a new initiative for this year’s event – The Old-Time Music School.
The following dedicated old-time musicians will begin what may well become an regular feature of future festivals.
The Old-Time Music School will aim provide opportunities for learning and playing along with award-winning old-time musicians. The line up includes:
- Ashlee Watkins (Aust/US)
- Shay Garriock (US)
- Andrew Small (US)
- Mac Traynham (US)
- Jeremy Marcotte (US) and
- Foghorn Stringband (US) with:
- Stephen “Sammy” Lind
- Caleb Klauder
- Nadine Landry
- Reeb Willms
The workshops will include traditional fiddle and banjo music, instrument workshops, old-time ensemble workshops, folk singing, concerts, jamming and a festival performance opportunity.
The Dorrigo Festival is held each year at the Dorrigo Showgrounds. There is on-site camping available as well as a wide variety of accommodation around the Dorrigo area including hotels, motels, B&B’s and a local caravan park.
Visit the website for more details on the 2017 Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival.