Past Bluegrass Related Events

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Claire Lynch Songwriting Workshop

Unnamed Venue Waltham, MA

Claire Lynch will be leading a Songwriting Workshop in the afternoon from 1pm to 4pm in Waltham, MA.  The Songwriting workshop will cover tips and information for writing a solid song. Some subjects covered will be Line Construction, Focus, Lyric Relation to Melody, Rhythm and Rhyme, The Re-writing Process and Simplicity of Communication. Time permitting, Claire will offer insights on "Co-writing". Students will be encouraged to present their songs for helpful comments and constructive criticism. Q&A and group discussion will also be encouraged. If you are interested in having a song commented on,  would simply like to develop your language and skills around songwriting or network with other songwriters / cowriters,  this is an excellent opportunity in an intimate setting. Cost of workshop is $35.00. Seating is limited. For more information and to reserve your seat email me: [email protected]  (location details forwarded upon registration).


Bryan Mcdowell Fiddle Workshop

Bryan McDowell Fiddle Workshop, 4/3/2016, 1 - 5 PM The Claire Lynch Band will be in Lexington, MA Saturday 4/2,  for a show with the BBU and talented band member and multi-instrumentalist Bryan McDowell has kindly offered to lead a Fiddle Workshop on Sunday, April 3! *Fiddlers', Intermediate to Advanced Level* This workshop will examine many components of the craft including soloing, backup, double-stops and bowing. Attendees will learn approaches to technique for stronger playing and explore goals in freedom of improvisation. *WHEN: Sunday, April 3rd, 1 - 5 PM* *WHERE: Lexington, MA - location and directions provided upon registration* *COST:  $40. * For more info or to register securely: *Bryan McDowell Fiddle Workshop <>* A talented multi-instrumentalist, Bryan has amassed twenty-one first place instrumental competition wins including such notables as Merlefest (mandolin '09 & guitar '10), Galax Virginia's Old Time Fiddler's Convention (fiddle '09 and guitar '10), the Wayne C. Henderson Guitar Competition and the most notable at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas. Bryan Bio <!the-band/c1qo8>