Piedmont Bluz featuring Valerie and Ben Turner, Friday September 8, 2017 at 8pm
The Archie Edwards Barbershop will be hosting an acoustic open mic hosted by Jim Groves.
The event will be held monthly on the first Thursday from 7:30 to 10:00 pm.
If you have a song or three to share with others, original or otherwise, stop in and show your stuff.
Don’t miss this great duo playing classic Piedmont and country blues. Valerie and Ben are dedicated to keeping traditional blues alive.
Suggested donation for each workshop is $20.
Pay for all four workshop in advance on the first day and the donation is only $60 for all the workshops
Beginner harmonica lessons at AEBHF on the third Saturday of the month from 10:30am - 12:30pm for a total of four classes. The first session is on 16 September, and will cover: breathing techniques, projecting sound, playing chords, and individual notes. The second session on 21 October will cover: 12 bar and 8 bar blues structure, simple blues riffs, simple folk songs. The third session on 18 November will cover: Blues harmonica, call and response, how to solo, improvisation. The fourth and last session is on 16 December covering: Intermediate chugging, accompaniment, duo with guitar, vocal and harp mics,
First Class 16 September, 10:30am - 12:30pm :
Harp playing techniques
Playing through the harmonica
Second Class 21 October, 10:30am - 12:30pm:
We will do a quick review of breathing techniques, projecting sound, and playing chords,
12 bar and 8 bar blues structure,
Simple Blues riffs,
Simple Folk songs
Third Class 18 November, 10:30am - 12:30pm:
Playing Blues on harmonica
Call and response
Fourth Class 16 December, 10:30am - 12:30pm:
Intro to duo with guitar
Vocal and harp mics
You have a ukulele but don’t know what to do with it
You want to play music that makes you smile
You need something to challenge your mind and keep it young
You like to have fun and play well with others
It’s just plain fun
Join us every 1st Sunday of the month playing music from many different genres
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Place: Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 Three blocks from the intersection of East-West Highway and Route 1 (Baltimore Ave).
Cost: Free (donations are accepted and encouraged)
For more information send an email to UkeJamatArchieEdwards@gmail.com
The Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation is keeping East coast acoustic folk blues alive. Through weekly Saturday jams, performances, workshops, exhibits, and lectures, AEBHF carries on the educational tradition of celebrated Piedmont blues artist Archie Edwards.