Saturday, 31 January 2009

Bluegrass Masterclass, 11-12 April 2009


Thanks to Claude Rossat for news of a Bluegrass Masterclass, to be held at La Grange Rouge, just off the D12 road at 71500 La Chapelle-Naude, Louhans (eastern France, between Lyons and Dijon), on 11-12 April 2009. The instructors are Byron Berline (fiddle, mandolin), Jim Hurst (guitar), and Alan Munde (banjo).

The full package (€180) includes:

Workshop
Sat. 11 Apr.: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m., 2.00-6.00 p.m.
Sun. 12 Apr.: 10.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m., 3.00-5.00 p.m.

Lodging
Friday night to Sunday morning (2 nights) at the La Grange Rouge dorm (workshop site)
Please bring a pair of sheets or a sleeping bag.

Food
breakfast/lunch/dinner on Saturday
breakfast/ lunch on Sunday
(workshop site)

Concert
Saturday night, 11 Apr., at the Louhans Theater (2 miles from the workshop site). Admission: €12/€9. The concert, featuring these three legendary pickers, is a unique event and not part of a tour.

Full details, including an application form, can be found here.