Bluegrass in Belgium announces that Laurent Eeckhout, of the Namur Picnic Festival), is starting a monthly jam session and concert: 'Have a look at his message and support this wonderful initiative.' The message has been issued in French, Flemish, and English; the English version appears below.
Dear friends, musicians, and music lovers,
We are happy to invite you to the first 'Mazy Bluegrass, Irish, & Old-Time Jam'!!!
Goal: to offer a friendly meeting place for fans of bluegrass, Irish, old-time music and more globally, for fans of acoustic music who wish to share musical moments between players or listeners.
When: these musical meetings are scheduled to the last Friday of each month. So the first jam will happen on Friday 28 September 2012.
Where: at the wonderful Zy’coop place, 9a rue de l’usine, 5032 Mazy.
Opening hours: Doors open at 19:30
Jam from 20:00 to 21:30
Open stage from 21:30 to 21:50
Concert from 22:00 to 23:00
This 28/09/2012 : Louvat Bros; video YouTube teaser CD 2012
Last jam for the road …
Who: fans of bluegrass, Irish, and old-time acoustic music, with their instrument or not, beginners or advanced… cheerfulness required!
What: The purpose of the jam is to let the musicians to propose tunes to each other, spontaneously, following the feeling of the moment. However, to allow everybody to be comfortable, we will suggest every month five 'standards' pieces of the style which will be certainly played!
- This 28/09/2012 : Cripple Creek (A) - Salt Creek (A) - Bury me Beneath the Willow (G) - John Hardy (G) - Home Sweet Home (C)
- More details on our website!
Rate: Take part in the jam for a symbolic coin of 2,00 € !!!
Thank the musicians performing the concert of the evening according to
your appreciation by participating in the hat...
Organising team: Steve Louvat and Laurent Eeckhout - Blue Wings asbl
(Picnic Festival organiser)
Become friends on Facebook now. Looking forward to meet you there numerous,
Steve and Laurent