Thursday, 2 January 2014

Gainsborough old-time festival news - and more

The Friends Of American Old Time Music And Dance (FOAOTMAD) announce in their weekly e-newsletter that e-tickets for the Gainsborough Festival can now be bought through the FOAOTMAD website using Paypal. Pre-booking is advisable; payment can also be made by post, with stamped addressed envelope.

The Festival will be held at Queen Elizabeth’s High School, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2ST, England, on 14-16 February. US artists taking part include the Bucking Mules (Joseph Decosimo and friends – 2012 Clifftop band winners), the Rutro Ramblers (Rich Hartness and friends), Trevor & Travis Stuart, and Matt Gordon (clogger). UK performers include Grey Wolf, Bones Creek, Stompin’ Dave Allen, and Appakella.

The e-newsletter also announces a rare opportunity to buy a Cedar Mountain 'Dwight Diller' banjo, pre-2005; shows by touring US musicians in Britain; and news of Kate Lissauer's 'La Fuente de Musica' workshop week in Spain (10-17 May 2014). More details of these and other news items can be found here.