Old Time Workshop 1:00-3:00 (Fiddle, Guitar and Uke)
The Canote twins know their stuff inside out and are known for their affable and friendly approach. They have been on staff at many music festivals across the country; performed as regulars on Sandy Bradley’s Potluck and been guests on Prairie Home Companion; they have taught at Centrum’s Fiddle Tunes Festival and the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop; and have been teaching a stringband class in Seattle for close to 40 years. More about them can be found at http://canote.com/
Learn some new tunes AND technique
Uke: New strums for playing Old Time tunes
publicity Marla Streator
with Greg and Jere Canote
The first Wednesday jam is led. The leader chooses and starts all of the
tunes. This month we will be playing in the keys of G and D in standard tuning on fiddles. As is our custom the first tune will be broken down for easy learning, this month Greg and Jere have chosen that tune to be Paddy on the Turnpike from Sara Armstrong.
Larry Hanks, Deborah Robbins, Steven Strauss “House Concert" Traditional American Songs
Larry Hanks is considered a "National Treasure", having performed to folk music audiences for over 50 years. Larry and Deborah are acoustic performers of traditional American songs, singing and playing guitar and 6-string banjo.
Publicity Shiela Long and Farren
|Caller Tony Mates is multi talented!|
Knocking out tunes will be Atlas Stringband, also from Seattle. Atlas has been playing together since the 2006 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend, WA where they jammed together for hours and days on end, wallowing in the energy and spirit of the music. Their rollicking dance tunes and hard driving rhythms come from the 1920s, 30s and 40s, the golden era of Old-Time music. The current lineup includes David Parker (fiddle), Morgan John (banjo), Robert Hinrix (bass), and Tom
Collicott (guitar). If we are in luck, we may get to hear some of their vocals in between dance tunes.
All dances are taught. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged. This is a family friendly event (no alcohol). Quimper Grange is located at 1219 Corona in Port Townsend. Admission is $5 if you arrive on bike or foot or bring a non disposable water bottle; $7 for car drivers; 16 and under is free. Bring yourself, a special friend, the family, or the whole tribe. Come at 7 and jam with the band. For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-602-1270.
Organizing and Publicity Farren
Publicity Shiela Long and Farren
with the Time Zones
Caller Woody Lane - A caller for more than 30 years, from Roseburg is also an accomplished clogger, he often accompanies the band as a foot percussionist.
Time Zones contra band will playing the April dance.
Time Zones is:
organized by Tinker Cavallaro
We are trying a new type of jam here at Quimper Grange!
- Tunes/songs must be traditional (Old Time, Bluegrass, Cajun, Irish, Swedish, “Gu-Achi”,…), moderately paced, and fairly easy to pick up.
- Songs should have a call and response or a chorus or both
- Round robin – when it’s your turn you may:
- Call out a tune/song name, the key, and the tradition it comes from
- Say a tune you’d like but need someone else to start it
- Whoever starts a tune ends it
Bring a snack to share at the long break!
Listeners are welcome.
Organized by Sheila Long