Festivals & Workshops

Wednesday, Apr 29
6:00 pm Bluegrass Jamming Class National Opera Center, 330 7th Ave, near Penn Station, New York, NY 10001 NY, NY 6 Wednesdays 6–9:00 pm, Starting April 1st. $195 (includes all printed materials). Beginners welcome. World Famous Method taught by the redoubtable Mark Sunderwirth. For more info & to sign up visit: http://drbanjo.com
6:00 pm Bluegrass Jamming Class Midtown Manhattan with Mark Sunderwirth using the Wernick Method. Weds, 4/8- 5/6, 6-9 PM. All bluegrass instruments welcome, no jamming experience necessary. Only Requirements: be able to tune your instrument, and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A chords. Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords. $195 for whole series. Contact: rick@drbanjo.com
Saturday, May 2
7:30 pm Weekly Beginners' Contra Workshop Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470 For details check: http://www.cdny.org/
8:00 pm Swingin' Tern Dances 1st Presbyterian Ch. Parish House, 14 Hanover Rd., East Hanover, NJ 07936 – 973-887-0298 Contras & sometimes swing. Beginners' workshop at 7:30 PM. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. http://www.folkproject.org/swtern/swtern.shtml#ST2011-11-19
8:00 pm Weekly Contra Dance Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470 For caller & music check: http://www.cdny.org/