On Saturday 23rd January 2010 the UK hosts its very first Slide Guitar
Michael Messer and Ed Genis, Tom Doughty and Lucy Zirins.
All take the stage for the evening concert and during the day there are
Workshops & Tuition Talks Demonstrations and Discussions - Michael Messer &
Mark Makin - the opportunity to enter a discussion with two of the world's
foremost experts on instruments built by Dobro, National, Supro, Valco & all
things resonator. Ian McWee of 'Diamond Bottlenecks', -'The History of
Slide, From beef bones & rail track nails, to plastic wonders' with examples
and illustrated by the playing Slidin’ Steve Thompson.
1 to 1 and group tuition from Tom Doughty & Chickenbone John
Barry Reeves will perform after a demonstration of the Bose L1 line array
PA, Basil and Pat Henriques - Slack Key to Console.
All Day Open Mic and Jams
All day £25 evening concert £12:50.
Doors open at 12:00.
If paying in advance by Paypal please note that a charge of £1:50 per
person is required to cover handling charges.
The Venue - The Red Lion Hotel, Atherstone, North Warwickshire CV9 1BB
A ‘Diamond Bottlenecks’ Slide and other items will be raffled. The proceeds
will go to to Music Machine - ‘music for the community’ an open access
project which provide space, free instruction, support and access to