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1st British Slide Guitar Festival 2010
The Red Lion Hotel, Atherstone, Warwickshire

Saturday 23rd January 2010

On Saturday 23rd January 2010 the UK hosts its very first Slide Guitar Festival, featuring:
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
The Red Lion - £49 B&B for festival attendees.   Website: www.atherstoneredlion.co.uk
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 instruments.
For more info contact perce@percyparadise.com 

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