for anyone wishing to learn more about Civil War era banjo, playing, music, banjo construction and history ---- this is the event for you!
It will be held at the Pry House on the Antietam Battlefield near Keedysville MD.
Presenters and mentors include Dr. Robert Winan's, Carl Anderton, Greg Adams, George Wunderlich and many others.
Here is the basic information:
August 28-29, 2010
Saturday starting at 8:30am
Sunday starting at 9:00am to 12:00pm
8:30am Check-in, coffee and pastries
9:00 Lecture (speaker TBD)
10:15 ` Jam Session and mentor Sessions
12:30-2:00pm Demonstrations—Banjo making and minor repairs, George Wunderlich
4:00 Concert preparation
6:30-9:00 Participant Show & Tell – jam or see the town
9:00pm-8:00am Camping in Pry barn and house
9:00am Planning meeting
9:30 Jam Session
Participant Show & Tell: Participants can share new tunes, techniques, research, resources, etc. Must pre-register to present.
Pre-register by downloading form on Facebook page, calling Susan Rosenvold at 301-695-1864 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org