A bit of Reggae history and a few related styles: ska, rocksteady etc, including all participants in playing a Reggae composition in an orchestra arrangement, for a direct understanding of the genre and a lot of enjoyment.
Ben will teach and demonstrate a variety of old-time finger picking and banjo techniques used in bluegrass and old time music. Bring your banjo or guitar and learn some traditional tunes from a seasoned performer.
After running through song-writing tools, improve your craft with methods of enhancement. Alternate tunings, arpeggios, runs between chords. For beginners to accomplished, this workshop suits those with an instrument.
Are you a songwriter/performer? Want to either get out of the bedroom and into paid gigs, work or maybe even tour? Tips of how to write songs, appreciate great songs, book gigs, plan tours and budget your way home working on a shoe-string budget.
The three masked men of Kallidad will give a glimpse behind the curtain to share the musical techniques, travel and touring stories, and thoughts and philosophies that led them to create a once in a lifetime musical experience.
Tableland Community Choir Bellacappella invites all festival patrons to voice their joy in a BIG SING. This session is open to all ages and genders, no experience necessary. Song Sheets are available at the door.