The spectacular US hot jazz/western swing trio The Hotclub of Cowtown with Elana James (vocals, violin) Whit Smith (vocals, guitar) and double bass player Jake Erwin perform at Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda on Saturday 29 October, 8.30pm. Check them out on https://youtu.be/kTMLfigsyPk
As a special one-off event, the hugely talented and versatile violin player Elana James is giving a workshop on Saturday 29 October from 4-6pm at Barlow House, Narrow West St, Drogheda.
With a jazz/western swing focus, the workshop will explore
improvisation, soloing and how to accompany on fiddle/violin, viola and cello. Participants will learn about song forms, and approaches to playing fiddle tunes in different genres. Participants are invited to bring a recording device.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
The workshop is open to intermediate and advanced violin/viola/cello players aged 11 and over who have been playing for a minimum of three years and have reached grade 3 standard or equivalent.
The workshop is free of charge and open to those who book tickets to attend the Hot Club of Cow Town concert on Saturday evening, 8.30pm. Droichead Arts Centre is kindly offering reduced-price concert tickets to workshop participants at €8 rather than €18/€16.
HOW TO BOOK
Those interested in booking should contact Music Generation Louth by email email@example.com or by telephone to Tel 042 93 64635. We can provisionally reserve a place for you. To fully confirm your place, you will then need to contact Droichead Arts Centre Box Office by telephone Tel 041 9833946 to purchase your concert ticket/s.
PLEASE NOTE THAT PLACES ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED AND WILL BE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED BASIS.