2020 Program

Wirrina Bluegrass Festival 2020 program

Program for Friday 27 November

TIMEOval StageGreen Tent
5.00 pmFestival OpeningJam sessions throughout the Festival
5.30 pmNed Wright
6.20 pmCrooked Road
7.10 pmNice Verdes
8.00 pmJodie, Emlyn, Matthew & Amber
8.55 pmMontz Matsumoto
9.45 pmMemphis Suns
10.30 pmAndrew Clermont's Supper Club

Program for Saturday 28 November

TIMEOval StageBlackboard TentWoolshed workshopsVerandah SessionsGreen Tent
9.30 amVocal Techniques with Jodie, Emlyn, Matthew & AmberJam sessions throughout the Festival
10.00 amSouth American Music with Sally Miller & Jesse Hamilton
10.30 amCrooked Road —Band Talk: 'How to make a band sound like a band'
11.30 amLeonard Cohen—Dobro Workshop
11.00 amBlackboard concerts
11.30 am—5.30 pm
Using double stops in bluegrass fiddle with Geoff Bridgland
12.00 pmBluegrass Guitar with Andrew Clermont and Tim BaileyMemphis Suns led session
1.00 pmHarmonica with Mij Tanith.
For beginners and improving basic skills
Bluegrass Junction led session
2.00 pmImprovisation—Bluegrass Melody (Mandolin, Fiddle & Guitar) with Andrew Clermont The Cherrypickers led session
3.00 pmMandolin Tunes with Andrew Hook
4.00 pmApocalyptic Breakdown: Songs of hope in desperate timesUkulele: How to improve your strumming and rhythm with John Mansfield
4.40 pmMemphis Suns
5.25 pmAndrew Clermont: Talk on production of albums—process and values
6.00 pmMiss Ohio
6.45 pmBluegrass Junction
7.35 pmCrooked Road
8.25 pmThe Cherry Pickers
9.15 pmMontz Matsumoto
10.00 pmAndrew Clermont's Supper Club

Program for Sunday 29 November

TIMEOval StageBlackboard TentWoolshed WorkshopsVerandah SessionsGreen Tent
9.30 amCommunity Gospel Singing with Jodi & Emlyn. All welcome.Jam sessions throughout the Festival
10.45 am Talk: Stringed Instrument Building with Tim Wright
11.45 amBlackboard Concerts
11 am — 3.30 pm
Banjo with Montz MatsumotoUkulele Session with Shelley Wigley
12.00 pmNed Wright
12.45 pmCreative Writing & Thinking with Caz Williams
12.50 pmThe Cherry Pickers
1.40 pmMiss Ohio
1.45 pmClawhammer Ukulele with John Mansfield (for ukes with a high G String)
2.30 pmThe Borderers
2.45 pmHarmonica with Mij Tanith. Q&A session for those who already play. Help with more advanced techniques.
3.20 pmJodie, Emlyn, Matthew & Amber
4.10 pmNice Verdes
7.00 pm onwards...Acoustic after-party and jam

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