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Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation

Preserving Piedmont-style acoustic blues in the tradition of Archie Edwards, John Jackson, John Cephas, and many others. 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD

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Blues and Acoustic Guitar Workshop with Scott Ainslee (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Feb 21, 2010 10:00 AM to Feb 21, 2010 01:00 PM)
If you happen to have an interest in playing acoustic blues guitar, the music rock came from -- including Delta Blues, slide guitar, open tunings, Piedmont/Ragtime style fingerpicking blues -- then you should plan on turning up for Scott Ainslie’s workshop.
Open Mic Night (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Mar 04, 2010 07:30 PM to Mar 04, 2010 10:00 PM)
hosted by Willie Leebel. The event will be held monthly on the first Thursday from 7:30 to 10:00 pm. If you have a song or three to share with others, original or otherwise, stop in and show your stuff.
Piedmont Guitar Practice Sessions (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Mar 20, 2010 12:00 PM to Mar 20, 2010 01:00 PM)
Gina DeSimone will be running the Barbershop’s one room schoolhouse of Piedmont Blues. These weekly practice sessions are geared for beginners through intermediate players.
Saturday Blues Jam (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Mar 20, 2010 01:00 PM to Mar 20, 2010 05:00 PM)
For nearly 50 years, Archie’s Barbershop in Northeast Washington DC was the place to be on Saturday afternoons when musicians gathered for an informal acoustic blues jam. In February 2008 after the barbershop building was sold, the weekly Archie’s Barbershop jams moved temporarily to HR-57-Center for the Preservation of Jazz and Blues. In March 2009, the Barbershop jams moved to its new home in the old Riverdale Bookstore, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 three blocks from the intersection of East West Highway and Route 1 (Baltimore Ave).
Folklore Society of Greater Washington Mid Winter Festival (Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road, Takoma Park, MD, from Feb 06, 2010 12:00 PM to Feb 06, 2010 10:30 PM)
The annual mid-winter shindig known as the FSGW Mini-Fest will be held at the Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road, on Saturday, February 6, 2010 from noon until 10:30 pm. Once again this year FSGW features two simultaneous all-day dance tracks and seven workshop and performance sites, so find that calendar and save the date! Ticket prices are listed above. They may be purchased through the website in advance, or at the door.
Phil Wiggins Harmonica Workshop (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Feb 13, 2010 10:30 AM to Feb 13, 2010 01:00 PM)
Phil will be teaching two sessions, one for beginners from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, and another for advanced players from noon to 1:00 PM.
Songwriting Workshop with Gaye Adegbalola (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Feb 27, 2010 10:00 AM to Feb 27, 2010 01:00 PM)
Join noted blues songwriter Gaye Adegbalola for a workshop on the creative process and the business of songwriting.
Evening Concert with Gaye Adegbalola (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Feb 27, 2010 07:00 PM to Feb 27, 2010 10:00 PM)
Songs in the Key of "G"aye
Paul Geremia in Concert (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Road. Riverdale, MD, from Mar 07, 2010 04:00 PM to Mar 07, 2010 07:00 PM)
Paul Geremia is a first rate bluesman, songwriter, a scholar of early jazz and blues, and one of the best country blues fingerpickers ever.
Guitar Workshop with Andy Cohen (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation (The Barbershop) 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 , from Mar 14, 2010 02:00 PM to Mar 14, 2010 04:00 PM)
Andy Cohen will lead a 2 hour guitar workshop at the Barbershop. Admission $15.
Andy Cohen, Eleanor Ellis & Walter Liniger: Piedmont blues, Ragtime, Early Jazz & Rev. Gary Davis Gospel Tunes (Washington Ethical Society Auditorium, 7750 16th St, NW. Washington, DC, from Mar 13, 2010 08:00 PM to Mar 13, 2010 11:00 PM)
We're planning a party -- an old-fashioned house party -- for our next program on March 13 at the Washington Ethical Society Auditorium. Andy Cohen will come from Memphis to lead the festivities. His cohorts in country blues will be Eleanor Ellis and Walter ?Wale? Liniger. They all fell in love with the old songs in the old styles, learned from the masters, and have been telling the world about it ever since.
Blues Ukulele Styles of the Early 20th Century Part 1 (Intermediate) (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation (The Barbershop) 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 , from May 02, 2010 12:00 PM to May 02, 2010 01:30 PM)
Workshop with Del Rey, cost $25 ($40 for both workshops). To Register for either workshop send an email to: info@acousticblues.com.
Memphis Minnie Songbook (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation (The Barbershop) 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 , from May 02, 2010 02:00 PM to May 02, 2010 03:30 PM)
Workshop with Del Rey, cost $25 ($40 for both workshops). To Register for either workshop send an email to: info@acousticblues.com.
Country Blues Guitar Workshop with Mary Flower (Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation (The Barbershop) 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale MD 20737 , from Jun 20, 2010 02:00 PM to Jun 20, 2010 04:00 PM)
Cost $30. To Register for either workshop send an email to: info@acousticblues.com.
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