Owensboro, KY – WM Bluegrass Jam Camp with Dave Howard – begins 3/16/18

Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Camp
Taught by Dave Howard
Assisted by Chris Joslin, Danny Clark, and Mike Hobson
Friday, March 16 2:00-6:00pm
Saturday, March 17 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, March 18 10:00am-2:00pm
Owensboro, KY International Bluegrass Music Museum
Tuition $260

The Kentucky Fried Pickin’ “end of winter” Bluegrass Jam runs in Owensboro the same weekend, a 2nd annual free event where pickers from all over can meet fellow pickers for great music, memories and friendships.

The Holiday Inn Riverfront in Owensboro is offering a special rate (until February 23) for jam campers and for those attending Kentucky Fried Pickin’ event.

All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming the first class!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Mistakes allowed!
Singing not required, but encouraged and taught.
Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.
Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught.

Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam.

Only requirements:
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)

The sooner you sign up, the sooner you’ll receive the student study materials for the camp. Click on ‘Tickets’ above.

Registration includes
• Optional museum tour and/or visit to Bill Monroe’s home place in nearby Rosine
• Camp T-shirt and poster
• Evening jamming and showing of IBMM-produced documentaries

Dave Howard has enjoyed years of singing and playing mandolin throughout the U.S. with The 23 String Band – winners of the Louisville Music Awards Bluegrass Artist of the Year – and with the Louisville-based Relic Bluegrass band. He has played and sung on numerous television, radio, and feature film programs. He recently apprenticed as a fiddler, supported by the Kentucky Arts Council. Dave directs the Louisville Folk School, a traditional music education community he founded in 2015, and sits on the board of Bluegrass Anonymous – Louisville’s Bluegrass Music Association.