11 January 2017

Michael J. Miles: New Year news

Thanks to clawhammer-banjo maestro Michael J. Miles (above) for his latest e-newsletter on coming events,

Monthly from 17 Jan., he and Rick Kogan will present 'Panorama', a monthly forum of music, politics, and stories at the Hideout in Chicago; on 28 Jan. he joins John McEuen at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago to celebrate the epoch-making 1972 release of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Will the circle be unbroken; his programmes of banjo and guitar instruction at the Old Town School began this week; and he will also be teaching at the Suwanee Banjo Camp in Florida (Apr.) and Banjo Camp North (May), and taking part in the Mike Seeger Banjo Festival in Virginia (June).

You are invited to visit existentialbanjo.com, which has an ongoing video series and also gives access to Michael's store of books and records.

Update 13 Jan.: Thanks to Michael for his message appearing below as a comment - especially the part about his coming over in October.

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At 8:01 pm, Blogger Miles Music said...

Richard..... thanks to you and greetings to my friends and family in Ireland. If all goes well, I'll be there in October. More to come on that. In the meantime, as an antidote to political fury in US, the banjo provides a nutritional blast of hope.
All the very best...Michael


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