06 September 2011

Bluegrass banjo for beginners in Hillsborough, Co. Down: 3 Oct.-21 Nov. 2011

Thanks to Howard Walker, the fine banjo-player of the Down and Out Bluegrass Band, for the news that he is about to open classes on bluegrass banjo for beginners. Howard's poster (left) lets you know straightforwardly what to expect:

This class will cover all the basic Scruggs style 5-string banjo exercises, rolls and techniques required to get you started playing your first bluegrass tunes/songs.

The eight-week course will run from Monday 3 October to 21 November, with each class running from 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. The course fee is £100. The venue is Hillsborough Village Centre, Ballynahinch St., Hillsborough, Co. Down. A location map is on the Centre's website.

Howard can be contacted for further details (or to enrol) on 077 8895 7958 between 5.00 and 7.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

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