Prior to the festival
23, 24, 25 October, 2019
Old-Time Music School
The 3rd Dorrigo Old-Time Music School is on the 23rd-25th October prior to the 18th Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival. It is held at 32 Tyringham Road, Dorrigo, NSW, Australia opposite the Dorrigo Showgrounds where the Festival is held.
The music school provides opportunities for learning and playing alongside award winning old time musicians.
Workshops will include traditional fiddle and banjo music, instrument workshops, old time ensemble workshops, folk singing, concerts, jamming and a festival performance opportunity.
Bookings for the Old-Time Music School will open on the 1st May. Bookings can be made for either 3 days, 2 days, 1 day or the Final Friday workshop. Details for the workshops will be available soon with the opportunity to then enroll in your chosen workshops within your booking.
2019 OTMS Tutors
We are delighted to have the following dedicated old-time musicians to carry on the tradition of our Old-Time Music School in 2019
- South Carolina Broadcasters USA (Jackson Cunningham, David Sheppard, Ivy Sheppard)
- Judy & Rod Jones AUS
- Andrew Collins Trio CANADA ( Andrew Collins, James McEleney, Mike Mezzatesta)
- Andrew Small USA
Complete Tutor bios will be published soon.