Schedule

12:15 – 3:15PM: Cigar Box Guitar-Making Workshop (SOLD OUT)
1:00PM – 3:00PM: Bottleneck Slide Guitar Workshop (FREE)
3:15PM – 4:15PM: Blues Harp Workshop (FREE)

FREE Workshop

3:15PM – 4:15PM

Blues Harp Workshop

Location:
2017 Utah Blues Festival
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City
Marriott Hotel
Capital C Room
Facilitated by members of the Utah Blues Society

Hohner harmonicas will be given to the first 110 workshop attendees free of charge. We’ll teach you how to play a traditional blues harp riff and conduct an informal Q & A session to answer any questions you may have about playing your new blues harp. A portion of the workshop will be an intimate concert demonstrating how the blues harp blends with the blues guitar.

Registered Blues Festival Attendees may begin registering for this workshop at the Capital C Room at 3:00PM

Download the workshop poster here.

FREE Workshop

1PM – 3PM

Bottleneck Guitar Slide Workshop

Location:
2017 Utah Blues Festival
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City
Marriott Hotel
Capital C Room
Facilitated by members of the Utah Blues Society

During this hands-on workshop you’ll learn how to make your own slide out of the neck of a bottle the same way the blues players made them a hundred years ago.  Once you’ve completed the process, you will have your own handmade bottleneck slide – Ready to Rip the Blues!

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 Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT.  THANK YOU EVERYONE!!

12:15PM – 3:15PM

Cigar Box Guitar-Making Workshop

Location:
2017 Utah Blues Festival
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City
Marriott Hotel
Capital C Room
Facilitated by Dave Smith of Defiant Guitars

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll make your own fretless electric cigar box guitar.  After you have completed the assembly, plug it in and listen to the sweet tone of your authentic cigar box guitar.  This is a unique opportunity to make your own instrument and bottleneck slide.  Become the down and dirty blues slide guitar player you’ve always dreamed of being.  Parts & materials fee:  $25.  You will end up with a guitar valued at ~$250.

* THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT! *