Work Shop Tent (Site 20)

April 28, 2018

No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind are allowed into the festival. Alcoholic
beverages are available for sale at multiple locations throughout the festival grounds.

Thanks to all Celtic musicians near and far who have expressed interest and supported our festival along the way. We are working hard to keep our Celtic performance stages fresh, diverse, and ever-changing. So, if we haven’t contacted you to perform on our stages this year, rest assured that you may still be in the running for future opportunities.

Time Workshop Provider(s)
10:00 Guitar Workshop Robin Bullock – Learn the Celtic Guitar – Fingerstyle with an intro to DADGAD taught by one of the finest in the Celtic music scene – “Celtic guitar god” — Baltimore City Paper (Workshop Pass required)
11:00 Harp Workshop Máire Ní Chathasaigh (Workshop Pass required)
12:00 Harps n Fiddles – How DO they jam together? Moch Pryderi Join Mary Triola (harp/ multi-instrumentalist) and Luke Gray (fiddle/bass/Chapman Stick) to learn how to keep your jam jiving when harps, fiddles, or Chapman Sticks join in. (Workshop Pass required)
1:00 Fiddle Workshop Pascal Gemme – Learn about the Celtic ties to the music and culture of Quebec and learn a Québécois Tune with one of Quebec’s most popular traditional musicians (Workshop Pass required)
2:00 Guitar Workshop Chris Newman Fine tune your Celtic Flatpick style with “…one of the UK’s most staggering and influential acoustic guitarists” – Folk Roots (Workshop Pass required)
3:00 All Acoustic Instruments Jam PrepDonna Hebért – Come and Get your Groove On! Not sure how to fit into the open jam? Donna, “Groove momma” of Mist Covered Mountains will help you get there. (Workshop Pass required)
4:00 – 5:00 Cannon Fire on the Hill! – Multi-Century Battle with Cannon Fire on the hill behind this Tent – presented by our Living History groups.
4:00 – 5:00 Ben Williams’ Reunion – Celtic Jam Session – The tradition continues with CSSM Founding member, Ben Williams, and his group of current/former students and friends – young and old – ALL ARE WELCOME – bring your instrument and join the jam!

  • (1) Each set begins on the hour and is scheduled for 45 min to allow 15 minute stage turnover time.
  • (2) Workshop Tent provides an unplugged venue for these special guest performers to provide workshops, demonstrations, and informative talks in an intimate setting – (Workshop Tickets required, as noted).

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