Saturday, July 19, 2014

Castro Coleman to perform - AND TEACH - at Tall City Blues Fest

Castro Coleman (aka: Mr. Sipp) of Mississippi is among the artists coming to Midland later this month to perform - AND to teach an MC music workshop - at this year's Tall City Blues Fest. Here's a sample of Mr. Sipp in performance ...

Midland College, in partnership with Tall City Blues Fest, presented by Mazda of Midland/Odessa, announces the line-up of educational workshops scheduled for Saturday, July 26. The educational workshops are being held in conjunction with the 2014 Festival, which will be held July 25-27. All workshops will be located inside designated rooms at the Doubletree Hotel, and 100 percent of the registration proceeds are donated to provide scholarships for KIDS' College at MC.

Made possible by D.L. Taylor's Consulting
By Castro Coleman, aka: Mr. Sipp
11:30 AM -12:30 PM, Ages: 6-12
Min: 2 Max: 24
Doubletree Parlor 1109
$15/pre-registration | $20/walk-up registration

Participants in this workshop will learn the fun, happy side of the blues, how it has come full circle, including how it started and where it is today. Taught by the 2014 International Blues Challenge Winner, Castro Coleman, he will also show participants how the music of today has evolved from the blues. This workshop will include both a presentation, as well as an interactive follow-along jam.
What to Bring: A curiosity about the blues

Eight different workshops are included in this year’s offerings and are available to everyone - not just to Festival attendees. Most workshops are geared for adults and youth.

CLICK HERE for detailed information about all workshops

CLICK HERE to register online for the workshops (secure site)

Pre-registration fee for each workshop is $15; registration fee at the door is $25. Registration is available through the Midland College Community Programs Continuing Education Office at (432) 685-4518.

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