Thursday, July 24, 2014

Gregg Wright to perform - AND TEACH - at Tall City Blues Fest

Gregg Wright of California 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 Wright 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.

By Gregg Wright
Made possible by Touchwood Resources
2:15 - 3:30 PM, Ages: 14+
Min: 2 Max: 10
Doubletree Parlor 1117
$15/pre-registration | $20/walk-up registration

Develop your ear for blues guitar in this intermediate to advanced workshop with former guitar player for Michael Jackson, Gregg Wright. Gregg plays upside-down and left-handed like Hendrix, so this is not a textbook classroom style workshop that will teach technique, but rather a workshop sharing guitar wisdom that can help you plug holes in your playing and take your game to the next level. A jam session is likely to break out!
Prerequisite: A basic to intermediate ability to play electric guitar.
What to Bring: An electric guitar and small amp.

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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