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Naseby Bluegrass Festival 2024

Banjo Workshop with Simon Brogie

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of Bluegrass banjo...

Simon

Simon Brogie Will be running our banjo workshop in 2024. Simon Brogie was born near the bottom of the Hosmer Mountain. He started listening to Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs before he could remember, being drawn into bluegrass music by watching his Dad play guitar in a bluegrass band. At around age 5, he picked up the mandolin, 7 years later he started learning the 5 String Banjo.

Bluegrass Mandolin with Abbey Thomas

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of Bluegrass Mandolin...

Abbey

Abbey Thomas, hailing from Cornwall, Abbey has endeared herself to bluegrass audiences nationwide with he bubbling personality and fine mandolin playing, currently with "Blue Lass" the all lady bluegrass band,and "Old baby mackerel" Abbey also offers mandolin lessons one to one.

Bluegrass Dobro Workshop with Chris Eaton

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of Bluegrass dobro...

Chris

Chris Eaton, This year's winner of the Battlefield instrumental competition. Chris works as a professional musician. He has been teaching guitar/ukulele, plus slide/dobro/lap steel, for 10 years. Much of his teaching takes place in schools around West Sussex, where he lives. In his 20s and 30s, he toured as a side-man for blues bands on the European blues scene. He has written about slide guitar for the national guitar magazines, and he composes slide guitar music for TV shows.

Bluegrass Fiddle  with Nigel Canter

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of bluegrass fiddle...

Nigel

Nigel Canter will once again be offering a bluegrass fiddle workshop this year, known for his intricate solo work and supportive back up style with the essential ability to hear the mood of the a song in addition to the ability to play a unique version of an instrumental.. it will be of great advantage to the students of the fiddle to attend, Nigel adapts his teaching to suit the class, be they beginners ,intermediate or advanced... Highly recommended for all students of Bluegrass fiddle playing.

Bluegrass Guitar  with Holly Wheeldon

Bluegrass Guitar Workshop with Holly Wheeldon. A One hour guitar workshop on the fundamentals of bluegrass guitar.

Holly

Holly Wheeldon plays with Blue lass, heading for being the UK's answer to Molly Tuttle, stunning guitar player, taking her first workshop with us.

Vocal Workshop with Jordan Lea and Luke Day

Get your voices ready for a vocal and harmony workshop

Jordan

Jordan is the lead singer with the Willow Station Duo. A very fine singer who along with Luke Day will give a workshop on how to get the very best from your vocal performance.

Last Chance Saloon Bluegrass Day 2024