The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) has announced the state legislature’s appointments to the positions of State Poet Laureate, State Musician, State Two-Dimensional Artist, and State Three-Dimensional Artist. The 2011 appointees, who fill the positions for one-year terms. include State Musician Lyle Lovett, Poet Laureate David M. Parsons, Two-Dimensional Artist Melissa Miller, and Three-Dimensional Artist Jesus […]
Monthly Archives: May 2011
Larry Carlton teams with veteran studio guitarist (in his home country of Japan) Tak Matsumoto, who achieved international recognition in a rock band called TMG. A jazz disc, most of the tunes here feature them playing the melody together before each takes a solo. Matsumoto tips his cap to his partner on “Jazzy Bullets,” a […]
Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous, a multi-genre guitar workshop series organized by Chris Gray and Dave Goodwin in Bozeman, Montana, will welcome guitarist/singer/songwriter Roy Book Binder as an instructor at its next event, July 6-9. Past instructors at the Rendezvous include John Jorgenson, John Bohlinger, and others. Learn more at bigskyrr.com/.
Big Sky Rockin’ Rendezvous, a multi-genre guitar workshop series organized by Chris Gray with Dave Goodwin in Bozeman, Montana. Instructors include guitarist/singer/songwriter Roy Book Binder, John Jorgenson, John Bohlinger, and others. Book Binder will conduct the next event , July 6-9. Learn more at http://www.bigskyrr.com/.
May 13-15, at The Holiday Inn Conference Center in Kingston, NY Exit 19, just off NYS Thruway. For more info, contact Stephen Marnell at (845) 876-8700, woodstockmusictradeshow.com.
Reverend Guitars has launched a line of basses that use Joe-Naylor-designed pickups, a Korina body, string-through bridge with a top-load option, a five-piece neck and pan-control. The Thundergun is a set-neck with the Thick Brick pickup at the bridge and the Split Brick pickup at the neck. The body has a raised center ridge. For more, visit reverendguitars.com.
May 7, at the Belfry Fire Station, Belfry, KY. For more info, contact (304) 235-2823, (606) 237-4286.
5/7/2011 at the Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center, 165 North Main St., Spanish Fork, UT. Show hours 10-10. For more info, contact Boothe Bros. Music (801) 798-7650, facebook.com/amp.sho or boothemusic.com.
5/1/2011 at the Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Show hours 9:30-3:30. For more info, contact musiciansswapmeet.net.