Ring, Ring the Banjo!

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Ring, Ring the Banjo!

Time: February 3, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Location: Simms Center for the Performing Arts, Albuquerque Academy
Street: 6400 Wyoming Blvd.
City/Town: ABQ
Website or Map: http://www.aa.edu/communityac…
Event Type: music, free
Organized By: Albuquerque Academy
Latest Activity: Jan 27, 2014

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Join nationally-recognized banjo master and songcatcher Wayne Shrubsall as he shares the different styles of playing 4- and 5-string banjo in the instrument's popular history at a free event on Feb. 3 at Albuquerque Academy. Shrubsall will demonstrate music on fretless, gourd-body, parlor, plectrum (4-string), folk, and bluegrass banjoes.

For more than 50 years, Shrubsall has participated in workshops, festivals, and music events, performing with a variety of musicians including Bill Monroe, Byron Berline, Vassar Clements, Dan Crary, Peter Feldmann, Elliott's Ramblers, Steve Smith and Hard Road, and the Adobe Brothers string band. He has worked on 20 albums.

“Ring, Ring the Banjo!” is Monday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Simms Center for the Performing Arts Little Theater on the Albuquerque Academy campus. The event is free, but guests are asked to register in advance at www.aa.edu/communityacademy, in order to ensure sufficient seating.

The lecture is part of Albuquerque Academy’s Spring 2014 Community Academy lecture series. Details about all of the upcoming lectures can be found at www.aa.edu/communityacademy.


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