It’s a return visit of the hugely successful Guitar Gathering, a series of special workshops under the direction of top jazz guitarist HUGH BUCKLEY.
Listen, look and learn as four major guitarists show you the tricks, licks and contexts that make the guitar such an iconic instrument.
With sessions open to all and free of charge, it’s going to be guitar heaven for fans attending the Festival.
Founder of the very successful Dublin Guitar Nights project, this renowned bebop guitarist and educator has worked with many top singers and instrumentalists from home and abroad. He will show you how to tackle solo guitar work and the tricky subject of guitar accompaniment, a problem area for many guitarists. Free admission.
John is Ireland’s top Flamenco guitarist and has studied in Spain as well as touring with many Flamenco ensembles. This session will explore the beauty of Flamenco music, its rhythms, and its history and, above all, the guitar techniques required to deliver this vital music form. Free admission.
New York’s Ben Prevo has awesome guitar skills and has been working with top bluesmen from the US and Europe for many years. A class act, he delivers blues effortlessly from many sources and styles, especially Chicago blues. Enjoy a session full of comment and skill. Free admission.
One of the great Irish guitarists and educators, Jimmy has played with Thin Lizzy, Van Morrison, Rob Strong, Mary Black, Don Baker and his own band Spectrum. Get the inside story from a guitar legend who has recorded with Roger Daltrey, Chaka Khan and many more. Free admission.