BLACK FRIDAY SALE!
The 50th Annual Santa Barbara Fiddlers’ Festival
Skillet Licorice – Vinyl Release Show (June 15, 2022)
David Bragger & Susan Platz – Mars Hill University’s Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week
David Bragger & Susan Platz – Workshops and Concert at Fiddle Hell Online
David Bragger and Susan Platz will be performing and teaching at Fiddle Hell Online, April 7-10, 2022, and we invite YOU to attend this amazing event!
Go to https://fiddlehell.org/Register for Registration (discounts for seniors & young musicians, and for early birds) …Read more
Third Annual Pozo Old-Time Music Gathering – Nov. 12-13-14 2021
November 12-13-14 2021 at Pozo Saloon, Pozo, CA.
Admission is FREE with a la carte pricing for concerts, workshops, and camping.
SLO County Stumblers
The Third Annual Pozo Saloon Old Time Music Gathering returns to Pozo, California for three days of nonstop jamming, along with music workshops and a Thursday evening concert in San Luis Obispo. Musicians from across California will gather on the front porch, back porch and all around the grounds of the historic Pozo Saloon to play traditional American music. Jamming begins at noon on Friday, and continues all day Saturday and Sunday, and all players of old time music are welcome. The Pozo Saloon offers tasty burgers and tri-tip along with cold beer served in a mason jar. If you’re an old time musician you are welcome to join in on the jams. Featuring music from Reeb Willms and Caleb Klauder, David Bragger & Susan Platz, SLO County Stumblers, Smoke Holler… and jamming for days! This year, tent camping will be available at the Saloon (Fri & Sat nights only). RV camping available nearby at Santa Margarita Lake.
Fiddle & Banjo Workshops with David Bragger at 3rd Annual Pozo Old Time Music Gathering
Pozo Old-Time Gathering Fiddle & Banjo Workshops with David Bragger
–November 13, 2021 at Pozo Saloon, Pozo, CA–
Instructor David Bragger is founder and producer at Tiki Parlour Recordings, Director of Old-Time String Band at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Dept. of Ethnomusicology, and Artistic Director of Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention.
1:00 PM Old-Time Fiddle Tunes and Rhythmic Bowing with David Bragger ($20)
We’re going to learn an incredible tune or two with a focus on rhythm, variations and bow patterns. David will be drawing from a mesmerizing collection of uncommon and classic tunes as he teaches them phrase-by-phrase. All workshop attendees are encouraged to record the workshop. As always, David’s workshops emphasize the key ingredient to old-time fiddle: bowing! Please respond to [email protected] to reserve your spot, as space will be very limited.
2:00 PM Old-Time Clawhammer Banjo with David Bragger ($20)
The objective is to get the banjoist playing an incredible tune or two while addressing strong downbeat rhythm and variations. David will be drawing from a mesmerizing collection of lesser known tunes that he’ll break down phrase-by-phrase. All workshop attendees are encouraged to record the workshop. Please respond to this email [email protected] to reserve your spot, as space will be very limited.