Acoustic Blues Weekend 2021 Updates

I have been informed that the Hawth Theatre in Crawley will not be able to host us in November this year and we postponed to November 2022. Also, I am talking to staff at The Beacon in Wantage with the hopes of having an Acoustic Blues Weekend event in September/October. At the moment, the Beacon…

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Blues Week Zoom Lessons Schedule from 16th May to 12th June

This is just a reminder for Rick Franklin’s workshop this Sunday 16th May at 3pm UK time.  Also, I’m announcing the dates for the lessons to follow.  Here is the schedule: Sunday 16th May, 3pm UK TimeRick Franklin – Beginners Guide to the Roots of Taj Mahal Rick’s lesson will focus on the ballad and…

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Will Wilde Zoom Lesson Sunday 21st March 5pm

Will Wilde will be conducting a harmonica lesson focusing on: 12 Bar Bass Lines/Riffs He will be showing you how to take any riff and turn it into a 12 bar blues by transposing it to the IV and V chords. The lesson will study a boogie rhythm, a shuffle and a slow blues. 

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Online Access Workshops

We have set up an exclusive ‘Online Access’ page only for those who paid to attend Blues Week 2020 and let their payment roll over to the next year (now Blues Week 2022). The page is password protected and has video content from all members of staff for all levels of ability. Also, we are…

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Blues Week 2021 Postponed

It is with regret that Blues Week 2021 is being postponed. The conference manager at Hartpury College has informed me that a decision was made to cancel all conference bookings this summer over the uncertainty surrounding Covid.  That said, we have agreed to start our 20th Anniversary celebration on Sunday 31st July to Friday 5th…

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