Acoustic Slide Guitar Workshop – Son House & Mississippi Fred McDowell
When: Saturday, October 23rd
Time: 10am CT / 11am ET (75 minutes)
Where: Online through the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation
Here are instructions on how to register:
- Go to the Archie Edwards Acoustic Blues Website at https://www.acousticblues.com/donations
- Click the yellow donate button.
- Donate $25
- Make a note that it is for the Donna Herula Workshop (Sometimes there is no way to make this note.)
- Email this address to confirm registration.
Materials will be sent the week of the workshop
A Zoom link will be sent Friday before the workshop.
In this workshop, you will learn all you need to know to begin and advance your slide guitar playing and emotional expression. Songs will include “Death Letter Blues” by Son House as well as “You Got to Move” by Mississippi Fred McDowell. Bring your acoustic guitar and a slide. Tab and a recording of the Zoom workshop will be provided to workshop participants.
Workshop Instructor Bio:
Donna Herula is a blues fingerstyle and slide guitar teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago and has also taught slide guitar at Blues and Swing Week at the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College.
She has performed at the Chicago Blues Festival and at the King Biscuit Blues Festival multiple times as a soloist and in a duo with her husband, Tony Nardiello. She is a Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee and her latest album, Bang at the Door, was nominated by the Blues Blast Music Awards for best Acoustic Blues Album.
For more information, visit www.donnaherula.com.