SERFA 2018: Coming up!

11th Annual SERFA Conference   So, next week it’s the fabulous #SERFA: the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance annual conference in beautiful Montreat, North Carolina. This year, Andy’s presenting one workshop, facilitating another, and playing 4 guerrilla showcases and a private event in the course of the 3.5-day conference. His workshop is on Mentoring Youth, specifically the history, philosophy, and practice of Acoustic Kids…

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Curtis McPeake & Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Curtis McPeake & Andy May - Country Music Hall of Fame - Jan., 2017

(View full-size images on Flickr) Many thanks to photographer Chuck Thompson for his contributions to this album.

Banjo legend Curtis McPeake and Andy returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame this past weekend for an instrument demonstration in the lovely Rotunda. They picked a few tunes, answered questions from the audience, and told stories about life in the music business. This turned out to be a very warm gathering on a very cold day! We had …

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Andy May - Room for Roots

“Room for Roots” fall 2016 tour – Press Release

Andy May Takes Songs from His Latest CD, Room for Roots, to an International Audience: Americana/Roots Music Troubadour Shares His Music Across U.S. and Europe

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“Room for Roots” in Sweden

"Room for Roots" in Stockholm - Andy May 2016 Tour

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October 3-10, 2016: Three very different gigs and some historic visiting!  See full photo album on Flickr

  • Izzy Young and the Folklore Centrum
  • Brian Kramer’s International Blues Jam
  • Tourist-ing
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2016-09-Kenny Malone and Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Nashville, TN. September 11, 2016. Instrument demonstration: Djembe and Guitar.  Kenny and Andy played several selections from Andy’s CD Room for Roots (on which Kenny played) and took questions from the audience in this informal workshopKenny’s drums were tuned to E, G, A, B, and C, and he demonstrated playing melodies and harmonies on them using both muffled and unmuffled tones. Then…

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