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Walnut Valley Virtual Festival 48.5 Workshops

Andy is teaching two workshops at this year’s Virtual Walnut Valley Festival: Guitar 101 and Mandolin 101. Registration and more information  HERE . Registration closes at 3 p.m. Central Time on September 7. Andy May — Beginner Guitar 101 Sunday, Sept 13, 2020 — 1pm — 2:45pm CDT Grab your guitar out of the closet or from under the bed…

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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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Photos: 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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Curtis McPeake and Andy May - Instrument Demonstration - Country Music Hall of Fame Rotunda - 2015

Photos: Curtis McPeake & Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame – 2015

Curtis and Andy perform and discuss the music, their instruments and their careers with country music fans in the Rotunda of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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