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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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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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Workshop: Charlie Cushman and Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame

2013 - Charlie Cushman and Andy May - Country Music Hall of Fame

Banjo and guitar demonstration.

With the wonderful painting, “The Sources of American Music,” by Thomas Hart Benton in the background, Charlie and Andy gave a presentation that included everything from the painting to instrument history, practice techniques, performance and tuning. Photos

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