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August 2017

Music Performance Workshop – Salt Lake City, UT

August 7, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Danzig Home – Salt Lake City, UT, 1610 W 500 N
Salt Lake City, UT United States
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Musicians: Do you - or do you want to - perform in a community setting? Come get some pointers from a pro in this hands-on workshop. Andy will share insights into the craft of performing and the art of effectively delivering your music to your audience. He'll cover practical topics such as brushing up your chops, overcoming stage fright, songwriting, choosing material, working with other musicians, carrying a solo show, jamming, etc. For singers, singer/songwriters, and instrumentalists - soloists and…

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September 2017

Andy May’s Acoustic Kids – Walnut Valley Festival 2017 – Friday

September 15, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walnut Valley Festival, 918 Main St
Winfield, KS 67156 United States

Accepting Performance Applications* July 1 through Sept 3: http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-applications-walnut-valley-fest The Acoustic Kids program has been a Walnut Valley Festival event since 1991. Over the years, it has acknowledged and encouraged hundreds of talented young performers and even helped to launch a few careers. It has been covered internationally in the press and studied as a model workshop by other music festivals. Once again this year the Walnut Valley Festival will feature Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May. THESE ARE NOT…

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Andy May’s Acoustic Kids – Walnut Valley Festival 2017 – Saturday

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walnut Valley Festival, 918 Main St
Winfield, KS 67156 United States

Accepting Performance Applications* July 1 through Sept 3: http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-applications-walnut-valley-fest The Acoustic Kids program has been a Walnut Valley Festival event since 1991. Over the years, it has acknowledged and encouraged hundreds of talented young performers and even helped to launch a few careers. It has been covered internationally in the press and studied as a model workshop by other music festivals. Once again this year the Walnut Valley Festival will feature Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May. THESE ARE NOT…

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Country Music Hall of Fame Musician Spotlight: McPeake and May

September 24, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203 United States

Banjo player Curtis McPeake has worked with Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass, Lester Flatt, Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, and Bill Monroe. Approaching his ninetieth birthday, McPeake has been in the studio, recording a new project with Andy May. May is a prize-winning guitarist, mandolin player, singer, songwriter, and music educator. He has appeared with Merle Haggard, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Nickel Creek, Mike Seeger, and Pete Seeger. ​ This event takes place in the Museum's Hall of…

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December 2017

Country Music Hall of Fame Musician Spotlight: Malone and May

December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203 United States

Kenny Malone has played with Eddy Arnold, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Alison Krauss, Reba McEntire, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, John Prine, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, and Don Williams. Andy May is a guitar and mandolin player as well as a singer, songwriter, and music educator. May is a past winner of the guitar grand championship at the Union Grove Old Time Fiddlers' Convention and he has appeared with Sonny Terry…

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April 2018

Andy May at MerleFest 2018

April 26 @ 9:00 AM - April 29 @ 4:00 PM
MerleFest, 1328 S Collegiate Dr
Wilkesboro, NC 28697 United States

Andy's sets: Details to come Acoustic Kids Showcases: Details to come Festival Map: http://merlefest.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Festival_Map_2017.pdf This will be Andy's 18th year of bringing his own brand of rootsy music to MerleFest. Once again, he'll perform his own sets and host three Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May and one Acoustic Kids Ambassadors set. MerleFest, which was founded in 1988 in Memory of Eddy Merle Watson, has a mission of celebrating "traditional plus" music: The Music of MerleFest is "traditional-plus" and Doc…

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May 2018

Andy May at 2018 S.E. Regional Folk Alliance Conference

May 15 @ 6:00 PM - May 20 @ 12:00 PM

11th Annual SERFA Conference Andy will participate in 2 workshops: * Writing About Folk Music (Moderator) * Mentoring Youth From Communities to Festivals: The Acoustic Kids Showcases Story (Andy, with guests) Andy will also have several showcases or in-the-rounds at the conference. Stay tuned for details as his schedule gets finalized. SERFA is the Southeastern regional chapter of Folk Alliance International. For many years, SERFA has held its annual conference at the beautiful Montreat Conference Center in the Blue Ridge…

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June 2018

Guitar Workshop @ Belmont Treehouse

June 24 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Belmont Treehouse, 1737 Valley View Ave
Belmont, CA 94002 United States
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$20

Guitar Workshop: Sunday, June 24, Noon-1:30 PM Belmont Treehouse:  1737 Valley View Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1939, United States Map Andy May will demystify flat-picking and finger-picking techniques to help you improve your playing and performance and build your confidence. Bring your guitar and your questions. Beginning to intermediate-level guitarists. Suggested Workshop Donation: $20 per person Space is limited! R.S.V.P. on Facebook (message Andy May) to hold your place and to let us know what you would like to learn and where…

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July 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame – Musician Spotlight: McPeake and May – July 22

July 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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McPeake & May will be playing songs from their new album, "The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad)," a collection of old-time and old bluegrass treasures, and taking questions from the audience. https://countrymusichalloffame.org/calendar/event/musician-spotlight-andy-may-and-curtis-mcpeake-july22#.WzUI82BKiM8

This event takes place in the Museum's Ford Theatre.

View on the Museum's website: https://countrymusichalloffame.org/calendar/event/musician-spotlight-andy-may-and-curtis-mcpeake-july22#.WzUI82BKiM8

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September 2018

Andy May Panelist at IBMA Annual Business Conference

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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International Bluegrass Music Association Business Conference Panel: "Planting Grass Seeds—Approaches for Youth Bluegrass Education and Outreach" A panel discussion featuring the perspectives of educators, performers, and community leaders involved with exposing youth musicians to bluegrass music. Topics will include “first exposures” for youths and families unfamiliar with bluegrass, considerations for community youth jams, approaches to organizing a youth bluegrass band, bluegrass programs for schools/museums/libraries, ideas for introducing youth students to the broader bluegrass community, and considerations for developing young players…

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Music Performance Workshop – Salt Lake City, UT

Musicians: Do you – or do you want to – perform in a community setting? Come get some pointers from a pro in this hands-on workshop. Andy will share insights into the craft of performing and the art of effectively delivering your music to your audience. He’ll cover practical topics such as brushing up your chops, overcoming stage fright, songwriting,…

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Andy May’s Acoustic Kids – Walnut Valley Festival 2017 – Friday

Accepting Performance Applications* July 1 through Sept 3: http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-applications-walnut-valley-fest The Acoustic Kids program has been a Walnut Valley Festival event since 1991. Over the years, it has acknowledged and encouraged hundreds of talented young performers and even helped to launch a few careers. It has been covered internationally in the press and studied as a model workshop by other music…

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Andy May’s Acoustic Kids – Walnut Valley Festival 2017 – Saturday

Accepting Performance Applications* July 1 through Sept 3: http://andymay.com/acoustic-kids-applications-walnut-valley-fest The Acoustic Kids program has been a Walnut Valley Festival event since 1991. Over the years, it has acknowledged and encouraged hundreds of talented young performers and even helped to launch a few careers. It has been covered internationally in the press and studied as a model workshop by other music…

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Country Music Hall of Fame Musician Spotlight: McPeake and May

Banjo player Curtis McPeake has worked with Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass, Lester Flatt, Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, and Bill Monroe. Approaching his ninetieth birthday, McPeake has been in the studio, recording a new project with Andy May. May is a prize-winning guitarist, mandolin player, singer, songwriter, and music educator. He has appeared with Merle Haggard, Sonny Terry…

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Country Music Hall of Fame Musician Spotlight: Malone and May

Kenny Malone has played with Eddy Arnold, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Alison Krauss, Reba McEntire, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, John Prine, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, and Don Williams. Andy May is a guitar and mandolin player as well as a singer, songwriter, and music educator. May is a past winner…

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Andy May at MerleFest 2018

Andy’s sets: Details to come Acoustic Kids Showcases: Details to come Festival Map: http://merlefest.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Festival_Map_2017.pdf This will be Andy’s 18th year of bringing his own brand of rootsy music to MerleFest. Once again, he’ll perform his own sets and host three Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May and one Acoustic Kids Ambassadors set. MerleFest, which was founded in 1988 in Memory…

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Andy May at 2018 S.E. Regional Folk Alliance Conference

11th Annual SERFA Conference Andy will participate in 2 workshops: * Writing About Folk Music (Moderator) * Mentoring Youth From Communities to Festivals: The Acoustic Kids Showcases Story (Andy, with guests) Andy will also have several showcases or in-the-rounds at the conference. Stay tuned for details as his schedule gets finalized. SERFA is the Southeastern regional chapter of Folk Alliance…

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Guitar Workshop @ Belmont Treehouse

Guitar Workshop: Sunday, June 24, Noon-1:30 PM Belmont Treehouse:  1737 Valley View Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1939, United States Map Andy May will demystify flat-picking and finger-picking techniques to help you improve your playing and performance and build your confidence. Bring your guitar and your questions. Beginning to intermediate-level guitarists. Suggested Workshop Donation: $20 per person Space is limited! R.S.V.P. on…

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Country Music Hall of Fame – Musician Spotlight: McPeake and May – July 22

McPeake & May will be playing songs from their new album, “The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad),” a collection of old-time and old bluegrass treasures, and taking questions from the audience. https://countrymusichalloffame.org/calendar/event/musician-spotlight-andy-may-and-curtis-mcpeake-july22#.WzUI82BKiM8

This event takes place in the Museum’s Ford Theatre.

View on the Museum’s website: https://countrymusichalloffame.org/calendar/event/musician-spotlight-andy-may-and-curtis-mcpeake-july22#.WzUI82BKiM8

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Andy May Panelist at IBMA Annual Business Conference

International Bluegrass Music Association Business Conference Panel: “Planting Grass Seeds—Approaches for Youth Bluegrass Education and Outreach” A panel discussion featuring the perspectives of educators, performers, and community leaders involved with exposing youth musicians to bluegrass music. Topics will include “first exposures” for youths and families unfamiliar with bluegrass, considerations for community youth jams, approaches to organizing a youth bluegrass band,…

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