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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Acoustic Kids Ambassadors at Guitar Town

A spin-off of Acoustic Kids Showcases- with Andy May (http://acoustickids.com/), the main stage Acoustic Kids Ambassadors show allows us to give young emerging artists a spotlight and allows them to represent the Acoustic Kids program to a broader audience. These young professionals will leave you no room for doubt that, “the music is in good hands!” Acoustic Kids Ambassadors are…

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Bill Wence Promotions Showcase at Americana Music Fest

BOBBY’S IDLE HOUR TAVERN SHOWCASE organized by Bill Wence Promotions during the Americana Music Festival 1028 16th Avenue South, Nashville, TN *12 Noon – 12:45 p.m.* J. MICHEAL LAFERTY ANDY MAY NOUVEAUX HONKIES 1:00-1:45 p.m. LIBBY KOCH BAND 2:00-2:45 p.m. ALICE WALLACE NED VAN GO FRANK MARTIN GILLIGAN 3:00-4:00 p.m. DAVID G. SMITH JILL JACK DOCTOR G ANNE E. DECHANT

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Video: Acoustic Kids Ambassadors – MerleFest 2014

Check out this wonderful video made by MerleFest of the first-ever Acoustic Kids Ambassador set (2014)! This 25-minute set on the Cabin Stage featured some of the finest up-and-coming musicians from Andy’s Acoustic Kids Showcases – MerleFest 2014. It’s guaranteed to get you in the mood for MerleFest – if you weren’t already!

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Acoustic Kids at the Walnut Valley Festival

Photos: 2007 Walnut Valley Festival Acoustic Kids

Winfield, KS – September, 2007

This year’s Acoustic Kids workshops were especially exciting. As always, the make-up of the showcase is determined by who applies. We encourage young players of all levels, who are confident enough in what they do to be able to get up and have a good experience performing, to apply. This year, most of our applicants happened to be very accomplished, so this was “The Year of the Hot Kid Pickers & Singers.”

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