May Bell Music is hosting a bunch of great events for the Fayetteville Roots Festival this year! The daytime workshops are all free & open to the public.
1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM
LUTHIERS’ SUMMIT at MAY BELL MUSIC (120 N. Block Ave.)
From 1:00-2:00, Local luthiers will talk about building acoustic, electric, and “cigar box” musical instruments, including display workbenches.Participants can wander, ask questions, and watch luthiers in action.
At 2 pm, there will be a panel discussion and workshop on instrument maintenance and basic repair.
8:00 PM TO 11:00 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT SQUARE DANCE at BACKSPACE
The Fayetteville Square Dance, sponsored by May Bell Music, will start at 8 pm, at Backspace, 541 W. Meadow St. Traditional southern squares are taught & called to live old-time string band music – no experience required! Open to all; $5 suggested donation.
TRADITIONAL OZARK MUSIC WORKSHOPS
at MAY BELL MUSIC (120 N. Block Ave.)
FIDDLE/GUITAR: DAVID SCRIVNER & ALVIE DOOMS
CLAWHAMMER BANJO: NATHAN MCALLISTER
OLDTIME HARMONY SINGING: WILLI GOEHRING & ALLISON WILLIAMS
OLD-TIME “STRAIGHT HARP” HARMONICA: SETH SHUMATE
FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT MAY BELL MUSIC