FAR-West News for You, Monday, July 5th, 2021

Topics in this post: Lockdown Lemonade #37 / Community July 19th & Archives & Upcoming / Campfire July 13th / FAR-West Teaches Archives / Best of the West & Beyond Archives / Where to Post your Gigs /

 

JUST PUBLISHED! Monday, July 5th

You can read all Previous Lockdown Lemonade posts
at https://far-west.org/category/lockdown-lemonade/

Lockdown Lemonade is FAR-West’s response to the dramatic and drastic shifts of 2020’s global health and economic crises. For many, this cultural reckoning and political upheaval spurred a period of personal reflection and the discovery of coping mechanisms some of us didn’t even know we had. Lockdown Lemonade is a look at the bright side. With this collection of flash creative nonfiction, brief personal essays, recollections, and musings from members of our community, we hope to shine a light on the best things that can and have come out of the most challenging of times. This column will continue on a weekly basis and postings will be released at 10 AM Pacific every Monday, so watch for them! For guidelines and submission details, please contact Julie Zipperer at julieZ@far-west.org or Marlynn Block at marlynn@far-west.org. Submissions will be posted based on approval from the Lockdown Lemonade Committee.



Monday, July 19th, 2021, 7-9 PM PDT
FAR-West Community Spotlight on KC Cafe Radio
Hosted by Kathy Forste

KC Café Radio has been brewing original music since 2008. KC Café Radio is a 24/7 internet radio station playing original unsigned artists that you would hear in a coffeehouse setting. Boasting over 8,000 songs on their playlist from artists from all 50 states and 20 different countries. KC Café Radio has been a FAR-West Media Partner for the last several in person conferences, providing audio live-streaming and recorded coverage of our Venues Choice Concert, Official Showcases and the Best of the West Awards.  Sample the recorded audio of these programs from the 2019 conference in Woodland Hills, CA.

Join Us Monday, July 19th at 7 PM PDT at youtube.com/farwestconference

Idaho Songwriters
Durango Songwriters Expo
Yosemite Songwriters Retreat
The Woodshed Sessions Present “Americana Bridge”

Upcoming Community Schedule:
July 19th: KC Cafe Radio Presents
August 2nd: Eugene Music Scene
August 16th: Jim Kimo West & Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
August 30th: tba
Sept 13th: Funny Guys & Gals
Sept 27th: FolkWorks
More to Come!
**please note that titles may change

To submit your organization, venue, or genre
please email Jeanette Lundgren at Jeanette@far-west.org
and/or Julie Zipperer at Juliez@far-west.org


FAR-West (virtual) Campfire:
Tuesday, July 13th at 7 PM PDT
Theme to be announced
Listeners Welcome!
Email farwestpublicity@gmail.com
for the Campfire Zoom Registration Link


 

Here’s a direct link to the playlist/archives of all previous FAR-West Teaches classes
“Stream Now, No Waiting” Parts 1, 2 & 3, with Dan Navarro
“Polishing Your Live Streaming Act: A Music Performance Master Class” with Vicki Green
“Make a Song Your Own” Master Class with Laura Zucker
“Demystifying the Mandolin for Guitar Players (or anyone who is mandolin-curious)” with Mike Mullins
“Virtual Teaching for Success” featuring Laurel Thomsen and hosted by Susie Glaze
“Guitar Orchestration ~ Arranging a Song for One Voice, One Guitar” featuring James Lee Stanley, Laurence Juber and Rick Ruskin



“A Conversation with Noel Paul Stookey” and
Chris Hillman Interviewed by Randy Lewis


Not sure of which FAR-West events are next?
Check the Events Tab on the Official FAR-West Website


Where to Post your Shows

FAR-West Gigs Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/farwestgigs

Folk Alliance International LiveStream Calendar
https://folk.org/livestreams/



You can also see all scheduled FAI Regional virtual programming
(i.e. FARM, FAR-West, NERFA, SERFA, SWRFA)


Check out the FAR-West page/calendar at Undiscovered Music Network

Artists, Venues & Music Fans can join too!
Free Sign-up at https://undiscoveredmusic.net/join

A newsletter of all streaming shows plus in-person shows in your area are emailed to all members on Thursday of each week.



FAR-West is also now adding our shows

Follow the directions on that page to become a contributor
so your live-streamed and in-person events can be added too!



Make sure to subscribe to the FAR-West YouTube channel
(we sub back!)


See you next week with more programming info and Lockdown Lemonade #38

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