Topics in this post: Registration Now Open for the 2021 FAR-West Virtual Conference / Lockdown Lemonade #43 / Community: TONIGHT! August 16th and August 30th + Archives / FAR-West Campfire August 24th: CRaZy Hats! / FAR-West Teaches Sept 2nd + Archives / Where to Post your Shows /
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Excerpt: Instruments don’t know what is happening
Who is winning and what is getting worse
Guitars still sound the same, still
Gush their waterfalls of melody.
Everything collapses, they still need dusting
Still need tuning
That doesn’t change
Read the full post: https://far-west.org/lockdown-lemonade-43-by-duff-ferguson/
Join Us for this Community Spotlight
for a fun visit with these masters of Slack Key Guitar!
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
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
“DIY Video ~ Tips for Home Studio Video” featuring Natalie Gelman, Kris Angelis and Abby Posner. moderated by Celia Chavez
FAR-West Gigs Facebook Group
the FAR-West Gigs Listserv
Folk Alliance International LiveStream Calendar
Undiscovered Music Network
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.
FolkWorks events calendar
Follow the directions on that page to become a contributor
so your live-streamed and in-person events can be added!
year-round online programming info
Founded in 2002, Folk Alliance Region West (FAR-West), the western regional chapter of Folk Alliance International, fosters and promotes traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music, dance, storytelling, and related performing arts in the western region of the USA (California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alaska and Hawaii) and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, and Northwest Territories.
The 18th Annual FAR-West Conference, #forwardwithfolk, takes place on October 14-16 and will be entirely virtual this year. Visit FAR-West.org to learn more, to register for the conference, or to follow us online on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.