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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Midwest Harmonica Workshop

Date(s): June 8, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Time: All Day

Event Website: http://www.midwestharmonica.net/chicago

SPAH Member Discount of $25

MHW Chicago Blues Harp Instructional Weekend
 Blues Festival Weekend June 8-11th 2017
What you get :
-2 days of instruction, all levels of experience
-4 nights of Live performances - FREE entry
-Jams, Woodshedding, Contests and Prizes
- One on one and group time with some of the best harp players in the business
- Events and excursions and much more
-Possible tour of Blues Heaven (Chess Records)
What you pay :
-Full Weekend $350 - The Full Experience
-Daypass $175 - One day, but includes all events
Our local Chicago crew...
Lamont "Harmonica" Harris 
Clement D Bashir 
Ian Walsh 
James Conway
Our out of town crew...
Adam Gussow of Mississippi
Dennis Gruenling of New Jersey
MoonDog of Australia
Dov Hammer of Israel 
Even more TBA!
Midwest Harmonica Workshop, an instructional blues harmonica weekend will happen on the same weekend as the Chicago Blues Festival. Our opening event will happen on Thursday June 8th at our daytime venue, the Motor Row Brewery. Check their website for location and information and a preview of the fun www.motorrowbrewing.com.
A performance by local Bluesman Lamont 'Harmonica' Harris and friends of the Chicago blues scene, then a jam for workshop attendees. Friday and Saturday we meet back at Motor Row Brewery for instruction from 9am to 4pm. At 4pm we break off for dinner and meet up at Weathermark Tavern for Live Entertainment by our instructors and friends or head out to enjoy the Blues Fest. Sunday we will host the Annual Tin Sandwich Luncheon at the Motor Row Brewery. Lunches for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are complimentary and donations will be accepted. We are going to have the opportunity to tour the brewery, and taste some brews as a bonus. An inspirational weekend, deep in the heart of Chicago, with some of the best instructors teaching today. Registration includes a FREE T-shirt, all four days of fun, classes, jams, vending, contests and resources to further your harmonica experience.
Day Pass gets you in to all events, but only one day of instruction, Fri or Sat. 
-Day passes are $175
-Full Weekend is $350

(SPAH Member Discount of $25!)

Pay through Paypal (Link Above) or call 808-854-3443 to make arrangements.
Register early and call or email for special discounts. Referral Bonus, Group Rates, and Harmonica group membership discount available!!! 

Monday after the workshop, we will go as a group to a class held by Joe Filisko, an unmatched harmonica virtuoso based in Chicago who offers lessons, merchandise, tools, resources and knowledge at the Old Town School of Music and also through his website...

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