Join us at the shop on Saturday May 21, 2016 for double-header event with renowned flatpicker, Tim May.
Tim has been working in the Nashville area for over 20 years as a sideman, session player, band member and performer. Higher profile projects have included touring with Patty Loveless and John Cowan, and working as a regular on the Grand Ole Opry with Mike Snider. Tim was the solo guitarist on Charlie Daniels’ recording of I’ll Fly Away, which was nominated for the Best Country Instrumental Performance Grammy in 2005, the same year he was session leader on the critically acclaimed Moody Bluegrass album (he later played on Moody Bluegrass II as well). The Nashville Scene selected Tim in the Best Instrumentalist category in their 2012 Reader’s Choice Poll.
Intermediate Guitar and Mandolin | Creating Solos
Saturday, May 21st from 2:00-4:00pm – $35 per person
Tim will show you how to create solos that leave the melody intact while introducing subtle elements that make it just a little more interesting and varied. This will be hands-on. Bring your instrument, but don’t worry about playing up to speed, he’ll take things pretty slow. Call 541-588-6211 to reserve your spot.
Saturday, May 21st at 6:30pm – $10 per person
Later that day, join us at the shop for an intimate concert in our shop with Tim. Enjoy an artful mix of traditional and original work by one of America’s most talented flatpickers.
Preston Thompson Guitars Shop
352 East Main AvenueSisters, OR 97759