Blues Guitar and Roots Music Workshop
by Justin Johnson 2:00 pm upper shelter house
Come on out and bring your questions for the "wizard of blues and roots guitars"! For years Justin Johnson has been expanding the frontlines of guitar and roots music, and in this interactive workshop, you will have to opportunity to get your questions answered face-to-face. Whether it's about blues guitar styles, slide guitar, roots instrument building, or playing, gear, practice techniques… whatever you’re wondering, enjoy a rare opportunity to get the advice from a roots music master. For more information, visit www.JustinJohnsonLive.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JustinJohnsonLive
Justin Johnson will perform on the NextEra Energy Main Stage from 6:00 - 7:00 pm ET.
Fire Horse Yoga on the Hill
10:00 am - 11:00 am on the hill above the main stage lawn
Begin your day at the Folk Fest by joining Lydia Lagenour for a 45-minute yoga session, including 15 minutes of guided relaxation. All are welcome, including kiddos and those brand new to yoga. The session is free. Bring your own mat if you can, but extras will be provided. Bring water to drink afterwards. And be prepared to smile! Visit http://www.firehorseyogaonline.com/ for more info.
Songwriting: Sources of Inspiration
by Tim Grimm 1:00 pm upper shelter house
Tim Grimm is an award-winning songwriter who tours the states and Europe. He has released more than a dozen recordings and has had songs placed in films (including A WALK IN THE WOODS), and in theatrical productions across the states. This workshop will focus on where songs can come from--the "sources of inspiration". The best songs are written with the heart AND the mind, and contain elements of the universal and specific (details). Tim will play some examples and will be open to conversation and questions. For more information, visit www.timgrimm.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/timgrimmmusic.
Tim Grimm and the Family Band will perform on the NextEra Energy Main Stage from 3:30 - 4:30 pm ET.