Early banjo, fiddle, guitar, tambo, and bones players- have at you all!Save the date for the 3rd Sweeney Early Banjo Convergence! Once again we shall gather on the beautiful grounds of Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park; the "groud zero" for early banjo music.For it was along the humble banks of the Appomattox river where Joel Sweeney and his myriad of musical kith & kin lived and learned the banjo!!Brought to you by the North Carolina School of Traditional Music and the…See More
"Simply a marvelous weekend. Thanks to Mark for having set it up. It was wonderful to have met everyone. Thanks for making a new player so welcome. A big shout out to "Yoko Ono" for the bones lesson. And Paul, the banjo playing at the…"
Calling all early banjo, fiddle, guitar, tambo, and bones players to save the date for the second Sweeney Early Banjo Convergence! We will once again gather on the beautiful grounds of the Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park, where Sweeney was born and learned to play the banjo, for some merry music making and fun. This year will be much less formal in structure than the 2013 event, as we plan to keep lectures to a minimum and banjo stroking to a maximum! The National Historic Park,…See More