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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

WoodSongs: Autumn Front Porch Gathering at Museum of Appalachia This Friday & Saturday in Knoxville!


 NEWS!
 
From Michael Johnathon and his crew of volunteers who bring us the best music to  EVERY week:

BE PART OF OUR AUTUMN CELEBRATION OF FRONT PORCH MUSIC and the ARTISTS WHO MAKE IT!
The WFPA (WoodSongs Front Porch Association) is having our first annual WoodSongs Music Festival and Member Gathering at the rustic log cabin village of the Museum of Appalachia this Friday and Saturday Sept 25 and 26 near Knoxville TN. The weather will be great this weekend, so load up the family and take a beautiful autumn drive to exit 122 off I-75.

Bring your instruments, perform on stage, enjoy concerts, workshops, films and more. Great hotels and KOA Camping next door. Our WFPA members get FREE TICKETS to both days. Call 859-255-5700 or visit woodsongs.com/wfpa for more info
 
WE CALL OUR MEMBERS"SONGFARMERS"
 
A "Song Farmer" is an artist who uses home made music to make their families, their hometowns, their careers better. Your membership helps students, teachers and home school families explore the amazing world of roots music via the WoodSongs CLASSROOM project.

Join the 
WoodSongs Front Porch Association today (only $25 a year for family/band up to 5 members), and get FREE tickets to our first WoodSongs Gathering Music Festival at the Museum of Appalachia Sept 25 and 26 where
you and your kids can get on stage and perform.



One of the highlights of the WoodSongs Gathering will be a great performance stage for kids we call "The Seedling Stage." Bring your family, if your kids like to play and perform we want them here. Our Seedling Stage will be a festival highlight!
 

Enjoy concerts by the great MINTON SPARKS, national hammered
dulcimer champion TED YODER, 14 year old guitar champion PARKER HASTINGS, banjo whiz kid VICTOR FURTADO, workshops on native American flute playing,  banjo, mandolin, shape note singing ... a play performance of Si Kahn's play PRECIOUS MEMORIES by SUE MASSEK, films and more.  

Workshops on shape note singing, banjo playing, songwriting and more. Plus a workshop on  "How does FREE work for my career?"

Become a member, get your FREE Tickets! Visit 
SongFarmers.org, WoodSongs.com/WFPA
or call us now at 859-255-5700


  The WoodSongs Gathering is held at the incredible MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA, over 11 rolling acres of log cabins, and wonderful garden-to-table cafe, a museum of Appalachian history, stages, theatres and more. Right down I-75 on the Kentucky/TN border, exit 122 with plenty of hotels and a spectacular KOA campground right next to the festival. Details and hotel discounts on woodsongs.com/WFPA 


Finally, 
If you are an artist or painter come to the WoodSongs Gathering with your easel! There is so much to explore, draw and paint.




NOTE: joining the WFPA is different than becoming a WoodSongs Partner. Information about becoming a WS Partner is available here: http://www.woodsongs.com/partnerships/ 
 
 
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