Anniversary Open House
Saturday, August 28, 2010, 12:00 pm

an afternoon of workshops and performances
Free
August 28 12:00 pm

Come join us for our anniversary Community Open House! Music fills the Freight from ceiling to roof as we throw open our doors from noon to 4:00 pm today for a free, family-friendly musical celebration featuring an amazing array of performances and workshops for folks, kids, and folks with kids! Dancing in the aisles, singing on the stairs, and fiddling in the lobby are sure to ensue as we invite the Bay Area music-making community (including you!) to meet for an afternoon's extravaganza of song circles, family music performances, sampler workshops, bluegrass and acoustic blues jams, Irish traditional sessions, storytelling, shape note sings, and much more. Bring your kids, bring your friends, bring your instruments, and help fill the Freight with music.

ON STAGE

Rudy Trubitt (12:15-12:30)
Duo Cascada de Flores (12:30-12:50)
Michael Katz, Storyteller (12:55-1:15)
Bay Area Children's Theater preview (1:15-1:30)
Octopretzel (1:30-2:00)
Oak Grove (2:00-2:30)
NeyDavood Ensemble (2:30-2:45)
Ashkan Ghafouri, tar; Pezham Akhavas, daf & tomback; Kamran Thunder, ney
Ukulele students w/ Hiram Bell (2:45-3:00)
Songwriting students w/ Jim Bruno (3:00-3:30)
Dulcimer students w/ DJ Hamouris (3:30-3:45)
Bill Evans (3:45-4:00)

WORKSHOPS

Pre Bluegrass Jam Basics for Fiddlers
w/ John Blasquez (10:30-11:30)
Persian Classical Music
w/ Ashkan Ghafouri, tar; Pezham Akhavas, daf & tomback; Kamran Thunder, ney (1:00-2:00)
Mexican & Caribbean Song, Rhythm & Dance
w/ Duo Cascada de Flores (1:30-2:30)
Storytelling Performance/Demo
w/ Michael Katz (1:30-2:00)
Swing Rhythm Guitar
w/ Tony Marcus (2:00-2:30)
The Modern Uke
w/ Hiram Bell (2:00-2:30)
Beatles Guitar
w/ Gabriel Olin (2:30-3:00)
Blues Guitar Fingerpicking
w/ Pete Madsen (3:00-4:00)

Instrument Petting Zoo - all day

JAMS / SESSIONS / SONG CIRCLES

Irish Session
w/ Shay Black & Jason Pollock (12:00-1:30)
Younger Kid's Bluegrass Jam
w/ Atrius Rude & Leah Wollenberg (12:00-1:30)
Youth Bluegrass Jam
w/ Nate & Max Schwartz (12:00-1:30)
Song Circle
w/ Doug Norman & Steve Meckfessel (12:00-2:00)
Jug Band Jam
w/ CA Jug Band Association (1:30-2:30)
Animal Songs for Families
w/ Susan Neeson (2:00-2:30)
Family Sing-along
w/ Octopretzel (2:30-3:00)
Old Time Jam
w/ Jordan Ruyle & Allegra Yellin (2:30-4:00)
Cajun Jam
w/ Blair Kilpatrick & Steve Tabak (2:30-4:00)
Bluegrass Slow Jam
w/ Michael Thilgen & Linda Juratovac (2:30-4:00)
A Cappella Sing
w/ In Harmony’s Way (3:00-4:00)

 

 

Community open houses at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse are made possible through the generous support of The San Francisco Foundation and the Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson Foundation at the San Francisco Foundation.

 

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