Victoria Bluegrass Association Logo: Bringing People together for the Preservation, Enjoyment and Advancement of Bluegrass and Related Acoustic Music.
Tuesday March 28th 9:00pm First Church of Christ Scientist (map)
Feature Act: Tracy Lynn and Annie Savage

Annie Savage is a seasoned and vibrant fiddler who grew up studying with the likes of Bobby Hicks and Blaine Sprouse. She is a founding member of Jeff Scroggins and Colorado and recently released her latest CD project with her band The Savage Hearts. Since it's release, Playing It Forward has been in the top 5 of US Americana / Bluegrass Charts.

Tracy Lynn is a Vancouver Island-born singer songwriter who has just completed touring her 2014 CD The Young Old Woman.

Annie and Tracy bring a show filled with plenty of energy, laughs, and great music.

Doors open: 7:30 pm
The evening starts with an Open Stage from 7:45pm to 8:45pm. You can sign up for a spot on the Open Stage by contacting Jeb Gordon at 778-678-4570 or email openstage@victoriabluegrass.ca

Admission: suggested donation $7 general, $5 for VBA members and open stage performers
Tuesday April 4th 6:30pm First Church of Christ Scientist (map)
Workshop: Banjo with Devon Wells

Multi-instrumentalist Devon Wells is a founding member of the Tishomingo String Band and a solo performer. He has played with a wide variety of artists on recordings and in concert including a stint touring North America as banjoist for The Clumsy Lovers and appearances on television and in film.

As a banjoist Devon is known for his speed and clarity of tone as well as his innovative arrangements and original compositions.

The workshop will include some performance as well as address popular topics such as arranging for bluegrass banjo, developing speed, producing appealing tone and playing up the neck. Questions from the audience will be discussed in detail. This workshop is for all players, but listeners without their instruments are invited too.

Workshop starts at 6:30pm sharp, duration 1 hour. After the workshop, participants are welcome to join a VBA jam which will begin after the workshop. Regular jam fees will be waived for workshop participants.

Fees: $20 payable at the workshop
More info: email workshops@victoriabluegrass.ca