The Handmade Music School offers unique learning experiences in music, history, and dance with master teachers. Events offer high quality instruction and performances from local and global master artists and are focused on preserving, sharing, and celebrating the musical traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Events are held online, at The Floyd Country Store, and at local venues in Floyd, Virginia. Register today for a workshop, class, lecture, performance, or a multi-day camp!
The Handmade Music School is currently offering workshops through our Handmade at Home Virtual Workshop Series. Workshops are offered weekly with some of the best musicians, dancers, historians, songwriters and more. Stream live on CrowdCast platform or tune in any time after the event to watch the replay! Follow us on Crowdcast at crowdcast.io/handmademusic.
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Twin Creeks String Band Workshop (with members of Foghorn) (SOLD OUT)
March 25 @ 4:00 pm
The Handmade Music School is offering a series of one-hour afternoon workshops as part of the Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the the Floyd EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia. Cost is $25 per workshop.
Twin Creeks String Band Workshop (with members of Foghorn)
Friday, March 25, 2022 from 4:00-4:50pm
Celebration Hall @ the Floyd EcoVillage
Hear one of Southwest Virginia’s premier old time dance bands up close and personal. Twin Creeks will demonstrate their signature regional sound and take questions from the audience. Members of Foghorn Stringband will help to moderate the workshop and break down the components of their style that give them such a unique sound.
About the Instructors
Formerly known as the Dry Hill Draggers, the Twin Creeks Stringband are a favorite at dances and festivals in the Blue Ridge. Based out of Franklin County and rooted with the Boyd family, this old time band is known for their hard driving sound.
PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE COVID TEST REQUIRED
The Handmade Music School is requiring proof of vaccination or negative Covid test for entry into Old Time Get Together workshops. When purchasing your ticket, you are agreeing to this requirement and will have your Covid Vaccination card or negative Covid test results at the door when you arrive at the EcoVillage on March 25th. Thanks!