February 18 Seattle Dusty Strings Concert with Del Rey and Suzy Thompson One show only! SJ shares the stage with these two supernal singers and players. Don’t miss it! Reserve your tickets at 206 634 1662 www.dustystrings.com
February 26 Seattle Dusty Strings Guitar Workshop Slide Guitar-The Voice Of The Blues Back by request. Learn to navigate open tunings and learn some new bottleneck slide guitar arrangements. Info and reservations 206 634 1662 www.dustystrings.com
March 26 Seattle Dusty Strings Guitar Workshop Duet And Ensemble Styles For Blues/Roots Guitar Another requested theme, this one will be a hands-on exploration of arrangement ideas and techniques to be used when playing with others. Info and reservations at 206 634 1662 www.dustystrings.com
(note: SJ sticking close to home for the winter, busy in his downtown workshop and preparing new material for live and recorded performance. Private lessons available by appointment. Watch this page for additional show dates.)
April 28-30 Wilkesboro North Carolina Merlefest SJ shares the festival stage with Roy Book Binder, Jorma Kaukonen, Happy Traum and…Full schedule available in January
May 4th Atlanta Georgia Blind Willie’s Returning for another fun show date at this home away from home for traveling rootsters
May 5th Macon Georgia Young America Music Another return visit for a guitar workshop and in-store concert at this Macon twang haven.
August 12 Coupeville WA Coupeville Festival with Del Rey 1-2:30pm Free!