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Tune in to the Whippoorwill Arts Festival, August 29 - 30

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Join Peghead Nation fiddle instructors Brittany Haas and Chad Manning as they join a powerful lineup of Americana artists for a weekend of performances and workshops.

by Dan Gabel
August 20, 2020


Roots artists Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally launched Whippoorwill Arts as an organization focused on supporting the community of roots musicians with performance opportunities, philanthropy, fund-raising, and events. 

On Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30, the organization is hosting the first Whippoorwill Arts Festival of Americana Music, with two full days of live-streamed concerts and instructional workshops. Joining the lineup that also includes the Nell and Jim Band, Molly Tuttle, Snap Jackson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, and others are Peghead Nation fiddle instructors Brittany Haas and Chad Manning. Brittany will be performing a concert on Saturday from 3:15 - 4 PM Pacific Time, and Chad will be teaching a Blues Expression Workshop on Saturday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM Pacific Time. 

Check out the full schedule of events and RSVP to attend at the Whippoorwill Arts Festival website!

Learn from Brittany and some of the leading fiddlers in roots music in her Fiddle Styles Workshop course on Peghead Nation. 

Learn fiddle with Chad in his Beginning/Intermedaite Fiddle and Bluegrass Fiddle courses, and study theory with him in his Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle course on Peghead Nation. 


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