Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Upcoming Harp Events

2012 Texas Harmonica Festival
Sonny Boy Terry has announced that tickets are available for his annual harmonica extravaganza at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1886794453/efblike It will be held on August 4 and once again at Dan Electros Guitar Bar in Houston. The fest will include a harmonica clinic for beginning/intermediate harmonica enthusiasts, including demonstrations of Lone Wolf Harp pedals by owner Randy Landry, Steve "Fess" Schneider's amplified harp tutorial, Michael Rubin's "Meat and Potatoes" instructional, and Sonny Boy Terry's beginner's lessons. All attendees will have a chance to jam with the professionals.

The pro showcase will be headlined by renowned blues harp master, RJ Mischo. Gulf Coast legend, Paul Orta will also be onboard with some real "Old School" blues whomping. Filling out the bill will be Sonny Boy Terry's band, Christian Dozzler, and Michael Rubin. Stay tuned. I'll post more information later.

The Bugle Boy Presents "Pocket Full of Soul"
If you need a harmonica fix sooner, then The Bugle Boy in La Grange, Texas will host a showing of the critically acclaimed harmonica documentary, Pocket Full of Soul, presented by the Houston Blues Museum on Sunday, August 24. The event will include a harmonica presentation and clinic by Houston blues harpman, Steve Krase. For more information go to: http://thebugleboy.org/events.php?status=active The Bugle Boy has gained a reputation as one of the finest music listening rooms in Texas. "How, how, how, how, how!"

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