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Southern Week Online 2020 Archive

African & Appalachian Music Connections

Discovery Room
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Joakim Lartey + Jake Blount
Explore the deep connections between African and Appalachian musical traditions with Joakim & Jake

African + American Rhythms

Discovery Room
Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Becky Hill + Joakim Lartey
Explore the connections between Appalachian and Ghanaian foot, body and instrumental percussion with Becky + Joakim

Appalachian Fiddle AEAC# (Int-Adv)

Discovery Room
Saturday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Judy Hyman
Let’s learn a tune from the ground up in “Calico” tuning (AEAC#) with the bowing to make it bouncy, rhythmic, fluid and open.

Appalachian Fiddle DDAD (Int-Adv)

Discovery Room
Friday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Judy Hyman
Let’s learn a tune from the ground up in DDAD tuning with the bowing to make it bouncy, rhythmic, fluid and open.

Banjo Uke Basics

Discovery Room
Friday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Jeff Claus
Making a solid, steady groove with a good sound and feel, using the basic chords of the keys D, G, A, and C.

Cajun and Zydeco Dance

Garden Room
Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Moriah & Elista
Learn the fundamental differences between Louisiana's two most popular dances, Cajun Two Step versus Zydeco Two Step. Stick around 'til the end to learn a wildly popular hybrid common in both Cajun and Creole circles. See y'all on the dance floor!

Cajun Favorites Repertoire & Jam

Garden Room
Saturday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Mitch Reed, Kevin Wimmer, Jeffery Broussard
A fun, accessible jam filled with classic Cajun two-steps and waltzes

Cajun Fiddle

Garden Room
Thursday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Mitch Reed
Learn the tunes of the old masters that will tickle your heart, make you smile and stomp your feet

Cajun Jam

Garden Room
Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Mitch & Kevin
Play & dance along at home. Campers are encouraged to bring an cajun tune to share as well!

Campers’ Night

Garden Room
Saturday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Southern Week Campers
Sign up to sing, play or tell a story (5 min limit)--all styles and idioms are most welcome!

Clawhammer Banjo (Beg-Int)

Garden Room
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Mike Merenda
Review the basics of clawhammer banjo and learn a memorable tune to take your practice to the next level.

Clawhammer Banjo (Int-Adv)

Garden Room
Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Joe Newberry
Left hand fun, plus right hand work to propel tunes where you want them to go.

Cook a Gumbo—Millie style

Garden Room
Saturday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Millie Broussard
Learn to recreate Millie Broussard’s legendary gumbo in your own home

Creole Fiddle

Garden Room
Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Kevin Wimmer
Learn tunes and techniques in the tradition of Canray Fontenot and other Creole fiddle greats

Creole Perspective

Garden Room
Wednesday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Jeffery Broussard
Jeffery share’s insights into Creole music, culture and life in Southern Louisiana

Farewell Jam

Garden Room
Sunday 10:00 - 11:30 AM
All Staff
One last chance to sing, play, and dance along!

Flatfooting for All

Garden Room
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Becky Hill
Break down classic steps from favorite Appalachian percussive dancers, bring leather or smooth soled shoes and find a clear a space to dance

Gospel Sing

Discovery Room
Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Ginny Hawker, Tracy Schwarz, Val Mindel, Emily Miller, Jesse Milnes
For a sense of community through the singing of spiritual songs, join Ginny, Tracy, Val and her family.

Hudson Valley Hoedowns

Discovery Room
Thursday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Come play and dance to some of Jay & Mollys' favorite square dance tunes

Meet The Teachers & Welcome Jam

Garden Room
Monday 6:00 - 8:00 PM
All Staff
Enjoy a sampling of what each person will be teaching, then sing, play, and dance along!

Old Time Fiddle (Beg-Int) Part 1

Discovery Room
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Stephanie Coleman
Learn a tune with emphasis on how to express yourself melodically and rhythmically using a few simple yet potent bowing tricks

Old Time Fiddle (Beg-Int) Part 2

Discovery Room
Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Stephanie Coleman
Learn a tune with emphasis on how to express yourself melodically and rhythmically using a few simple yet potent bowing tricks

Old Time Guitar

Garden Room
Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Debra Clifford & Becca Wintle
Learn how to use bass notes, bass runs and backbeat to accompany a fiddler with your guitar

Old Time Harmony Singing

Discovery Room
Wednesday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Val Mindel & Emily Miller
Learn an old-time duet, working through elements such as phrasing, blend and harmony options and ideas on how to sing together in these distanced times.

Old Time Jam

Garden Room
Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Jeff & Judy, Becca & Debra
Play & dance along at home. Campers are encouraged to bring an old time tune to share as well!

Old Time Jam 2

Garden Room
Friday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Jeff & Judy, Stephanie
Play & dance along at home. Campers are encouraged to bring an old time tune to share as well!

Old Time Mandolin

Garden Room
Friday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Jay Ungar
Learn the melody and chords for a classic string band rag

Old Time Radio Hour (Staff Concert)

Garden Room
Thursday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
All Staff
A chance to kick back and listen to the fantastic Southern Week Online staff!

Old Time Singing

Garden Room
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Joe Newberry
Tips and techniques, plus famous songs and other songs that ought to be.

Old Time Song Swap

Discovery Room
Friday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Joe Newberry, Val Mindel
Sing, play, dance along at home. Campers are encouraged to bring an old time song to share as well!

Playing Banjo Uke with a Fiddler

Discovery Room
Saturday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Jeff Claus, Judy Hyman
We'll be joined by fiddler, Judy Hyman, to play some simple tunes at a moderate tempo for the full hour, with bits of instruction along the way.

Slow Jam 1 (All Instruments, All Levels)

Discovery Room
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
John & Tom Krumm
All are invited to learn and play along with inspiring music at slow and accessible tempos.

Slow Jam 2 (All Instruments, All Levels)

Discovery Room
Friday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
John & Tom Krumm
All are invited to learn and play along with inspiring music at slow and accessible tempos.

Song Swap

Discovery Room
Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Sharon & Rick, Mike & Ruthy
Sing, play, dance along at home. Campers are encouraged to bring an old time song to share as well!

Songs for Saturday Night

Garden Room
Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Ginny Hawker, Tracy Schwarz
Sing classic Country and Honky-Tonk Songs with Ginny & Tracy

Songs for Sunday Morning

Garden Room
Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Ginny Hawker, Tracy Schwarz
Sing traditional Appalachian Sacred songs with Ginny & Tracy

Square Dance Calling Basics

Discovery Room
Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Becky Hill
Collect the basics of square dance calling and leave with the tools needed to start calling four couple set dances in your home

Team Clogging

Discovery Room
Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Sharon Leahy
Learn four basic clogging steps, dance together and hear your own feet this time!

The Last Time I Played Dixie

Discovery Room
Saturday 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Come one and all.
Jay Ungar informally shares some stories about the tune "Dixie" and the role of Civil War era music in our history and present.

Two Finger-Style Banjo

Discovery Room
Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Rick Good
Thumb and finger lead and explore the whole neck of the banjo

Waltz Jam and Dance with Jay & Molly

Discovery Room
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Come play and dance to some of Jay & Mollys' favorite waltzes

Zydeco Accordion

Garden Room
Friday 1:00 -2:00 PM
Jeffery Broussard
Learn a Zydeco accordion tune, plus rhythms and techniques from the master

ZydeFit

Discovery Room
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Moriah Istre
Step into an energetic dance workout based on the spicy beats of contemporary Zydeco.

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