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Mount Airy Ukulele Festival

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Andy Griffith Playhouse

218 Rockford St.

MOUNT AIRY, NC 27030

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Ukulele musicians mark those calendars for the Mount Airy Ukulele Festival! Join us for a weekend of classes,workshops and more.

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Instructors include George Smith, Marcy Marxer, Cathy Fink , and Kent Knorr.

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Registration Fee:

Payment in full is confirmation of your registration.

$25 of registration fee is non-refundable.

There will be no refunds after October 1, 2019.

Registration includes a t-shirt, classes, workshops and more!

There is LIMITED SPACE so make sure to sign up now to reserve your spot!

$125 for ages 18 and older

$75 for ages under 18

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Festival events will take place in the Andy Griffith Playhouse, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre, and Historic Earle Theatre. Participants will have the opportunity to perform in a live radio broadcast, WPAQ Merry-Go-Round, on Saturday at the Historic Earle Theatre.

MOUNT AIRY UKULELE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019

2:00 – 5:00 pm REGISTRATION, Andy Griffith Playhouse

3:30-4:30 pm CIRCLE JAM and INTRODUCTIONS, CATHY FINK and MARCY MARXER, Intermediate and up, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

3:00-4:30 pm CIRCLE JAM and INTRODUCTIONS, KENT KNORR and GEORGE SMITH, Beginners, Andy Griffith Playhouse

4:30-6:30 pm Dinner on your own

6:30-8:00 pm BEGINNER UKULELE Q&A, Kent Knorr, Andy Griffith Museum

6:30-8:00 pm FINGERPICKING, Beginners, Cathy Fink, Photo Gallery/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

6:30-8:00 pm IMPROVISING SOLOS, Intermediate and up, George Smith, Andy Griffith Playhouse

6:30-8:00 pm BYE BYE BLUES, Advanced, Marcy Marxer, Siamese Twins Exhibit/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019

Participants wishing to perform on the live radio broadcast (Merry-Go-Round) will be in this group from 9:30-12:00. All levels. Music from The Daily Ukulele (and other sources) will be provided. Kent Knorr and George Smith 9:30-10:30 am WPAQ MERRY-GO-ROUND REHEARSAL, Historic Earle Theatre

11:00-12:00 pm WPAQ MERRY-GO-ROUND, Instructors and Students, Historic Earle Theatre, Live Radio Broadcast (2nd longest continuously running live radio broadcast in the nation – 2nd only to Grand Ol’ Opry)

9:30-10:30 am PRACTICE SMARTER, PLAY BETTER, All levels, Cathy Fink, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

9:30-10:30 am CHORD CONFIDENCE, Beginners, Marcy Marxer, Andy Griffith Playhouse

10:45-12:00 pm COUNTRY CLASSICS, All levels, Cathy Fink, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre

10:45-12:00 pm CHORD MELODY: THE BASICS, Intermediate and up, Marcy Marxer, Andy Griffith Playhouse

12:00-1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30-3:00 pm STRUM-BELIEVABLE, All levels, Kent Knorr, Andy Griffith Playhouse

BLACKBIRD by THE BEATLES, Upper Intermediate and up, Cathy Fink, Photo Gallery/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse

12th STREET RAG and ROCKIN’ THE UKE, Intermediate/Advanced, Marcy Marxer, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

SLIDE UKE, All levels, George Smith, Siamese Twins Exhibit/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse

3:15-4:30 pm ISLAND STYLE JAMMIN’, All levels, Kent Knorr, Andy Griffith Playhouse

PEDAL EFFECTS and AMPS, All levels, George Smith, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

PLAY BY EAR – PaperFree! EAR TRAINING, Intermediate and up, Cathy Fink, Photo Gallery/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse

GREATER CHORD CONFIDENCE, Intermediate to Advanced, Marcy Marxer, Siamese Twins Exhibit/Lower level Andy Griffith Playhouse

4:30 pm SOUND CHECK, Andy Griffith Playhouse, Instructors only

4:30-6:30 pm DINNER ON YOUR OWN

7:30-8:30 pm MOUNT AIRY UKULELE FESTIVAL INSTRUCTOR SHOWCASE, All Instructors and Students, Andy Griffith Playhouse

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019

9:30-11:00 am GOSPEL AND BLUES JAM, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Andy Griffith Museum Theatre/Lower level Andy Griffith Museum

9:30-10:15 am REGGAE & CALYPSO, All levels, Kent Knorr followed by

10:15-11:00 am UKE POP/ROCK, All levels, George Smith, Andy Griffith Playhouse

The above schedule is subject to change based on registrations.

LOCATION:

Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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