Monday, November 7, 2011

Cornbread Raffle Winners and World Champion Fiddling

Hello again! 
It's a cold, rainy day up here in northwest Arkansas.  I don't know about you, but I LOVE the fall!!  It's my favorite time of year.  There is just nothing like a campfire and fiddle tunes all night long.  
World Champion Fiddler, Dale Morris, Jr.
will be visiting Arkansas and Oklahoma this weekend. Locations include Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hot Springs, Arkansas and Little Rock, Arkansas. Dale Jr. will be available for private lessons, between his scheduled workshops and performances. Email to reserve your private lesson. Special thanks to Scott Aycock and Paul DeWeber for their passion and assistance in setting up this next installment in the Master Fiddler SeriesClick here to hear Dale, Jr. in action!

Friday, November 11
Private lessons (daytime) - email
Performance with the Rockin Acoustic Circus
at The Garden Deva in Tulsa, OK - 6:30 PM
Click here for more information and tickets

Saturday, November 12
Fiddle Workshop/Demonstration
Antioch Baptist Church in Royal, AR (Hot Springs area)
9 AM - 12 PM
Private Lessons available in the afternoon/evening email
Call Paul DeWeber at 501.520.7359 for tickets
Click here for more information

Sunday, November 13
Fiddle Workshop - 1 PM - 2:30 PM
"A Touch of Texas featuring the music of Dale Morris, Jr." Opening the show will be Arkansas music icons Steve and Tim Trawick.  This is a rare opportunity to hear the Trawick Brothers in a public setting. 
3 PM - 5 PM at Wildwood Park in Little Rock, AR
Click here for more information/registration/tickets

Who is Dale Morris, Jr.? Dale Morris, Jr. hails from the legendary Morris family from Texas. His Uncle, Terry Morris is hailed by many as the greatest Texas fiddler ever. Successful violinist, Mark O'Connor has listed Terry Morris as one of his fiddle heroes. Dale, Jr.'s Dad, Dale Morris is also a legendary fiddler. Dale Morris still teaches fiddle and performs regularly. Dale Morris, Jr. has played and recorded with the likes of Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Marty Stuart, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, John Mayall and Billy Bob Thornton to name a few.
CONGRATULATIONS!!! to all the winners of the raffle drawings at the Cornbread Festival last Saturday.  If you were not present to claim your prize, please email or call 501.730.5138 and I will make sure you get it.  And the winners are...

1 hr Guitar Lesson with nationally renowned musician, Jonathan Trawick (value $60) - Tammy Warren

1 hr Mandolin Lesson with nationally renowned musician, Jonathan Trawick (value $60) - Steve Tailor
Full sized fiddle with a case and bow (value - $200) - The Tucker Family
2 tickets to "A Touch of Texas featuring the music of World Champion Fiddler, Dale Morris, Jr." at Wildwood Park in Little Rock on Sunday, November 13, 3 PM (value $40) - Sarah Dixon

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                                                    CEO Fiddlin Arkansas

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