Sat. June 2 - Fresno - Thompsonia in "River of Song" with Laurie Lewis, Jenner Fox and others to be announced. More info and tickets: RIVER OF SONG FRESNO
Thurs. June 7 – Berkeley – “River of Song" (with Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Blame Sally, Jenner Fox, and Thompsonia) – 8:00 - Freight & Salvage. 2nd Annual Gala Concert to benefit California river conservation nonprofits Foothill Conservancy and Friends of the River. More info: thefreight.org
June 16-17 - Grass Valley, CA - Thompsonia at the California Bluegrass Association's Father's Day Festival. We will be performing on the main stage on Sat. at 2:55 and on Sun. at 2:00, and we'll also play for a square dance on Saturday night at 6:45, with Jordan Ruyle calling. If you are there on Thursday night, join us during the dinner break for a Cajun workshop/dance. Eric will teach a cross-picking workshop on Saturday afternoon at 12:50. This year's lineup is amazing! Del McCoy Band, Molly Tuttle, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, and more. http://fathersdayfestival.com
SUMMER 2018 -- CAMPS
June 10-13 — CBA Camp, Grass Valley, CA - Eric, Suzy and Allegra will all be teaching, and Thompsonia will be performing on the main stage (and also for a square dance!) at the Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley the next weekend (June 16-17) Eric will be teaching old-time guitar (level 1/2), Suzy will be teaching old-time string band class (level 2/3), and Allegra will teach bass (level 1/2).
June 24-29 - American Roots Music Camp, Mars Hill, North Carolina — new camp, amazing staff - Suzy, Del Rey, Alice Gerrard, Chris Brashear, Ernie Hawkins, Frank Lee. Suzy will be teaching fiddle rags and blues, and also blues singing. Registration is NOW OPEN!
July 1-7 — Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Port Townsend WA — Eric, Suzy and Allegra all will be teaching and performing at this wonderful gathering! Registration is NOW OPEN! http://centrum.org/festival-of-american-fiddle-tunes-the-workshop/
July 28-Aug. 3 - Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, near Bremerton, WA — Eric and Suzy will both be on staff. Eric is teaching mandolin and Carter Family style guitar. Suzy is teaching blues singing and Southern fiddle. Friendly, small camp, nice lake. Registration opens on March 15.
Aug. 6-9 — Targhee Music Camp, Alta, WY — Eric and Suzy will both be on staff. Eric will teach guitar and/or mandolin, Suzy will teach fiddle. High up in the Tetons!! Registration is NOW OPEN!
Sept. 6-9 — American Banjo Camp, Bremerton, WA — Eric will be teaching guitar at this banjo camp, which has complete fiddle and guitar tracks, in addition (of course!) to banjo (both bluegrass and old-time).