Metamora Mandolin Gathering, Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the MPA Opry Barn in Indiana’s Canal Town. A full day of instructional workshops and jamming opportunities wrapping up with an evening concert featuring Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine from Indianapolis, along with The Hammer & The Hatchet of Bloomington, Indiana; Scott Carnder of Hickory Robot and more.
Kimble Mandolins, Highland Strings, JBovier Mandolins, Nichols Road Mandolins and Bauer Instruments will be displaying their instruments. A full Access Registration includes all four workshops, exhibit area and evening concert while General Admission includes exhibit area for the day and the evening concert.
Metamora Performing Arts Opry Barn at 19189 Pennington Rd, Metamora, IN 47030, where US 52 crosses the Whitewater Canal and the Whitewater Valley Railroad. More information and the full schedule of Opry Barn events can be found at www.metamoraMPA.org and on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MetamoraMandolinGathering.
Metamora, Indiana’s Canal Town, is located on US 52, about halfway between Cincinnati and Indianapolis.
Four instructional workshops, jamming area, instrument builders, evening concert.
Andra Faye (Andra Faye & the Rays, Saffire the Uppity Blues Women)
Scott Carnder of Hickory Robot and Spookfloaters
Dave Bagdade of Cousin Brothers
John Bowyer (Punkin Holler Boys, The Hammer & The Hatchet)
Picker Dan (White Lightning Boys, Lucky & the Kid)
Will Kimble, Kimble Mandolins
Jason Harshbarger, Highland Strings
Jeff Cowherd, JBovier Mandolins
Bruce Clark, Nichols Road Mandolins
Joe Bauer, Bauer Instruments
Full Access Registration includes all four workshops, exhibit area and evening concert. General Admission includes exhibit area and evening concert. Food is available for purchase all day
Chords and Scales: Scott Carnder with Moriah Haven
Fiddle Tunes and Improvisation: John Bowyer and Picker Dan
Bluegrass and Celtic Mandolin: Dave Bagdade
Blues Mandolin: Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine
Acoustic Final Friday open stage , begin to sign up for times at 6:30 PM on Friday, March 27 Jamming 101 Workshop with Larry Wayt at 1 PM, Sunday March 29, no registration necessary