If you don’t have your own dulcimer, please reserve a loaner instrument.
Bob and Heidi are giving a CD Release Concert on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7:00 pm to celebrate their new CD, Dulcimer Moon, at the Stage Door Theater in La Grande. The Stage Door is located at 1010 Adams, off the alley behind the building. Seating is limited so come early – doors open at 6:30. Enjoy the concert after the Art Walk that starts at 5:00.
$10 donation at the door. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Beginning dulcimer workshop the next morning at Joe Beans!
Weâ€™ll be teaching workshops and giving a house concert at our friendâ€™s beautiful farm in rural Kuna!
Dulcimer workshops are planned for 1:30-3:00. People whoâ€™d like to learn are invited to sign up for the â€œString Side Upâ€ Beginnersâ€™ workshop with Bob. Student dulcimers are available to borrow if you donâ€™t have your own instrument. A â€œSmooth Out Your Playingâ€ workshop with Heidi will be taught for advanced beginners to intermediate players. Cost for each workshop is $25.
Concert will be at 4:00 pm out on the deck. Please bring your lawn chairs. Admission is a $10 donation, and there will be a potluck following around 5:30.
For more information, location, and reservations, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weâ€™re on from 9:00-12:00 on Saturday, October 12 for one of the last markets of the year. Had a great time last year! Come see us and get some locally-produced food and crafts while youâ€™re there!
Bob and I took the month of August to record a brand new CD. After being asked many times, “which CD has the most dulcimer?” we made one that has dulcimer on every track. We used five different Appalachian dulcimers – two made by the late WV luthier Pete Belcher, one by the late Ray Epler also of WV, a Sunhearth 4-equidistant string dulcimer, a baritone dulcimer made by Rick Probst, and a wormy chestnut “moon & star” dulcimer by an unknown builder (initials MRB – know who this is?). The nine instrumentals and five songs with vocals are backed by mandolin, guitar, cello and bowed psaltery, plus our friends Rich Shirley and Caleb Samples added upright bass and electric bass. Titles include my originals, “Dulcimer Moon,” “Blue Mountain Lake Waltz,” and a re-recording of “Cassiopeia”; “Calling Ellia” written by Bob; the old standard “Over the Rainbow”; old-timey medleys, and a cover of the Malvina Reynolds song, “Turn Around.” I also sang one of my favorite old folk hymns, “How Can I Keep from Singing” and Bob and I sang one of his favorites, the Zulu children’s song, “Guabi Guabi.” And there’s more!
Please look for us to play in concert near you this fall – we have a number of Northwest concerts planned from October to December. Check our tour schedule for details!
Heidi is bringing the incredible folksinger/songwriter Bill Staines to give his first concert in Enterprise! Bill has about 25 CDs out – has toured steadily for over 25 years – and has been a major influence on Heidiâ€™s own music. The concert is sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance.
Dan Maher of Inland Folk on Northwest Public Radio will open the show!
Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:00 pm
Odd Fellows Hall, 1st St. (next door to Library, one block from Courthouse)
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 at the door; $5 for children 12 and under
Ticket outlets: Book Loft, Joseph Hardware, M. Crow, Blonde Strawberry, & La Grande Stereo or order online at www.wvmusicalliance.org.
Weâ€™ll be playing from 7:00-9:00, so come out for dinner on Friday night.
267 S Main St, Union, OR 97883