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Guitar with Shane McGowan

Traditional Guitar Workshop - 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Shane McGowan comes from a well-known musical family in South Sligo & has toured with the likes of Lunasa and Dolores Keane. In this course Shane will explore many different techniques and approaches to accompanying and playing Irish traditional music on the guitar. A unique opportunity to learn from one of the best folk guitarists on the scene today.

 

Guitar Styles Workshops - 8pm – 9pm

One of the best folk guitarists on the scene today, Shane McGowan is a master on the guitar and has toured with the likes of Lunasa, Zakir Hussain and Dolores Keane over the years.
In this course Shane will explore many different guitar playing styles including rock, acoustic, Irish, jazz, bluegrass and ragtime. Focussing on guitar technique as applied to different styles of playing, topics will include development of finger dexterity, fretting hand strength/ endurance, efficiency and accuracy, and good tone production.

This course takes place on the Hawk’s Well stage and will adhere to all social distancing guidelines and may move to zoom if further restrictions come into play.