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Guitar & Fiddle Making & Jamming
June 9, 2017 : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 11, 2017
Come visit luthier Mike Mears at Windy Hill Guitarworks and tour his shop, view instruments made and in progress and join in on a jam session.
Windy Hill Guitarworks will be open from 10am to 4pm each day June 9-11 and June 16-17
Mike Mears has made more than 300 steel string acoustic guitars and has taught guitar making for 15 years. He also studied with Arthur Cooper, Copper Hill VA fiddle maker for the past 4 years in fiddle design and construction of 15 fiddles. There is a large (12 ft. by 28 ft.) picking porch which is covered and overlooks the Little River that is available for impromptu jamming throughout the day. The studio is a working production shop and showroom with ADA access and parking for about 20 vehicles.
Windy Hill GuitarWorks
River Farm Studios
446 Sowers Mill Dam Rd.
Riner, VA 24149
Location is actually in Floyd County
This event is part of:
Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming
June 9 – June 17
The Crooked Road is a celebrated year-round destination for traditional music lovers.
Make plans to follow the music and join us for the second annual Mountains of Music Homecoming along the Crooked Road. Concerts celebrating old-time, bluegrass, gospel, traditional singing and dance, and many other styles will be presented in over 25 different communities where this musical heritage lives and breathes.
Come for the evening concerts and stay for a wide variety of cultural experiences, including community meals, gallery exhibits, history walks, artisan demonstrations, outdoor adventures, scenic drives, workshops, educational opportunities and much more. Bookmark our site and return often as we continue to update it with information about performers, concerts, tickets, community events and travel tips.