About

Weekend Workshops are small group sessions (8-10 students) held at Underwood Recording Studios in Minneapolis, MN.

Saturday and Sunday sessions begin at 10:30a and end at 4:30p.  Lunch will be provided, as well as coffee, tea, water, and light snacks.

Space is limited and reserved on a first come, first serve basis.  Workshop spaces can only be held with a $50 deposit.

Payment Options

1 Weekend Workshop (Saturday/Sunday) – $400

Season Pass (partial) – $1,400
Package includes: Choose any 4 workshops for the 2018 season at a reduced rate.
Must be paid in full. Offer expires May, 2018.
Email for more details.

Explanation of Tuition/Fees

Tuition Covers

  • Workshop (8 hours of instruction)
  • Lunch, plus light refreshments (coffee, tea, water, snacks)
  • TAB Booklet
  • Video of each song covered: Videos are single camera shots showing left and right hands.  Songs are played slowly.
  • Audio: Original recordings of each song taught
  • 1 month subscription at playcountryblues.com

Overnight accommodations are not included with tuition. A list of local hotels can be found by Googling Minneapolis area hotels.

FAQ

Please read the Tuition Information for further information on itinerary, studio location, hotels, cancellations, etc.,.

Questions

If you have any questions, comments, or workshop topic suggestions, please contact me at tom@tomfeldmann.com.

Testimonials

Read what previous attendees to the Weekend Workshops had to say.  Or leave a comment yourself!

Workshops

Hill Country Blues and John Lee Hooker

Underwood Recording Studios, Minneapolis, Mn
May 5-6, 2018
All levels welcome

Work on getting into the groove and not just playing the notes with songs by R.L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, Jessie Mae Hemphill and John Lee Hooker.

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Fingerpicking Guitar: “Singer/Songwriters to Blues Balladeers”

Underwood Recording Studios, Minneapolis, Mn
September 8-9, 2018
All levels welcome

Songwriters to Blues Ballads with tunes by Townes Van Zandt, Blaze Foley, Doc Watson, Mississippi John Hurt, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb and Big Bill Broonzy

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Bottleneck Slide Guitar (Level 2/3)

Underwood Recording Studios, Minneapolis, Mn
October 6-7, 2018

The tunes hold the techniques, and we will be working through the various styles of legendary sliders; Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Tampa Red, Black Ace, Blind Willie McTell and Muddy Waters.

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Country Blues Guitar: “Delta Blues to Rags”

Underwood Recording Studios, Minneapolis, Mn
November 3-4, 2018
Level 2

Delta Blues to Rags by way of Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton, Rev. Gary Davis and Blind Boy Fuller

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The Blues of Robert Johnson

Underwood Recording Studios, Minneapolis, Mn
December 8-9, 2018
All levels welcome

Work through every aspect of Robert Johnson’s playing from his standard tuning classics to his open tuning slide masterpieces.

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