As part of its 30th Anniversary season, the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will devote an entire day to the legacy, tradition and craftsmanship of Martin Guitars on Saturday, Oct. 14. The day is entitled, “Martin Guitar Gathering: A Celebration of the Legacy of C.F. Martin Guitars in American Roots Music.”
The day includes facilitated workshops including blues slide guitar basics, guitar repair consultations, guitar theory, and a roots music recording session, as well as Martin Guitar displays and merchandise, a community guitar jam, a film screening and panel discussion, and evening performances. All events take place in various locations throughout the Weis Center and are free, with the exception of the Del McCoury Band performance, which includes an opening performance by Bill and the Belles, at 7:30 p.m.
The full schedule is available at www.Bucknell.edu/MartinGuitarDay
The day is sponsored, in part, by C.F. Martin & Co. in Nazareth, the News-Item in Shamokin, WXPN radio in Harrisburg and K&S Music Center located in South Williamsport.