Schedule of events for the Martin Guitar Gathering: A Celebration of the Legacy of C.F. Martin Guitars in American Roots Music Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Weis
Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University.
All events are free unless noted.
11 a.m. to noon: Facilitated guitar workshop. Blues slide guitar basics with Rory Block. Participants bring guitars for
this interactive instructional session. Weis Center west lobby.
11 a.m. to noon: Guitar repair consultations by K&S Music Center. Weis Center east lobby.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Martin Guitars
and merchandise on display. Weis Center atrium lobby.
Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Documentary screening and Q&A. “Ballad of the Dreadnought — A Musical Icon Turns 100.” Discussion will feature Dick Boak,
historian of C. F. Martin & Co. Inc., and Jerry Zolten, educator, author, producer and musician. Weis Center Auditorium.
1:30 to 3 p.m.: Community guitar jam. All levels of
proficiency are welcome to bring their guitars, stringed instruments and hand percussion to play along. Guitar chords and lyrics will be projected on a large screen. Weis
Center atrium lobby.
3 to 4 p.m.: Facilitated workshops running concurrently. Groovin’ with Kris Truelsen and Jerry Zolten: A Roots Music Record Listening Session at 78 RPM. Weis Center
west lobby. “How many ways can you play that chord?” Guitar theory workshop with Anthony Latt. Participants bring guitars for this interactive instructional session. Weis Center upper west
6 p.m.: Rory Block performance. Weis Center atrium lobby.
7:30 p.m: Del McCoury Band Performance with Bill and the Belles opening. Weis Center auditorium. Tickets range in price from $10 to $28 and can be purchased at www.Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-577-1000.