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Would you like to host a house concert?

To all my friends and fans in the east and midwest: I'm currently booking a July tour around a guitar workshop I'll be teaching. I would love to fill out the calendar more with a house concert or three. I'll be in VA/MD/DC/WV for two weeks starting July 4th weekend. So I could land a date the week before or on the way back to CO,perhaps in Indiana, Missouri, or Kansas. I have a comprehensive "How To Host a House Concert" guide that helps the first-time concert host through the details. Let me… Continue

Added by Michael DeLalla on March 25, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Nail Care

I conduct several workshops throughout the year, ranging from an afternoon to two-weeks long, covering a variety of guitar-related topics, from right-hand technique to improvisation to the Creative Process. Without fail, a favorite topic in these workshops is my nail care routine.

This is partly because of a quirky little factoid for which I am known, for better or worse: I haven't broken a playing nail since 1982. That's not a typo--Nineteen Eighty…


Added by Michael DeLalla on February 19, 2010 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Live Music: What is it Worth to You?

Greetings, Friends and Fans.

After finishing up 2009 with a wonderful tour in Florida I’m home for the next few months, and thought I’d take the opportunity to do a little research regarding live music and its place in our busy lives.

We’re all so busy. We all spend more and more time on “social networks”—definitely networking, but how social is it? Likewise, we access music in so many more ways than live and up-close—we download, we trade files; once in a while we even… Continue

Added by Michael DeLalla on January 25, 2010 at 3:41pm — 2 Comments

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