Workshop and concert
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TobyWalker
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BRATTLEBORO- Twilight Music and Vintage Parlor Guitars present internationally-acclaimed, roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Toby Walker at Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery on Saturday, August 24, at 7 pm. All proceeds from the show will go to support Twilight Music concerts in Brattleboro and Putney. Guitarist Steve Chipman of Chester- based Vintage Parlor Guitars and acoustic bassist Thom Huntington will open the concert.

Walker mixes blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, rock, and old time jazz in his own unique guitar style. He has been featured in the New York Times, the London Sunday Times, on BBC and Sirius-XM radio, has won the International Blues Challenge Award given by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN and has toured the United States, England, Wales, France, Germany, Belgium and Holland.

Walker will also offer a blues workshop at H-DT&G at 1 pm on August 24. In the 90-minute session, students will get the story behind each lick, each progression, and each lead run. The workshop fee is $35, and reservations must be made by emailing src@vermontel.net. It is limited to 12 people.

Walker recently released two instructional guitar DVDs for Homespun Tapes, and taught in Carnegie Hall’s “American Roots” program aimed at honor level middle school students. He has taught at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp for five consecutive years.

Hooker-Dunham Theater and Gallery is located at 139 Main Street in downtown Brattleboro. Tickets for the concert are $20.

For ticket reservations and information call (802) 254-9276. For more information visit www.littletobywalker.com, www.vintageparlorguitars.com, and www.hookerdunham.org.



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