Lively workshops focusing on instruments and bluegrass techniques (known to break into legendary jam sessions) are a signature feature of FreshGrass. This year’s workshop lineup is brimming with Americana music talent, led by Grammy Award-winner Alison Brown, Matt GlaserDarol Anger and Joe Walsh from the Berklee College of Music’s American Roots Music Program, and the inimitable finger-picker, Happy Traum.

All workshops are free with admission. Workshop schedule will be announced closer to the festival. Select workshops encourage attendees to bring instruments. Space is limited, so register on the day of the event when you arrive at the festival in Courtyard A – first come, first served. Workshops are located on the 3rd floor, above the museum lobby.

11am Two Guitar Blues Jamming with Adam and Happy Traum in Club B10
12:15pm Intervals and Rhythms: The Nuts and Bolts of Music with Matt Glaser in the 3rd Floor Meeting Room
1:15pm Banjo MegaJam with Alison Brown in Club B10

11am Fiddles with Darol Anger in Club B10
12:15pm Mandolins with Joe Walsh in the 3rd Floor Meeting Room
1:15pm Acoustic Blues 101 with Happy and Adam Traum in Club B10