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Doyle Dykes returns Friday 08/14/2015 @ 7PM

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Doyle Dykes returns Friday 08/14/2015 @ 7PM

Doyle makes his return to Union Music. Expect limited seating. All tickets must be paid in advance. Contact Union Music and reserve your seat today! Call 508.753.3702 Please leave your name, email and/or phone as you reserve each ticket.

Doyle Dykes @ Union Music

Friday, 08/14/2015 @ 7PM

1 ticket $15 EACH

2 tickets $25 = $12.50 EACH

4 tickets $40 = $10 EACH

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Doyle Dykes (born May 23, 1954) is an American country acoustic guitarist from Jacksonville, Florida. He is influenced by a wide variety of musical styles and musicians such as Chet Atkins, the Allman Brothers, to the Beatles and U2. Cited along with guitarists such as Tommy Emmanuel as one of the best fingerstyle guitarists in the world,he is also known for his capability of playing proficiently with a wide range of different guitar tunings. Some of his best-known works and interpretations are “Wabash Canonball”, “Country Fried Pickin”, “Tricky Pickin”, “Chet Stuff”, “Be Still”, “Amazing Grace” and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. Dykes is a devout Christian and has served as a minister in a small church in Florida; the influence of Christianity is present in much of his work. He was a major endorser of Taylor Guitars and Rivera Sedona amplifiers, with his own signature models of each. In 2013 he began endorsing the Guild Guitar Company.

Uke Club gathers on Thursday, 07/30/15 @ 7PM

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Uke Club gathers on Thursday, 07/30/15 @ 7PM

Break out your Hawaiian shirt and enjoy another day in paradise! Union Music’s Uke Club is almost here. Always the last Thursday of every month. Rich “The Amazing Dick” Leufstedt gets the band of Ukeoholic’s back together for another mission of sweet strumming. Meet, greet, and jam in the Union Music Performance at 7PM on Thursday, 07/30/2015. As Krusty the Clown always said, “a ukulele is a thinking man’s violin!”

Bluegrass Jam Thursday, 07/16/15 @ 6:30PM

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Bluegrass Jam Thursday, 07/16/15 @ 6:30PM

Bluegrass Jam Thursday, 07/16/15 @ 6:30PM

Got any Bluegrass? Well, Bring it down and share it with your everyone! Open to all skill levels! Jam out with other musician’s in search of the elusive Bluegrass. Hosted by local Bluegrass traveler, Victor in the Union Music Performance Center. Meet, greet, and jam at 6:30PM. Just don’t forget your Bluegrass.

TJ’s Open Mic Saturday, 07/11/15 @ 1PM

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on TJ’s Open Mic Saturday, 07/11/15 @ 1PM

TJ’s Open Mic Saturday, 07/11/15 @ 1PM

TJ returns with a little more Union Music love this Saturday. Bring a new song and surprise the group of talented musician’s that frequent TJ’s Open Mic Saturday. Always the 2nd Saturday of every month. Hosted in the Union Music Performance Center. We welcome acoustic and electric stringed instruments of all types, keyboards, hand percussion, no drum kits please and no offense but no spoken word, this is a music store. Sing me a song, you’re a singer!

Union Music Open Mic Saturday 5/9/15 @ 1PM

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Union Music Open Mic Saturday 5/9/15 @ 1PM

Union Music Open Mic Saturday 5/9/15 @ 1PM

The 2nd Saturday of every month!

Open mic hosted TJ Peavey
Starts @ 1 PM

Welcoming the width and breath of musical talent from far and wide. You’ll never know how much fun it is to perform on stage if you don’t give it a try! This is the perfect place, supportive, nurturing, professionally run and organized. Come play!

Ken Sawyer Big Band Jazz Concert Webster, Ma 6/8/15

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Ken Sawyer Big Band Jazz Concert Webster, Ma 6/8/15

Ken Sawyer Big Band Jazz Concert Webster, Ma 6/8/15

Featuring the Sawyer Saxophone Student Solo Workshop!
30 Piece Big Band featuring Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone and Trumpet students.

The spotlight is on: Gordon Goodwin, Grammy winning songsmith for motion pictures, the leader, writer, arranger, pianist, and saxophonist of “The Big Phat Band”. Horn of Puente, Goodwin’s Latin Tribute to Tito Puente (Cha-Cha, Songo, Mambo Movements) and Samba Del Gringo will be performed!

The Septones will be featured singing Duke Ellington’s In A Mellow Tone. Vocal arrangement by The New York Voices.

New song arranged and composed by Ken Sawyer called Lester’s Here, in tribute to Lester Young.

Free! Free! Free!

Monday June 8, 2015, 7 pm to 9 pm
Point Breeze on the Lake, Webster, MA

(Exit 1 off I-395, Webster, MA)

Open to parents and the public. Come early, this is always standing room only!!

Please call Ken Sawyer at 774-272-0103 with any questions.

Uke Club Meeting- LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Blog, Events | Comments Off on Uke Club Meeting- LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

We meet at Union Music Performance Space at 7:00 PM with our fearless leader Rich “Amazing Dick” Leufstedt at the helm. What we do monthly is have a brief ukulele lesson, learn some chords and positions for them, work on our “strum”, and then play some 3 chord (easy) songs together. rich-leufstedt-wavesAfter that we have a chance for individuals to perform a song for the group, and then to socialize and talk about ukuleles.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

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Grateful Dead For The Acoustic Guitar with Jeffrey Pepper Rogers, April 11, 2015

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Blog, Events | Comments Off on Grateful Dead For The Acoustic Guitar with Jeffrey Pepper Rogers, April 11, 2015

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Saturday, April 11 Union Music, 142 Southbridge St. Worcester

3 to 4:30 P.M. $20

Workshop taught by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers, Founding editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine!

Based on the Homespun videos “Learn Seven Grateful Dead Classics for Acoustic Guitar”.

“Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers sure can play the music—listen to his ‘Stella Blue’ and you’ll know what I mean. Better still, he can teach it.”

—Dennis McNally, Grateful Dead publicist and author,
A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead

“Acoustic Adventures Concert” plus a “Behind the Scenes of Guitar and Gear” Clinic with Richard Gilewitz March 19, 2015 7:00 PM

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Blog, Events | Comments Off on “Acoustic Adventures Concert” plus a “Behind the Scenes of Guitar and Gear” Clinic with Richard Gilewitz March 19, 2015 7:00 PM

richard_gilewitz1127-0241The 2-hour guitar event will be filled with a concert performance followed by a jam-packed seminar on fingerstyle guitar, and inspiration for increasing playing skills. Whether a hobbyist, weekend warrior or full time professional, you’ll be entertained and inspired as this globetrotting 6 & 12-string player shares his experiences as a performer and master teacher. Author of Mel Bay Publication’s “Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop”, Gilewitz demonstrates ways to achieve a great sound, rekindle the love of playing an instrument, and why playing a guitar can be a life-long craft.

Admission is FREE & Open to the Public.