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First Church Guitar schedule for 2013 . . .`

Anyone interested in playing guitar and singing with a fine bunch of great people in the Grapevine, Texas area on the 1st and/or 3rd Thursday evenings of the month are invited to join the First Church Guitars group at the First United Methodist Church of Grapevine, Texas.

We gather together at 7 PM in room #2001 in the Family Life Center (FLC).  Play usually ends around 8:30 to 9 PM.  We have a lot of guitar players, a keyboard player, a bass player, and then we have Brother Russ . . . who might be on fiddle one week, mandolin the next, or on guitar the next.  

We send out email reminders to the participants before we meet.  We share lots of song sheets with each other, and generally fun is had by all.

3-4 years ago, we were a pretty fair little band of guitar players, and besides fun and fellowship, we played 6-8 church and community gigs a  year.  Some of those players have moved on to new things, so nowadays, we play, sing, and stress the fun and fellowship as priority #1.

 If you would like more info, or to be included in the email list, let me know and I'll pass your info on to Brother Harvey, who sends out our emails.

God's grace still amazes me . . . ><>


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What is your favorite guitar or other musical instrument?  Please let me know.  I'd like to interview you about your relationship with your favorite instrument.

I am interested in talking with, and getting to know, everyday people who make music.  That's the kind of person I am.  I'm an everyday kind of guy, and I love to sing and play guitar for everyday people. 

Although I have too many guitars, several ukes, a couple of old banjo's, a bunch of harmonicas and several Native American flutes, I am interested in stories about other instruments as well.  I have it in my mind that this blog will probably feature more stories about guitars and singer-songwriters.  However, I am open to stories about people and their love for other instruments.  So, if you play the accordion, piano, pennywhistle, drums . . . or can crack your knuckles in time to music . . . I want to hear your story.

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