2017 instalment of Miri Country Music Festival is going to be bigger and better! For the first time, Miri Country Music Festival 2017 will be held for two days at Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri. Featuring some of the best lineups of country musician from all over the world, frequented by country music lovers from all walks of life, Miri Country Music Festival 2017 is definitely coming in with a loud BANG!
A festival for both the young and the old; and definitely for country music lovers, activities at the festival include a bazaar offering various stalls selling wide varieties of food, games and souvenir items.
After a successful inaugural event in 2014, 2017 installment of Miri Country Music Festival is going to be bigger and better! Dates for this year are February 25, 2017 – February 26, 2017.
Going Celtic by Casual Ceilidh Band
Andy, Lucy and Erwin take you on a musical journey through Ireland and Scotland. Using the bodhran, fiddle, tin whistle and smallpipes, they will show you some important elements of Celtic musical tradition and different musical styles. So get ready for somecraic agusceol (music and fun)!
Introduction to Acoustic Country Blues by James Thomson
Along with traditional Folk music forms, Blues music has been the other chief influence on Country music. Many early Blues performers borrowed both lyrically and musically from these forms and incorporated them into their repertoire and songs with unique results. This workshop will focus on the common musical elements and themes between early blues and country music and how they both helped evolve the other into what we now recognise as two distinct styles of music.
You Can Do It! by Raggy Project
A fun packed Interactive workshop which includes learning the secrets and tips on how to compose songs using simple musical structures. Writing your own songs is an effective way of expressing your thoughts and feelings musically. It’s easy to write good songs once you understand the basic concepts. In this fun workshop, Raggy takes away the mystery behind songwriting and demonstrates how every musician can easily start composing original songs. You Can, Do It!”
For more info, check on https://sarawaktourism.com/event/miri-country-music-festival/ or http://miricountrymusic.com