January 2018

27Jan10:00 am4:00 pmSleepy John's Country Blues Jam


Event Details

The West TN Delta Heritage is having a party in honor of the Blues Pioneer Sleepy John Estes’ 119th birthday & you invitied!

Free event. Pre-registration for clinics is requested. Call 731-779-9000 or email info@westtnheritage.com.

Concessions available and Free birthday cake for all attendees.

10 am: Slide Guitar Clinic
A basic introduction to two tunings (open G and open D) favored by legendary slide players of the past and it basic positions (I, IV, V chordings). It will also present techniques and resource material which will be helpful to the beginner as well as the experienced player. Instructor: Elam McKnight

11 am: Harmonica Clinic
This harmonica clinic will be an introduction level clinic in how to get started and or how to advance to a broader level of play. Participants are urged to bring a key of C harmonica if they would like to participate during the clinic or just come and listen. This will be a blues based approach. Instructor: JD Taylor.

1 pm: Symposium
Topic to be announced soon …..

2-4 pm.: Acoustic Blues Jam
Bring your instruments and / or your love of the Blues for an open Blues Jam.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center

121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012