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Music Sundays (Preview)

Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 2:00 PM

Event Details

DC Chapter

Event Details: Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
7DL Studios
2008 8th St NW Washington DC
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About This Event

Intro price! $20 intro price during the month of January - enter MOREMUSIC during registration .

Music Sunday is time dedicated to playing, learning, and socializing around music. Drop in any time during our 4-hour takeover of 7DL Studios. You can take one or all of our weekly classes, join a themed jam session led by a member of the Flashband community, or start a self-led jam with the other musicians there. Hang out and socialize in between informal jams, or fill your time with organized sessions the whole time. No matter your background or interests, Music Sunday is the easiest way to play more music. Co-hosted by Flashband and 7DL Studios. 

This Preview event will be our first Music Sunday event, and we'd love for you to be a part of helping shape this new space for everyone to play more music!

This Week:
  • Intro to Live Sound for Musicians  |  2:10-3:10pm  |  Instructor: Neal Humphrey
  • Getting Inspired - Methods To Get Through a Song From Start To Finish  |   3:30-4:30pm  | Instructor: Edgar Diaz of Songwriters Soul Kitchen
  • Pedalboards 101  |   4:45-5:45  |   Instructor: Matthew Connolly
Full Schedule
Classes and Workshops

Every week we hold 2-3 classes, which can be lecture style, interactive workshops or round table discussions. Classes will change each week with the most popular classes recurring every 1-2 months. Class size may be limited - preference is given to those that sign up for specific classes in the pre-event survey emailed to all participants.

Intro to Live Sound for Musicians  |   2:10-3:10pm  |   Instructor: Neal Humphrey
For those new to performing in a live music venue or playing in a band, this class will provide a crash course to the basics of live sound, tips on stage and improving your band practice.

Getting Inspired - Methods To Get Through a Song From Start To Finish  |   3:30-4:30pm  |   Instructor: Edgar Diaz of Songwriters Soul Kitchen
Ever been stuck on how to start a song, flow from a a verse to a chorus, or just can't figure out what you want to say? This workshop will provide you with some insight on how to navigate through your songwriting process to get you out of your own way.

Pedalboards 101  |   4:45-5:45  |   Instructor: Matthew Connolly
Are you interested in building a pedalboard for your guitar, bass, or other instrument? This class will introduce you to some of the most common effects used in modern rock and will show you how you can build your own pedalboard for live performance.

 

 

Organized Jams

Organized jams each have a designated jam leader who is in charge of preparing materials (such as chord charts if relevant), making sure everyone follows basic rules of jam etiquette and keeping the jam on track. Interested in being a jam leader? Send an email to miles@7drumlessons.com.

Jam size is limited, typically to 6 people as well as some instrument limitations (only one each of drums, bass) - preference is given to those that sign up for specific classes in the pre-event survey emailed to all participants.

80's Jam  |   2:00-3:00  |   Leader: JR Denson
Bring your favorite 80's hits

Modern Pop Rock Covers Jam  |   3:15-4:15  |  Leader: Matthew Connolly
Play songs from bands like U2, Coldplay, Death Cab for Cutie etc. Have a song you want to play? Make sure it's one you can lead and bring the chord charts to share with the group.

Vocalist Melody Workshop / Jam  |   4:30-6:00  |  Leader: Edgar Diaz
This session will be geared to Vocalist in general but all are welcome and should be ready to participate. This meetup is to see how we can learn to maneuver melodies through songs and make them interesting! If you've ever felt that you don't have a good melody or if your trying to take a melody to the next level then this might the workshop for you! 

Self directed jams

Did you get inspired by a class or just meet some cool people during your session? Check out a room for a self-directed jam. Unlike the classes and organized jams, these are first-come first-serve on the day of the jam, and you can check out one 30 minute block at a time. 

 

Registered Musicians

Already signed up for the event? Go here to sign up for specific classes or jam sessions (priority given to those that register first).

 

Message Board

If you are signed up for this event, use the message board below to communicate with fellow musicians. This is a great place to find bands, ask questions and make suggestions!

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Matthew Febles
Jan 17, 2016 5:54 PM
Bass amps provided!


Miles Waldman
Jan 17, 2016 5:30 PM
should I bring my amp, or are they provided?


Event Leader

Ariel Shelton is leading this event. Have questions?
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