The 2015 Taylor Guitars Road Show will be coming to Lawrence, Kansas for one night only, Wednesday, May 20 at Mass Street Music. This free event will feature our friends Corey “The Tone Chef” Witt and Rich Casciato, direct from Taylor, who will be bringing rare, one-off guitars, brand new models and of course some cool giveaways like strings, t-shirts and more for you. The guitar ‘petting zoo’ will be … Continue reading Taylor Guitars Road Show at Mass Street Music May 20!
Uke master Jim Jeans is back, heading up this great (and free) uke clinic, Uke Blues You Can Use & More, on Saturday, April 18 at 1PM. Jim will do a quick review of our previous uke blues clinic material, including adding chord substitutions to blues progressions, then follow with fingerstyle arrangement for blues using some of the substitutions. The second hour will be specific fingerstyle … Continue reading Uke Blues You Can Use & More – Free Clinic
Nashville guitarist and songwriter Jeff Black is a Kansas City native whose works have been recorded by Waylon Jennings and Sam Bush among others. He’ll be bringing his songwriting insights, creative techniques and some great stories to Mass Street Music on Saturday, May 9 for this very special songwriting clinic, “Inviting the Muse”. Bring your guitar and a song, or just yourself. Each attendee will also receive Jeff’s new … Continue reading Songwriting Clinic with Jeff Black – May 9
Join us Saturday, March 21 at 1PM for a free clinic all about Home Recording, led by our own Ted K. He’ll take you through some of the gear and how to use it to best capture the sound you’re after whether it’s a song, an album, a podcast or something entirely different. What’s the best audio interface for you? What mics work best for … Continue reading Home Recording 101 – Free Clinic March 21
The uke clinic is happening today, but we’ll also be scheduling a repeat of this soon for those not able to attend due to the snow. This Saturday, February 28 at 1PM, join uke master Jim Jeans for a free clinic on Uke Blues You Can Use! Great no matter what level you’re at, Jim will delve into fingerstyle blues for ukuleles and take you through some cool uke moves. New players to … Continue reading Free Clinic- Uke Blues You Can Use 2/28
The Folk Alliance Conference and Music Fair is on! 16 stages of music between two hotels, a music camp with teachers like Andy McKee, Bela Fleck, Redd Volkaert and Bill Kirchen, a kids music camp, film festival and much more. There’s more than just folk music at this unique event, and Mass Street Music will be there too. It all takes place at Kansas City, Missouri’s Crown Center … Continue reading Folk Alliance – This Week, Feb. 18-22!
Mass Street Music is excited to be a part of this year’s Folk Alliance Conference & dynamic new Music Fair in Kansas City, Missouri, February 18-22! Held at the Sheraton and Westin at Crown Center, the conference is a remarkable folk-infused (and all its international, Americana, old time, blues etc variations!) gathering, akin to SXSW – a music conference that brings musicians, industry folks, agents and music fans from … Continue reading MSM at the Folk Alliance Conference & Music Fair
We’re excited to have the master of the mandolin, Don Julin, back on Tuesday, February 24 for a new hands-on Mandolin for Dummies Clinic and more! This clinic is great for all levels of players, so whether you’re a beginner or a pro, we can guarantee you’ll leave with some new mando wisdom under your belt. If you were here last year, or you’re brand new, you won’t want … Continue reading Mandolin for Dummies Clinic with Don Julin – Feb. 24
Nationally recognized Kansas guitar builder Leo Posch will be here on Saturday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m. to talk guitars, woods, tone and more. Leo Posch guitars are a perfect blend of old school techniqes with modern thought and have found fans across the country. We have several special Leo Posch guitars here in the store and are excited to learn more about his thoughts on tonewoods, luthiery and what makes a great guitar for … Continue reading Luthier Leo Posch Guitars Clinic – Sat., Nov. 15
We’re really excited to host this unique Tango Guitar Clinic with Sean Mawhirter of Cucharada. This free clinic will give you some techniques for playing this beautiful style of music, as well as offer insights on the genre and the relationship dancers have with bands in Argentina, where Tango was conceived. Great for intermediate guitarists, but ALL are welcome, including beginners – bring your guitar, or just come to experience Cucharada and learn about tango music. Cucharada’s violinist, Kelly Bohling will be here too, and the clinic will close with a mini-concert. FREE Continue reading Tango Guitar Clinic & Mini Concert with Cucharada! Oct. 18