Clear your calendar for this coming Saturday, September 13. The Blues Duo of Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello will kick off Fountaindale Public Library’s “Fall into the Blues” Mini-Series with a one-hour, drop-in concert from 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. in Meeting Room A.
A 75-minute Delta Blues Guitar Workshop will precede the concert from 1:00 P.M. to 2:15 P.M. in our Studio 300 facility’s Video Studio C.
Donna and her husband Tony are a Chicago-based blues duo and bring harmony, heart, and driving rhythm to the blues tradition. Donna is an award winning acoustic blues slide guitar player and vocalist. Tony also plays guitar, sings, and plays harmonica.
The duo has appeared at the House of Blues, Chicago Blues Festival, and Buddy Guy’s Legends, as well as numerous other music and arts festivals in the Southern and Midwestern United States.
Donna will teach the Delta Blues Guitar Workshop. Songs will include Tommy Johnson’s Big Road Blues in drop D tuning and Willie Brown’s Future Blues in open G tuning. Playing level required is Intermediate. Tab will be provided. Participants need to bring their own acoustic guitar. Register here. Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes before the workshop for check in.
– Tom D.