David Barrett Guitar Summit 2013

Guitarist, David Barrett, holds an annual weekend guitar workshop at Ravenswood near Bobcaygeon, Ontario. Below is a description of the proposed schedule. For photos and comments regarding that spectacular weekend, go to: Ravenswood Guitar Summit on Facebook

Beginning on Friday, January 31, 2014, the weekend will commence with a get together BBQ dinner and an acoustic guitar workshop featuring writing and performing on acoustic guitar & a special 12 string laud mini concert. Wine tasting will follow, featuring a selection of new world wines, which includes all-you-can talk-about guitars. An outdoor bonfire and cigars, if the weather permits.

Saturday includes a hearty breakfast, one workshop training session called Atmospheric Guitars: extreme guitar effects featuring David’s Pigtronix pedal board, followed by lunch. One more guitar workshop in the afternoon; Dagmar Guitars featuring Pete Swanson, luthier and founder of Dagmar Guitars. Pete & David introduce several Dagmars with David’s Signature Mack amps, the Atomsmasher DB-18 and DB-40. The afternoon wraps up with catered hors d’oeuvres, followed later with some gourmet dining provided by chef Sacha Douglas. Saturday ends with a house concert with David Barrett Trio!

Sunday starts with another hearty breakfast and guests will be entertained by proprietor Paul Reid, as he speaks about a 12,000km motorcycle trip around Canada and the US.

This is an intimate gathering of up to 12 guests, and is meant for all levels of guitar player. The weekend will be an informal get away with much to learn from David. The food will be spectacular! The accommodations are shared, generally two to a room.

Price for the entire weekend is $599 and includes accommodation, food, beverages and workshops. Please call Paul Reid at 416-520-7343 or email paul@hothousecreative.com

Special thanks to Fielding Estate WineryAmsterdam Brewery, and Kawartha Coffee Co. for coming on board with their very fine products. Thank you to our other exceptional sponsors for some pretty impressive giveaways! D’Addario Canada, Pigtronix, Mack Music Systems Ltd., Planet Waves, Gibson, Long & McQuade Musical Instruments, League of Rock, Fingerstyle Guitar.ca, and and Douglas + Son Mercantile.