Acoustic Blues Guitar Style

This workshop will focus on the finger picking guitar techniques that were used by 1920’s and 30’s acoustic blues players. Traditional American blues and roots guitar styles will be explored in depth. For 2022 Eric will present ALL NEW MATERIAL covering: Piedmont Blues, Delta Blues and some open tuning slide guitar. Alternating and driving bass techniques will also be covered. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn from one of Chicago’s top acoustic blues artists! 


Level: Intermediate to advanced

Guitar Tablature: provided

Recording: permitted for personal use only

Please bring: acoustic guitar, capo, slide

Language: English


Workshop entitles you to the following:

  • Minimum 11 teaching units of 75 min. or 90 min.
  • Admission to the sessions in the Kesselhaus on all days
  • Admission to the Harmonica Masters Concerts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Admission to supporting program events on all days



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