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Fingerstyle Masters Weekend - Bluefin Grille

Occurs all day every Friday and Saturday from Friday, April 21, 2017 - Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bluefin Grille
7192 W. Hwy 61
Tofte, MN 55615

WTIP North Shore Community Radio and Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, April 21 and 22.  For this year’s event, local musician Gordon Thorne welcomes Nashville fingerstyle guitarist Richard Smith and Twin Cities fiddler Tom Schaefer. The weekend features performances both Friday and Saturday night, as well as guitar and fiddle workshops during the day Saturday.

The event kicks off with a free concert at 8 pm, Friday, April 21, at the Bluefin Grille, featuring Gordon and friends playing blues, swing and early Americana.  For those looking to fine tune their own musical skills, workshops will be offered starting at 10 am Saturday, April 22, and are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels. There will be a fingerstyle workshop with Richard Smith and Gordon Thorne and a fiddle workshop with Tom Schaefer – both are $60 and include lunch.  Pre-registration for the workshops is requested by contacting Gordon at 218-353-7308 or

The event caps off with a concert featuring Richard Smith at 7:30 pm Saturday, April 22, in the upper room of the Bluefin Grille. Tickets for the Saturday evening concert are $20 per person and will be available at the door, or in advance by contacting Gordon at 218-353-7308 or  Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of the events as part of the Fingerstyle Masters Weekend.  Funding for this event is supported in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

For more information
Call: 218-353-7308