By Janet Levaux
Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 5:50 am in Uncategorized.
This Sunday afternoon, Alameda Towne Centre will is hosting a young songwriters workshop and jam session – featuring DC Carter & Project 7. Musical instruments will also be collected for public-school students on August 1.
The workshop is set to take place from 1-3:45 p.m. at ATC’s Center Court Stage. Starting at 5:30 p.m., there will be a jam session and performance put on by workshop participants and legendary drummer DC Cater, along with Parabar Martin on vocals and keyboard and violinist Calvin Kelooa.
Other featured musicians include Allen Lam, David Hernandez, Patrick McKenna and Jim Knowles.
Young wongwriters that would like to participate in the workshops need to submit an application online ASAP to Alameda Towne Centre.
During the afternoon, Alameda residents are asked to donate instruments (in working order) during the workshop to the Alameda Education Foundation. Guitars are especially needed.
And be sure to check out ATC’s Summer Beats concert series. Shows take place every Thursday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. There will be big band this Saturday, then Zydeco, world beats and dance music at upcoming shows, which are free.