California

A gaiteiro in California Sep 2017 in Chanter 2017 Autumn

If you happen to be in Mendocino, California during the first week of August, and you head east into the giant redwoods, you will arrive at a bacchanalian music festival known as Lark Camp. Here musicians of many interests convene for a week of dancing, bagpiping, fluting, fiddling and all manner of sonic mayhem. Among many piping classes (Irish, Scots, Bulgarian, French) a highlight is the gathering of Galician Gaita aficionados who have been meeting here for the last fifteen or so years.

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