2015 Summer Gathering Schedule
See workshop listing here.
Friday, June 5, 2015
5:00-11:00 PM – Registration Opens
6:00-10:00 PM – Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:30-9:45 PM – Friday Night Concert (Olympic Hall)
10:00-??? PM – Friday Night Campfire Song Swap (Beach and Fireplace)
We’ll create a space where newcomers to PMN can get introduced to the community. Newcomers are especially encouraged to share songs. We’ll also have some old-comers on hand to share some songs.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
7:30 AM-8:30 AM – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8:10-8:25 – “Singing to the Land” with Sarah Pirtle & Adele Rolider (Dining Hall – Under Tent). When arriving in a new place, our ancestors announced intentions to the land. In this 15 minute circle, we’ll sing a new song and have room for people to speak.
8:30 AM-8:45 AM – Opening Ceremony (Dining Hall)
9:00 AM-10:15 AM – Workshop One
10:30 AM-11:45 PM – Workshop Two
11:45 PM-1:00 PM – Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 PM-2:00 PM – Plenary with Kim and Reggie Harris (Dining Hall)
2:00-3:00 PM – Community Meeting (Dining Hall)
Participate in the organizational life of PMN. On the agenda: Plans for the Winter Gathering in Albany, NY; PMN Development campaign; and the PMN Song of the Month project.
3:15 PM-4:30 PM – Workshop Three
4:45 PM-6:00 PM – Workshop Four
6:00 PM-7:15 PM – Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:15-??? PM – Round Robin (Dining Hall)
The Round Robin is a concert in which everyone gets a chance to perform. Given the limited time, please keep introductions to one line. You will have one song, not more than 5 minutes. Priority is given to first time performers, children, and those with special needs. Others are chosen by lottery.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
7:30 AM-8:45 AM – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 AM-10:30 AM – Workshop Five
10:45 AM-12:15 PM – Workshop Six
12:15 PM-1:30 PM – Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:30 PM-2:00 PM – Closing Ceremony
2:00 PM-2:30 PM – Clean Up
ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING SESSIONS
Experienced PMN members, including Kim and Reggie Harris, will be available for one-on-one mentoring opportunities throughout the weekend: get pointers on your guitar/vocal and performance technique, work on your songwriting skills, or just talk to your mentor about finding your way as an independent musician. You may sign up for a session at the registration table when you arrive for the weekend, assignments will be on a first-come first-serve basis. If you are interested in being a mentor to other artists, please contact Ben at email@example.com.