Video: Jimmy Herring to Host Two-Day Instructional/Concert Series in August

Guitarist Jimmy Herring will conduct a two-day educational and concert series, "The Jimmy Herring Sessions: Return to the Roots," at The Miraverse at Manifold Recording in Pittsboro, North Carolina.

The sessions, which take place August 17 and 18, will be limited to 12 participants each day.

The sessions will include studio demonstrations at Miraverse and a masterclass series with Herring, who will spend time with the students. Also, participants will get to perform with The Jimmy Herring Band.

There also will be a display of vintage guitars, plus discussions on gear, during which participants can converse and discuss with Herring, Jeff Sipe, Neal Fountain and Matt Slocum. A gourmet dinner will follow, after which The Jimmy Herring Band will perform in front of a limited audience.

Participants also will get to hear Herring's new album, Subject to Change Without Notice, with Herring.

Herring, now the lead guitarist for Widespread Panic, has toured the Allman Brothers Band, The Dead and the Derek Trucks Band.

Pricing: An all-day pass that includes the studio tour, masterclasses, jamming with The Jimmy Herring Band, gear talk, vintage guitar show and concert: $1,350/All Day; $1,950/2 Days (11 a.m. to midnight)

Concert performance and dinner: $300/1 Evening; $500/2 Evenings (7 p.m. to midnight)

For reservations, contact Michael Tiemann at

For more information, click here.

The Jimmy Herring Sessions from Abstract Logix on Vimeo.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.