Jess Bailey of Fables will present a workshop on songwriting including tips for beginners, Q&A for all levels and song critiques. Coming from a background of visual arts, Jess will impart techniques to write songs that paint a picture - bring lyrics of a song to workshop or start fresh

Join Jessie as she talks about the roots of spoken word poetry and encourages you to speak your truth onstage. Jessie’s talk will cover topics like finding your stories, how to craft an engaging poem, performance tips, slam poetry strategy, and the talk will close with an open mic, where you’ll have a chance to get up and share your own poetry. Suitable for anyone with a story somewhere in their soul.

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Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140
ph: 027-454-3885