Internationally acclaimed slide guitarist (and recognized authority on the history of the slide) Stacy Phillips will be hanging out at the 2007 Port Townsend Slide and Steel Festival, June 24-30. He is leading workshops all that week, and will give a mainstage performance at McCurdy Pavilion on Saturday, June 30, at 1:30 pm.
In addition to being a stellar player, Stacy is the author of more than twenty-five teaching and repertoire books, as well as instructional DVDs for the lap slide. He is one of the most highly regarded teachers of the lap slide in the country, and has played a central role in its resurgent popularity.
In addition, he has performed with top acoustic musicians all over the world, including David Bromberg, Judy Collins, Leon Redbone, Peter Rowan, Johnny Gimble, and Mark O'Connor.
Besides his own albums, Stacy was one of the prominently featured performers of the CD The Great Dobro Sessions, which garnered a Grammy Award.