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SPAH Annual Convention 2016

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The annual SPAH Convention is America's biggest harmonica party!
Held in a different city every year, the SPAH Convention is a five days event that features seminars, jams, and world-classes performances for players of all types of harmonica and all styles of music. The 2016 Convention will be held August 9-13 in San Antonio, Texas, at the El Tropicano Hotel.
Performers this year are : Robert Bonfiglio, Peter « Madcat » Ruth, Dave Moore, The Gardner/Watne/Sgro Trio, Bill Barrett, Brendan Power & Jimi Lee, Paul Oscher, Buddy Greene, the young duet Filisco Rubin All- Stars, etc.
Daytime activities : seminars on various topics, from harmonica history to music theory to harmonica maintenance. There is also a vendor area with boots manned by the world's major harmonica manufacturers, CDs, repair boots.... Tourism.
Not to forget the delicate intention reserved to women, « The Ladies Breakfast » ; so dear to the missed Pete Pedersen, created at his initiative.
Saturday evening, the convention will be ending with the traditional dinner concert and Jam Session Final.

Hotel reservations at El Tropicano hotel in San Antonio can be made :
& by phone 00.1. (877) 736-4311

& via email :
For all informations contact

French harmonica players are wishing a successful convention to their SPAH friends
Published June 17th 2016


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