Former Beckley area native Dick McVey returns home to conduct a series of seminars on the music business beginning July 28.
The July 28 and 29 seminars will be held at the Blue Diamond Recording Studio on Route 16 between Fayetteville and Oak Hill. The July 30 and 31 seminars will be at the Old Federal Courthouse, 400 Neville St., Beckley.
McVey will present the following seminars:
"How To Book Your Band" 3-6 p.m. July 28.
"How To Make Money With Your Music" 6-9 p.m. July 29.
"Songwriters: What You Need To Know" 6-9 p.m. July 30.
"Songwriter's Critique Night" 6-9 p.m. July 31.
McVey is credited with more than 500 appearances on the Grand Ole Opry as a bass guitarist and with handling publicity for George Jones. He has played guitar for more than 20 artists, including Trace Adkins, Holly Dunn and Little Jimmy Dickens.
The cost is $25 per person is registering in advance - $30 per person at the door. A student rate of $20 is available for those 18 years of age and younger.
For more information, visit www.dickmcvey.com.