We invite you to a musical adventure like no other! TrueFire is thrilled to announce the Bluegrass in Sicily retreat, led by the renowned Bryan Sutton and Chris Eldridge. Set against the stunning backdrop of Siracusa, Sicily, this workshop from August 12-16, 2024, promises an immersive experience into the world of bluegrass guitar.

The Setting – Siracusa, Sicily

Picture yourself in the heart of Siracusa, an ancient city steeped in history and culture. This picturesque setting is not just a backdrop but an integral part of your learning experience. The charm and beauty of Sicily will inspire your musical journey as you delve into the depths of bluegrass alongside fellow enthusiasts.

The Mentors – Bryan Sutton and Chris Eldridge

Bryan Sutton, a master of flatpicking guitar, brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the workshop. His accolades, including multiple Grammy Awards, are a testament to his expertise. Chris Eldridge, renowned for his skill and creativity, complements Bryan’s teaching, offering insights into the nuances of bluegrass music. Together, they create a dynamic learning environment that is both challenging and rewarding.

The Curriculum

This exclusive workshop, limited to 25 students, ensures a personalized and in-depth learning experience. Over 18 hours of instruction cover various aspects of bluegrass guitar, from rhythm accompaniment and improvisation to exploring traditional styles with a modern twist. The curriculum is designed to cater to a range of skill levels, offering something valuable for every participant.

Beyond the Music

The Bluegrass in Sicily workshop is more than just music lessons. It’s an opportunity to connect with fellow musicians through jam sessions and performances. The cultural excursions and activities woven into the program allow you to experience the local flavors, history, and traditions of Sicily, making this a holistic retreat for the body, mind, and soul.

Registration and More Information

Ready to embark on this musical journey? Spaces are limited, and the experience is unparalleled. For more information on how to be a part of this extraordinary event and to register, visit Music World Retreats. Don’t miss the chance to learn from the best, in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.


The Bluegrass in Sicily workshop with Bryan Sutton and Chris Eldridge is more than a learning experience; it’s a chance to grow as a musician and an individual. Surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Siracusa and immersed in the rich culture of Sicily, you’ll discover new depths to your musical abilities and create memories that will last a lifetime.