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Blackie is the affectionate nickname given by Eric Clapton to his favorite Fender Stratocaster.
Eric Clapton switched from using Gibson guitars and began to use Stratocasters in 1970, largely due to the influence of Jimi Hendrix and of Blind Faith bandmate Steve Winwood. His fi, nicknamed “Brownie”, due to its sunburst brown finish, was used on his albums Eric Clapton
In the same year, Clapton found the Sho-Bud guitar shop in Nashville, Tennessee. He bought six 1950s Stratocasters for two or three hundred US dollars each. After giving one each to George Harrison, Pete Townshend and Steve Winwood, he took the best parts of the remaining three (built c. 1956 and 1957) and assembled “Blackie”, so named for its black finish.
It was first played live January 13, 1973 at the Rainbow Concert. Clapton would play Blackie for many years on and off stage (such as in his guest appearance in The Last Waltz); finally, after a tour concert in Hartford in 1985, it was retired due to issues with the…

Blackie AB Bartending School

Blackie AB Bartending School

Become a Certified Bartender with our Instructors in Blackie

Find out all of the basics of bartending quickly . We will teach you the basics of bartending with various topics such as tips, wines, liquors, beers, and over 200 mixed drinks. This is an all-inclusive series with government certification and includes everything from beginner bartending to very advanced bartending. In spite, of where you are at.. you can benefit from customized instruction to meet your current knowledge.

Age Requirements:

  • Ages: 18 through 108
  • Ability: Beginner through Advanced.

    How to Start:

  • Equipment: All equipment and learning materials will be provided. This includes a workbook, bartending tools, and drinks.
  • Location: We can come to your home or teach at one of our multiple locations right in Blackie. The exact location depends on which day and time you choose and what level of instruction you need.

    Blackie Alberta Bartending School

    Concepts of Bartending we Teach:

    • Over 200 basic and fancy drink recipes

    • Prepare multiple drinks quickly and easily

    • How to cut fruit and decorate tropical and specialty cocktails.
    • How to use all of a bartender’s tools

    • Plus ProServe Certification Help
    • How to increase tips

    • The best ways to detect when to stop serving a customer

    • How to understand wine service, tasting, and the differences between wines

    Blackie AB Bartending School

    Blackie Alberta bartending tutors
    Bartending School of Blackie was organized to help teach people of all levels. Our Bartending School are passionate about our desire to teach customized, private lessons to all ages and abilities throughout Alberta. we can help you earn lots of money being a bartender!


    We have classes from $229, certification from $329, and in-home private courses as low as $47.50/hour and per student!

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