Former Beckley area native Dick McVey returns hone to conduct a series of seminars on the music business from July 28 to July 31. July 28 and 29 will be held at the Blue Diamond Recording Studio on Route 16 between Fayetteville and Oak Hill, and July 30 and 31 will be at Old Federal Courthouse, RESA I at 400 Neville Street, Beckley. Topics of the three-hour seminars will be as follows:<!--more-->\r\n\r\n\u2022 Sunday, July 28, 3-6 p.m. at Blue Diamond Recording Studio - Subject: \u201cHow To Book Your Band\u201d\r\n\r\n\u2022 Monday, July 29, 6-9 p.m. at Blue Diamond Recording Studio - Subject: \u201cHow To Make Money With Your Music\u201d\r\n\r\n\u2022 Tuesday, July 30, 6-9 p.m. at Beckley\u2019s Old Federal Courthouse - Subject: \u201cSongwriters - What You Need To Know\u201d\r\n\r\n\u2022 Wednesday, July 31, 6-9 p.m. at Beckley\u2019s Old Federal Courthouse - \u201cSongwriter\u2019s Critique Night\u201d\r\n\r\nMcVey\u2019s credits include more than 500 appearances on the Grand Ole Opry as a bass guitarist; handling publicity for George Jones; awards for \u201cIndependent Producer Of The Year,\u201d \u201cPublicity Company Of The Year,\u201d \u201cWho\u2019s Who In America,\u201d \u201cAmbassador Of Music\u201d and \u201cTop Ten Musician Of The Year.\u201d He was Senior Editor for <i>Performance <\/i>magazine and received gold and platinum records for his work with George Jones, Vince Gill and others. He has played bass guitar for more than 20 major artists including Trace Adkins, Holly Dunn and Little Jimmy Dickens.\r\n\r\nThe fee for attending is $25 per person if you register in advance and $30 per person at the door. A special student rate of $20 is available for persons 18 years of age and younger. Seating is limited so interested persons are advised to register early. The seminar is sponsored by Beni Holley Artists, an agency in Beckley that represents touring artists and Blue Diamond Recording Studio in Oak Hill.