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OUR FUNDERS:  We greatly appreciate the generous support of Ed Littlefield, Jr.; Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA), in partnership with the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Surdna Foundation; the Berkeley Civic Arts Commission; the Alameda County Art Commission; Lagunitas Brewing Company; and the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation. 

 Thanks also to our nonprofit sponsors:  Freight & SalvageKPFA-FMAshkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, and the California Bluegrass Association


Extra-special thanks to our Valiant Volunteer Coordinator, Lael Sigal, and of course to all our volunteers – they make the BOTMC possible!


© 2019 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

Jerron Paxton

Thomas Maupin & Daniel Rothwell

Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur

with Suzy Thompson

Modock Rounders with Kim Johnson

Donna Ray Norton

Earl White Band

Crooked Jades

Squirrelly Stringband

Sue Hulsether

Robin Fischer

Morgan Cochneuer

Sydney Roberts Band

Echo Mountain 

Square dances, concerts, workshops, string band contest, stuff for kids, lots of jamming & more

September 18-22, 2019

pre-BOTMC Cajun dance!!

Tues. Sept. 17 at Ashkenaz

Featuring DAVID GREELY, founding fiddler of the Mamou Playboys, with Eric & Suzy Thompson


Spring Situation:

Sunday, March 8, 2020


September 23-27, 2020

Eddie Bond & Alice Gerrard

many more to be announced

Meanwhile, here's what we did in 2019: