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The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention will be held online this year, due to COVID-19, Thurs. Sept. 24 - Sun. Sept. 27.  Concerts, jams, workshops, panel discussion, concerts for kids.  And, the STRING BAND CONTEST!!! Everything except for the instructional workshops is FREE -- and we will be asking for donations, to go to the musicians, so we hope you will be able to be generous.
You can see a schedule here: 2020 BOTMC Schedule
Looking ahead, please SAVE THE DATES for next year's BOTMC: Sept. 21-26, 2021. We've invited all the performers who were going to play this year (that includes almost all of the musicians who are part of the 2020 Online BOTMC) to come next year instead.
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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; 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!


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