2021 Schedule


 

Schedule is TENTATIVE - check back here for updates!

* asterisk denotes instrument check

# indicates that you must be fully vaccinated to attend

Thursday September 23

# Time and Location TBD           BLACK BANJO PRESENTATION

Gus Cannon and the Big Banjo World of 120 Years Ago

Tony Thomas, presenter

FREE ADMISSION

 

#  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.     JAMMING—everyone welcome, but you must be FULLY VACCINATED.

FREE ADMISSION

For location, email: BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com

 

#  3:30 - 5:00  p.m.     INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS 

Eddie Bond, fiddle; Jared Boyd, banjo

Registration will open soon!

Tuition: $25/Package deals will be available – advance registration recommended.

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison

4:00 PM      ONLINE FAMILY CONCERT

Bayou Seco

Sponsored by the Berkeley Public Library

Register via Eventbrite to get the Zoom link – registration will open in September. 

https://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/events/berkeley-old-time-music-convention-kids-concert-bayou-seco

FREE

5:00 p.m.   OPEN JAM with Jim and Amber Mueller – FREE ADMISSION
at the Freight (outdoors)

* # 8:00 p.m. CONCERT

Jake Blount; Slate Mountain Ramblers; Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin

Tickets:  $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Member, Senior, Youth/Student discounts available. TWO-NIGHT PASS (good for Thurs & Fri. night shows at the Freight) $36 in advance, $40 at the door.  All tickets subject to fees, including the Freight’s $4 Facility Fee.

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison

 

 

 

Friday September 24

# Time and location TBD         BLACK BANJO PRESENTATION

Gus Cannon & the Five String Banjo In the Era of the Blues 

Tony Thomas, presenter

FREE ADMISSION

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison

# 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.     OPEN  JAMMING—everyone welcome, but you must be FULLY VACCINATED.   FREE ADMISSION

For location, email: BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com

 

# 3:30-5:00  p.m. INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS 

Registration will open soon!

Richard Bowman (fiddle); Ivy Sheppard (banjo); David Greely (Cajun fiddle)

Tuition: $25 per workshop/Package deals will be available – advance registration recommended.

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison

5:00      OPEN JAM with Harry & Cindy Liedstrand 

at the Freight (outdoors)

FREE ADMISSION

# 8:00 p.m. CONCERT 

Eddie Bond & Band; Horsenecks; Evie Ladin Band

Tickets:  $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Member, Senior, Youth/Student discounts available. TWO-NIGHT PASS (good for Thurs & Fri. night shows at the Freight) $36 in advance, $40 at the door.  All tickets subject to fees, including the Freight’s $4 Facility Fee.

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison, Berkeley

 

 

Saturday September 25

 

* 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.     BOTMC STRING BAND CONTEST

See the Contest page for details.
Registration begins Sept. 1st. Special guest appearance by Manning Music Fiddlers at 11:00.  Open jamming with Gabrielle Macrae and Barry Southern (the Horsenecks), starting at noon.

FREE ADMISSION

Civic Center Park (MLK between Allston and Center)

4:00 to 5:00 pm  FLATFOOT CLOGGING WORKSHOP

With Evie Ladin

Tuition: $25 per workshop/Package deals will be available – advance registration recommended.

Location: in Temescal, Oakland, address given after registration

# 7:30 p.m.   OLD TIME CAJUN DANCE PARTY

Featuring David Greely with Suzy, Eric and Allegra Thompson (Thompsonia)

Jamming with Eddie Bond and other BOTMC performers

Cajun Dance lesson with Evie Ladin at 7:30; live music starts at 8:00

Tickets will be available at the door only

BrasArte – 1901 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley (at Hearst)

 

 

Sunday September 26

 

# 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS

Registration will open soon!

Jake Blount, Barry Southern (banjo); Jake Blount, Gabrielle Macrae (fiddle); Ivy Sheppard (beginning clawhammer banjo); Gabrielle Macrae (beginning fiddle)

Tuition $25 per workshop/Package deals will be available – advance registration recommended.

11 a.m. Open jam session with Mark Olson and Penny Critchlow   FREE ADMISSION  FOR JAM

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison

 

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.  JAMMING IN OHLONE PARK 

Ohlone Park, across from North Berkeley BART

Bring a chair or two if you can

FREE

You must be FULLY VACCINATED to attend any indoor event at the Freight & Salvage (concerts, workshops, Black Banjo presentations), the Thurs. and Fri. 1:00-4:00 afternoon jams, and the Saturday night dance.  See Health and Safety at the Freight & Salvage for more information.  

 

Everything subject to change. Please sign up for the BOTMC email list (Click Join our mailing list below) for updates and more info.