2022 SCHEDULE
wed. SEPT. 21
  • 8 pm - Welcome Party and Dance 

THURS. SEPT. 22
  • 1 - 4 pm - Afternoon Jam 

  • 5 pm - Early evening jam 

  • 4:30 - 5:45 pm -Workshops 

  • 8 pm - Concert 

fri. SEPT. 23
  • 1 -4 pm - Afternoon Jam

  • 1 - 4 pm - Concert 

  • 5 pm - Early evening jam 

  • 4:30 - 5:45 Workshops 

  • 8 pm - Concert 

sat. SEPT. 24
  • 10:15 - Concert for Kids

  • 11 am - String Band Contest 

  • 7:30 Square Dance Party 

sun. SEPT. 25
  • 11 am - 2 pm -Workshops and Jamming 

  • 1 - 4 pm Concert and more jamming 

 
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ASHKENAZ

1317 San Pablo Ave (near Gilman), Berkeley, CA

Welcome Party & DancE
VENUE: Ashkenaz
DOORS: 7:30 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS: See buttons below. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

  • 7:30-8:00  Cajun dance lesson taught by Evie Ladin

  • 8:00  Cajun dancing to Ann Savoy backed by Thompsonia

  • 9:30-ish  Square dance featuring Corn Potato String Band (the eyes and ears of America), with Mike Lewinski calling. Beginners welcome, all dances will be taught! You don’t need to bring a partner, and all genders are welcome. 

  • Jamming in the back room, hosted by Harry and Cindy Liedstrand. 

 
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New Afternoon Jam Location

email
BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
for NEW location
 

AFTERNOON JAM
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 pM
 
NEW OUTDOOR LOCATION this year  —everyone welcome, but you must be fully vaccinated, and masks are required. 

FREE ADMISSION

For location, email:  BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
 
WORKSHOPS: 4:30-5:45 PM

Earl White (fiddle), Clinton Davis (banjo)

Advance registration strongly suggested!

MORE WORKSHOP INFO HERE

JAMMING: 5 pm
Open jam hosted by Jim and Amber Mueller in front of the Freight (outside) – FREE!
CONCERT:
DOORS: 7:00 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS: This event is included with the 4-Day Pass (including livestream tickets)

 
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New Afternoon Jam location

email 
BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com

for NEW location

AFTERNOON JAM
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 pM
 
NEW OUTDOOR LOCATION this year  —everyone welcome, but you must be fully vaccinated, and masks are required. 

FREE ADMISSION

For location, email:  BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
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1310 McGee
Berkeley, CA

BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY

VENUE:
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery

time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

TICKETS: Free event!

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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
WORKSHOPS: 4:30-5:45 PM

Lindsay McCaw (fiddle), Aaron Jonah Lewis (banjo)

Advance registration strongly suggested!

MORE WORKSHOP INFO HERE

 
JAMMING: 5:00 pm
Open jam hosted by Mark Olson and Penny Critchow in front of the Freight (outside) – FREE!
CONCERT:
DOORS: 7:00 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS: This event is included with the 4-Day Pass (including livestream tickets)

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CIVIC CENTER PARK

MLK between Center and Allston  Berkeley, CA

VENUE: CIVIC CENTER PARK
CONCERT for CHILDREN & FAMILIES

TIME: 10:15 AM  

TICKETS: Free event!

Special guest artists:  Piedmont Blūz (Valerie and Benedict Turner)

STRING BAND CONTEST
time:
11:00 aM

TICKETS: Free event!

  • Opening set by Manning Music Fiddlers

  • Hosted jam with Thomas Angell & Mike Lewinski  

  • Sign up to enter, win agricultural prizes!

  • Band sign ups start SEPT. 1, 2022

 
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ASHKENAZ

1317 San Pablo Ave (near Gilman), Berkeley, CA

SQUARE DANCE PARTY

VENUE: Ashkenaz
DOORS: 7:30 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS:  This event is included with the BOTMC Four Day Pass. Tickets will also be available at the door.

 
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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
 
INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS:
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Fiddle: Tatiana Hargreaves, Aaron Jonah Lewis

Banjo:  Andrew Norcross

Guitar:  Valerie Turner

More info including workshop descriptions and registration info here:  WORKSHOPS

FREE WORKSHOPS 

Registration required - advance registration VERY strongly recommended. Reg info here: WORKSHOPS

11:00 - A visit with Alice Gerrard

12:30 - Earl White's "Black Americans in Old Time Music:  Then & Now"

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BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY

1310 McGee
Berkeley, CA

VENUE:
BERKELEy HORTICULTURAL NURSERY

CONCERT: 1:00 Pm to 4:00 pm
Plenty of space for jamming!  Bring a chair if you can.
 
Food vendor (Cholita Linda) on Site, also Ice cream for sale (Brown Cap)

 

TICKETS: Free event!