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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!

 

© 2020 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

 

BOTMC Spring Situation

Sunday March 8 2020

Old time Open House - FREE

Freight and Salvage
2020 Addison St, Berkeley

Noon-4pm

FREE

The BOTMC Spring Situation is an all-volunteer event featuring performances and workshops by local musicians with occasional out-of-town visitors.

Schedule coming soon.

Check out the Facebook Event.


CONCERTS

Corn Likkers
Hairy Garrison
Jake Hoffman & Sam McDougle

Birches Bend
Old Soles: Geff & Masha Crawford

New Vintage Revelers

WORKSHOPS

Songs & ballads - Katelyn Kimmons (of Undone in Sorrow)
Get Sad to Get Glad - an Old Time Cry Off with Katelyn Kimmons - PART 2!

Share your saddest songs and ballads.  Or just come and listen. 


Square Dance Calling with Robin Fischer
Fiddle with Lucia Pontoniere
Guitar with Katy Harris
Banjo with Jake Hoffman
Mexican fiddle music & songs with La Familia Peña-Govea

Songs with Rachel Goodman

Cajun jam with Blair Kilpatrick & Steve Tabak (Sauce Piquante

Square/contra dance band with Erik Hoffman
More to be added

HOSTED JAMS IN THE LOBBY

all -day jamming!

Youth jam with Birches Bend

JT Harchmak & friends

Geff & Masha Crawford (Old Soles)

Jailhouse Stringband

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

It's a great weekend for oldtime music!

Start the weekend on Friday night at the North Oakland Square Dance at the Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library  6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland.

Saturday is the Cloverdale Old Time Fiddle Festival.

After the Spring Situation, head over to the Starry Plough  3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA for the Shred Sesh, hosted by Jim & Amber Mueller from San Luis Obispo.