Posted by bevans on Friday, September 14, 2007
Hi to everyone! I wanted to let those of you who live in northern California know about a few upcoming dates that I'll be playing with Nashville fiddler Megan Lynch. We'll be playing a lot of new tunes and things not usually heard with our regular bands. Here are the show details:
September 17: Berkeley, CA: Le Bateau Ivre, 2629 Telegraph Ave., 7 p.m. For further info phone 510-849-1100. Admission is free.
September 19: Emeryville, CA: Strings, 6320 San Pablo Ave., doors open at 7:30 p.m., music begins at 8 p.m. Admission is $5. 510-63-5700.
September 22: Gilroy, CA: workshops, BBQ dinner, and evening house concert sponsored by Duane Campbell. 10245 Parrish View Drive, Gilroy, CA. (408) 892-9157
Come join us for a day of music and fun with a jam workshop, BBQ dinner, and evening concert. The jam workshop is for upper level beginning players and above. Bill and Megan will discuss jam etiquette, exploring vocal harmonies, using a capo, blending singing and playing, developing good backup skills, choosing good song material, and much more. Take your jamming to the next level! This is a “hands on”, bring your instrument, and let’s pick kind of session that’s going to be informal and fun – but intense! You’ll get the chance to put to use what you’ve learned right in the session itself. As of 9/13, there were only one or two spaces left for the workshop and the evening concert is close to being a sellout, so make your reservations now for these events.
* Schedule *
1:00-3:00 Jamming Workshops, Level 1 & Level 2 $30 per person (limit 10 per workshop)
3:30 BBQ, Santa Maria Tri-Tip w/Pesto Pasta, LJB Sweet Corn, Dick’s Beans, and Gilroy Garlic Bread, $15 per person.
5:15 Opening with Angelica Grimm & Friend.
6:00 Concert - Megan & Bill, $15 / $10 Workshop attendees.
Jamming after show
Limited dry RV and Tent Sites available for “out-of-towners”. (Free first come first serve). ·
RSVP - Duane Campbell (408) 892-9157 firstname.lastname@example.org
September 23: Chico, CA: Bill Evans & Megan Lynch, Chico World Music Festival. Set times are 11:30 am and 3 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Finally, as part of the national promotion for my new book Banjo For Dummies, I'll be in Sebastopol for an in-store mini-concert and book signing event on Tuesday, September 25th at Copperfield's Books. Here's the lowdown on this free event:
September 25: Sebastopol, CA: Bill Evans at Copperfield's Books, Inc., 138 North Main St., 7 p.m. For further info, phone 707-823-8991.
Coming in October: the IBMA Trade Show in Nashville, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass with Jody Stecher, a Berkeley book event, a Freight and Salvage show and the NashCamp Osborne Banjo Retreat!
Thanks for your continued interest and support. If you would like to be removed from this occasional email list, please email me!
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