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Fall Concert and Workshop Schedule

Posted by bevans on Thursday, October 9, 2008

Hi again friends, What a great fall it's been, with lots of travel, concerts and workshops from Idaho to Washington, Massachusetts and California. There's lots of traveling ahead, including workshops in the Nashville area; Springfield, IL; St. Louis, MO and Tidewater, Virginia as well as a return visit to England, Wales and Ireland with fiddler Megan Lynch. Here's a complete schedule of upcoming shows - we hope to see some of you soon!

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Bill Evans October-December concerts and workshops and UK/Ireland tour

Thursday, October 23-Magpie's Nest London,

Friday, October 24 The FulwoodArms Liverpool

Saturday, October 25 - Otley Courthouse, West Yorkshire

Sunday, October 26 - Come Down & Meet the Folks, The Apple Tree, London

Monday, October 27 The Ram Jam Club @ The Grey House Kingston, England

Tuesday, October 28 The Snooty Fox, and is near Marletwy, Pembrokeshire Wales

Wednesday, October 29 The Black Lion Public House, 29 Welsh Road, Nantwich, Cheshire (no website)

Thursday, October 30 - Paradise Bar Kensal Green London

Friday, October 31 Hineys Pub, Ferban, Co. Offaly, Ireland (no website)

Saturday, November 1 - Old Courthouse at Sixmilebridge, Kilkishen, Ireland

Sunday, November 2 - Crane Bar, Galway

November 7: Springfield, IL: Bill teaches an all day banjo workshop as part of the Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Festival, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Capital View Room, 12th floor, 3000 South Dirkson Parkway, 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. $120 for 5 1/2 hours of instruction includes food voucher! Designed for banjo players with one or more years of playing experience, this session will cover Scruggs, melodic and single-string styles, back-up, instrument set up and much more! Contact Terry Lease at 217-243-3159 or email to to reigster. For questions about workshop content, contact Bill directly at

November 9: St. Louis, MO: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch teach workshops and present an afternoon concert at Music Folk, 8015 Big Bend. Banjo & fiddle workshops open to all levels, from noon to 2 p.m. $30. Concert from 3 to5 p.m., $15 admission. Phone 314-961-2838 or 800-892-2970 or email to for more info and reservations.

November 23: Chesapeake, VA: Earl Scruggs Essentials and Working Up Solos In Scruggs Style banjo workshop at DnD Music, 3304 Taylor Road, Suite A, 23321, 2 to 5 p.m. This is a practical, "hands on" session covering Earl's most important licks and techinques, followed by an easy to understand session on how to work up solos on your own in Scruggs style. This session is designed for "high" beginners through advanced students - there will be a lot to learn for players at all levels! Session cost is $50. Contact Bill at for registration information.

December 10: Berkeley, CA: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch perform in a special let's do something... CD release concert at the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse with special guests Scott Nygaard (guitar) and Bill Amatneek (bass), 1111 Addison Street. Doors open 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. showtime.

December 13: Granada Hills, CA: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch perform at the Blue Ridge Pickin Parlor, 17828 Chatsworth Street 91344. Showtime 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets $15, at the door $20. Kids 12 and under $12. For additional info or to make ticket reservations, phone 818-282-9001.

December 14: Granada Hills, CA: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch teach fiddle and banjo workshops and host a jamming workshop for all instrumentalists and singers at the Blue Ridge Pickin Parlor, 17828 Chatsworth Street 91344. Fiddle and banjo workshops $30 each, jamming workshop $20. For more info and to make a reservation, phone 818-282-9001.

December 14: Altadena, CA: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch return to the Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake. Showtime 8 p.m. Advance reservations recommended by phoning 626-398-7917.

December 17: San Francisco, CA: Bill Evans and Megan Lynch play a Lunch Time Concert Series at San Francsico State University. Additional info TBA.

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