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Old Time Banjo Festival 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

 The Mike Seeger Commemorative

4th ANNUAL OLD TIME BANJO FESTIVAL

July 17-18, 2010

The Birchmere & The House of Musical Traditions

The Mike Seeger Commemorative 4th ANNUAL OLD TIME BANJO FESTIVAL will take place on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19.  Artists include:

Tony Trischka- Master of multiple old time banjo styles, minstrel thru bluegrass

Cheick Hamala Diabate- West African Griot, master of Ngoni (predecessor of banjo)

Adam Hurt- The next generation of old time.

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer- Grammy winning duo playing cello banjo, banjo ukulele, 5 string and other hybrids

Frank Fairfield - A new voice in old music with spellbinding vocals and unique banjo style

The BIG Banjo Orchestra - From bass banjo to piccolo banjo, Marcy Marxer will present an amazing orchestra emulating the sounds of the early 1900's

PLUS THESE EXCEPTIONAL EVENTS:

BANJO CONTEST- Sat., July 17th in Takoma Park. MD

11:30am-1:30pm- TAKOMA PARK GAZEBO, Carroll & Westmoreland, near House of Musical Traditions.

Contestants $20 in advance – register via www.oldtimebanjofestival.com

Contest & mini concert @ HMT Judges include Adam Hurt, Beth Hartness. Contest winner performs that evening at the Birchmere. Mini concert artist TBA Contest Winner performs that evening at the Birchmere.

CONCERT- Sat. July 17th, Birchmere Music Hall, 7:30pm

3701 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA

ADVANCE TICKETS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

$29.50 (+service charges) At Birchmere Box office or 202-397-SEAT/800-551-SEAT

Concert begins at 7:30pm.

 WORKSHOPS- Sunday, July 18: 12-2pm & 2:30-4:30pm

Adam Hurt, Tony Trischka, and others Details TBA.

House of Musical Traditions, 7010 Westmoreland Ave. 
Takoma Park, MD 20912

301-270-9090

Check www.hmtrad.com and www.oldtimebanjofestival.com for updates.

 

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I play 2 tubaphone banjos, one iwth Larry Sifel neck and 1 with Kevin Enoch neck, also pay a small dobson, an Enoch Dobson, Wunderlich fretless minstrel and several others. The tubaphones are my mainstays.

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Part of the GRAMMY winning duo, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer (www.cathymarcy.com). We play old time and various trad. & contemporary folk, swing, etc. Recorded "Banjo Haiku" CD in 1992, "singing with the Banjo" DVD in 2005 and GRAMMY nominated "BANJO TALKIN'" in 2007, and have over 30 other CD's, books, etc. Tour professionally and teach at a variety of music camps. Specialize in clawhammer playing with a little old time fingerpicking & bluegrass.Produced "The Old Time Banjo Festival" CD and live concert & festival.

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