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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Thursday, May 26, 8 to 10 p.m.

Bangers & Grass at the the Kensington Circus Pub with special guest Blaine Sprouse on fiddle!  

Kensington, CA: Kensington Circus Pub, 389 Colusa Avenue
Join Bill Evans (banjo), Jim Nunally (guitar), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), and Steve Pottier (bass) with special guest Blaine Sprouse on fiddle for great traditional bluegrass in an intimate, informal setting. We recommend arriving by 6:30 p.m. to grab a table and enjoy the first set - or come late around 9 or 9:15 p.m. to catch the second show.

Thursday, June 2 to Sunday, June 5, 2016

Bill teaches at the Midwest Banjo Camp  

Olivet, MI: Olivet College
With Ken Perlman, Tom Adams, Janet Beazley, Byron Berline, Tim May, Wes Corbett, Alan Munde, Joe Newberry, Tony Trischka and many others!

Sunday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 15

Bill teaches at the CBA Father's Day Music Camp  

Grass Valley, CA: Nevada County Fairgounds
Bill will be teaching the Level 1/2 Bluegrass Ensemble Class, open to all instruments.

Thursday and Friday, June 16 & 17

Crary, Evans & Spurgin at the California Bluegrass Association's Father's Day Bluegrass Festival  

Grass Valley, CA: Nevada County Fairgrounds
Set times TBA.

Sunday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24

Bill returns to Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp!  

Maryville, TN: Maryville College
Bill teams up with Gary Davis, Greg Cahill and Jeff Scroggins for a great week of instruction in east Tennessee!

Friday and Saturday, July 1 & 2

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Martin Stevens at the Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival, Fossil, OR  

Fossil, OR: Wheeler County Courthouse Lawn, 701 Adams Street
Info at 541-763-2400 or email

Sunday, July 17 to Friday, July 22

Bill returns to Camp Bluegrass in Texas!  

Levelland, TX: South Plains College
Bill returns to Texas' premiere bluegrass camp, with Steve Smith, Alan Munde, Tim May and many others.

Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.

The Banjo in America in San Luis Obispo for SLO House Concerts  

San Luis Obispo, CA: Home of Roz Phillips
Join Bill at Roz Phillips' wonderful Central Coast house concert series. Doors at 6:30, suggested donation $20. Seating is limited. Email to save your seat!

Sunday, July 31 to Saturday, August 6

Bill returns to the Swannanoa Gathering  

Asheville, NC: Warren Wilson College
With Tony Trischka & Alan Munde - a terrific event in the western North Carolina mountains! A *great* musical experience!

Friday, August 12, 7:30 p.m.

The Banjo in America on the USS Potomac  

Oakland, CA, Presidential Yacht Potomac, 540 Water Street, Jack London Square
Hear "The Banjo in America" in the downstairs saloon on the spectacular USS Potomac as part of the 2015 Pickin' on the Potomac Concert Series. Proceeds benefit youth programs on the Potomac. Tickets $25. Potomac opens for tours at 6:30 p.m. Phone 510-627-1215 for reservations. Seating is limited.

Friday, September 2, 8 p.m.

Bill & Kathy Evans Family Benefit & Bill's 60th Birthday Celebration featuring Hot Buttered Rum, Crary, Evans & Spurgin and many, many more!  

Berkeley, CA: Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Come support the Evans family during Kathy's ongoing recovery from leukemia. An amazing number of artists are being assembled for this one-time only performance. More details soon!

Friday to Sunday, September 9-11

Bill teaches at the American Banjo Camp in WA - now in a new location!  

Port Orchard, WA: Pilgrim Firs Conference Center
Bill returns to this wonderful Northwest banjo event with Janet Beazley, Alan Munde, Mike Munford & others.

Wednesday, September 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All Day Banjo Workshop in Winfield, KS!  

Winfield, KS: 44th Annual Walnut Valley Festival
Bill teaches "The Essential Earl" and "Exploring Melodic & Single-String Styles." Open to all students. $40 for each session or $70 for both.

Thursday to Saturday, September 15-17

Crary, Evans, Spurgin & Stevens at the 40th Annual Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield, KS  

Winfield, KS: Cowley County Fairgrounds
Mandolin and fiddle wizard Martin Stevens, Bill and Steve help Dan celebrate the 40th anniversary of this great guitar event!

Thursday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.

5th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Danny Barnes, Joe Newberry, Bill Evans & their All-Star Band in Grass Valley  

Grass Valley, CA: Grass Valley Center for the Arts, 314 W Main Street
Banjo legends in concert with a great backup band: John Reischman (mandolin), Jim Nunally (guitar), Sharon Gilchrist (bass) and Chad Manning (fiddle).

Friday November 11, 7:30 p.m. show, doors at 6:45 p.m.

5th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Danny Barnes, Joe Newberry, Bill Evans & the All Star Band at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz!  

Santa Cruz, CA: Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar #2
Join Danny, Joe & Bill along with John Reischman, Chad Manning, Jim Nunally & Sharon Gilchrist at Santa Cruz's premiere listening room!

Saturday, November 12, 1 to 4:30 p.m., $70

California Banjo Extravaganza Mini-Camp with Danny Barnes, Joe Newberry & Bill Evans in Berkeley - bluegrass & clawhammer instruction for all levels!  

Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
Two small group, 75 minute workshop sessions for all levels of banjo players followed by a large group Q & A. Over three hours of banjo instruction from these master players & teachers - you choose whatever topic you want!

Saturday, November 12, 8 p.m. show, doors at 7 p.m.

5th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Danny Barnes, Joe Newberry, Bill Evans & their All-Star Band!  

Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Join Danny, Joe & Bill w/John Reischman, Jim Nunally, Chad Manning and Sharon Gilchrist. 510-644-2020 for info.

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