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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Thursday to Sunday, September 7-10

Bill returns to the American Banjo Camp in WA  

Port Orchard, WA: Pilgrim Firs Conference Center


Monday, September 11, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Class: Beyond the Basics, Level 2 - a new section on Monday nights!  

Berkeley, CA: Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Great news! A new Level 2 section of my Bluegrass Jam Class is starting up on Monday nights. Look for info and a registration link here soon!

Tuesday, September 12 to October 17 (six 75 minute class sessions). Level 1 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. and Level 2 from 8 to 9:15 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Class: Beyond the Basics. Now in Level 1 and Level 2 sections! Registration is now open! NOTE: Level 2 is sold out however the Freight is opening up a new section beginning on Monday, September 11 at 7 p.m.  

Berkeley, CA: Freight and Salvage Cofffehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Bill teaches two sections of this popular six week jam class: one for newbies at 6:30 and another for slightly more experienced players and class alumni at 8 p.m. For all bluegrass instrumentalists and singers. Ideal for high beginner to intermediate players and those wanting to become more comfortable playing with others. $130 early bird tuition. Phone 510-644-2020 or email Bill at bill@billevansbanjo.com for more info. Both classes have previously sold out so register early!

Thursday, September 14, concert at 8 p.m., doors at 7:30 p.m.

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in Oakland House Concert!  

Oakland, CA: near Lake Merritt & the Grand Lake Theater
Reservations required by emailing houseconcert@att.net. Suggested donation $25 with $15 low income price. Refreshments provided.

Friday, September 15, 7 p.m. concert

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in a Redwood City, CA house concert!  

Redwood City, CA: Address disclosed after making house concert reservation.
Join the trio for a special house concert in the South SF Bay Area home of Roger and Donna Brinton. Reservations at brintons@comcast.net.

Saturday, September 16

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in Soquel, CA  

Soquel, CA: The Ugly Mug, 4640 Soquel Drive
Contact Dick at brundle@attglobal.net for more info.

Sunday, September 17, 4 p.m. concert

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in a Half Moon Bay house concert  

Half Moon Bay, CA: address disclosed after making a reservation.
Join the trio on the coast for a house concert at the home of Steve and Mimi Hills. Reservations required by emailing mimi@hillstra.com or phone 605-726-5483. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. $20 donation.

Friday to Sunday, October 6 to 8

Bill at the Desert Night Acoustic Music Camp  

Kingston, NM: Black Range Lodge
Bill joins the Hard Road Trio at this outstanding New Mexico event. Come join me!

Saturday, October 14, time TBA

The Banjo in America in Morgan Hill, CA for Barbara Pratt's House Concert Series  

Morgan Hill, CA:17280 Lakeview Drive
RSVP to Barbara Pratt at prattb136@aol.com. $20 suggested donation, includes intermission refreshments. Phone 408-710-2957 for info (but email contact is preferred).

Sunday, October 15

The Banjo in America comes to Occidental, CA  

Occidental, CA: Occidental Center for the Arts, 3850 Doris Murphy Court
Info at 707-874-9392. More details soon!

Friday, October 27

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in Portola Valley, CA  

Portola Valley, CA: Ladera Oaks Club, 3249 Alpine Road


Saturday, October 28: Concert at 8 p.m., doors at 7 p.m.

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick for the Boathouse Concerts, Oakland, CA  

Oakland, CA: Address disclosed after making reservation
$20 donation. Guests are asked to bring a dessert, something savory or a beverage to share. Reservations are necessary by emailing boatwork@aol.com.

Sunday, October 29

With Dan Crary & Wally Barnick in Carmel, CA!  

Carmel, CA: Henry Miller Library, 3728 The Lab, Suite G-23
More info soon!

Thursday, November 9, 7 pm concert, doors at 6:30

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza in Chico with Charlie Cushman, Bob Carlin, Bill Evans & Their All-Star Band  

Chico, CA: Trinity United Methodist Church, 285 E 5th Street
Bill, Charlie and Bob are joined by Tim Stafford (guitar) from Blue Highway, Chad Manning (fiddle), John Reischman (mandolin), & Sharon Gilchrist (bass). $20 adv / $22 door with $2 discount for CBA and church members. Contact Lucy Smith at 530-894-1449 or lucyinchico@gmail.com for tix and info. Adv tix on sale soon at Music Connection and Chico Paper Company.

Friday, November 10

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Bob Carlin, Charlie Cushman & Bill Evans  

Winters, CA: The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main Street
Details TBA!

Saturday, November 11, 1 to 5 p.m.

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza Mini-Camp with Bob Carlin, Charlie Cushman & 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 Bob Carlin, Charlie Cushman & Bill Evans. More details soon!

Saturday, November 11, 8 p.m. show, doors at 7 p.m.

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza in Berkeley with Charlie Cushman, Bob Carlin, Bill Evans & Their All-Star Band  

Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Join Bob, Charlie & Bill w/John Reischman, Chad Manning and Sharon Gilchrist. Tickets $32 adv / $36 door. 510-644-2020 for info.

Sunday, November 12, 8 p.m. concert, doors at 7:30

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza in Sebastopol with Danny Barnes, Joe Newberry, Bill Evans and Their All-Star Band  

Sebastopol, CA: Sebastopol Community Cultural Center - Annex, 425 Morris Street.
Join Charlie, Bob, Bill and Tim Stafford (from Blue Highway), John Reischman, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist on the final show of this year's tour. Contact Kevin at 707-824-1858 or email Krussellmft@aol.com for tickets.

Sunday, November 12: 1:30 p.m. bar-be-que lunch, music at 2:30 p.m., doors at 1 p.m.

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza in Sonoma with Charlie Cushman, Bob Carlin, Bill Evans and Their All-Star Band  

Sonoma, CA: Hamel Family Wines, 15401 Sonoma Highway
Enjoy a bar-be-que lunch, wine and the music of the California Banjo Extravaganza in the exquisite setting of Hamel Family Wines in the Sonoma wine country. Phone 707-996-5800 for info or email Dawn at dawn@hamelfamilywines.com. Tickets $50 include lunch and sangria.

Thursday, March 22 to Sunday, March 25

Bill returns to the Suwanee Banjo Camp in Florida  

Live Oak, FL: Cerveny Conference Center
More details soon!

Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bill returns to the Midwest Banjo Camp  

Olivet, MI: Olivet College
Bill returns to teach at the largest banjo camp event in the world!

Sunday, June 17 to Saturday, June 23

Bill returns to Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp!  

Maryville, TN: Maryville College
Bill for a great week of instruction in east Tennessee!

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