SCHEDULETuesday, May 5 to June 9. 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 offered in two different class sections for beginners and more advanced students!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. $120 early bird tuition. Phone 510-644-2020 or email Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Thursday, May 7, 8 - 10 p.m.
Join Bill, Tom Bekeny (mandolin), Steve Pottier (bass), Jim Nunally (guitar) and Chad Manning (fiddle) for the most fun evening of bluegrass in the Bay Area. The pub is usually full by 7 p.m. so we recommend arriving early to grab dinner and a seat or come later for the second set at 9:15 p.m. Admission is always free but your tips and requests are appreciated.
Friday to Sunday, May 15-17
Bill returns to Banjo Camp North! With Tom Adams, Bill Emerson, Ryan Cavanaugh and many more!
Thursday, May 28 to Sunday, May 31, 2015
Bill is excited to be teaching at this new weekend camp in Weiser, ID with Janet Beazley and Jason Homey. For more info, contact Gary Eller at PGaryEller@aol.com or phone 208-442-8844.
Thursday, June 4 to Sunday, June 7, 2015
With Tony Trischka, Charlie Cushman, Mark Johnson, Alan Munde, Joe Newberry, Jayme Stone, Tony Trischka and many others!
Sunday, June 14 to Wednesday, June 17
Details TBA soon!
Saturday, June 27
Take the ferry and join CES at this beautiful British Columbia festival event! Performances at 4 and 10 p.m., workshops at 11 a.m.
Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10
719-783-0883 for info.
Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12
Email email@example.com for info.
Tuesday, July 28 to Saturday, August 1
NashCamp Bluegrass Week is a week long bluegrass instructional camp for high beginners through advanced students on all instruments (and singers too!). The week culminates in a spectacular student concert performance at the World Famous Station Inn in downtown Nashville.
Monday, August 2 to Saturday, August 8
Bill's first time at this great western North Carolina music camp in the Appalachian mountains!
Friday, August 14, 7:30 p.m.
Hear "The Banjo in America" in the downstairs saloon on the spectacular USS Potomac as part of the 2012 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 510-627-1667 for reservations. Seating is limited.
Saturday, August 15, set times TBA
CES is joined by Thunderation mandolin player and fiddler Martin Stevens at this wonderful east Oregon festival.
Sunday, August 16, 7:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. potluck
CES with special guest Thunderation mandolin player and fiddler Martin Stevens invade Abbie's singularly incredible house concert series! Reservations at 503-233-4945 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended. Suggested donation $25. This concert will also be broadcast on Concert Window.
Friday to Sunday, August 28 to 30, 2015
With Bryan Wicklund, Barbara Lamb, Gretchen Priest-May, Jim Van Cleve and Clancey Feguson.
Thursday to Sunday, September 10-13
Bill returns to this wonderful Northwest banjo event!
Wednesday to Saturday, September 16-19
Bill will be teaching an all day banjo workshop on Wednesday, September 16 and joining Dan and Steve for performances on Thursday to Saturday.
Friday to Sunday, October 9-11, 2015
A three day bluegrass banjo camp for all levels of players produced by Bill Evans, Sonny Osborne and Cindy Sinclair. Instructors include Alan Munde, Ned Luberecki & Janet Davis with more TBA soon! Registration opens early January 2014. Contact Cindy at 615-952-4040 or email@example.com for info.
Sunday, October 18
Details soon. Info at 707-874-9392.
4th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Ryan Cavanaugh & Riley BaugusIn Berkeley and Palo Alto with more concerts TBA!
Ryan Cavanaugh and Riley Baugus headline this year's event with John Reischman, Jim Nunally, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist and Bill Evans. Banjo mini-camp at Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley with Ryan Cavanaugh, Riley Baugus & Bill Evans, Sunday, November 15th.