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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Friday and Saturday, July 1 & 2

Dan Crary, Bill Evans, Martin Stevens & Dale Adkins at the Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival, Fossil, OR. Banjo workshop on Sat from 10:30 to noon!  

Fossil, OR: Wheeler County Courthouse Lawn, 701 Adams Street
Crary, Evans, Stevens & Adkins play one set each evening with free workshops on Saturday from 10:30 to noon. Info at 541-763-2400 or email info@wheelercountybluegrass.org.

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.

Saturday, July 23, 8 p.m.

Bill joins the Hard Road Trio in Las Cruces, NM  

Las Cruces, NM: Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Main Street
Bill joins the Hard Road Trio with special guests Nate Lee and Tim May for the annual benefit for KRWG radio. This is one of my favorite all-time concerts and it's worth the drive!

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 SLOhouseconcerts@gmail.com 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, 7 p.m.

Bill & Kathy Evans Family Benefit w/Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash, Steep Ravine, Crary, Evans & Spurgin, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, Hard Road Trio and many more at the Freight & Salvage  

Berkeley, CA: Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Support the Evans family during Kathy's ongoing recovery from chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Featuring Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash, Crary, Evans & Spurgin, Steep Ravine, the Hard Road Trio, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, Blaine Sprouse, Keith Little, Tom Rozum, Eric Thompson, Sharon Gilchrist, Scott Nygaard, Max Schwartz, Steve Pottier and several very special guests. Tickets $30 in advance / $32 at the door. Phone 510-644-2020 or visit thefreight.org for additional info.

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!

Friday to Sunday, October 7 to 9

Bill teaches banjo 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!

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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