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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Tuesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 2

NashCamp Bluegrass Week in Fairview, TN  

Fairview, TN (Nashville area)
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.

Thursday to Saturday, August 7 to 9, 2014

Bill teaches at Acoustic Music Camp in Arlington, TX  

Arlington, TX: South Oaks Baptist Church, 5925 U. S. Highway 287
Join Bill and an incredible line up of teachers (including Ron Stewart, Gerald Jones, Brad Davis and more) at Texas' premiere music camp event!

Thursday, August 14: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Banjo in America at UC Berkeley's Botanical Garden  

Berkeley, CA: University of California Botanical Garden, 200 Centennial Drive.
The Banjo in America in an outdoor concert with the Earl Brothers. Ticket includes Garden admission before 4:30 pm. Redwood Grove opens at 5 pm. Tickets $18 / $16 member / $10 youth. Phone 510-643-2755 for tickets and info.

Tuesday, August 19, 8 - 10 p.m.

Bangers & Grass at the Kensington Circus Pub, CA  

Kensington, CA: Kensington Circus Pub, 389 Colusa Avenue
Join Bill, Jim Nunally (guitar), Chad Manning (fiddle), Tom Bekeny (mandolin) and Steve Pottier (bass). The pub is usually completely full by 7:30 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.

Tuesday, September 9 to October 14, now offered in two sections! 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. and 8 to 9:15 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Class: Beyond the Basics: now offered in TWO 6 week sessions 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 for more info.

Wednesday, September 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Bangers & Grass at Music in the Park, Albany, CA  

Albany, CA, Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Avenue
Admission is free! Bring the entire family, a blanket and dinner and enjoy the finest in traditional bluegrass.

Friday, October 3, 1:45-2:30 pm set

The Banjo in America at Raleigh's Wide Open Street Festival  

Raleigh, NC: Martin Street Stage
Admission is free. This event is part of IBMA's Wide Open Bluegrass.

Saturday, October 4, 8 p.m.

The Banjo in America on Virginia's Eastern Shore!  

Onancock, VA: Historic Cokesbury Church, 13 Market Street
Sponsored by the Arts Council of the Eastern Shore. or 757-302-0366 for tickets.

Sunday, October 5: time TBA

The Banjo in America in northern Virginia for the Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series  

Herndon, VA: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road
Concert info at 703-435-8377.

Thursday, October 30

The Banjo in America for Stanford University's Continuing Studies Series  

Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University
Join Bill as he brings The Banjo in America to the hallowed halls of Stanford University as part of the University's popular Continuing Studies Series. Admission is free, details TBA soon.

Thursday, November 13 to Sunday, November 16

The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Tony Furtado & Mark Johnson!  

Concerts in Grass Valley, Winters, Berkeley and Santa Cruz
The 3rd Annual Banjo Extravaganza features clawgrass great (and Steve Martin Banjo Award recipient) Mark Johnson and banjo & guitar legend Tony Furtado! Our great backup band is John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning and Jim Nunally. An afternoon banjo mini-camp in Berkeley is scheduled for Saturday, November 15th. More info TBA.

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