SCHEDULEThursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.
Join Bill as he brings The Banjo in America to Stanford University's popular Continuing Studies Series. Admission is free but arrive early to guarantee a seat.
Tuesday, November 4 to December 9, 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 if you register before 10/28. Phone 510-644-2020 or email Bill at email@example.com for more info.
Wednesday, November 5, 8:30 p.m.
Bill Evans & Friends (David Thom, Jim Nunally, Paul Shelasky & Markie Sanders) at Zodiac's in Petaluma, CA!Petaluma, CA: Zodiac's, 256 Petaluma Blvd. North
Join Bill and some of his very best picking friends for a free-wheeling evening of hard-driving bluegrass!
Thursday, November 6, 8 - 10 p.m.
Join Bill, Jim Nunally (guitar), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), Steve Pottier (bass) 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.
Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson, Bill Evans & their All-Star Band in Grass ValleyGrass 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). $22 members / $25 non-members.
Friday, November 14, 8 p.m., doors at 7:30 p.m.
The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson, Bill Evans & their All-Star Band in Winters (Sacramento area)Winters, CA: The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main Street
Banjo legends in concert with a great backup band: John Reischman (mandolin), Jim Nunally (guitar), Sharon Gilchrist (bass) and Chad Manning (fiddle). A night to be remembered! Info at 530-795-1825.
Saturday, November 15, 1 to 5 p.m., $70
California Banjo Extravaganza Mini-Camp with Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson & Bill Evans in Berkeley - bluegrass & clawhammer instruction for all levels!Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
Small group workshop sessions for all levels of banjo players at the Freight. Topics include Intro and Advanced/Clawgrass Clawhammer (Johnson), Working Out Fiddle Tunes and Progressive Right Hand Techniques (Furtado) and Getting A Great Bluegrass Sound and Earl Scruggs Essentials (Evans). Advance registration is recommended.
Saturday, November 15, 8 p.m. show, doors at 7 p.m.
The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson & Bill Evans & their All-Star Band!Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Join Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson, Bill Evans, John Reischman, Jim Nunally, Chad Manning and Sharon Gilchrist as we celebrate the banjo with an unforgettable evening concert. 510-644-2020 for info. $28 advance / $30 door.
Sunday, November 16, 7 p.m.
The 3rd Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Tony Furtado, Mark Johnson & Bill Evans & their All-Star Band in Felton (Santa Cruz area)Felton, CA: Don Quixote's International Music Hall, 6275 Highway 9
Join these banjo legends in concert with a great backup band: John Reischman (mandolin), Jim Nunally (guitar), Chad Manning (fiddle) and Sharon Gilchrist (bass). Info at 831-603-2294. $22 adv / $25 door, under 21 with parent. A seated show.
January 21 to 31 in California, Oregon, Washington & British Columbia
On tour with Alan Munde in CA, OR, WA and British Columbia from January 21-31. Details soon TBA!
Thursday, May 28 to Sunday, May 31, 2015
Bill is excited to be teaching at this new weekend camp in Weiser, ID and will present "The Banjo in America" in concert on Saturday evening. For more info, contact Gary Eller at PGaryEller@aol.com or phone 208-442-8844.
Thursday, June 4 to Sunday, June 7, 2015
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for info.