SCHEDULEFriday and Saturday, May 6 & 7, 2016
Set and workshop times TBA.
Tuesday, May 10 to June 11. 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 email@example.com for more info. Classes are on May 10, 17, 24 and 31 and June 7 with class six on Saturday afternoon, June 11.
Thursday, May 19 to Sunday, May 22, 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, May 26, 8 to 10 p.m.
Join Bill Evans (banjo), Jim Nunally (guitar), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), and Steve Pottier (bass) with special guest Blaine Sprouse on fiddle for great traditional bluegrass in an intimate, informal setting. We recommend arriving by 6:30 p.m. to grab a table and enjoy the first set - or come late around 9 or 9:15 p.m. to catch the second show.
Thursday, June 2 to Sunday, June 5, 2016
With Ken Perlman, Tom Adams, Janet Beazley, Byron Berline, Tim May, Wes Corbett, Alan Munde, Joe Newberry, Tony Trischka and many others!
Sunday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 15
Bill will be teaching the Level 1/2 Bluegrass Ensemble Class, open to all instruments.
Thursday and Friday, June 16 & 17
Set times TBA.
Sunday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24
Bill teams up with Gary Davis, Greg Cahill and Jeff Scroggins for a great week of instruction in east Tennessee!
Friday and Saturday, July 1 & 2
Info at 541-763-2400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, July 17 to Friday, July 22
Bill returns to Texas' premiere bluegrass camp, with Steve Smith, Alan Munde, Tim May and many others.
Sunday, July 31 to Saturday, August 6
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.
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 to Sunday, September 9-11
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.
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
Mandolin and fiddle wizard Martin Stevens, Bill and Steve help Dan celebrate the 40th anniversary of this great guitar event!
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 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).
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.