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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Thursday, December 8, 8 to 10 p.m.

Bangers & Grass at the the Kensington Circus Pub  

Kensington, CA: Kensington Circus Pub, 389 Colusa Avenue
Join Bill Evans (banjo), Jim Nunally (guitar), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), and Steve Pottier (bass) and Chad Manning (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.

Tuesday, December 13, 8 p.m., doors at 7 p.m.

Freight & Salvage Holiday Revue  

Berkeley, CA: Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Bill joins the T Sisters, Misner & Smith, Austin Willacy and other special guests in this Freight holiday tradition!

Monday, January 9 to February 13, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Bluegrass Jamming for Total Newbies! A new class for all instruments and all ages at Manning Music, Berkeley, CA  

Berkeley, CA: Manning Music, 758 Gilman St. at the Tannery
This bluegrass jamming class is designed for total newbies and the emphasis is on fun and gaining practical experience playing with others in jams. Easy parking too! $125 for six classes. Contact Bill at for more info and to register.

Tuesday, January 10 to February 14. 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 for more info.

Friday, January 27, 7:30 p.m. show, 6:30 p.m. potluck

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Martin Stevens at Abbie Weisenbloom's Amazing House Concert Series  

Portland, OR: Abbie Weisenbloom House Concerts in Inner SE Portland
Reservations highly suggested at 503-233-4945 or email to Seating is limited. Suggested donation $20. This concert will also be broadcast on Concert Window.

Saturday, January 28, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Exploring the Fingerboard in Melodic & Single-String Styles workshop at Dusty Strings, Seattle  

Seattle, WA: Dusty Strings, 3406 Fremont Avenue North
"Exploring the Fingerboard in Melodic & Single-String Styles" is open to all intermediate to advanced students. Tab is included for all examples. Phone 206-634-1662 for reservations.

Saturday, January 28, 7:30 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Martin Stevens for the Seattle Folklore Society  

Seattle, WA: Phinney Center Concert Hall, 6532 Phinney Avenue N
Join Bill, Dan and Martin for an evening of dazzling flatpicking, banjo and mandolin artistry and more! Details TBA soon!

Sunday, January 29, 2 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Martin Stevens at Nancy's Farm, Bellingham  

Bellingham, WA: Nancy's Farm
Catch Dan, Bill & Steve at their favorite WA state house concert venue! 2030 E. Smith Road. Reserve seats by phoning 360-966-4640. Suggested donation $15.

Sunday, February 12, 3 p.m.

The Banjo in America in Castro Valley, CA for Greenridge House Concerts  

Castro Valley, CA
Bill brings his banjos to Castro Valley! Email Renne and Dennis at for reservations. $20 donation.

Friday to Monday, April 7-10

Bill teaches at Walker Creek Music Camp, Petaluma, CA  

Petaluma, CA: Walker Creek Ranch
Bill teaches the intermediate/advanced bluegrass banjo class at this wonderful camp located just 2 miles from the Pacific Coast!

Thursday, June 1 to Sunday, June 4, 2016

Bill teaches at the Midwest Banjo Camp  

Olivet, MI: Olivet College

Sunday, July 16 to Friday, July 21

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.

Sunday, August 6 to Saturday, August 12

Bill returns to the Swannanoa Gathering  

Asheville, NC: Warren Wilson College
The is a terrific event in the western North Carolina mountains! A *great* musical experience!

Thursday to Sunday, September 7-10

Bill returns to the American Banjo Camp in WA  

Port Orchard, WA: Pilgrim Firs Conference Center

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