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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Thursday, April 27, 6 to 9 p.m., doors at 5 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick at Last Stage West, Atascadero, CA  

Atascadero, CA: Last Stage West/Toro Creek Event Center, 15050 Morro Road
Tickets $20 in advance. For reservations, phone 805-792-0505 or email Seating is limited.

Friday, April 28, 6 p.m. workshops, 7:30 p.m. concert

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick in Long Beach, CA  

Long Beach, CA: Shutts Fabricators, 1632 West 15th Street
Phone 562-432-4648 for more info. Guitar, banjo & bass workshops at 6 p.m. Jam session with artists after the concert! $20 concert / $30 concert & workshop. Reservations not necessary - just show up! Plenty of parking too.

Saturday, April 29: 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Survival Skills Workshop in Culver City, CA  

Culver City, CA: Boulevard Music, 4316 Sepulveda Blvd.
Bill teaches "Bluegrass Banjo Jam Survival Skills" for all levels, $35. Back-up essentials, learning new songs quickly, working up solos on the fly and more! Call 310-398-2583 or email for info and reservations.

Saturday, April 29, show at 8 p.m., doors at 7:30 p.m..

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick in concert at Boulevard Music, Culver City, CA  

Culver City, CA: Boulevard Music, 4316 Sepulveda Blvd.
$20 concert admission. Phone 310-398-2583 or email for info and reservations.

Sunday, April 30: 2 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick perform for Naditich House Concerts in Altadena, CA  

Altadena, CA: Address is shared after making a reservation
The trio is excited to take part in harmonica virtuoso David Naiditch's most celebrated house concert series. Donation is $25 and reservations are required by emailing to Attendees are invited to bring food and drinks to share before, during and after the show!

Tuesday, May 2 to June 6 (6 75 minute class sessions). 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 in Level 1 and Level 2 sections!  

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. $130 early bird tuition. Phone 510-644-2020 or email Bill at for more info.

Thursday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick in Santa Cruz, CA  

Santa Cruz, CA: Home of Fred and Jo Lynne Jones, 103 Quarry Lane
Steve Palazzo presents the trio in an intimate Santa Cruz house concert. $25 admission and advance reservations are required by emailing to Coffee and cookies will be consumed between sets!

Friday, May 5: 7:30 p.m. concert, doors at 7 p.m.

Dan Crary, Bill Evans & Wally Barnick at the Folsom Opry House, Folsom, CA  

Folsom, CA: 113 Puffer Way
Reservations recommended by contacting John Hettinger at or phone 916-990-0719. Tickets $20 CBA members / $25 general public.

Saturday, May 6: 3 p.m.

The Banjo in America at the Milpitas Library - free admission!  

Milpitas, CA: Milpitas Public Library, 160 N Main Street
Admission is free! 408-262-1171 for additional info.

Sunday, May 7, 11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

Bill Evans, Kathy Kallick & Friends in Albany, CA for the Arts & Green Festival  

Albany, CA: Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Avenue
Join Bill & Kathy with Tom Bekeny and Steve Pottier for this free event celebrating Albany's commitment to the environment.

Thursday, May 18, 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), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), and Steve Pottier (bass), Chad Manning (fiddle) and Jim Nunally (guitar) for great acoustic music 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.

Saturday, May 20, 8 p.m. show

The Banjo in America at Mighty Fine Guitars in Lafayette, CA  

Lafayette, CA: Mighty Fine Guitars, 85 Lafayette Circle
Suggested donation $15-20. Phone 925-268-8226 or email No RSVP required, BYOB.

Thursday, June 1 to Sunday, June 4, 2016

Bill teaches at the Midwest Banjo Camp  

Olivet, MI: Olivet College

Sunday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 14

Bill teaches at the CBA Father's Day Music Camp  

Grass Valley, CA: Nevada County Fairgounds
Bill will be teaching the Level 2/3 Bluegrass Ensemble Class, open to all instruments and designed for those with experience playing with others who want to take their group playing to the next level.

Friday, June 23, 7:30 p.m. concert, boat opens at 6:30 p.m.

The Banjo in America on the USS Potomac, Oakland  

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.

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.

Saturday, July 22, 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 for their annual benefit for KRWG radio. This is one of my favorite all-time concerts and it's worth the drive!

Thursday to Saturday, July 27-29

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 at this premiere Dallas, TX area music camp event.

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

Friday to Sunday, October 6 to 8

Bill 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!

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