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12th Annual Battle of the (String) Bands | Berkeley

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Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley) | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA



2014 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

12th Annual Battle of the (String) Bands | BerkeleyThe Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley from Tuesday to Sunday, September 16-21, 2014.

The convention is organized by folks who love old time music and who want to create their own musical fun.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Battle of the (String) Bands | 2014 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

12th Annual Battle of the (String) Bands | BerkeleyUp to twenty string bands will compete at MLK Jr. Park as part of the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention on Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Most of the bands will be fiddle-banjo combos, but there are always some that push the old-time envelope: jug bands, Greek bands, ragtime mandolins, Irish stepdancers, Italian tarantellas –- anything goes as long as it’s unplugged.

The Manning Music Fiddlers will perform at 11:30 am.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Address: 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA

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