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2020 Virtual “Berkeley Old Time Music Convention”

2020 Virtual “Berkeley Old Time Music Convention” (Sept. 24-27)

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention will be held online this year, due to COVID-19, Thurs. Sept. 2 to Sun. Sept. 27. A four-day old-time music festival featuring concerts, workshops, square dances, a string band content, kids’ activities, plenty of jamming, and surprises! 

2020 Virtual “Berkeley Old Time Music Convention”
Thurs. Sept. 24 – Sun. Sept. 27
See a schedule here: 2020 BOTMC “Tentative” Schedule

And, the String Band Contest! Everything except for the instructional workshops is FREE, and we will be asking for donations, to go to the musicians, so we hope you will be able to be generous.

Fri. Sept. 25 – 10:00 am PDT
CONCERT for VERY YOUNG CHILDREN
WB Reid and Bonnie Zahnow
FREE via Youtube

Fri. Sept. 25 – 4:00 pm -5:30 pm PDT (tentative)
HOSTED JAM & SONG SWAP via Zoom

Fri. Sept. 25 – 6:00 pm PDT
CONCERT – On Facebook, Quarantine Happy Hour page & probably also Youtube
Eddie Bond
David Greely
Evie Ladin Band
Tony Thomas

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: FREE*
*Except for the instructional workshops. Donations will go to the musicians.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, Online

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