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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.

Sun. Sept. 27 – 10 am PDT
FREE CONCERT for AND by KIDS via Youtube
Birches Bend

Sun. Sept. 27 MORE WORKSHOPS – visit Workshop Page for more info.
Fiddle workshops with Earl White, David Greely, and Jake Blount
Banjo workshops with Jake Blount and Ivy Sheppard
Duet singing workshop with Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin
Clogging workshop with Evie Ladin
$25 per workshop; All-Workshop Pass is $100 (take as many workshops as you want) via Zoom

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.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Except for the instructional workshops. Donations will go to the musicians.
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