Sunday April 7 2019
The BOTMC (Berkeley Old Time Music Convention) Spring Situation is a free open house, with concerts, workshops, jamming, and more. It’s on Sun. April 7, from noon til 4 pm, at the Freight and ADMISSION IS FREE
Featuring Jubilee, New Vintage Revelers, Ruby Mountain, La Familia Peña-Govea, the Easy Winners, Robin Fischer & Rowan McCallister, Agi Ban & Mark Marcin, Katelyn Kimmons, David Brown, the Jailhouse String Band, Thomas Angell, Jordan Ruyle, and many others.
Details will be posted soon at http://www.
Easy Winners (Nick Robinson & Zac Salem) – ragtime, tin pan alley and Mexican music on mandolin and guitar. Songs too.
Jubilee (Miles & Teo Quale, Aerie & Tuki Walker)
Jubilee consists of some of the top young, acoustic musicians in California. Ranging in age from 11-15, they bring a fresh approach to traditional bluegrass and old-time tunes.
Free Little Birds (Martha Hawthorne, Bill Foss, Lila Goering, Irene Herrmann) – oldtime stringband songs & tunes.
New Vintage Revelers (Harry Liedstrand, Dan Warrick, Paul Kotapish) – oldtime stringband songs & tunes.
Ruby Mountain (Fazal Ahmadyar Ensemble) – Afghan music
Songs & ballads – Katelyn Kimmons (of Undone in Sorrow)
Fiddle workshop – Thomas Angell
Banjo workshop – Jordan Ruyle
Mandolin workshop – Nick Robinson & Zac Salem (of Easy Winners)
Intro to oldtime jams – Robin Fischer & Rowan McCallister (Bearcat Duo)
Cajun jam – Agi Ban & Mark Marcin (of The Midnite Ramblers)
From Ireland to Appalachia & beyond – listening session comparing audio recordings of Irish, Scottish & oldtime tunes – David Brown
Afghan music & dance – Ruby Mountain
Cello workshop – Aerie Walker (Jubilee)
Mexican fiddle music & songs – La Familia Peña-Govea
Bluegrass youth jam – cosponsored by the CBA
Jugband & stringband blues – Jailhouse String Band
oldtime – Leslie Kier