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SAFETY IN NUMBERS ( no April Meet!) SUNDAY 18 th MAY
FROM 2 PM . Note: NO APRIL 2014 SESSION USUALLY THIRD SUNDAY EACH MONTH - TOWN & COUNTRY HOTEL 2 Unwins Bridge Rd St PETERS ph 9519 1965
SUN. MAY 18th !!!!!Special chance for beginners and others to join in the big onstage Jam Session with the "Safety In Numbers" Group ALL WELCOME -BRING INSTRUMENT AND/OR VOICE!
Then FROM 4:30 til 5:30 SPECIAL GUESTS IN MAY- CATGUT- Great young new old timey band fiddle, banjo guitar . ( No cover charge for either event.
SYDNEY GET-TOGETHERS 2014
NEXT GET-TOGETHER : SAT MAY 3rd: SPECIAL GUEST BAND - "My-T-Fine" PLUS Great line up of Bluegrass and Old Timey Musicians.
Starts 6:30 with "Safety in Numbers" ( The SINNERS!) all welcome Bluegrass & Trad Country sing and pick session. Open mic Concert from 7:45 pm. SIN people get chance to perform on stage to open evening. Also time between 8PM AND 8:30 for solo's , duets etc from among the Safety in numbers group to gain stage experience . ( Must be bluegrass or old time/trad country.) From 8:30, mostly established bands etc . Bluegrass & Trad Country styled groups etc have first preference.
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre 79 Johnston St ANNANDALE : BTCMSA members $6 donation; Non Members $8. All welcome. Supper available.
: MAY: Sat 3rd : June :Sat 7th. ( 1st Sat Each Month for rest of year incl Dec) More info http://www.bluegrassoldtimeaustralia.org
VICTORIAN BRANCH BTCMSA _ BLACKWOOD ACADEMY
VARYING SUNDAY EACH MONTH Held in the Blackwood Uniting Church MARTIN ST BLACKWOOD ( 80 km west of Melbourne).
1:30pm Shapenote singing session ( No prior experience; bring your vocal chords!
2:30pm Bluegrass session (all players welcome)
4:30pm Feature Performers
- GET LATEST ON WHAT & WHEN go to :http://www.blackwoodacademy.org
GREAT ALPINE PICK HARRIETVILLE VICTORIA MAY 2nd to 4th
Held in Harrietville Victoria from 2nd to 3rd of May. Head quarters : Mountain View Retreat.
ARTISTS SO FAR: Coolgrass, Bluegrass Parkway, Pipi Pickers, Old South, Cripple Creek, Hillwilliams, Fat Chance, Fauxgrass, Nine Mile Creek, Strzelecki Stringbusters, Mysterious Mose, Appalachian Heaven, Kissin’ Cousins, Ally Harper, Lonesome Still.
Full details on website : http://greatalpinepick.net/gap/
PETE ROWAN BLUEGRASS TRIO
Thanks to everyone to gave their support and made the tour such a success. Hope we get the chance to hear Pete again sometime!
Full BTCMSA info on BTCMSA section. GO to Application Form section for printable copy.Thanks
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