Community Event

String Band Contest

Sat, September 21, 2024 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Civic Center Park - Center Street near Milvia, adjacent to the Downtown Berkeley Farmer's Market.
The BOTMC String band Contest
Family concert featuring Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer at 10:15

Many thanks to the Berkeley Public Library for co-sponsoring the Family Concert!

FAMILY CONCERT SET with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer at 10:15 am

CONTEST starts at 11 am with short performance by Manning Music Fiddlers and ends at around 2:30pm

Open hosted jam session!

1pm-2pm Old time jam with TBA

 Any style of old-time acoustic music is acceptable and it’s fine to include vocals – old-time, bluegrass, swing, Irish, jug band, Klezmer, Cajun, Greek, Mexican, pan-ethnic satire, etc. etc.

Sign up 10:00 am til 10:30 am, but advance registration is strongly recommended (see below)

Jamming throughout the park, including hosted open jam