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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Television writer-producer Marc Fields and banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka explore America’s quintessential instrument, assisted by Darol Anger on fiddle. Based on Field’s PBS documentary “Give Me the Banjo,” ‘The Banjo Project’ illustrates the banjo’s history and performance styles from African roots to contemporary jazz with a lively narrative and masterful performances. its history and performance […]

Monday, June 21st, 2010

BBU sponsored picking party, this Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 7:00 PM to Closing??? Free to all  pickers and listeners! Location: Rte 119 / Rte 40, Groton, MA (978) 448-5614

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Enjoy a night of bluegrass and old-time music Thursday, May 13 at 7:30 PM. Performing will be some of the world’s best banjo players at this annual Banjo Extravaganza. The event is co-sponsored by Banjo Camp North. $20 in advance; $22 at the door. Call 781-861-6559, ext. 4101, to reserve tickets. National Heritage Museum 33 […]

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

April 17th, 2010 at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Haverhill, 16 Ashland Street, Haverhill, MA 01830 Jay & Molly will offer a workshop for melody and accompaniment instruments, using fiddle and guitar to demonstrate techniques for each. All instruments that fit within the folk genre will be accommodated. They’ll demo the tunes for everyone, then […]

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Recapturing the Banjo: The New Great Migration and The Racial Imagination Part of the Granoff Music Center Colloquium Series Musicologist and Assistant Professor Stephan Pennington presents our the colloquium of the semester. Lunch to be served after the lecture. Monday, February 8, 2010, 12 pm Free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations […]

Friday, January 8th, 2010

A couple of opportunities to study bluegrass music locally with professional musicians are happening. Thought we’d help spread the word by writing about it here! 1. Master Classes at Joe Val! Boston Bluegrass Union has announced that once again, master classes will be offered the day that the festival begins, Friday, Feb. 12th. They have […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Every Wednesday night from 7-10 pm, Cliff McGann and Doug Lamey host an Irish music session at the Old Court. Located at the corner of Central and Middle Streets in historic downtown Lowell, The Old Court is Lowell’s premiere, authentic Irish pub and restaurant. Since they opened in February, 2001, the Old Court has become […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Dog days of August Gathering! Saturday, August 22, 2009 7:00 PM to Closing??? Free to all! Location: Rte 119 / Rte 40, Groton MA http://www.grotonstagecoachinn.com/ (978) 448-5614 The Wachusett Ale on tap is wonderful! But the food at the Inn is notoriously bad I believe this is one of the longest running bluegrass jams in […]