|Delta-Sierra Activities Vice President
The John Roman Jackson Trio at Emberz on Wednesday, Little Fuller Band at Black Oak on Thursday, Sonora Contra Dance on Saturday. Details below…
Major workshop for mandolin, guitar and vocals at the Kowana Lodge in Tuolumne County. See May 14 for details.
Twisted Oak Winery has lined up many great musicians for the summer music series.
2nd Saturday Art Walk…every second Saturday of the month, there is an Art Walk in Sonora. Businesses and art galleries remain open from 5-8:00 pm. Many of the locations have live entertainment so come on down and hangout. Info http://www.2ndsaturdayartnight.org
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CBA Website. Band Links, chat rooms, CBA news of note, etc. go to www.cbaontheweb.org/
ON GOING JAMS…
Sonora/ Soulsbyville - California State Old Time Fiddlers Association at the Standard Community Church 1st Sunday of the Month from 1-5:00 pm for info call (209)743-9352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Modesto Jam at the Queen Bean Coffee House from 7:00-9:00 pm every Tuesday of the month except the first sponsored by Rainy 1126 14th Street.
Open Mic in Angel’s Camp every Saturday from 7:00-9:30 pm at Sidewinders in the basement next to Aeolian Harp for info email email@example.com
Open Mic in Manteca 7-9:00 pm at the Café Aroma 1499 West Yosemite across from the Good will store. For info call (209) 824-9978
Open Mic at Sonora Joe’s 2nd and 4th Thursday 7-9:00 pm on Washington St.
Open Mic & Jam Night at the Eagle Tavern (Eprosan House) in Twain Harte Wednesday at 9:00 pm
Open Mic at the Hideout Saloon in Mariposa Thursdays, 8:00 pm
Open Mic at the Rusted Mic in Lodi Thursdays, 7:00 pm
Sonora Contra Dance at the Aronos Club in Sonora 3rd Saturday of the month. 6:30 pm potluck followed by dancing at 7:30 Live String Band and callers $7 donation for info www.squaredancer8.wordpress.com/
Merced Jam at The Coffee Bandits . First Tuesday of the month. Bluegrass, Old time, Americana. Acoustic only. 7:00 -9:30 PM 309 W. Main St. Merced CA. 209-383-1200
KCSS FAT SUNDAY from Turlock begins at 10 am with Texas Red until 1:00pm; and Uncle John every other Sunday afternoon from 1-4:00pm with old-time, bluegrass, classic country, western swing, etc. Please tune in at 91.9 FM or kcss.net.
New Community radio station at www.kqbm.org/ this station will feature music from many local bands and will serve the foothills including Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador at 90.7 Broadcasts now on the air.
ON GOING GIGS
Tim Hagar and Friends at the Hideout Saloon in Mariposa from 7-10:00 pm Sundays, Jazz and blues
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Wednesday, May13 John Roman Jackson Trio at Emberz from 6-8:00 pm
Thursday, May 14 Little Fuller Band at The Black Oak Casino 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 16 Sonora Contra-Dance see info above
Thursday- Sunday May 14-17 Vocal and Instrumental Workshop with Jim Nunally, Keith Little and Sharon Gilchrist at the Kowana Folk School near Coulterville. This looks to be a great workshop series for people who wish to improve their skills. For info go to http://kowanavalley.com/kowana-workshops/may-15th-2014-may-18th-2013-jim-nunally-and-keith-little-vocal-and-instrumental-workshops/
Saturday, May 16 Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer at the Sutter Creek Theater at 8:00 pm for info www.suttercreektheater.com Americana
Wednesday, May 20 Sam Bush at The Black Oak Casino 8-10:00 pm $20
Thursday-Sunday, May 21-25 The Strawberry Music Festival in Grass Valley at the Nevada County Fairgrounds with Sam Bush, The Duhks, A.J. Ghent, Dustbowl Revival, Front Country and Marley’s Ghost, Bonnie Raitt, Peter Rowan’s Big Twang Theory, Ray Bonneville, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, Sam Baker, and Chicago Farmer for more info go to www.strawberrymusic.com
Thursday, May 28 Fiddles, Etc. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza
Thursday, May 28 Black Irish Band at The Black Oak Casino from 8-10 pm
Saturday, May 30 Left Over Cuties at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com Eclectic
Saturday-Sunday May 30-31 The Pick and Gather at Riverdance Farms and Merced River Fair in Livingston many different activities and music with Faux Renwah, Big Earl Matthews, The Poorhouse Millionaires, Brookdale Bluegrass Festival Band, Gail Dreifus and Banjer Dan for info go to www.riverdancefarms.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, June 13 The Brotet at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com Grisman’s son’s new band
Wednesday, June 17 Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen at The Black Oak Casino from 8-10 pm Grammy nominated bluegrass band.
Sunday-Wednesday, June 14-17 CBA Summer Music Camp learn to play banjo, mandolin dobro, guitar, bass or vocals just before the annual CBA Fathersday Festival. For info go to www.cbaontheweb.org
Thursday-Sunday June 18-21, CBA Father’s Day Festival 40th Anniversary with The Kentucky Colonels Reunion, The Good Ol’Persons Reunion, The Bluegrass Patriots Reunion, The Dave Grisman Bluegrass Experience, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Adkins and Loudermilk, Jumpsteady Boys for info go to www.cbaontheweb.org
Friday, June 19 Tom Russell at the Sutter Creek Theater at 8:00 pm for info www.suttercreektheater.com Texas Country and Cowboy
Saturday, June 27 Nina Gerber and Chris Webster with Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com
Saturday, June 27 The Steven Graves Band at the Sutter Creek Theater at 8:00 pm for info www.suttercreektheater.com Americana and Blues
Saturday, July 11 Vishten at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com Acadien Folk music
Saturday, July 25 Vasen with Darol Anger at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com Swedish Folk Music
Thursday- Sunday,August 6-9 Good Old Fashion Bluegrass Festival in Bolado Park in Tres Pinos near Hollister for info www.scbs.org/events/gof
Thursday, August 13 The Band Perry, Scott McCreery, Casey James at The Ironstone Vineyards for info go to www.ironstoneamphitheatre.net or Ticketmaster
Friday, August 14 The John Roman Jackson Trio at Stage 3 theater 7:00 pm
Saturday, August 22 The Waifs at The Twisted Oak Winery doors open 6:45 pm Advance tickets $25 for info go to www.twistedoak.com Austrailian Band
I typically provide information about music in the five counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Amador and Calaveras. On occasion, I will post events out of the area, I do this as a favor to bands who live in this area and are performing elsewhere. Please do not be offended if I do not provide statewide coverage.
By: Bill Schneiderman
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