Smithsonian Folklife Smithsonian banjo historian and archivist @GregAdams plays beautiful old music on fretless banjo. He'll be joining us at BANJOIST on Sat., June 17th. Tix now on sale The Birchmere Mike Seeger Commemorative 12th Annual OLD TIME BANJO Festival
Banjo Lesson coming on Sunday via Concert Window.
Sunday, Jan. 28, Cathy Fink, director of the Old Time Banjo Festival, will teach the tune "LITTLE BILLY WILSON" on Concert Window. Key of A, 3 parts plus tips, tricks and variations.
Geared to intermediate and up players, all are welcome to watch. https://www.concertwindow.com/cathyandmarcy
Cathy Fink's course on Singing with the Banjo on Homespun Tapes is available as an instant download or DVD. Here's a sample and you can get yours here:
Evie Ladin is coming to our The Birchmere Banjoist on June 17th, 2018. This is a unique banjo centric performance of Ewan MacColl's infamous song that he wrote for Peggy Seeger, "FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE". Love that banjo creativity! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niV43qUo6Y4
Cathy Fink had some BIG fun playing this Octave banjo last weekend at the BANJO COLLECTORS' gathering.
Live video and background on the song, "Walking Boss" played by Mike Seeger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9YRYzRwqXc
This jam session happened a few years ago with and Eric & Suzy Thompson played on 3 instruments that Mike owned PLUS Marcy Marxer on cello banjo, which Mike introduced to her! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ru6sQg_-kpU
Mike Seeger's well kept record collection is gradually going on sale. Check out some rare and wonderful titles. https://www.ebay.com/sch/angry-mom-records/m.html…
There's nothing more patriotic than a BANJO! Here's some plectrum banjo to celebrate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LXPsDb2I08