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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
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Greg Adams opened the faculty concerts at the Suwannee Banjo Camp, March 15th 2013 www.suwanneebanjocmap.com. SBC features instruction, concerts, and jamming...
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Banjo Lesson coming on Sunday via Concert Window.

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Concert Window Banjo lesson for the tune "Little Billy Wilson" this Sunday, 1:30pm eastern, 3 parts, licks, tricks, variations and fun.

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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

GRAMMY winners CATHY FINK & MARCY Celebrate our new CD, DANCIN' IN THE KITCHEN: SONGS FOR ALL FAMILIES! with a live concert in YOUR living room. Make requests. Sing & dance along. FREE, or tips=rewards, or donate. Superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the acoustic & electric guit...
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Happy New Year Banjo lovers!

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Female banjo orchestra in 1928. #banjolife

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:
https://www.homespun.com/sh…/product/singing-with-the-banjo/
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Here's a sample from Singing with the Banjo, Songs and Accompaniment Clawhammer Style. Taught by Cathy Fink. Available at www.homespun.com, catalog number DV...
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Women of the World Jazz Band featuring Cynthia Sayer on tenor banjo- you go gals! Perhaps a future Banjo Fest? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xilzCiFWWn0

Venue: Portalen, In Greve, Denmark August 2012 Cynthia Sayer - banjo (USA) Bria Skonberg - trumpet (Canada) Aurelie Tropez - clarinet (France) Patricia Lebeu...
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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

Performing at the American River Music Festival in Lotus, CA. September 14, 2013. Written by Ewan MacColl for Peggy Seeger who would later become his wife. S...
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Cathy Fink had some BIG fun playing this Octave banjo last weekend at the BANJO COLLECTORS' gathering.

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Had some BIG fun playing this Octave banjo last weekend at the BANJO COLLECTORS' gathering.

Heads up- June 17, 2018 The Birchmere the 11th Annual Banjofest will feature Dom Flemons, Ken & Brad Kolodner, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer and others- all honoring Mike Seeger and the mighty banjo!!!!!!!

Mike Seeger - home joined by Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer on "Stay All Night" at Banjofest 2009 The Birchmere! Mike's influence goes on!
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Marcy Marxer, Mike Seeger and Cathy Fink perform "Stay All Night" at The Old Time Banjo Festival 2009 at the Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria, VA.
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Mark your calendars! The next Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival The Birchmere will be 6/17/18. Details to come, SLOWLY!

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Live video and background on the song, "Walking Boss" played by Mike Seeger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9YRYzRwqXc

What is Old-Time Music? written by Mike Seeger. Originally in Bluegrass Unlimited, May 1997.
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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

A rare jam session with Suzy Thompson playing Mike's fiddle, Marcy Marxer playing his vintage National resonator mandolin, Cathy Fink playing his White Laydi...
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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…

Shop eBay for great deals from angry-mom-records!
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There's nothing more patriotic than a BANJO! Here's some plectrum banjo to celebrate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LXPsDb2I08

BUDDY BACKS UP DAVE WITH THIS PATRIOTIC SELECTION AT THE 2004 'FRETTED INSTRUMENT GUILD OF AMERICA' (now called ALL FRETS) CONVENTION IN SACRAMENTO, CA.
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