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Berkeley Old Time Music ConventionMusic

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention focuses on the old-time music and dance of the American Southeast, featuring national, regional and local artists who specialize in Appalachian fiddle and banjo music, ballad singing, square dancing and flatfooting. Activities include concerts, square dances, a string band contest, youth showcase, film showing, master classes, jamming, workshops, open mic, children's concert, family dance.

Festival has a children/youth component.

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Occurs in: September

Festival Location: venues throughout Berkeley

Contact Information:
Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Suzy Thompson - Director
c/o Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-5018

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