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Bill Evans on banjo at the Freight Friday, September 21, 8 p.m.

The Banjo in America at Schoenberg Guitars in Tiburon, CA  

Tiburon, CA: Schoenberg Guitars, 106 Main Street
$15 adv / $20 at the door. Phone 415-789-0846 for info & reservations.

Saturday, September 22, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam Survival Skills Workshop for all levels in Morgan Hill, CA  

Morgan Hill, CA: At the home of Barbara Pratt
Join Bill as he teaches "Bluegrass Banjo Jam Survival Skills." This is a hands-on workshop for all levels designed for those new to group playing or for those wanting to get more comfortable in a jam and playing in bands. $40 admission. Phone Barbara Pratt at 408-710-2957 or email to to reserve your seat. Address given after making reservation. Stick around for pizza and the evening "Banjo in America" show at 7 p.m.

Saturday, September 22, 7 p.m. concert, doors at 6:30

The Banjo in America in Morgan Hill, CA  

Morgan Hill, CA: 17280 Lakeview Drive (in Holiday Estates neighborhood)
Suggested donation $22. Phone Barbara Pratt at 408-710-2957 or email to make a reservation. Seating is limited.

Sunday, September 23, 3 p.m.

The Banjo in America in Berkeley at Timbre Folk & Baroque  

Berkeley, CA: Timbre Folk & Baroque, 801 Bancroft Way
Contact Mark at or phone 510-545-9901 for info & reservations. $20 admission.

Saturday, October 6, afternoon set

Crary, Evans & Barnick at the 3 Sisters Festival in Chattanooga, TN  

Chattanooga, TN: Downtown
Admission is free! This year, the festival will honor Fletcher Bright.

Thursday to Sunday, October 11-14

Bill teaches at the Great Lakes Music Camp, West Olive, Michigan  

West Olive, MI: Camp Blodgett, 10451 Lakeshore Drive
I'm excited to be teaching for the first time at this new, intimate camp on the shores of Lake Michigan with Bruce Molsky, Kenny Smith, Joe Walsh, Keith Billick and more!

Wednesday, October 17, 8 to 10 p.m.

Bangers & Grass at the Kensington Circus Pub  

Kensington, CA: Kensington Circus Pub, 389 Colusa Avenue
Join Jim Nunally (guitar), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), Steve Pottier (bass) and Chad Manning (fiddle) and Bill Evans (banjo) at our favorite busman's holiday show. We recommend arriving by 6:30 p.m. to grab a table and enjoy the first set - or come late around 9 or 9:15 p.m. to catch the second show. Admission is free but we do pass the hat.

Wednesday, November 7 to Sunday, November 11

The 7th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Ned Luberecki & Chris Coole  

Lost Gatos, Chico, Grass Valley, Berkeley and other dates TBA!
Join Bill and his special guests Ned Luberecki and Chris Coole for the seventh annual norCal banjo tour. Workshops on Saturday, November 10 at the Freight too!

Saturday, November 10, 1 to 5 p.m.

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza Mini-Camp with Bill Evans, Ned Luberecki & Chris Coole  

Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
Two small group, 75 minute workshop sessions for all levels of banjo players followed by a large group Q & A. Over three hours of instruction from Bill Evans, Ned Luberecki & Chrid Coole. $70 admission, advance registration recommended. Details soon!

Saturday, November 10, 8 p.m. show, doors at 7 p.m.

6th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza in Berkeley with Ned Luberecki, Chris Coole, Bill Evans & Their All-Star Band (John Reischman, Chad Manning, Jim Nunally & Sharon Gilchrist)  

Berkeley, CA: The Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street
Tickets $32 adv / $36 door. 510-644-2020 for info.

Thursday, April 25 (late afternoon) to Sunday, April 28 (lunch)

New Mexico Banjo Camp with Alan Munde & Riley Baugus - mark your calendars now!  

Kingston, NM: Black Range Lodge
Join me at my new banjo camp located in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico with Alan Munde, Ned Luberecki and Riley Baugus. Small classes, great food and lodging and an open schedule allowing for one-on-one interaction and follow-up time! Details TBA soon - mark calendars now!

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