BERKELEY – The Bay Space stands out as the capital of excessive tech and twenty first century social media communications, however its devotion to old-time music stays intact.
Berkeley specifically has lengthy nourished a busy scene of bluegrass, Americana and like-minded musicians, and is residence to the annual Outdated-Time Music Conference, which returns this weekend. That includes 5 days of concert events, contests, workshops, jams and sq. dancing.
The Conference kicked off at 8 p.m. Wednesday with a celebration and sq. dance at Berkeley’s Ashkenaz membership. From Thursday by means of Sunday, there’s a regular stream of every day and nightly occasions on the Freight & Salvage membership and a wide range of indoor and out of doors venues round Berkeley.
The musicians characterize a variety of Bay Space and nationwide acts, together with the Corn Potato String Band, Piedmont Bluz, New Classic Revelers, Alice Gerrard, Ann Savoy, Earl White Stringband, Tatiana Hargreaves and lots of extra.
A number of occasions are free, the opening night time occasion and sq. dance is $18-$20 and the nighttime concert events on the Freight run $28-$32. Extra info and a full schedule might be discovered on the pageant web site and the Freight & Salvage web site.