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BlueGrass West! Music Newsletter
Vol. 18 Number 11 *** November 2018
With Bluegrass and Traditional Music news for the Southern / Central California Region


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Friends,

We have no scheduled public performances for November. But the holiday season is rapidly approaching. We do wish to remind you that our performers are available for private parties, calf ropings, auctions, art shows, and other festive occasions as time permits. Feel free to contact us at: info@BlueGrassWest.com We pick to please! Check us out HERE. Very Lonesome Boys

Other fine events coming up are shown below:(Please verify these with the suggested contacts.)


Wednesday, November 7th, 12 - 1 PM: The Salt Martians Bluegrass Band returns to the UCSB Music Department World Music Series at the Music Bowl. They forgot to ask us which world we were from! Free!

Saturday, November 10, 2018. The Santa Barbara Blues Society, the oldest existing U.S. blues society, founded in March 1977, is proud to present award winning Guitar Shorty and his band at the Carrillo Recreation Center, 100 E. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara, CA
For further information, log onto www.SBBlues.org, or leave a message at (805) 722-8155.

cowboy November 10 and 11th 2018
Pozo Old Time Music Gathering
"Two fun-filled days of old time music and great food."
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Pozo Saloon, 90 W Pozo Road
Pozo, CA
Info: Jerry James (805) 550-2869 or
jerryjames1@mac.com // waxwingbanjo@gmail.com

 


 

Featured CD this month:

HC-502
Peter Feldmann
Good Fellow

HC-502


 Peter Feldmann, multi-instrumentalist and singer, drug his friends to the studio a few years ago to record this album. It features "Old familiar tunes", true stories put to song, ballads, breakdowns, and blues sung and played by Peter with Wayne Shrubsall, "Fiddlin' Jim" Wimmer, Gilles Apap, Robin Frost, Stan Tysell, Jim Hutchison, Phil Pritchard, David West, Chris Judge, and "Ms. Francine. Instruments include fiddles, banjos, mandolin, guitars, cornet, piano, and tuba.

Song sample: Listen to Sandy River Bell,performed on two two banjos by Peter Feldmann and Wayne Shrubsall.  

Purchase CD on-line.
Inside USA price: $13.49

Select USA / Foreign order
Free shipping on orders of $50 or more.



Help support old time and bluegrass music! Consider visiting our music shop to purchase a fine line of CDs from our selection of titles, which can be found here:
http://www.bluegrasswest.com/hencacklerecords/hen_cackle_listing.html
That enables you to give some fine music as a present and help keep the live music going here at BlueGrass West!
Hen Cackle CapRemember to get your own stylish, lightweight Hen Cackle Records cap or T-Shirt! They're exactly what you need to complete that high fashion outfit and mark you as a person to be reckoned with! Not only will you help sponsor great music, but you will be supporting our efforts to bring you the finest in live concerts throughout the coming year.


JAM SESSIONS (Be sure to check dates & times with the venues involved. Jam leaders, please keep us up to date on your jam session listings.)

LONG BEACH. Fourth Sunday Bluegrass jam at SHUTTS FABRICATORS, 1632 West 15th Street, Long Beach, CA, 90813. 562 432 4648 1:00 PM until five-ish.

PASO ROBLES: every Wednesday, open jams mostly bluegrass, some folk -- run from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., at Matts Music, 617 12th St. For details call (805) 237-0054, or see website at www.mattsmusicinpaso.com.

ARROYO GRANDE: The Old-Time jam that meets at the Branch Street Deli in Arroyo Grande on 2nd and 4th Mondays is going on hiatus for the winter and we plan to start up again in the spring. Contact: Roz Phillips <4rzphillips@gmail.com>

LOMPOC: 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening jams, 6:30 -- 8:30 PM at Southside Coffee Co., 105 So. "H" St. -- for more info call Bill at (805) 736-8241.

VENTURA. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6 PM until 11:30 PM,  at Ventura's Grapes and Hops. 454 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA. 93001.  Plenty of parking in the back.. Info: Gene Rubin: 805-340-2270.

BAKERSFIELD -- first Monday of each month. Rusty's Pizza 5430 Olive Drive, 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Come on down and bring a couple of songs. Contact S. C. "Slim" Sims slim1070@msn.com 760-762-6828

FRESNO: The Fresno Folklore Society has a weekly jam. It's the friends of Kenny Hall Memorial jam at the Santa Fe Basque Restaurant every Wednesday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. 

GOLETA - Weekly Acoustic Jam Where: The Draughtsmen Aleworks 53 Santa Felicia Goleta, CA 93117 When: Wednesdays Time: 5 PM until ?? Music Styles: Folk, Country, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock, Classics Acoustic instruments only (except bass). No drums or percussion please. Contact: Barry McGuire - barrymcgsb@gmail.com

WEST LOS ANGELES -- The Westside Jam has morphed into “Bluegrass Thursdays at the Grand View Market.” We have a dinner concert on the second Thursday and a jam on the fourth Thursday. FB page at https://www.facebook.com/BluegrassThursdays/ Grand View Market is located at 12210 Venice Blvd. LA 90066. Jeff Fleck 310-773-6753; e-mail: Jeffreyfleck@me.com

SANTA CLARITA -- BASC BLUEGRASS Jam Starting April 10th every Second Sunday of the Month. An open jam session for pickers of all ages. This is an open to the public event. Vincenzo's Pizza Newhall /// 24504 Lyons Ave, Santa Clarita, California 91321.

ATASCADERO -2nd & 4th Wednesdays, The Last Stage West, Hwy. 41 at Toro Creek Rd. Atascadero, CA * 805-461-1393 ** http://laststagewest.net

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY -- BASC’s 4th Sunday of the month jam: West Valley Music Center, 24424 Vanowen St., West Hills. Ca.91307 *** Phone: 818-992-4142

California BG Association websites:
CBA: [ http://www.cbaweb.org/ ]
BASC [ http://www.socalbluegrass.org/ ]
Northern Calif. BG Society [ http://ncbs.us ]
Bluegrass Society - Central Coast [ www.bmscc.org ]

From Old Time Community Board in LA (Facebook):

OLD-TIME JAM SESSIONS (Reliably regular monthly OT Jams in Los Angeles)

1st Sunday 11AM - 2PM
Viva Cantina OT Jam / Host Steve Lewis
Viva Cantina: 900 Riverside Drive Burbank, CA 9150

1st Thursday 8PM – 11PM
1642 OT Jam / Host Kelly Marie Martin 
1642 Bar: 1642 Temple St. Echo Park

2nd Thursday 7PM – 10PM
MacLeod OT Jam / Host Steve Shapiro
MacLeod Brewing Co.: 14741 Calvert Street, Van Nuys

3rd & 4th Thursday 6PM – 9PM
West Valley OT Jam / Host Pete Tinker
Jerry's Pizza Restaurant: 22035 Sherman Way, Canoga Park

4th Saturday; 1PM - 4PM
Audubon OT Jam / Host Joe Wack
Audubon Center at Debs Park: 4700 N. Griffin Ave, 90031

 


We'll have more dates and news in our next newsletter, which is published more or less monthly. Please pass the word to your friends. They're welcome to subscribe to this newsletter free at:
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Thank you for supporting old time and bluegrass music.

                        Peter Feldmann
BlueGrass West!
Post Office Box 614 * Los Olivos CA 93441 * USA
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