5th Annual Banjo Extravaganza at The Center for the Arts in Sacramento, November 9 & 10

5th Annual Banjo Extravaganza at The Center for the Arts in Sacramento, November 9 & 10

by California Bluegrass Association banjo-extravaganza

The 5th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza will play two concerts in our area: November 9, 700 PM (door at 630) at Trinity United Methodist Church, 285 E 5th St, Chico & November 10, 730 PM (door at 700) at The Center for the Arts, 314 Main St, Grass Valley, 530-274-8384, http://www.thecenterforthearts.org/.

This stellar event will feature eclectic banjoist Danny Barnes, old-time music master & singersongwriter Joe Newberry, & California favorite Bill Evans.  Joining them is their All-Star West Coast band with John Reischman (mandolin), Chad Manning (fiddle), Sharon Gilchrist (bass & mandolin) & Jim Nunally (guitar) for an evening of bluegrass, old-time, & beyond, focusing on the many different ways music can be made on the five-string banjo.

Tickets are $25 for the Grass Valley show & $18 / $20 / $22 (CBA members/advance via Lucy Smith, 530-894-1449 or lucyinchico@gmail.com /door) for the Chico show.

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