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Archived News Release from 2010

For Immediate Release

3rd Annual “Bluegrass on Broadway” Festival Brings Great FREE Music to Downtown Redwood City!

Redwood City, CA - February 26, 2010 - From March 11 through March 14, America’s own Bluegrass music takes center stage at the Bluegrass on Broadway Festival in Downtown Redwood City. The Northern California Bluegrass Society is bringing top-notch Bluegrass entertainment to Redwood City with a huge variety of Bluegrass concerts and Bluegrass films - and it's all free. Be sure to visit www.ncbs.us for more information, or call (650) 596-9332.

The Bluegrass on Broadway Festival is supported by and produced in cooperation with the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, the Redwood City Public Library, the Redwood City Friends Of The Library, and Tapestry Church, plus other area businesses and individuals. Here is the 2010 schedule of great, free Bluegrass events:

  • THURSDAY, March 11
    Opening Night Jam 7 – 10 pm, Café Sportivo, 965 Brewster Avenue, (650) 365-3500

  • FRIDAY, March 12
    • An Evening of Bluegrass Dining in Downtown Redwood City:
      27 Strings (Bluegrass) 8 – 11 pm, Angelica’s Bistro, 863 Main Street, (650) 365-3226
    • Loganville Acoustic (Bluegrass) 7-9 pm, Little India, 917 Main Street, (650) 361-8737
    • Art Peterson & The Swingtones (Folk) 7 - 9 pm, Sweet Basil, 911 Main Street, (650) 257-7594

  • SATURDAY, March 13
    Northern California Bluegrass Awards & Concert:
    Tapestry Church (formerly, the Peninsula Christian Center), 1305 Middlefield Road
    • 10:30 am – Special Film Presentation: Yodeling Lady Lolita, by Bruce Bellagio
    • 11 am – Common Cents
    • 11:45 am – Nell Robinson & Friends
    • 12:30 pm – Art Peterson & The Swingtones
    • 1:15 pm– Loganville Acoustic
    • 2 pm– High Country
    • 3 - 5 pm – Northern California Bluegrass Awards (with additional performances)
    • 5:15 pm to whenever – Award Winners Jam hosted by Bean Creek (All jammers are welcome), Little India

  • SUNDAY, March 14
    NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival
    Noon - 5 pm, Community Room, Redwood City Main Library, 1044 Middlefield Road
    • The Crooked Jades: Old Time Is Not A Crime, by Jim Swenson & Doug Williford
    • The New Lost City Ramblers In Always Been A Rambler, by Yasha Aginsky, presented by The Arhoolie Foundation
    • The Waltz To Westphalia: The Journey Of An American Fiddle Classic, by Joe Weed
    • Wade Mainer Concert Film, International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM)
    • Dan Crary, IBMM

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org  for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and local business. Subscribe to Redwood City’s electronic newsletter or other City documents at www.redwoodcity.org/egov.  

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Contacts:
Malcolm Smith
Redwood City Public Communications Manager
650-780-7305

Michael Hall, Bluegrass on Broadway
650-596-9332


 

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