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For Immediate Release

4th Annual “Bluegrass on Broadway” Festival Brings Great FREE Music to Downtown Redwood City!

Redwood City, CA - January 24, 2011 - This Friday, January 28 through Sunday, January 30, 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 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 Library, the One World Montessori School, and the Tapestry Church, plus other area businesses and individuals. Here is the 2011 schedule of great, free Bluegrass events:

Friday, January 28
Performances:
7 – 9 pm – Little India Restaurant, 917 Main Street – band: Loganville Acoustic
7 – 9 pm – Sweet Basil Restaurant, 911 Main Street - band: Windy Hill
8 – 10 pm – Café La Tartine, 830 Middlefield Road - band: 27strings

Saturday, January 29
The Northern California Bluegrass Awards & Concert at the Tapestry Church Main Hall, 1305 Middlefield Road.

10 am – Special Film Presentation: Discover Bluegrass (Exploring American Roots Music), by the International Bluegrass Music Association, Nashville, TN.

Saturday performances:
11 am – South County Special
Noon – Pearly Blue
1 pm – Bean Creek
2 pm – Dark Hollow
2:30 pm – Jack & Molly Tuttle
3 – 5 pm – Northern California Bluegrass Awards
5:15 pm – “Award Winners Jam” hosted by Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys (ALL jammers are welcome), Little India Restaurant, 917 Main Street.

Sunday, January 30
NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival:
Noon - 5 pm, Community Room, Redwood City Main Library, 1044 Middlefield Road.
Films:

  • The Eventful Life of Al Hawkes, Andrew Jawitz
  • Unbroken: The Pearl Bluegrass Circle, Winston Hall & Donna Chance
  • The Mast Farm Inn Sessions (A Study In Songwriting), Craig Havighurst
  • Discover Bluegrass “Bluegrass Today” Segment with A. J. Lee & Max Schwartz
  • The Legends Concert, ROMP 2005

Sunday Evening Closing Concert:
6:30 - 9pm  - Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road - Woodside Road Players and the Healing Stream Bluegrass Band.

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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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