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Bluegrass, Old time and Roots acoustic music on the "American Anecdotes" Show, Thursday, 6 p.m. (Pacific) on KAOS Community radio, locally in and around Olympia, WA at 89.3 FM and across the vast internet universe streaming live at www.kaosradio.org.
The Washington Bluegrass Association
Bob Waldbauer of Yakima WA,
An honorary member of the WBA
celebrates his 92nd birthday on April, 8th.
20th Annual Maltby Bluegrass Concert, Auction and Jam. Saturday April 12, 2014. 3 pm doors open for jamming (ticket holders); 7 pm concert and auctions start. $15. $10 for seniors 65 and older. $10 for youth 12 – 18. Free for youth under 12. Bands!
Pearly Blue, Pickled Okra, North Country. 8711 – 206th St. SE, Snohomish, WA www.maltbyclub.org. Jan Jones at (360) 568-3685 or email@example.com
Gazette Schedule Change
The WBA Board of Directors voted to move the scheduled printing and mailing of the Bluegrass Gazette Newsletter up by one month. The new schedule is for the fall Gazette to be delivered in October rather than September, the winter issue in January, and the spring 2014 issue will be mailed in April. The deadline for articles and advertisers in the Spring Issue of the Gazette is now March 15th. Thanks, Jim C
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Festivals and Concerts:
Bluegrass From the ForestMay 16, 17, 18, 2014. Shelton High School Auditorium and Campus, 3737 North Shelton Springs Rd
Shelton, WA 98484. Visit the website for details and schedule: www.bluegrassfromtheforest.com/
Goldendale Announces New Festival Date. The Goldendale Festival opens May 27 for Campin' & Jammin' at Ekone Park, 411 Wilber, Goldendale WA. Festival Activities take place May 30th and 31st. Mark your calendars for this great festival! Website: www.goldendaleevents.com/events-list/bluegrass-festival-may-28-31/
NW Folklife in Seattle Northwest Folklife is the largest FREE arts festival in the United States! Now in it's 42nd year, the festival which takes place Memorial Day Weekend in Seattle Center features over 800 acts across 25 stages, celebrating all forms of cultural expression practiced in the Northwest.
Check the festival's website for complete schedule information: www.nwfolklife.org/festival/
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Way out there but tickets will go fast: Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell play the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, Sat May 10 at 8:30 pm. http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=21963&pid=7646840
The secret code is "banjo".
Five Suns Festival Announces Date Change
This year, due to several factors we moved our date to one week later so Friday, August 1st & Saturday, August 2nd are this year’s official event dates (with the camping area opening up Thursday, July 31st at 12:00 noon and closing the camping area on Sunday, August 3rd). We’ve got some outstanding talent this year including: Della Mae, Front Country, Chatham County Line and so much more!
Spencer Grigg, Director
Visit www.fivesunsbluegrass.com/ for more info and details.