2022 SCHEDULE
wed. SEPT. 21
  • 8 pm - Welcome Party and Dance 

THURS. SEPT. 22
  • 1 - 4 pm - Afternoon Jam 

  • 5 pm - Early evening jam 

  • 4:30 - 5:45 pm -Workshops 

  • 8 pm - Concert 

fri. SEPT. 23
  • 1 -4 pm - Afternoon Jam

  • 1 - 4 pm - Concert 

  • 5 pm - Early evening jam 

  • 4:30 - 5:45 Workshops 

  • 8 pm - Concert 

sat. SEPT. 24
  • 10:15 - Concert for Kids

  • 11 am - String Band Contest 

  • 7:30 Square Dance Party 

sun. SEPT. 25
  • 11 am - 2 pm -Workshops and Jamming 

  • 1 - 4 pm Concert and more jamming 

 
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ASHKENAZ

1317 San Pablo Ave (near Gilman), Berkeley, CA

Welcome Party & Square Dance

VENUE: Ashkenaz
DOORS: 7:30 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS:  For now, advance tickets only with the BOTMC Four Day Pass. Tickets will also be available at the door.

  • Square dance featuring Corn Potato String Band (the eyes and ears of America), with Mike Lewinski calling

  • Jamming in the back room, hosted by Harry and Cindy Liedstrand. Beginners welcome, all dances will be taught! You don’t need to bring a partner, and all genders are welcome. This is an informal kind of square dance, and there will also be jamming happening in the back room, all to kick off the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention.

 
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New Afternoon Jam Location

email
BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
for NEW location
 

AFTERNOON JAM
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 pM
 
NEW OUTDOOR LOCATION this year  —everyone welcome, but you must be fully vaccinated, and masks are required. 

FREE ADMISSION

For location, email:  BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

JAMMING: 5 pm
Open jam hosted by Jim and Amber Mueller in front of the Freight (outside) – FREE!
VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
DOORS: 7:00 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS: This event is included with the 4-Day Pass (including livestream tickets)

 
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New Afternoon Jam location

email 
BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com

for NEW location

AFTERNOON JAM
time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 pM
 
NEW OUTDOOR LOCATION this year  —everyone welcome, but you must be fully vaccinated, and masks are required. 

FREE ADMISSION

For location, email:  BOTMCAfternoonJam@gmail.com
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1310 McGee
Berkeley, CA

BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY

VENUE:
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery

time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

TICKETS: Free event!

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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

JAMMING: 5:00 pm
Open jam hosted by Mark Olsen and Penny Critchow in front of the Freight (outside) – FREE!
VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
DOORS: 7:00 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS: This event is included with the 4-Day Pass (including livestream tickets)

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CIVIC CENTER PARK

MLK between Center and Allston  Berkeley, CA

VENUE: CIVIC CENTER PARK
CONCERT for CHILDREN & FAMILIES

TIME: 10:15 AM TO 11:00 AM 

TICKETS: Free event!

Special guest artists:  Piedmont Blūz (Valerie and Benedict Turner)

STRING BAND CONTEST
time:
11:00 aM

TICKETS: Free event!

  • Opening set by Manning Music Fiddlers

  • Hosted jam

  • Sign up to enter, win agricultural prizes!

 
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ASHKENAZ

1317 San Pablo Ave (near Gilman), Berkeley, CA

SQUARE DANCE PARTY

VENUE: Ashkenaz
DOORS: 7:30 PM | SHOW: 8:00 PM

TICKETS:  This event is included with the BOTMC Four Day Pass. Tickets will also be available at the door.

 
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FREIGHT & SALVAGE

2020 Addison
Berkeley, CA

VENUE: FREIGHT & SALVAGE
 
INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS:
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please check back here for details, which you also can get by signing up for the BOTMC email list.

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BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY

1310 McGee
Berkeley, CA