A. J. Lee & Tommy Mizzone
Fun, Free Bluegrass Music In Redwood City:
The Seventh Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival, presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society, will bring a weekend of FREE music and fun to Redwood City.
Home of Bluegrass Music On The Peninsula
The January 24-27, 2014 weekend includes the Northern California Bluegrass Awards (Saturday) and the NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival (Sunday), plus evening events on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Here is all you need to know:
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE.
FRIDAY, January 24
6:30-9:00pm — Dusty Moon, Little India, 917 Main Street, Redwood City, (650) 361-8737.
SATURDAY, January 25
Northern California Bluegrass Awards & Concert
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Veteran’s Memorial Senior Center Theater, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City
10:00am – Special Film Presentation: Peter Feldmann: 50 Years In The Bluegrass, Blue Dalmatian Productions (CA). PERSONAL APPEARANCE by Peter Feldmann.
11:00 — Bean Creek
Noon — Dark Hollow
1:00pm — Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players
2:00 — Blaine Sprouse & Peter Feldmann
2:30 — A. J. Lee & Tommy Mizzone
3:00-5:00pm — Northern California Bluegrass Awards
Additional musical performances by Regina Bartlett, Bean Creek, Peter Feldmann, Avram & Dana Frankel, Steve Palazzo & Charlie Rice, and Yoseff Tucker.
6:00-8:30pm — 27strings, Gourmet Haus Staudt, 2615 Broadway, Redwood City.
SUNDAY, January 26
NCBS International Bluegrass Music Museum Film Festival
Noon-5:00pm — Community Room, Redwood City Main Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City.
Making History With The Pioneers Of Bluegrass, James Reams, Mountain Redbird Music (AZ) PERSONAL APPEARANCE by Filmmaker James Reams.
The Tao Of Bluegrass: A Portrait Of Peter Rowan, Christine Funk, South 40 Films & Floating Records (CO) PERSONAL APPEARANCE by Associate Producer Rand Crook.
Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin In B, Rick Bowman, Backyard Green Films (CA) PERSONAL APPEARANCE by Filmmaker Rick Bowman.
6:30-8:00pm — Dark Hollow, Woodside Road Youth Choir, Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road, Redwood City.
Bluegrass On Broadway is held at various venues in Redwood City (mid-Peninsula in the middle of the Bay Area), easily accessible from Freeways 101 and 280, via the Woodside Road exit.
Downtown Redwood City is about a half-mile north of Woodside Road via Middlefield Road. Little India, Gourmet Haus Staudt, and the Main Redwood City Library are located downtown.
The Veterans Memorial Senior Center is about 2 miles west of downtown off of Jefferson Avenue. Turn left on St. Francis, which leads directly into the VMSC parking lot.
To reach the VMSC from Woodside Road, go north on Alameda de Las Plugas then right (east) on Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on St. Francis, which leads directly into the VMSC parking lot.
The Woodside Road United Methodist Church is located at 2000 Woodside Road.
Redwood City Weather:
Nice: Sunny, FRI: High 67 Low 35, SAT: High 69 Low 36, SUN: High 71 Low 35.
Congratulations to the finalists in the 2014 Northern California Bluegrass Awards!
1. Bluegrass Band
Central Valley Boys
Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players
The Tuttles With A. J. Lee
2. Male Vocalist
3. Female Vocalist
A. J. Lee
Lee Anne Welch
Bill Evans, Steve Palazzo, Jack Tuttle, and Lee Anne Welch will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Support From The Redwood City Community:
The Northern California Bluegrass Society’s Bluegrass On Broadway Festival receives principal financial support from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, the Redwood City Department Of Parks Recreation & Community Services, the Redwood City Public Library, and John Dabney.
And remember…all of your friends will be there!