2002 Seattle Banjo Festival

Announcements and Information
Posted:  December 8, 2001
Updated: March 22, 2002)

The Headliner for the 2002 Seattle Banjo Festival will be 
Johnny Baier
from Orlando, Florida.
He will perform at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Sunday April 7, 2002 in Burien, Washington. 

 As usual, this show will feature Banjo Bands, Singers and Dancers from all around the Pacific Northwest, Florida and Japan!

Again this year...
A full day of FREE workshops, vendor tables and jam sessions on Saturday! Free banjo lessons & banjos provided.
Public Welcome!
Friday - Jam Sessions all day and evening at the hotel
Saturday - Workshops and Evening Jam Session at the hotel
Sunday - Matinee Show at the PAC!
Friday & Saturday Hospitality Room
Jam Session
will be at the Red Lion Hotel (formerly known as theHoliday Inn at Boeing Field).  
Easy Parking!!!
Same Hotel Location!!
The Red Lion Hotel
at Boeing Field

11244 Pacific Highway South
Seattle, WA 98168
<area map> <street map>
Reservations at: (206) 762-0300
Special Hotel Room Rate
$79 a night when you mention Banjo Festival
(Normally $89)
Sunday Show at:
Highline Performing Arts Center <area map> <street map>
401 S 152nd
Burien, WA
Tickets are available in advance by mail

$12 Admittance each.

(include Self Aaddressed Stamped Envelope):

Barbara LaFond
19119 130th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058

-- S C H E D U L E --
At Red Lion Hotel - Boeing Field <area map> <street map>
Friday April 5th
9 am until late evening Open Jam Sessions and Hospitality Room
Saturday April 6th
9 am - 5 pm  Various FREE Workshops & Jam Sessions
See Workshop Schedule
Professional Training! Free Workshop by Johnny Baier
6 pm until midnight Semi-Organized Jam Sessions
At Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien <area map> <street map>
Sunday April 7th
2 pm - until 5 pm Festival Show  
Featuring the following bands and performers:
  • Tacoma Banjo Band
    The Sidemen Quartet (Kevin Johnston, Glen Dudley, Zane Smith, Paul Ostler)
    Kitsap Banjo Band
    John Baier from Florida
    Seattle Banjo Club
    Miyoko Onishi from Japan
    (and Mashu, Ken Aoki and, for the first time, Miyoko's husband)
    Boise Banjo Band from Idaho
    Orphan Band

Admittance to all events are Free except for the Sunday Show.

Proceeds from this show will be donated to Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.
The Seattle Banjo Club is a longtime supplier of the sounds of the good music from the 20's, 30's and 40's. Now celebrating their Fourth Decade, they perform approximately 50 times a year at retirement homes, hospitals, and civic functions with moneys being donated to Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. In the past few years, SBC has donated almost $40,000. Thanks to all of you who request the good music and thereby help out our precious children in their time of need. God bless you all.

For Further Information Contact:
Seattle Banjo Club
c/o Jack LaFond
19119 130th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058

Tel: 206-24-BANJO (24 hours)
e-mail: jwlafond@email.msn.com
2002 Festival Chairman

Call Jack!

email:  festival@seattlebanjoclub.com

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