1998 Seattle Banjo Festival

Announcement and Information
(Posted November 1, 1997)

---Updated February 9, 1998---
The Seattle Banjo Club today announced that the Headliner for
the 1998 Seattle Banjo Festival will be TIM ALLAN from Toronto, Canada.

He will perform at the Highline Performing Arts Center on March 21, 1998 in Burien, Washington.  This show will feature Banjo Bands from the Pacific Northwest as well as players from Canada.

See a recent write-up, biography and photo at the following web site. Download four sample songs from Tim's latest CD.
Tickets are available
by mail (before 3/1/98) to
Barbara LaFond
19119 130th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058
$10 Donation each.
The Hospitality Room and Jam sessions will be held at the The Quality Inn, 170th and Pacific Hiway South at the SeaTac Airport. Be sure to ask for the Special Festival Rate.
Click here for Reservation Form and Rates.
A 3 Hour
Special Workshop
will be hosted by Tim for a nominal fee of $40 on Saturday 3/21 from 1-4pm. Order with your tickets.
Attendance will be limited.
March 20th Friday
7:00 PM until ?? Open Jam Session
March 21st Saturday
10:30 - 11:30 AM Free Workshop will be conducted by Tim
1:00 - 4:00 PM Special Workshop for Tenor and Plectrum players will be hosted by Tim for a nominal fee
7:00 - 10:00 PM Festival Show at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien
Right after the show Open Jam Session at the hotel

Admittance to all events, except the Special Workshop, are included in the Show Ticket price.

All proceeds from this show will be donated to Children's Hospital.

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 Third Decade, they perform approximately 50 times a year at retirement homes, hospitals, and civic functions with all moneys being donated to Children's Hospital. In the past few years, SBC has donated over $25,000. 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: bbarker@ix.netcom.com
URL: http://www.barkerville.net/seabanjo

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