1999 Seattle Banjo Festival

Announcement and Information
(Posted November 14, 1998)
- most recent update on 3/29/99 -

The Seattle Banjo Club today announced that the Headliner for
the 1999 Seattle Banjo Festival will be Dick Martin from Carriere, Mississippi.

He will perform at the Highline Performing Arts Center on April 10, 1999 in Burien, Washington.  This show will feature Banjo Bands from the Pacific Northwest as well as a special surprise from Tokyo, Japan - Miyoko Onishi!!

Biography for Dick Martin UPDATED INFO 2/27/99 Photos of Dick
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Miyoko Onishi
Tickets are available
by mail (before 3/15/99) to:

Barbara LaFond
19119 130th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058
$12 Donation each.

Picture Brochure

Hospitality Room

Jam Session
will be at the Holiday Inn in Renton.  
The Holiday Inn
One South Grady Way
(800) 521-1412
(425) 226-7700
Special Hotel Rate
if you register before March 9, 1999.

Print-able Reservation Form and Rates.
-- S C H E D U L E --
April 9th Friday  
7:00 PM until ??  Open Jam Session at Holiday Inn
April 10th Saturday  
1:00 - 2:00 PM Free Workshop conducted by Dick at Holiday Inn
7:00 - 10:00 PM Festival Show at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien
Right after the show Open Jam Session at the hotel - Food nearby!!

Admittance to all events, 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: jwlafond@email.msn.com

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