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Upcoming Events


Sept 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM | Salt Martians @ Santa Barbara CA 
Venue: Cold Spring Tavern  Cost: Support Band & Venue 
Website: http://www.saltmartians.com/ 
Address: 5995 Stagecoach Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
The Salt Martians http://www.saltmartians.com/ (whose name refers to the Carpinteria Salt Marsh) are a Santa Barbara-based, all-acoustic bluegrass band, established in 2005. Ken Gaston (lead vocals and guitar) and Tim Mullins (banjo, dobro and harmony vocals) first performed together in the mid-Seventies at the legendary Bluebird Cafe. Aaron Douglas (string bass and harmony vocals) is our recovering rock and roll and rockabilly bass ace. Doug Toews (mandolin, lead and harmony vocals) is our newest member, bringing his over forty years of bluegrass knowledge and playing experience. Link to event: http://coldspringtavern.com/ 

Oct 6, 2018 | 5:00 PM | Bean Creek @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: Suggested Donation $15 
Website: http://beancreekbluegrass.com/ 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Bean Creek. Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Oct 13, 2018 | 3:00 PM | Wild River Ramblers @ Arroyo Grande, CA 
Venue: Branch Street Deli  Cost: Support Band & Venue 
Website: http://www.branchstreetdeli.com/ 
Address: 203 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Wild River Ramblers @ Branch Street Deli: Every 2nd Saturday from 3-5 p.m. 203 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. The WRR consists of: Amaya on fiddle, Scott Morris on bass, Tony Baloney on guitar, Rick Veeh on mandolin, and Julio Boysenberry on banjo. 

Oct 14, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention & Festival @ Goleta CA 
Venue: Rancho La Patera & Stow House  Cost: $15 & see description 
Website: http://www.oldtimefiddlersfestival.com 
Address: 304 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta, CA 93117
The Goleta Valley Historical Society presents the 47th Annual Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention & Festival. Sunday, October 14th, 10am -5pm (Free concert October 13th from 3-5pm). One of the original old-time music festivals on the west coast. Performances, jams and workshops devoted to old-time music. Founded by Peter Feldmann, Artistic Director: David Bragger. Performances by: Brad Leftwich & Linda Higginbotham; Frank Fairfield & Tom Marton; Plaid Strangers (Karen Heil & Maxine Gerber); Skillet Licorice; Have More Fun Stringband; Workshops & More! An Epic Contest (fiddle, banjo, guitar, band, singing and more) with $$$ and Prizes. Cost: Entry $15, Students $5, Kids under 12 Free. 

Nov 3, 2018 | 5:00 PM | Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: $15 Suggested Donation 
Website: https://benjaminhunter1.wixsite.com/benjoeband 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons. Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Nov 4, 2018 | 3:00 PM | Amaya Rose in Concert @ Santa Maria, CA 
Venue: Temple Beth El  Cost: $14mem/$16non-mem/$18Door 
Address: 1501 E. Alvin Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Amaya Rose in Concert supported by Julio Boysenberry. Sunday November 4th 3 - 5 PM. Reservations call (805) 478-1463: $14 members: $16 non-members. At-the door admission, all: $18. Intermission refreshments included. 

Nov 10, 2018 | 11:30 AM | Pozo Saloon Old Time Music Gathering @ Pozo, CA 
Venue: Pozo Saloon  Cost: Free 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pozo-Saloon-325194050848/ 
Address: 90 W Pozo Rd, Pozo93453, CA 93453
Nov 10 at 11:30 AM - Nov 11 at 6 PM. Come join us for two days of music and jamming at the historic Pozo Saloon. Old time music and jams. Doors open at 11:30 and close at 6:30. Great music,delicious food and cold beer in a beautiful rural setting. Camping available nearby at the Santa Margarita Lake KOA 

Nov 10, 2018 | 3:00 PM | Wild River Ramblers @ Arroyo Grande, CA 
Venue: Branch Street Deli  Cost: Support Band & Venue 
Website: http://www.branchstreetdeli.com/ 
Address: 203 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Wild River Ramblers @ Branch Street Deli: Every 2nd Saturday from 3-5 p.m. 203 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. The WRR consists of: Amaya on fiddle, Scott Morris on bass, Tony Baloney on guitar, Rick Veeh on mandolin, and Julio Boysenberry on banjo. 

Nov 11, 2018 | 11:30 AM | Pozo Saloon Old Time Music Gathering @ Pozo, CA 
Venue: Pozo Saloon  Cost: Free 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pozo-Saloon-325194050848/ 
Address: 90 W Pozo Rd, Pozo93453, CA 93453
Nov 10 at 11:30 AM - Nov 11 at 6 PM. Come join us for two days of music and jamming at the historic Pozo Saloon. Old time music and jams. Doors open at 11:30 and close at 6:30. Great music,delicious food and cold beer in a beautiful rural setting. Camping available nearby at the Santa Margarita Lake KOA 

Dec 1, 2018 | 5:00 PM | Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: $15 Suggested Donation 
Website: https://pskfband.com/ 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk. Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Jan 5, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Bayou Seco @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: $15 Suggested Donation 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Bayou-Seco-129592610430882/ 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Bayou Seco. Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Feb 2, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Del Rey and Steve James @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: $15 Suggested Donation 
Website: http://delreystevejames.com/ 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Del Rey and Steve James. Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Mar 2, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Craig Ventresco with Meredith Axelrod @ Los Osos CA 
Venue: Red Barn South Bay Community Park Los Osos  Cost: $15 Suggested Donation 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 
Address: 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA 93402
The Red Barn Community Music Series in cooperation with KCBX Public Radio and the Live Oak Music Festival presents: Craig Ventresco with Meredith Axelrod . Doors open at 4:30, the pot luck supper and pot luck band starts at 5:00 PM., and the show begins at 6:00 PM. No tickets are required, Donations at the door. All proceeds from the show go directly to the artists. BYOB and a dish to share for the pot luck supper. This show is made possible through the generous support of KCBX Public Radio and Live Oak Music Festival. Links: https://www.facebook.com/redbarnmusicseries 

Apr 6, 2019 | 7:30 PM | The Travelin' McCourys @ Arroyo Grande, CA 
Venue: Clark Center  Cost: See Website 
Website: http://clarkcenter.org/event/the-travelin-mccourys-the-evolution-of-bluegrass/ 
Address: 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
The Travelin' McCourys - The Evolution of Bluegrass. The Travelin' McCourys do not stand still. They are on the road - and online - entertaining audiences with live shows that include some of the best musicians and singers from all genres. It's always different, always exciting, and always great music. As the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Rob McCoury on banjo continue their father's work - a lifelong dedication to the power of bluegrass music to bring joy into people's lives. 

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