When: Sun., Jan. 18, 7 p.m. 2015
The New World, UC Berkeley-trained ethnomusicologist Bill Evans performs musical examples from the 1700s to the present day on a variety of vintage instruments, ranging from an African ekonting to a mid-19th century minstrel banjo, a modern bluegrass banjo and even an electric banjo. Bill Evans is an internationally known five-string banjo life force. As a performer and composer, he brings a deep knowledge, intense virtuosity and passion to all things banjo, with thousands of music fans from all over the world in a career that spans over 40 years.
Price: $12, $10