ABOUT THE BTCMSA

The Bluegrass & Traditional Country Music Society of Australia (BTCMSA).......

  • An informal, not-for-profit group of people interested in and playing, learning and sharing bluegrass, old-time & acoustic traditional country music.
  • Founded in 1975 by a group of enthusiastic bluegrass & old-time musicians.
  • The first national association in Australia committed specifically to bluegrass, old-time and acoustic traditional country music.
  • Has remained true to the original focus, becoming the cornerstone for the growth and preservation of bluegrass & old-time music in Australia.
  • Activities are carried out on a volunteer basis by the founders, an informal coordinating group and other interested people who want to give time and energy to nurture the music.
  • A cooperative information-sharing network.
  • A focal point to support and inform the wider community about bluegrass & old-time music events, happenings and news.

As a subscriber member, you have the satisfaction of being part of this cooperative network, whilst gaining the extra benefits available to members:

  • BTCMSA News & Updates directly to you by email;
  • Facebook page to keep up-to-date on relevant events;
  • DISCOUNTS at nominated events and businesses;
  • help in locating teachers and learning materials.

 

There is an affiliated monthly get-together in Sydney with concerts, workshops and jamming for people at all levels of ability. First timers and beginners are especially welcomed! The Blackwood Academy offers BTCMSA members a discount at its events in Victoria.

 

The BTCMSA also supports and sponsors other relevant and appropriate special events.

 

(Required legal note: your liability is limited to the amount of your annual subscription)

BECOME A SUBSCRIBER MEMBER for only $17 per year ($18 for families).

Go to Join/Renew to find out how to join the BTCMSA - or renew your existing subscription!

Please us know about your bluegrass and old-time music events

so that we can share the information!

SYDNEY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC GET-TOGETHER

SYDNEY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC GET-TOGETHER - First Saturday each month (April-Dec) in the Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale (NSW). Safety In Numbers workshop and rehearsal:6.30pm. Bluegrass & Old-Time Music acoustic concert: 7.45pm. Jamming all night! All are welcome. Entry donation is $6 members/concession, $8 others, under-18 and 80+Free.

The assistance of Leichhardt Council is gratefully acknowledged. Check out the Facebook page.

 

 

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BTCMSA

PO Box 396

Berowra Heights

NSW 2082

Australia

PH: 0423 363 270

Email Contact Form

VICTORIA

Contact Nick Dear

Mobile: 0421 593 998

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MONTHLY

GET-TOGETHERS

in SYDNEY

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SYDNEY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC GET-TOGETHER

SAT 1 OCTOBER 2022

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ANNANDALE COMMUNITY CENTRE

79 Johnston St, Annandale

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*6.30pm: Safety in Numbers workshop and rehearsal

*7.45pm: Bluegrass & Old-Time Music acoustic concert

*Jamming all night

$8 Concession and members of BTCMSA; $10 Others. Under 18 and 80+ Free.

Tea, coffee, drinks and light snacks on sale.

ALL WELCOME!!!!!

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If you are unwell, particularly with COVID or Influenza symptoms, please stay home and we'll see you next month. Thanks.

(The event will comply with any COVID-safe measures required by the Inner West Council and NSW Government.)

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