Discounts for members of the BTCMSA

Financial subscriber members of the BTCMSA can currently obtain discounts at the following events and businesses. Please remember to show your current membership card when requesting the discount, particularly at the businesses.


Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together

First Saturday each month, 6.30-11.30pm. Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale. $8 / $6 BTCMSA members


Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music

The Blackwood Academy offers discounts to members at events that it runs. 


Gladesville Guitar Factory

281 Victoria Rd, Gladesville, NSW. Phone: (02) 9817 2173. Specialist musical instrument sales in Sydney, Australia since 1972. Electric and acoustic guitars, banjos, mandolins and amps. New, secondhand and vintage. Musical accessories - capos, picks, stands, tuners etc. 


The Guitar Gallery

30 Johnston St, Fitzroy, Vic. Phone: (03) 9417 2252.

Stringed instruments of all kinds, mostly acoustic - guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, ukuleles, charangos, autoharps, harps, dulcimers and double bass, including locally made instruments. Musical accessories - strings, picks, capos, tuners, etc.



The Violin Shop

22 Munro Place, Curtin, ACT. Phone: (02) 6253 0774. String instrument specialist. Instruments & accessories, sales, repairs, bow re-hairs, trades and consignments. Old and new instruments. Discount on floor stock for BTCMSA members.



PO Box 396

Berowra Heights

NSW 2082


PH: 0423 363 270

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Contact Nick Dear

Mobile: 0421 593 998







Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions still in place the Sydney Bluegrass Get-togethers had to be cancelled for the rest of 2021 (and the venue is unavailable in December 2021).

However, we are planning a

PICKING IN THE PARK on Sunday 5 December 2021 at Banjo Paterson Park, Punt Rd, Gladesville. 12pm onwards. Free, all welcome. BYO seat, food, drink & instrument/s. (All, of course, subject to any changes in conditions around COVID.)

Check out the Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Facebook Page for more details and updates.



The  Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music is hoping to start some activities up again next year, and offers a discount to members of the BTCMSA. Check out their Facebook page for information about upcoming events.

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