CALIFORNIA STATE OLD TIME FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION DISTRICT #5
|Califonia State Old Time Fiddlers Association, District 5 (CSOTFA #5) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) U.S. IRS # 23-7288853, charitable corporation formed to educate about and perpetuate the art and culture of Old Time Fiddle Music. We are dedicated to preserving and enjoying authentic old-time music, providing a welcoming place for musicians of all levels to jam and perform, and passing down the traditions of old-time country, folk, and bluegrass music to our families, friends, and interested musicians.|
2023 Jam Schedule
CSOTFA District #5 Members: A quick reminder that our annual Lodi contest & get together is coming up this Friday & Saturday, April 21st & 22nd at the Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds, Jackson Hall, 413 E. Lockeford, Lodi CA. in association with the California Bluegrass Association.
resources641 Fiddle Tunes-Jim's Roots & Blues Calendar. At Jim's you can select a song and it will bring up a sheet music version of that song! Also it has a video (sometimes more than one) of persons or groups performing the song. A similar site: Old Time Fiddle Tunes. This site has over 850 traditional fiddle tunes in a little different format & style than Jim's but with the same basic options. Neither of these sites of course has every song you may be looking for but they provide a wealth of fiddle material!
Go to YouTube Search and enter Fiddle Supporter (Lyle Dixson). You will not be disappointed. Lyle has videoed years & years of fiddle contests in all parts of our country as well as numerous informal fiddle jams. In fact if you have been in a fiddle contest chances are good that you will be in one of Lyle's presentations. If you are scoping out the competition or just like listening to & viewing fantastic performances this is the site for you!
|12:00 NOON TO
1:00 P.M. ---BOARD OF
DIRECTORS MEETING IN COTTAGE.
12:00 NOON TO 1:00 P.M. ---OPEN MIKE ON STAGE.
1:00 P.M.---FULL STAGE ASSEMBLY OPENING WITH THE SINGING OF GOD BLESS AMERICA.
1:15 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M.---STAGE PERFORMERS FROM SIGN UP BOARD.
2:00 P.M.---FIDDLE KIDS PERFORMERS FROM SIGN UP BOARD.
3:00 P.M.--- FULL STAGE ASSEMBLY WITH TWO FIDDLE TUNES AND ONE VOCALIST.
ALL AFTERNOON---THE OAK TREE GANG JAM OUT FRONT AND THE BACK FORTY GANG JAM BEHIND THE GRANGE HALL.
1:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M.---DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS EVERY FIFTEEN
MINUTES (TWO TICKETS EACH DRAWING). WINNERS’ NAMES POSTED ABOVE PRIZE DISPLAY TABLE.
4:00 P.M. --- CASH DRAWING. (WINNING TICKET MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN).
· Donate to the Fiddle Kitty at the front door.
· Buy Drawing Tickets at 3 tickets for $1.00 or 20 for $5.00 and donate door
prizes for the drawings. Cash drawing at 4:00 p.m. Must be present to win.
Buy items for sale at our Membership Table:
· Membership Roster $2.00
· Standing Rules $1.00
· Name Badge $5.00
· Cassette Tapes __________________ $7.00
· Cds___________________________ $10.00
· Help cleanup at closing time but not until all the entertainers are off the stage.
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