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The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social: Old-Time Kick-off Party!

May 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Old-Time Kick-off Party

Thursday, May 3rd at 7:00pm – Donation!

The First National Taphouse

51 West Broadway in Eugene, Ore.

Get started early on your weekend of old-time fun! Come and sample some of Eugene’s finest brews and bands.  Ask for the Mud City Keg and1st National will donate all proceeds to Mud City Old-Time Society. (All-ages until 8pm)

  • Huff & Meade Joe & John like tunes that are tangled and crooked that tell about a time when things were slower and the people who played them played for their own fun.
  • Sugar Pine String Band Led by Gabe Schliffer, a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, the Sugar Pine String Band spans the gaps between, folk, old-time, bluegrass, and americana.
  • Eugene City Barnstormers The Eugene Barnstormers wander back roads and small rural communities sawing and picking for gatherings of joyful dance: connecting past, present and future in motion.
  • Grand Ronde String Band is an old-timey band that takes a musicologists eye towards songs from bluegrass, fiddle tunes and even some jazz & soul.

This is event is part of Mud City Old-Time Society’s third annual old-time music and dance celebration, the Willamette Valley Old-Time Social in Eugene, Oregon May 3rd-6th. The Social will include a Thursday night kickoff party 1st National Taphouse, a Friday night BBQ jam fest, and workshops on Saturday at The Shedd for old-time fiddle, banjo, guitar, dance and voice, including one with two-time Grammy-nominated fiddler Bruce Molsky and his Mountain Drifters! Saturday evening will offer flatfoot dance lessons with Rebecca Stout and a big traditional square dance with The Horsenecks and Gabe Strand calling at the W.O.W. Hall. The whole weekend will finish off with a Sunday brunch and later that evening, a farewell concert with The Local Honeys at Sam Bond’s Brewing.

This event is sponsored by; Bubbaville, Stumptown Printers, 2Towns Ciderhouse, Zigzag Mountain Farm, 100 Mile Bakery and the Eugene City Barnstormers. Mud City Old-Time Society is a local nonprofit dedicated to supporting traditional old-time music and dance in the Southern Willamette Valley. Come and be a part of the thriving Pacific Northwest old-time music scene and experience the community-building power of traditional American music and dance!

Learn more about the Social online at: www.mudcityoldtime.org and visit us on Facebook for the latest updates!



May 3, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mud City Old-Time Society
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1st National Taphouse
51 West Broadway
Eugene, OR United States
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