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Quarterly
(full version only in German
as there is local info in addition to this)
editorial
events
news
banjokes

Editorial
The bluena_t11.jpg - 6816 Bytes Initially founded as a printed regular newsletter, the Quarterly is now replaced by Blograss found at www.blog.bluegrass.de. Important messages may be included here. More local news are given in the German version. Go there by clicking on the German flag.


Events
Bluegrass music live with bluena_t11.jpg - 6816 Bytes and Jamsession are offered in the annual Oldtime Musicians Meeting and the Hillbilly Heaven for Bluegrass enthusiasts. In addition private sessions are arranged which are initiated by club members especially in the Munich area. Join the Club to receive e-mail information on public and private events!


The Oldtime Meeting 2009 is planned 8.-10. May 2009. More information on this is found at www.oldtimemusic.de.


Hillbilly Heaven Bluegrass Party is planned for 2009. More information on this is found at here.


News
The Munich Bluegrass Friends e. V. have established a Bluegrass Musicians and Friends Club in the Munich Area. As a first action they have organized the 1. Bluegrass Festival in Gliching, Bavaria with local bands (including semi-professionals and newcomers) in July 2008. Whenever readers of this website are aware that this certainly was not the fist Bavarian Bluegrass festival (see www.waldkraiburg.bluegrass.de and www.bluegrass.de/hillbillyheaven) it is great to see a new effort towards strengthening the local Bluegrass community. See this and more in their website at www.mbgf.de and support them by your membership!


bluena_t11.jpg - 6816 Bytes meeting place. A new musicians mall is emerging in this site soon. Search and offer your stringed (Bluegrass) instrument(s) and musicalia, find musicians, teachers, participate in forums or chat here. More information is found here!


bluena_t11.jpg - 6816 Bytes is playing now as a Trio with Rene Filous. More information is found here!


More event dates, news and contacts are always found at

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In these automated forums you can post events and messages by yourself any time.


Do you like banjo picker jokes?

What's the most beautiful sound anyone ever got out of a banjo?
Splash.

How do you know if you're looking at a banjo player's family tree?
It has only one branch.

Walking in New Orleans the other day my daughter and I passed a cemetery - she says "Daddy, I didn't know they put two people in the same grave". I said honey they never do that. She said well look for yourself, on the tombstone it says - here lies a banjo player and a talented musician.

Why did the banjo player leave his capo on the dashboard?
So he could park in the handicap zone.

and a final one:

How do you get the banjo player out of the tree?
Cut the rope.


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