Past Events

Date/TimeEvent Information
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guests ANNIE SAVAGE and KIRK BRANDENBERGERWed, Sept 6, 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the first Wednesday of the month)
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKThur, Aug 24, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM. Brookland Park, 527 Melrose Court, Iowa City, Iowa. PARTIES IN THE PARK. Free, bring the kids. Relaxed and friendly, one of our favorite performances of the year. Bring lawn chairs/ blankets. Free ice cream bars! Presented by the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Dept.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Aug 23, 2017, THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month)

BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Wed, Aug 16, 2017. First Bluegrass/Old-time Jam Session at the Mill. (every third Wed. of the Month) Host band: FLASH IN A PAN.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sun, Aug 13, 2017. First Church United, West Liberty, Iowa. 1:30-3:30.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sat, Aug 12, 2017. Iowa State Fair. Grandfather's Barn, 7-8 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Tues, Aug 8, 2017. Highland Ridge Care Center, Wliliamsburg, Iowa. 2:30-3:30
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Wed, Aug 2, 2017. The Mill
BOB BLACK with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND Fri-Sun, July 28, 29, 30, 2017. BACKBONE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, Strawberry Point, Iowa
BOB BLACK, KEITH YODER, PAUL ROBERTS, BILL CAGLEY, and SCOTT AMOSWed-Fri, July 26, 27, 28, 2017. Strawberry Jam Camp, Strawberry Point, Iowa
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sun, July 23, 2017. Sharon Center United Methodist Church. Both Services.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Fri-Sun, July14, 15, 16, 2017. The Kalona Bluegrass Festival. Windmill Ridge Campground, Kalona, Iowa.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Sun, July 9, 2017. Marion Town Square. Marion Heritage Center
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYWed, July 5, 2017. The Mill
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Sun, June 25, 2017. Iowa City, Iowa. Private Event
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sat, June 24, 2017 - approximately 1PM. North English, Iowa - English Valleys History Center - 108 North Main Street. Iowa History Day. We will play at approximately 1PM, and will be performing songs from our "Won't You Take Me To Hinkletown?" CD. Entire Iowa History Day event will run from 10AM - 4PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Wed, June 21, 2017. Wed, May 17, 2017. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. 6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, June 21, 2017. Wed, May 17, 2017. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, June 14. 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month)

BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSun, June 11, 2017. Usher's Ferry Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Private Event.

BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYWed, June 7, 2017. BANJOY STARTS PLAYING THE FIRST WED OF EVERY MONTH AT THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington. 7-10 PM.

BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, May 24, 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month)

Bob and Kristie Black & BANJOYThurs, May 18, 2017 11am-1pm. Iowa City, Iowa College of Medicine. Right off Newton between the new Pappajohn Bio Medical Discovery Building and the Bowen Science Building. Parking available right across Newton Road in ramp. We will be playing music to celebrate "Science Thursday." Interdisciplinary, Community Building Event for researchers and students, EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Seating will be available. Food trucks serving 11-1.

Bob and Kristie Black with Ross Knipfer and Julie MontgomeryWed, May 17, 2017. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. 6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, May 17, 2017. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, May 10, 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month)
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSunday, May 7, 2017. Farmer's Mercantile Hall, Garrison, Iowa. Admission: $8, Children under 12 Free. Please join us for an afternoon of fun ! -SEE FLYER ON EVENTS/NEWS PAGE-
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYWed, May 3, 2017. BANJOY IS BACK!!! AT THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Apr 26, 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month)
Bob and Kristie Black & BANJOYSun, Apr 23, 2017 - 6 PM. Tipton, Iowa. Private Event.
Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and moreSun, Apr 23, 2017 - 2-4 PM. St. Michael's Church, Holbrook, Iowa. Friends of Old St. Michael's Hymn Sing. Open to the public. Please join us for some old-fashioned hymn singing!
Bob and Kristie Black with Ross Knipfer and Julie MontgomeryWed Apr 19, 2017. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. 6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed Apr 19, 2017. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Apr 12, 2017 THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa.
BOB BLACK, KIRK BRANDENBURGER, PAUL ROBERTS, SAM STRONG, Tues, April 11, 2017, 11:15 AM West Point, Iowa. Private Event.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYWed, March 29, 2017 THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. A Repeat Performance by BANJOY!!!
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Mar 22, 2017. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts




BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Mar 15, 2017. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. 6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256


BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Mar 08, 2017. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon


BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Feb 22, 7-10 PM. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts

Bob and Kristie Black with Ross Knipfer and Julie MontgomeryWed, Feb 15, 2017. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. 6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Feb 15, 2017. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Feb 8, 2017, 7-10 PM. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
BANJOY, THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (Mark & Janet Wilson and Julie & Paul Roberts) MARC & BRANDI JANSSEN, and NICK SEHRSun, Jan 29, 2017, 2 PM. Ainsworth Opera House, Main Street Ainsworth, Iowa. The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic After-Christmas Program. (Rescheduled from Dec 18 date which was cancelled due to weather). We will be performing great holiday music plus more fun entertainment. $12 per person, kids under 13 free will offering. For more info, call 319-657-3782 -SEE FLYER ON EVENTS/NEWS PAGE-
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY. Fri, Jan. 27, 2017 - 2 pm THE JAVA HOUSE, Iowa City 2111/2 East Washington Street (By Englert Theater). Join us for a live recording of JAVA BLEND, with Ben Kieffer. To be broadcast multiple times, beginning Sat. Feb 18, 2017, at 1pm on IPR’s Studio One (KUNI in eastern Iowa). Admission Free. After the the first statewide broadcast, the performance will be made available as online streaming and downloadable podcast on the website: iowapublicradio.org/programs/java-blend Street. (By Englert Theater)
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSat, Jan. 28, 2017, 3-4 PM. State Historical Society - 402 Iowa Ave, Iowa City. Open House, celebrating the 160th Anniversity of the State Historical Society of Iowa. We will be performing many of the songs and tunes from our "Won't Yu Take Me To Hinkletown?" CD. Dave Jackson will be there with his new book "Won't You Take Me To Hinkletown?" He'll be introducing some of the songs and giving historical background on them.
BOB BLACK, MARK WILSON, and Alan & Aleta MurphySat, Dec 31, 2016. North Liberty, Iowa. Private Event
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Dec 28, 2016
7-10 PM. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
BOB and KRISTIE BLACK Wed, Dec 21, 2016
6:30 - 7:30 PM. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
Bob and Kristie Black Wed, Dec 21, 2016. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
--CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER--
BANJOY, Marc & Brandi Janssen, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and more to be announced
--CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER--
Sun, Dec18, 2016. Ainsworth Iowa Opera. The Great Bluegrass Herons Annual Christmas Program.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Dec 14, 2016
7-10 PM. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
BANJOY, Marc & Brandi Janssen, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and more to be announcedSun, Dec 11, 2016
7:00 PM... Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 2804 520th ST SW, Kalona, Iowa. The Great Bluegrass Herons Annual Christmas Program
BOB BLACK with the KIRK BRANDENBERGER ENSEMBLETues, Dec 6, 2016. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Private Event
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK with SNOW PIGSat, Dec 3, 2016. Guttenburg, Iowa - Lakeside Ballroom. Benefit with Steve and Michelle Dickers
BANJOYWed, Nov. 23, 2016 7:00-10:00 PM. THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa. BANJOY will be taking the place of The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band, which normally plays at this time. 7-10 PM
BANJOY, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and Straight Back Chair Sat, Nov. 19, 2016 - 7:00 pm. Elkader, Iowa - Elkader Opera House - 207 N Main Street, Elkader. elkaderoperahouse.com. Bluegrass at the Opera Series
Bob and Kristie Black English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
Bob and Kristie Black Wed, Nov 16, 2016. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with the KIRK BRANDENBERGER ENSEMBLETues, Nov. 15, 2016
11:30 PM. Packwood, Iowa. Private Event
Bob & Kristie BlackWed, Nov 9, 2016
2:30 PM. Highland Ridge Care Center, Williamsburg, Ia. Concert for Residents
BANJOY, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and Straight Back Chair Sat, November 5, 2016 - 7:00 pm. Ainsworth Opera House, Ainsworth, Iowa. A BLUEGRASS NIGHT AT THE OPERA, featuring: BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY, STRAIGHTBACK CHAIR, and THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS. COVER CHARGE. Limited seating available--please call ahead for reservations-319-657-3782. Ainsworth Opera House Community Center - Main Street - 284 North Railroad Street - Ainsworth, Iowa.
Bob and Kristie Black with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery Wed, Oct 19, 2016 6:30-7:30 PM. English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
Bob and Kristie Black Wed, Oct 19, 2016. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. Sun, Oct 9, 2016 - 2-4 PM
Refreshments, Free Will Offering. HOLBROOK, IOWA - Old St. Michael's Church. HYMN SING!! 2-4 PM. Free will donation. Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80. Put on by Friends of Old St. Michael's Church.
Bob & Kristie Black and BANJOY, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and Straight Back Chair Sat, Sept 24, 2016 - 7:00 pm. Keokuk, Iowa - Grand Theater - 26 N 6th Street, Keokuk, Iowa keokukgrandtheater.org Bluegrass at the Opera Series
Bob and Kristie Black and BANJOYSun, Sept 4, 2016 - 2-5 pm. HANNIBAL, MISSOURI - CAVE HOLLOW WEST WINERY. Please join us! For more info, call 573-231-1000. Please visit their website: cavehollowwestwinery.com
Bob and Kristie BlackWed, Aug 31, 2016. Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site. 11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Aug 24, 2016, 7-10 PM
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa
BOB and KRISTIE BLACKWed, Aug 17, 2016, 6:30-7:30 PM
English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Aug 10, 2016, 7-10 PM
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa
Wed-Fri, July 27-29
BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, SCOTT AMOS and BILL CAGLEY
STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA



Bluegrass jamming workshops at the 8th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP!! If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Sun, July 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm
BANJOY
Kalona, Iowa - Pleasant View Care Center



Gospel Set in Pleasant View Chapel
Wed, July 20, 2016, 6:30-7:30 PM
BOB and KRISTIE BLACK
English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa



We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
Fri-Sun, July 15-17, 2016
Banjoy
Windmill Ridge Campground, Kalona, Iowa. -SEE FLYER ON EVENTS/NEWS PAGE-


30th Annual Kalona Bluegrass Festival - NEW DATE!!! Fri: 7PM, Sat: 1PM and 7PM, Sun: 10AM - Hymn Sing after. Featuring THE MCPUNK BROTHERS (Fri, Sat eve); LORI KING and JUNCTION 63 (Fri, Sat); BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND (Sat); BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY (Fri); THE BLUEGRASS BLONDIES (Fri, Sat); CASTLE RIDGE (Fri); JACKIE NICHOLSON (Sat aft.); ALAN & ALETA MURPHY w BOB BLACK (Sun); SLEW GRASS (Sat.). For further info call 319-683-2222.
Wed, July 13, 2016, 7-10
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa

7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Bob & Kristie Black and BANJOY
Iowa City, Iowa College of Medicine. Right off Newton between the new Pappajohn Bio Medical Discovery Building and the Bowen Science Building. Parking available right across Newton Road in ramp.

We will be playing music to celebrate "Science Thursday." Interdisciplinary, Community Building Event for researchers and students, EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Food trucks serving 11-2.
Sun, June 26, 2016
12:00 - 5:00PM
Bob & Kristie Black and Banjoy, Sharin' Praise Band, The Old Cap String Band, The Hot Schotts, and Castle Ridge
United Methodist Church, 2804 520th St SW
Kalona, IA

Sharon Center UM Church Bluegrass Festival
Wed, June 22, 2016, 7-10 PM
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa

7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts

Thurs, June 16, 2016
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Bob & Kristie Black
Reno Street Park, 516 Reno, Iowa City.

BOB & KRISTIE BLACK at Parties in the Park in Iowa City.

Wed, June 15, 2016, 6:30-7:30 PM
BOB and KRISTIE BLACK
English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256

Sat, June 11, 2016, 4-5 PM
Bob and Kristie Black

Kalona, Iowa
Private Event

Wed, June 8, 2016
Bob and Kristie Black
11:15AM - 12:00 Noon

Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site

Wed, June 8, 2016, 7-10 PM
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa

7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts

Mon, June 6, 2016
Bob and Kristie Black


Briarwood Health Care Center - 605 Greenwood Drive, Iowa City, Iowa. 3 - 4 PM

Sat, June 4, 2016
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS
Sharon Center, Iowa


Private Event
Wed, May 25, 2016, 7-10 PM
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND


7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
Wed, May 18, 2016, 6:30-7:30 PM
BOB and KRISTIE BLACK
English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa


We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
Wed, May 11, 2016, 7-10 PM
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa


7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/burlington-street-bluegrass-band-1235567923126110/?fref=ts
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Bob & Kristie Black and Banjoy
Iowa City, Iowa College of Medicine. Right off Newton between the new Pappajohn Bio Medical Discovery Building and the Bowen Science Building. Parking available right across Newton Road in ramp.

We will be playing music to celebrate "Science Thursday." Interdisciplinary, Community Building Event for researchers and students, EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Food trucks serving 11-2.
Sun, Apr 24, 2016, 2PM...
Bob & Kristie Black and Banjoy
Toledo, Iowa - Wieting Theater
BLUEGRASS AT THE OPERA - Including these other great bands: THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (with Paul & Julie Roberts, and Mark & Janet Wilson), and STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR (with Stephen Hanson, Ursula Williams, Tim Fees, and John Raab) 2PM till ... For more information please contact Stephen Hanson at stephen.john.hanson@gmail.com or call: 319-936-8674.
Sun, Apr 24, 2016, 2PM...
Bob & Kristie Black and Banjoy
Toledo, Iowa - Wieting Theater
BLUEGRASS AT THE OPERA - Including these other great bands: THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (with Paul & Julie Roberts, and Mark & Janet Wilson), and STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR (with Stephen Hanson, Ursula Williams, Tim Fees, and John Raab) 2PM till ... For more information please contact Stephen Hanson at stephen.john.hanson@gmail.com or call: 319-936-8674.
Fri, Apr 22, 2016
Eldon, Iowa - McHaffey Opera House, 414 Elm St., Eldon, Iowa
Bob Black will perform with Greg Brown at a benefit for the McHaffey Opera House. (Over 100 years old!)
Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016
2:00 - 4:30 PM.
Banjoy will play at the Farmer's Mercantile Hall. Admission: $8, Children
Sun, Apr 10, 2016, 2-4PM
Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others.
HYMN SING!! 2-4 PM. Free will donation. Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80. Put on by Friends of Old St. Michael's Church.
Sat, Apr. 2, 2016, 4PM..."Backin' Up Back Home" - a benefit for the Back Home restaurant which burned recently. The owners of this restaurant are wonderful supporters of bluegrass and music in general. Other bands will include THE BLUEGRASS BLONDIES, THE SHUMACHER FAMILY, AND STEVE DICKERS & SNOW PIG. Shows 4 PM until 6:30 PM. In addition to the concert there will be food, silent auction, live auction and who knows what else!!
Sat, Mar 19, 2016
7:00 PM
(641-664-9588) IOWA THEATER 14TH ANNUAL BLUEGRASS SHOW. Featuring: BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY; LORI KING & JUNCTION 63; and WILLIAMSON BRANCH (from TN). Advance tickets by 3/1/16 $12. At the Door: Adults $15, Youth 13-16 $5, 12 and under free. To purchase advance tickets, mail payment to: BMAI, 102 E WALNUT ST, DRAKESVILLE, IA 52552 or order online by going to: www.iowabluegrassmusic.com
Before the show join us in the afternoon from 3-5 PM in the Kay Burchett Room (next to the Iowa Theater) for an open jam session. Bring your acoustic instrument and finger foods. Also bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Davis County Food Pantry. No admission fee. Jammers and listeners welcomed. Open to the public!
Sat, March 5, 2016, 7PM...Coggon, Iowa - Coggon Opera House 209 E Main St., Coggon, Iowa - A BLUEGRASS NIGHT AT THE OPERA - Including these great bands: THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (with Paul & Julie Roberts, and Mark & Janet Wilson), and STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR (with Stephen Hanson, Ursula Williams, Tim Fees, and Anna Geyer) Tickets: $15 7PM till ... For more information please contact Stephen Hanson at stephen.john.hanson@gmail.com or call: 319-936-8674.
Wed, Feb 24, 2016BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St.
Wed, Feb 17, 2016BOB and KRISTIE BLACK - English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa - We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery)
Wed, Feb 10, 2016BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St.
Wed, Feb. 10, 2016
11:30 AM
Senior Dining Site
Millersburg, IA. Bob and Kristie Black will be performing a pre-lunch concert.
Thurs, Dec 31, 2015 North Liberty, Iowa, Private Event
Thurs, Dec 31, 2015 North Liberty, Iowa, Private Event
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS CHRISTMAS SHOW
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 Great Bluegrass Herons Christmas Show, Sharon Center United Methodist Church, Sharon Center, Iowa
Wed, Nov 18, 2015MILLERSBURG, IOWA Senior Dining Site at the Millersburg Community Center. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform from 11:15 AM-12:00 noon
Fri, Nov 13, 2015Iowa City, Iowa. The Java House, 2111/2 E Washington Street. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND with perform on Iowa Public Radio JAVA BLEND radio show. Recorded at 2PM and broadcast at 3PM. Open to the pubic.
Wed, Nov 11, 2015IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sat, Nov 7, 2015Ainsworth Opera House, Ainsworth, Iowa. A BLUEGRASS NIGHT AT THE OPERA, featuring: BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY, STRAIGHTBACK CHAIR, and THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS. Sat, November 7 - 7 PM, $12 per person. Limited seating available--please call ahead for reservations-319-657-3782. Ainsworth Opera House Community Center - Main Street - 284 North Railroad Street - Ainsworth, Iowa.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Oct 21, 2015English Valley Care Center, North English, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) 6:30-7:30 PM. (Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month) 150 W Washington Street, 319-664-3256.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015HIGHLAND RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING CENTER, Williamsburg, Iowa. BOB & KRISTIE will perform a concert for the IOWA COUNTY HEARTLAND QUILTERS. 6-7 PM. 319-662-4356
Sun, Oct 18, 2015Welsh United Church of Christ, 4401 Sharon Center Road SW, Iowa City, Iowa. HYMN SING - lead by BOB & KRISTIE BLACK with PAUL & JULIE ROBERTS. 2-4 PM. Soup Supper to follow. Free will offering. Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of old-fashioned hymn singing! 319-351-6304
Sat, Oct 17, 2015SASS FAMILY FARM, rural Riverside, Iowa BANJOY will perform from 1-3:30 PM, while people peruse the produce and crafts, and enjoy the relaxed country atmosphere. Please visit their website: sassfamilyfarm.com Phone #319-648-3788
Sat, Oct 17, 2015BANJOY Private Event
Sat. Oct 17, 2015United Presbyterian Church, Lone Tree, Iowa BANJOY will be performing 10:00-10:30 AM for the senior citizens.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. (Always the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month) For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sun, Oct 11, 2015HOLBROOK, IOWA - Old St. Michael's Church HOLBROOK, IOWA - Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. 2-4 PM. Free will donation. Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80. Put on by Friends of Old St. Michael's Church.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015Briarwood Care Center, Iowa City, Iowa Concert by BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - 3:00-3:45 PM.
Sun, Sept 6, 2015KINROSS, IOWA 100th Year Anniversary Celebration of the Kinross Christian Church. HYMN SING - lead by BOB & KRISTIE BLACK with PAUL & JULIE ROBERTS
Thurs, Aug 6, 2015Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK at Highland Park (750 Highland Ave, Iowa City, Iowa - corner of Highland and Keokuk). For Parties in the Park, 6:30-8:00.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015Decorah, Iowa GREG BROWN with BOB BLACK & DAVE MOORE at SEED SAVERS EXCHANGE HERITAGE FARM (3094 N Winn Rd, Decorah, Iowa). For more information check out: www.seedsavers.org or call 563-382-5990.
Fri-Sun July 24-26, 2015STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE BLACK & BANJOY with special guest KEITH YODER at the BACKBONE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Website: http://www.backbonebluegrass.com/
Wed-Fri, July 22-24, 2015STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the 7th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Sat, July 18, 2015BOB BLACK with Al & Aleta Murphy Private Event
Fri-Sun, July10-12, 2015KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND the 29th annual Kalona Bluegrass festival! For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: pjroberts@sharontc.net
Fri, Sat, July 10, 11, 2015KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND BOB BLACK, TOM SCHAEFER, & KEITH YODER will be performing their very special brand of bluegrass at the the 29th annual KALONA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL! For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: pjroberts@sharontc.net
Sat, July 4, 2015Fontanelle, Iowa Bob & Kristie Black and BANJOY with special guest fiddler JENNIE HARGROVE will perform for the Fontanelle 4th of July celebration: 3:30-5:30 PM on the town square.
Sat, June 27, 2015BANJOY - Private Event
Sat, June 13, 2015Nichols, Iowa - BLUEGRASS IN THE PARK BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guest fiddler KIRK BRANDENBURGER Bluegrass Festival 1:00 - 8:00 Other Bands include: SLEWGRASS, FLASH IN A PAN, CEDAR COUNTY COBRAS. Admission: $10 per person - 14 and under free; Free tent camping within walking distance from park; gates open at Noon. Location: Hwy 22, Nichols, Iowa Band Shell at Memorial Park
Sat, May 9, 2015Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - Private Party
Sun, May 3, 2015Omaha, Nebraska. BANJOY with special guest fiddler JENNIE HARGROVE will be performing at the Great Plains Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association. - 2 PM - American Legion Hall Post #1, 7811 Davenport, Omaha, Neb. (2 Blocks north of Dodge, barely west of 78th street). Admission: $3 members, $5 non-members. Jam session afterwards! gpbotma.homestead.com
Wed, Apr 29, 2015Millersburg, Iowa Senior Dining Site at the Millersburg Community Center, 461 Washington Street. Bob and Kristie Black will perform a New Year's Eve lunch program. 11:15AM until 12 Noon.
Tues, Apr 28, 2015WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA - Highland Ridge BOB and KRISTIE will perform a 2:30 pm concert for the residents.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015Galesburg, Ill, Carl Sandburg Birthplace. GALESBURG, ILLINOIS BOB and KRISTIE return with guitarist and singer MARK WILSON for the SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace 7-9 PM. Suggested $3 donation, and refreshments will be served. For more information, email John Heasly: john.heasly@mediacombb.net or go to: www.sandburg.org
Sun, Apr 19, 2015HOLBROOK, IOWA - Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. 2-4 PM. Free will donation. Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80. Put on by Friends of Old St. Michael's Church.
Sat, Apr 11, 2015Clarion Highlander Hotel, 2525 N Dodge Street, Iowa City Iowa. BOB BLACK & BANJOY (Sat only - 2 shows)at the 2nd annual BLUEGRASS GOES PINK FESTIVAL, presented by BMAI (BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF IOWA). Festival runs Fri and Sat, Apr 10,11. Partial Proceeds go the The American Cancer Society. PLEASE HELP SUPPORT BLUEGRASS MUSIC IN THE IOWA CITY AREA BY ATTENDING THIS FESTIVAL & SUPPORTING BMAI!! Workshops and ticket information at >http://www.iowabluegrassmusic.com/shows.html< or phone: 641-799-1442. For Hotel Reservations, call 319-354-2000 and ASK FOR BLUEGRASS RATE.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015Bettendorf, Iowa BOB BLACK & BANJOY - Private Party
Sat, Mar 7, 2015BOB BLACK & BANJOY at The ANCHOR COFFEE HOUSE Des Moines, Iowa - Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Ave. (Located in Westminster Hall, North end of the church building-please use the Allison Ave entrance). Doors open at 6:30 PM. Performance at 7 PM. Admission $12 advance/ $15 door. Free child care is available. For tickets/info go to www.westpres.org - or call 515-274-1534.
Fri, March 6, 2015CELEBRATION BARN, Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - Private Event
Sun, Jan 25, 2015Bob & Kristie Black and BANJOY at The Mill Restaurant, Iowa City, Iowa ***MANN at the MILL*** Musical Fundraiser for Horace Mann Elementary School. 4-9PM. All the benefits will go to Horace Mann Elementary school. Tickets are $4/$8 (youth/adult).
42004Millersburg, Iowa - Senior Dining Site at the Millersburg Community Center, 461 Washington Street. Bob and Kristie Black will perform a New Year's Eve lunch program. 11:15AM until 12 Noon.
41998Iowa City, Iowa - at the new Free Lunch space at 1105 S. Gilbert Court. Bob and Kristie Black and Friends will be performing at the MARY PALMBERG FREE LUNCH PROGRAM CHRISTMAS DAY EVENT from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Doors open at 10:00, and lunch will be served from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm. For more information, go to www.icflp.org
Sun, Dec 14, 2014Sharon Center United Methodist Church, Sharon Center, Iowa. 2804 520th St. SW, Kalona, Iowa. BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK & BANJOY will perform at The GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS & FRIENDS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Other performers include The Andy Wilcom Trio, Castle Ridge, Meg Merckens, and Mary Roberts-Rathje. 7 PM. Admission Free. For more info, go to website: sharoncenterum.org or call 319-683-2564.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014HOLBROOK, IOWA - Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. 2-4 PM. Free will donation. Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80. Put on by Friends of Old St. Michael's Church.
Fri, Oct 24, 2014BOB & KRISTIE BLACK (duo) at FRIDAY NIGHT COFFEE HOUSE - Admission Free. Marion, Iowa - Lowe Park, Arts & Environment Center, 4500 N. 10th Street. Doors open at 6:30 PM - Performance: 7-8:30 PM. Coffee/treats available for purchase. For further information, check out: www.marionartscouncil.com/events Sponsored by the MARION ARTS COUNCIL. Directions from I-380: Take EXIT 28, for Toddville/Robins. Go east (right) on County Home Road (5.2 miles). Turn south (right) onto N 10th Street (1.9 miles). The park is on the right.
Thurs, Oct 9, 2014BANJOY TRIO (Bob Black, Kristie Black, & Paul Roberts) will provide 3 musical interludes for SENIOR DAY, The Power of Story with David Worth. at CROOKED CREEK CHRISTIAN CAMP (2830 Coppock Road Washington, IA 52353). 9 AM - 2:30 PM in the Retreat Lodge at Crooked Creek. Registration Fee: $25 (Includes program and lunch) For info and directions, go to www.crookedcreekcamp.org or call 319-653-3611
Sat, Sept 27, 2014Mt. Pleasant, Iowa BANJOY will play from 5-7:30 for the RED FLAG TOUR. Antique cars galore! check out this website: redflagmotortour.com
Sat, Sept 20, 2014Donnellson, Iowa Donnellson, Iowa BANJOY will perform at the DONNELLSON FALL FESTIVAL with special guest KIRK BRANDENBURGER (playing twin fiddle with Zach Grimm!) Showtime: 7-8:30 PM.
Sat, Sept 6, 2014KINROSS, IOWA BANJOY - Private Party
Wed, Aug 27, 2014IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - MARKET MUSIC, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa - No Cover Charge! MARKET MUSIC
Sat, Aug 23, 2014CONRAD, IOWA BANJOY at TASTE IOWA! - Downtown Conrad, 9am. Sixth annual Taste Iowa! event. Mouth watering food, award winning musical performances, and informative presentations that focus on the benefits of locally grown food make for a lively day in the GNB Conrad parking lot on Saturday, August 25.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - Private Party
Wed-Fri, Jul 23-25STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the 6th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Thurs, July 17, 2014Mercer Park, Iowa City, Iowa Bob and Kristie Black will perform at Parties in the Park - 6:30-8:00. Admission: Free. For more info, contact Joyce Carroll
Fri-Sun, July 11-13KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND Planning is now underway for this, the 28th annual Kalona Bluegrass festival! For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: pjroberts@sharontc.net
Sun, June 29, 2014Sharon Center, Iowa BANJOY at Sharon Center United Methodist Church Bluegrass Festival. Time to be announced.
Sat, June 28, 2014MARTELLE, IOWA BOB BLACK with the Burlington Street Bluegrass Band - Private Event
Fri, June 27, 2014RIVERSIDE IOWA BOB BLACK and BANJOY at the 30th annual TREK FEST. Hall Park - 6:30-9:30 PM. Live Long And Prosper!
41804KEOKUK, IOWA - Rand Park Pavilion, intersection of N. 17th St. & Park Lane. BOB BLACK with the DOGTOWN FIVE, featuring KIRK BRANDENBURGER, DAVE ROTH, NED FRANCIS, and MIKE CLIFFORD. 7:00-9:30 PM.
Sun, June 8, 2014Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. IOWA ARTS FESTIVAL. Time to be announced.
Sat, June 7, 2014BANJOY Private event
Sat, May 17, 2014BOB BLACK with the Burlington Street Bluegrass Band Private Party
Sat, May 10, 2014MUSCATINE, IOWA Bob Black and BANJOY return to ORANGE STREET THEATER! 7-10 PM. 701 Orange Street, Muscatine Iowa. For more info call 563-299-9920.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014HOLBROOK, IOWA - Friends of Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. 2-4 PM. Admission: Free. Friends of Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014MILLERSBURG, IOWA 11:15AM-12Noon--BOB BLACK will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Millersburg Community Center.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013Sharon Center United Methodist Church. BANJOY will perform at The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Annual Christmas Concert. Other performers will include Al and Aleta Murphy, Joe and Colleen Peterson, and many more. 7 PM. Admission Free.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013Celebration Barn, Solon, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - Private Appreciation Event
Sun, Oct 27, 2013HOLBROOK, IOWA - Friends of Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and many others. 2-4 PM. Admission: Free. Friends of Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80.
Sat, Oct 19, 2013CONROY IOWA BOB and KRISTIE BLACK with ZACH GRIMM - 2-3 PM Hilton Hall. The 6th Annual Music and Arts Festival (a day-long fund raising benefit for First Lutheran Church). For more information, email Darlene at bootsetc1@gmail.com
Fri, Oct 11 - Sat Oct 12, 2013ATTENTION---THIS FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED---Amana Community Park, Middle Amana, Iowa THE 2ND ANNUAL CANOPY MUSIC FESTIVAL. Great old-time and bluegrass music by BANJOY, the Feralings, Marc and Brandi Janssen, Castle Ridge, Slew Grass, Al and Aleta Murphy, and others!!! Covered concert area in case of rain, and indoor venue available in case of cold. Jam sessions, guest bands welcome. For more info, contact Michael Ryan mcryan@me.com.
Sun, Sept 22, 2013Riverside, Iowa MUSIC IN HALL PARK. BANJOY, with Joe Peterson, will perform from 2-5 PM. Lawn chairs and coolers encouraged. Directions: turn south off of highway 22 at the Casey's store in Riverside. See you there!
Sat, Sept 21, 2013Donnellson, Iowa BANJOY will perform with special guest KIRK BRANDENBURGER at the DONNELLSON FALL FESTIVAL. 7:00-8:30 PM. Great TWIN FIDDLES by Kirk and ZACH GRIMM!!!
Sun, Sept 15, 2013Bob Black with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND Private Wedding Party
Sat, Sept 14, 2013KINROSS, IOWA CHILI COOKOFF BANJOY will perform from 4-6 PM. HOT CHILI, HOT MUSIC!!!
Sun, Sept 8, 2013Chicago OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC Workshops by BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, BRIAN RAY, and PAUL KIENITZ. Sun. September 08, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Av BLUEGRASS BANJO TECHNIQUES with BOB BLACK » Bob will show essential playing techniques: backup, fills, and rhythm—valuable lessons for opening the door to jamming and improvisational skills. Intermediate Program: Banjo Sun. September 08, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave BLUEGRASS RHYTHM GUITAR with TOM EWING » Tom Ewing will be hosting a bluegrass rhythm guitar workshop, discussing and demonstrating the basics of playing the instrument that is the backbone of bluegrass music. The class will also work together on a Bill Monroe song to be played with all of the other workshop participants at the close of the sessions. Intermediate Program: Guitar Sun. September 08, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave BILL MONROE on the FIDDLE with PAUL KEINITZ » The Fiddle Workshop will be presenting the 'Monroe' instrumentals as being an important part of a bluegrass fiddlers repertoire as well as create a 'song break' for a classic bluegrass song to be played with other workshop instruments members at the close of the session. Intermediate Program: Fiddle Sun. September 08, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM · 4544 N Lincoln Ave BILL MONROE MANDOLIN with BRIAN RAY » Brian will present aspects of "Monroe-style" mandolin playing and use them to build a "break" for a classic Bluegrass song, to be played with other workshop attendees at the close of the session. Intermediate Program: Mandolin Website: http://www.oldtownschool.org/classes/workshops/
Sat, Sept 7, 2013Chicago OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC - Szold Hall, 4544 North Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Ill 60625 A BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION - BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, BRIAN RAY, and PAUL KIENITZ. 7 pm. Come join us for some great Bill Monroe tunes, songs, and stories!
Fri, Sept 6, 2013Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin A BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION, with BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, BRIAN RAY, and PAUL KEINITZ Cafe Carpe - 18 South Water St. West - Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 - 920-563-9391 http://cafecarpe.com/listening/ 8:30 PM.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013Conrad, Iowa BANJOY at TASTE IOWA! - Downtown Conrad, 9am. Sixth annual Taste Iowa! event. Mouth watering food, award winning musical performances, and informative presentations that focus on the benefits of locally grown food make for a lively day in the GNB Conrad parking lot on Saturday, August 25.
Sat Aug 10, 2013Bob Black with the Burlington Street Bluegrass Band Private Party: EVENING
Thursday, Aug 8, 2013Hunter's Run Park, 1098 Duck Creek Dr., Iowa City, Iowa Bob and Kristie Black will perform at Parties in the Park - 6:30-8:00. Admission: Free. For more info, contact Joyce Carroll
Fri-Sun, July 26-28, 2013Strawberry Point,Iowa BOB BLACK, with TOM SCHAEFER and KEITH YODER will perform at the Backbone Bluegrass Festival! http://www.backbonebluegrass.com/
Sun, July 28, 2013SOUTH ENGLISH, IOWA. 150th COMMEMORATION OF THE TALLEY WAR -- North Keokuk County Fire Department, 401 Broadway ST, South English, IA 52335 -- 5 PM. The Talley War was civil war event that helped shape the state of Iowa and the nation. The Banjoy Band is pleased to participate in this event by performing some original songs which relate to the battle. It is open to the public and all are invited to attend. Dinner is at 5 PM and we will be playing a 30 minute set of music at 5:30. There will also be a Civil War band, as well as speakers, video screening, and historical display.
Wed, July 24 - Fri, July 26, 2013STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the 5th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Fri, July 12 - Sun, July 14, 2013KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND Planning is now underway for this, the 27th annual Kalona Bluegrass festival! For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: roberts@ia.net
Saturday, July 6, 2013Avon, Illinois Private Party
Fri, June 28th, 2013TREK FEST, Riverside, Iowa BANJOY performs at TREK FEST!! 5-8 PM on the Main Stage in Hall Park (south edge of town). We're really looking forward to playing in Capt. James T. Kirk's future birthplace! Live long and prosper...
Tues, June 25, 2013MERCER PARK FARMER'S MARKET Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK will provide music from 4-6 pm. See you there!
Sat, May 18, 2013WASHINGTON, IA BOB BLACK and BANJOY - Private Wedding Reception
Mon, Apr 15, 2013Williamsburg, Iowa -- Highland Ridge Care Center BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK will perform a concert for the residents at 6:30 PM.
Sat, May 11, 2013BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND Private Wedding Reception - 7 PM
Sun, April 21, 2013HOLBROOK, IOWA - Friends of Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and others. 2-4 PM. Admission: Free. Friends of Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013Kinross, Iowa St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Potluck at the Kinross Christian Church Sunday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m. Menu includes Corned Beef and Cabbage, potatoes and carrots. Bring a dish or dessert. Entertainment by BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK. Everyone, family and friends invited.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013Williamsburg, Iowa -- Highland Ridge Care Center BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK will perform a concert for the residents at the GABLES CARE CENTER at 10 AM.
Wed, Feb 20, 2013North English, Iowa Northe English Care Center--Bob and Kristie with Julie Montgomery and Ross Knipfer. 6:30-8:00 PM
Wed, Jan 23, 2013IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Jan 9, 2013IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Dec 26, 2012IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Dec 19, 2012North English Care Center, 6:30-7:45 PM BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform for the residents along with Julie Montgomery and Ross Knipfer.
Sat, Dec 15, 2012The Mill Restaurant, Iowa City BOB BLACK will perform at a CD release party with GREG BROWN, 120 E Burlington St.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sun, Dec 9, 2012Sharon Center United Methodist Church BANJOY will perform at The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Annual Christmas Concert. Other performers will include Al and Aleta Murphy, Joe and Colleen Peterson, and many more.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012WAPPELLO, IOWA Banjoy with Zach Grimm - Bluegrass Concert at the LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY HERITAGE MUSEUM. 6-8 pm, $8.00 cover charge. Come and be with us for a fun, family-friendly show! For more information, contact Zach Grimm at 319-212-1084.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012Amana RV Park Iowa State Corn Shucking Contest 2012. Banjoy will perform during the evening Awards Banquet. Please contact Dave VandenBoom for more information. iowacornhusking.org CONTEST INFORMATION 641-919-2042 framer1961@mchsi.com CAMPING INFORMATION Amana Colonies RV Park and Event Center 3890 C Street Amana Iowa 52203 800- 471-7616
Fri, Sat, Oct 12, 13AMANA COMMUNITY PARK, Middle Amana, Iowa BANJOY will perform both days at THE AMANA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Other groups include MARC AND BRANDI JANSSEN, THE FERALINGS, CASTLE RIDGE, JOHN WAITE and FRIENDS, SHINBONE ALLEY, and MIKE RYAN and FRIENDS. Covered concert area in case of rain, and indoor venue available in case of cold!! Jam sessions, guest bands welcome! contact W. M. Michael Ryan mcryan@me.com.
Thurs, Oct 11, 2012Radio Station KCJJ - 1630 BOB BLACK and MIKE RYAN will be talking with KCJJ's CAPTAIN STEVE about the BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL to be held in Middle Amana on Fri and Sat, Oct. 12, and 13. Tune in at 12:10!
Sat, Oct. 6, 2012Conroy, Iowa BANJOY will perform at 6-6:45 PM in Hilton Hall for 5th Annual Music and Arts Festival (a day-long fund raising benefit for First Lutheran Church). For more information, email Darlene at bootsetc1@gmail.com
Sat, Oct 6, 2012Kinross, Iowa HOG-TOBERFEST - KINROSS, IOWA Come enjoy a hog roast! BANJOY will perform at approximately 12 noon till 3:30.
Sat, Sept 15, 2012Donnellson, Iowa BANJOY will perform at the DONNELLSON FALL FESTIVAL. Showtime: 1 - 2:15 pm.
Mon, Sept 17-Sat, Sept 22, 2012Cedar Rapids, Iowa BOB BLACK on midwestern tour with RANA SANTACRUZ. Educational work and more shows to be announced. Mexican bluegrass with drums, upright bass, accordion, fiddle, banjo and 2 trumpets! Check out Rana's website: http://ranasantacruz.com
Fri, Sept 14, 2012High Noon Saloon- Madison, Wisconsin BOB BLACK on midwestern tour with RANA SANTACRUZ. Mexican bluegrass with drums, upright bass, accordion, fiddle, banjo and 2 trumpets! Check out Rana's website: http://ranasantacruz.com More details as they become available.
Thur, Sept 13, 2012Young Auditorium - University of Wisconsin, Whitewater BOB BLACK on midwestern tour with RANA SANTACRUZ. Mexican bluegrass with drums, upright bass, accordion, fiddle, banjo and 2 trumpets! Check out Rana's website: http://ranasantacruz.com More details as they become available.
Sun, Sept 9, 2012Sigourney, Iowa - ROLLING PRAIRIE FARMS BANJOY TRIO (Bob Black, Kristie Black, and Zach Grimm) 1:30 - 4:30 Rolling Prairie 10th Anniversary / Farm Crawl Entire event runs from 12 noon until 6 PM Location: 708 E. Ringgold St. Sigourney, IA 52591 For more info, please contact: Douglas and Tanya Webster 319-551-0973 rollingprairieacres.blogspot.com 641-622-1221
Sun, Sept 2, 2012Dubuque, Iowa BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION BAND, featuring BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, BRIAN RAY, and PAUL KEINITZ. More details to be announced. For more information, call Jim Zmudka at 563-590-4004.
Sat, Aug 25, 2012Iowa Theater Artists Company 4709 220th Trl Amana, IA 52203 (319) 622-3222 Banjoy will perform an evening concert in the ITAC Dance Hall. Showtime: 7 PM. Admission: $7.50 at the door. http://www.iowatheatreartists.org/
Sat, Aug 25, 2012WEST BRANCH, IOWA ACCONIA WIND POWER OPEN HOUSE Open to the Public 2–5 PM BANJOY will perform a public concert from 3:00-3:45 PM • Come tour the Acciona Windpower plant and see the first AW 3000 wind turbine assembled in North America. • Learn about wind energy and enjoy refreshments, kids’ games and entertainment (BANJOY!!). Website: www.acciona-na.com
Sat, Aug 25, 2012Conrad, Iowa BANJOY at TASTE IOWA! - Downtown Conrad, 9am. Fifth annual Taste Iowa! event. Mouth watering food, award winning musical performances, and informative presentations that focus on the benefits of locally grown food make for a lively day in the GNB Conrad parking lot on Saturday, August 25.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sat, Aug, 18, 2012INDIANOLA, IOWA Private Wedding - BANJOY TRIO (Bob Black, Kristie Black, and Zach Grimm)
Mon-Wed, Aug 13-153RD Annual SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION JAM CAMP, Rushford, Minnesota. 4 instructors – , Bob Black, Keith Yoder, Paul Roberts, & Bill Cagley. Continental Breakfast & noon meal provided Held in modern facility in Rushford, MN—Rushford Lutheran Church Transportation provided to & from Cushon’s Peak Campground Individual instruction with your instrument, group instruction & jamming experience All levels of experience welcome. For more information, go to: http://www.semba.tv/events/jam-camp/
Wed, Aug 8, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed-Fri, Aug 1-3, 2012Riverfolk Jam Camp Sharon Mills Park, Manchester MI *** BLUEGRASS INSTRUCTORS: BOB BLACK (BANJO), ANDY HATFIELD (MANDOLIN), KEITH YODER (GUITAR), DAVID MOSHER (FIDDLE) For details, go to: http://jamcamp.eventbrite.com/ See You There! Sharon Mills Park 5701 Sharon Hollow Rd Manchester, MI 48158
Wed-Fri, July 25-27, 2012STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the 4th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Wed, July 25, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Fri, Sat, July 21, 22, 2012Iowa Theater Artists Company 4709 220th Trl Amana, IA 52203 (319) 622-3222 BOB BLACK AND PAUL ROBERTS will perform during WILD ROSIE'S PRARIE ROUND UP AND CHUCK WAGON BAR-B-QUE. For more information go to: http://www.iowatheatreartists.org/
Thurs, July 19, 2012TIPTON, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE at the FARMER'S MARKET, Town Square Gazebo, 5-7 PM.
Wed, July 18, 2012North English Care Center 6:15 - 7:45 PM. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform along with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery.
Fri-Sun, July 13-15KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND BOB BLACK and BANJOY at the 26th Annual KALONA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. BANJOY will perform on Fri. evening and Saturday afternoon. BOB BLACK will also perform again this year with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SCHAEFER (Fri, Sat) Other groups will include THE OCKENFELS, SOUTHERN REIGN, MARK and BRANDI JANSSEN, THE MCPUNK BROTHERS, and THE WORKSHOP BAND (Fri). Also: ***FIDDLER'S FROLICS*** on both Sat afternoon and Sat evening showcasing the talents of fiddlers Kirk Brandenburger, Tom Schaefer, Zach Grimm, Al Murphy and many others. Once again, Keith Yoder will be conducting a workshop on Friday afternoon, and there will be a Sunday morning hymn sing at the festival. For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: roberts@ia.net
Wed, July 11, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Tues, July 10, 2012STEAMBOAT ROCK, IOWA BANJOY will perform a concert from 7-9 pm for the DNR Iowa River Cleanup project.
Sat, Sun, July 7, 8, 2012Iowa Theater Artists Company 4709 220th Trl Amana, IA 52203 (319) 622-3222 BOB BLACK AND PAUL ROBERTS will perform during WILD ROSIE'S PRARIE ROUND UP AND CHUCK WAGON BAR-B-QUE. For more information go to: http://www.iowatheatreartists.org/
Thurs, July 5, 2012IOWA CITY PARTIES IN THE PARK Bob and Kristie will perform for PARTIES IN THE PARK - RENO PARK (Reno and Fairchild Street). Time: 6:30-8:00 PM. For more information, contact Joyce Carroll at the City of Iowa City Parks & Recreation Department at 356-5223
Sat, June 30, 2012Bob Black with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND Private Party 5:30-8:30 PM
Sat, June 30, 2012Muscatine, Iowa BANJOY: Private Party 1-4 PM
Thurs, June 28, 2012TIPTON, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE at the FARMER'S MARKET, Town Square Gazebo, 5-7 PM.
Wed, June 27, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sun, June 24, 2012SHARON CENTER, IOWA - Sharon Center United Methodist Church BOB BLACK and BANJOY. **BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL** BANJOY will perform at 4 PM. Further details to be announced.
Wed, June 20, 2012North English Care Center 6:15 - 7:45 PM. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform along with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery.
Wed, June 13, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. The Dale Thomas Band. 7-10 PM.
Sat, June 9, 2012WELLMAN, IOWA. BANJOY will perform from 6-9 PM for the first annual Y to Y bike ride and camp-over, starting at the Washington Community Y in Washington Iowa, and ending at the Parkside Y in Wellman Iowa. For further info, check out this website: ytoybikeride.weebly.com
Wed, June 6, 2012IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - MARKET MUSIC, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa - No Cover Charge! MARKET MUSIC
Sat, June 2, 2012IOWA CITY, Iowa Bob Black with Mr. Baber's Neighbors at GABE's. Los Lobos after party. 1 set, approx. 11PM.
Wed, May 23, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, May 16, 2012North English Care Center 6:15 - 7:45 PM. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform along with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery.
Wed, May 9, 2012Millersburg, Iowa. 11:15 a.m. - 12 noon. BOB BLACK will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Millersburg senior dining site.
Wed, May 9, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sat, May 5, 2012PRIVATE PARTY BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
Sun, April 29, 2012HOLBROOK, IOWA - Friends of Old St. Michael's Church HYMN SING with Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Steve Hanson, and others. 2-4 PM. Admission: Free. Friends of Old St. Michael's Church is located 7 miles south of the Amana Interchange on I-80.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA - Highland Ridge BOB and KRISTIE will perform a pre-luncheon concert for the residents. Starting time: 10 AM
Sun, April 22, 2012Tipton, Iowa Masonic Lodge BANJOY 7:00-7:30 PM
Sun, Apr 22, 2012TIPTON, IOWA Masonic Lodge BANJOY - PRIVATE FUNCTION
Sun, April 22, 2012Iowa City, Iowa Bob Black with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND 2-3:30 pm
Sun, Apr 22, 2012IOWA CITY PED MALL BOB BLACK will perform with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND from 2:00 till 3:30.
Sat, Mar 31, 2012GALESBURG, ILLINOIS BOB and KRISTIE return with fiddler ZACH GRIMM and guitarist and singer MARK WILSON for the SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace 7-9 PM. There will be a cover charge. For more information, email John Heasly: heasly@frontiernet.net
Wed, Mar 14, 2012MOLINE, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform with Alan and Aleta Murphy, John Purk, and Warren Hanlin for 'The Gathering of the Green' which is a special conference for John Deere collectors, restorers, and enthusiasts. Location: Holiday Inn Moline Airport, Moline, Il. More info: www.gatheringofthegreen.com.
Wed, Feb 22, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM. Iowa City, Iowa
Sat, Feb 18, 2012Des Moines, Iowa BOB BLACK performing with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS at the 5th annual BLUE RIBBON BACON FESTIVAL, to be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in the Varied Industries Building. For information, go to: http://www.blueribbonbaconfestival.com/
Wed, Feb 15, 2012North English Care Center 6:15 - 7:45 PM. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform along with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery.
Sat, Feb 11, 2012DONNELLSON, Iowa BOB BLACK and BANJOY - HYMN SING at St. Paul's UCC, Donnellson. Starting at 5:30 PM. POT LUCK SUPPER afterwards! For further information, call Pastor Robert at 319-561-1311 (mobile) or 319-835-5741 (office)
Fri, Feb 10, 2012Nevada, Iowa - THE COUNTRY PALACE (Newly Restored, The Camelot Theater) BOB BLACK and BANJOY will perform a Concert starting at 7:00 PM. (Bob and Kristie Black, Mark Wilson, Paul Roberts, and Zach Grimm) For further Information, email Richard Stauffer, Producer: staufferlinecinema7@live.com
Thurs, Feb 8, 2012WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA - Highland Ridge BOB and KRISTIE will perform a pre-luncheon concert for the residents. Starting time: 10 AM
Wed, Feb 8, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Fri, Sat, Feb 3,4Minneapolis, Minnesota - Dulano's Pizza Parlor BOB BLACK with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SHAEFER. Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Fiddle tunes. 9-12 PM.
Wed, Jan 25, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012North English Care Center 6:15 - 7:45 PM. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform along with Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012Millersburg, Iowa 11:15-12:00 ~ Bob Black will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Senior Dining Site
Wed, Jan 11, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, Feb 8, 2012Iowa City, Iowa
Wed, Feb 8, 2012THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM. Iowa City, Iowa
Fri, Dec 16, 2011The Yacht Club, Iowa City Iowa ~ Brewgrass Festival The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band ~ 9 PM. Other bands to follow!
Sun, Dec 11, 2011Sharon Center United Methodist Church. The Great Bluegrass Herons Acoustic Christmas Concert, with BANJOY, The Andy Wilcom Trio, Al & Aleta Murphy, Joe & Coleen Peterson, and Meg Merckens.
Fri-Sun, Dec 2-4Iowa Theater Artists Company The Great Bluegrass Herons Christmas Concert, with BANJOY, The Andy Wilcom Trio, Al & Aleta Murphy, Joe & Coleen Peterson, and Meg Merckens. Fri, Dec 2~7:30 PM; Sat, Dec 3~7:30 PM; Sun, Dec 4 ~ 1:30 PM. Ticket Price: $15 General Admission. LIVE RECORDING: This will mark the first time that a musical group will be recording their concert live on stage at ITAC for a new CD to be released in 2012. For Reservations and Information: 319-622-3222. www.iowatheaterartists.org
Wed, Nov 23, 2011THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, Nov 9, 2011THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sat, Nov 5, 2011PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION RADIO SHOW BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, ROLAND WHITE, RICHARD GREEN, BOBBY HICKS, PETER ROWAN, KATHY CHIAVOLA, & STUART DUNCAN will be featured in a BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION in honor of this year's Bill Monroe Centennial celebration. Broadcast from Murray, Kentucky.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sat, Oct 22, 2011AUSTIN, TEXAS - RUTA MAYA'S ***BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION: SONGS, STORIES, & BREAKDOWNS!*** with BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, PAUL KIENITZ, & BRIAN RAY 8-10 PM
Fri, Oct 21, 2011AUSTIN, TEXAS - FIDDLER'S GREEN - 8-10pm ***BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION: SONGS, STORIES, & BREAKDOWNS!*** with BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, PAUL KIENITZ, & BRIAN RAY
Wed, Oct 12, 2011THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, Oct 5, 2011Cedar Rapids, Iowa Private Party
Sat, Oct 1, 2011COLLECTIVELY IOWA - AMANA, IOWA *OCTOBERFEST* BOB BLACK and BANJOY with ZACH GRIMM, fiddle ***8-11 pm*** COLLECTIVELY IOWA, 4709 220th Trail (Canopy Entrance) Main Amana, Iowa. Come on out! 319.622.3698 www.ciwines.com or facebook.com/ciwinesAmana, Iowa
Sat, Oct 1, 2011HOG-TOBER FEST at KINROSS, IOWA Come enjoy a double-hog roast, BANJOY, with special guest ZACH GRIMM - fiddle. We will be playing from approximately 2-6 PM. ALSO: Bluegrass jammin’! Music 2:00 PM – 10:00PM featuring informal jam sessions and multiple bands. Bring your instruments and join the fun!
Fri, Sept 30, 2011PRIVATE EVENT: WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA - Highland Ridge BOB and KRISTIE will perform an outdoor pre-supper concert for the residents. Starting time: 5 PM. More music after we eat! (Indoor location in case of rain).
Wed, Sept 28, 2011THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Fri, Sept 23, 2011MILLERSBURG, IOWA - Senior Dining Site BOB and KRISTIE will perform a pre-supper concert, beginning at 5:30 PM. More music after we eat!
Sun, Sept 18, 2011IOWA CITY - JOHNSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS FIDDLER'S PICNIC. Join us for lively music and wonderful jam sessions!
Sat, Sept 17, 2011DONNELSON, IOWA - APPLE DAZE - BANJOY, with special guest ZACH GRIMM (fiddle), will be pleased to perform once again at the APPLE DAZE FESTIVAL. Performance time: 1:30-3:00 PM.
Mon-Wed, Sept 12-14, 2011OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will be attending the Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration at the International Bluegrass Music Museum. For further information about this extraordinary event, go to www.bluegrassmuseum.org
Sun, Sept 11, 2011KEOKUK, IOWA - Rand Park Pavilion, intersection of N. 17th St. & Park Lane. BOB BLACK and BANJOY will perform along with other bands. Banjoy will perform at approximately 2 PM. Performances will run from 1 - 4 PM.
Thur, Sept 8, 2011KEOKUK, IOWA - Rand Park Pavilion, intersection of N. 17th St. & Park Lane. GREG BROWN concert, with BOB BLACK, ALAN MURPHY, AND ALETA MURPHY. 7:30 p.m. / Donations Accepted For information, call (319) 524-2050 or email: apeevler@cityofkeokuk.org
Sat, Sept 3, 2011COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA APPLEGRASS 2011 - DITMAR'S ORCHARD BOB BLACK with ***MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS*** Information and directions available at: http://www.applegrassfestival.com/
Sat, Aug 27, 2011Bloomsbury Farms, Atkins, Iowa BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - "Cuisine in the Corn" at Bloomsbury Farms in Atkins, IA from 8-11 PM , benefiting Four Oaks. Details here: http://www.bloomsburyfarm.com/page/87/
Sat, Aug 27, 2011NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA: COURAGE RIDE - AMISH HARVEST TOUR TO CURE CANCER, NORTH ENGLISH PARK. BANJOY, with special guest ZACH GRIMM (fiddle), will perform from approximately 10:30am until 2:00 pm. Benefit for funding research into sarcoma and other cancers at HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. For further information, go to http://www.courageride.org/about.html
Fri-Sat, Aug 19-20, 2011MINNEAPOLIS, MN DULANO'S PIZZA PARLOR CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, AND NJOES - Old-time and bluegrass singing and picking, fiddle tunes. Dulonos Pizza- located on Lake street at Lyndale in beautiful south Minneapolis. 8:00 pm - midnight
Thurs, Aug 18, 2011Minneapolis, Minnesota BOB BLACK with BILL CAGLEY, TOM SCHAEFER, and SANDY NJOES at The Coffee Grounds - located on Hamline at Hoyt which is just north of Lake Como. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon-Wed, Aug 15- 17, 20112ND Annual SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION JAM CAMP, Rushford, Minnesota. 4 instructors – , Bob Black, Keith Yoder, Paul Roberts, & Bill Cagley. Continental Breakfast & noon meal provided Held in modern facility in Rushford, MN—Rushford Lutheran Church Transportation provided to & from Cushon’s Peak Campground Individual instruction with your instrument, group instruction & jamming experience All levels of experience welcome. For more information, go to: http://www.semba.tv/events/jam-camp/
Sun, Aug 14, 2011DUBUQUE, IOWA - MUD LAKE BLUEGRASS SERIES BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION CONCERT with TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, BOB BLACK, PAUL KIENITZ, and BRIAN RAY. Showtime: 3:30 PM. Location & Contact: Mud Lake Park 22312 Golf Lake Road Dubuque, IA 52001 563-552-2746Further information will be posted here: http://partners.dubuque365.com/mudlake/
Sat, Aug 13, 2011MINNESOTA BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL, Richmond, MN - EL RANCHO MANANA (30 minutes W of St. Cloud. I-94 Exit #153 at Avon, 9 Mi S on County 9 BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION with BOB BLACK, MARK HEMBREE, and TOM EWING. 30 minutes W of St. Cloud. (I-94 Exit #153 at Avon, 9 Mi S on County 9) For further info, go to www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org
Fri, Aug 12, 2011Bangor, WI - LEO AND LEONA'S BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION CONCERT with BOB BLACK, TOM EWING, MARK HEMBREE, PAUL KIENITZ, and BRIAN RAY. Leo and Leona's: W1436 State Road 33, Bangor, WI (608)452-3637
Wed-Fri, Aug 3-5, 2011Riverfolk Jam Camp Sharon Mills Park, Manchester MI *** BLUEGRASS INSTRUCTORS: BOB BLACK (BANJO), ANDY HATFIELD (MANDOLIN), KEITH YODER (GUITAR), DAVID MOSHER (FIDDLE) For details, go to: http://jamcamp.eventbrite.com/ See You There! Sharon Mills Park 5701 Sharon Hollow Rd Manchester, MI 48158
Wed-Fri, July 27-29, 2011STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the 4th annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Sun, July 17, 2011DeWITT, IOWA - THE CLINTON COUNTY FAIR BANJOY, with special guest ZACH GRIMM (fiddle), will be performing in the COMMUNITY TENT from 11AM till 1PM. Come and join us!
Sat, July 16, 2011LONE TREE, IOWA - CAMP EUFORIA MUSIC FESTIVAL BOB BLACK with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS. Performance time: 2AM (That's right-2AM!) for further details about this music festwww.facebook.com/campeuforia
Sat, July 16, 2011COLLECTIVELY IOWA - AMANA, IOWA BOB BLACK and BANJOY 7-10 pm COLLECTIVELY IOWA, 4709 220th Trail (Canopy Entrance) Amana, Iowa 319.622.3698 www.ciwines.com or facebook.com/ciwines
Fri, July 15, 2011IOWA CITY - DOWNTOWN PED MALL BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. Performance time: 6:30 - 8:30
Thur, July 14, 2011GRINNELL, IOWA - Central Park BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND from 5:30-7:30 PM. Free Admission. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs!
Fri-Sun, July 8-10, 2011KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND BOB BLACK with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SCHAEFER (Fri, Sat) at the 25th Annual KALONA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. BOB BLACK will also perform on the Sun. morning hymn sing at the festival. For Festival Information, call Paul Roberts at (319) 683-2222 or email: roberts@ia.net
Sun, July 3, 2011NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA RED WHITE AND BLUE GRASS FESTIVAL - BOB BLACK and BANJOY, featuring MARK WILSON-guitar & vocals, PAUL ROBERTS-bass & vocals, KRISTIE BLACK-guitar & vocals, and ZACH GRIMM-fiddle. FESTIVAL STARTS AT 3PM; $7.00 per person cover charge. Bring lawn chairs - no coolers. MUSIC GOES TILL DARK; 5 BANDS; THEN FIREWORKS!!!!!!! COVER CHARGE: YES - TO BE DETERMINED** SUPPORT THE NORTH LIBERTY AMERICAN LEGION RAIN OR SHINE LOCATION: American Legion - 2349 Mehaffey Bridge Rd Ne, #A, North Liberty, IA 52317 Cross Streets: Between Lakeside Ct NE and Deer Run NE Get directions: (319) 626-6046
Sat, July 2, 201180/35 MUSIC FESTIVAL - Des Moines, Iowa (Western Gateway Park) BOB BLACK with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS. ALSO: ZACH GRIMM on fiddle. Scheduled time: 8:15 PM. For more information, check out this website: http://80-35.com/
Fri, July 1, 2011PRIVATE PARTY - IOWA CITY BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND
Sun, June 12, 2011PRIVATE EVENT: The River Room of the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque, Iowa. THE BANJOY TRIO will perform at the Annual conference of The Association of American State Geologists.
Sat, June 11, 2011PRIVATE WEDDING PARTY BOB BLACK with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS
Thur, June 9, 2011IOWA CITY - PARTIES IN THE PARK Bob and Kristie will perform for PARTIES IN THE PARK - Location: HAPPY HOLLOW. Time: 6:30-8:00 PM. For more information, contact Joyce Carroll at the City of Iowa City Parks & Recreation Department at 356-5223, or Marcia Klingaman at the City's Neighborhood Services division at 356-5237.
Wed, June 8, 2011IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa. MARKET MUSIC - BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and MARK WILSON will perform from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge.
Thur, June 2, 2011CORALVILLE, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND for MUSIC IN THE PARK. Time: Approximately 6:30 - 8 PM.
Fri-Sat, May 27, 28, 2011Minneapolis, Minnesota - Dulano's Pizza Parlor BOB BLACK with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SHAEFER. Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Fiddle tunes. For more info, call: 651-260-6131.
Sat, May 14, 2011ORANGE STREET THEATER - Muscatine, Iowa BOB and KRISTIE along with their band BANJOY, including PAUL ROBERTS and MARK WILSON with special guest, ZACH GRIMM (fiddle). 8PM until 10PM (at least--maybe till 11PM if we're having too much fun to quit!) BYOB (also: bring your dancing shoes!) Admission: $8.00O per person Orange Street Theater 701 Orange Street Muscatine, Iowa 52761 for further information, go to: http://www.bruceebrownart.com/Events.html
Fri, May 13, 2011MILLERSBURG, IOWA - Senior Dining Site BOB and KRISTIE will perform a pre-supper concert, beginning at 5:30 PM. More music after we eat!
Sat, Apr 30, 2011GALESBURG, ILL BOB and KRISTIE return once again with wonderful guitarist and singer MARK WILSON for the SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace 7-9 PM. There will be a cover charge. For more information, email John Heasly: heasly@frontiernet.net
Thurs, April 7, 2011MUSCATINE, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE BLACK will be performing at THE COTTAGE INN, 413 E. 2nd, Muscatine, Ia. Time 7-9 PM (subject to change). For further information, call: 563-264-FOOD.
Fri-Sat/ Mar 25-26/2011BURLINGTON, IOWA THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND at the 8th annual Family Spring BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL. Comfort Suites Hotel, Burlington, Iowa. Hotel Reservations: 319-753-1300 (Ask for Bluegrass Rate) FESTIVAL INFORMATION: 573-853-4398 Email: havenbrook2@yahoo.com Website: tsbafestivals.org
Fri-Sat, April 1-2, 2011AMANA, IOWA ACOUSTIC MUSIC JAM CAMP BOB BLACK will be participating in a weekend of workshops centered around learning musical jam session skills. Other instructors will include PAUL ROBERTS, and KEITH YODER.
Fri, Sat, Feb 25, 26, 2011OWL GLASS PUPPETRY CENTER, 319 N. Calhoun, West Liberty PUPPETS AND PASTRIES DESSERT THEATRE FOR ADULTS Featuring EULENSPIEGEL PUPPETS, BOB & KRISTIE BLACK (2 performances each evening), and delectable desserts! 8:00 PM Tickets: $20.00 www.puppetspuppets.com
Sat, Jan 1, 2011BANJOY in North English at the EV HISTORY CENTER COFFEE SHOP Showtime: 10 AM. (The coffee shop will be open from 6:00 a.m. until Noon) HAPPY NEW YEAR! 108 North Main Street North English, Iowa
Wed, Dec 22, 2010Millersburg, Iowa BOB BLACK will perform at the Senior Dining Site. 11:45 AM - 12 Noon.
Mon, Nov 8, 2010WAYLAND, IOWA ANTIQUE TRACTOR CLUB SHOW. BOB BLACK, PAUL ROBERTS, AND FRIEND(S) will perform after supper at around 7 PM.
Fri, Nov 5, 2010MILLERSBURG, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform a pre-supper concert at the Senior Dining Site. Showtime: 5:15-6:00.
Fri, Oct 29, 2010Marengo, Iowa BOB BLACK will perform at the Senior Dining Site. 11:30 AM - 12 Noon.
Sun, Oct 24, 2010HOLBROOK, IOWA COMMUNITY HYMN SING with BOB and KRISTIE BLACK, PAUL and JULIE ROBERTS, and others. Everyone is welcome. Come Sing Along! 2:00—4:00PM SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24TH St. Michael’s Church Holbrook, Iowa Seven Miles south of Amana Interchange on I-80 CONTACT PERSON— STEPHEN HANSON: 319.936.8674
Sat, Oct 23, 2010WEST BRANCH, IOWA Private Wedding Performance featuring BOB BLACK, PAUL ROBERTS, JOHN LAKE, AND KEITH YODER.
Thurs, Oct 21,2010HILLS, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE BLACK, along with KEITH YODER will perform for Friends Club Potluck at Hills Community Center. 1-1:50 PM.
Sat, Oct 16, 2010LaCrosse, Wisconsin BOB BLACK with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS - Popcorn Tavern, starting at Approx. 10:00 PM. Cover Charge.
Fri, Oct 15, 2010Fennimore, Wisconsin - Cottonwood Sports Bar BOB BLACK with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS. 9:30-1:30. Cover Charge
Thurs, Oct 7, 2010NORTH AMERICAN RV RALLY - AMANA, IOWA BANJOY will perform at the AMANA RV PARK for the fall NORTH AMERICAN RV RALLY. Showtime: 7-8 PM. For further information email: lazyb@att.net or phone 208-890-0381
Sat, Oct 2, 2010Quad Cities - Private Concert BOB BLACK with fellow Bluegrass Boy BILL BOX, ALAN MURPHY, and ALETA MURPHY
Sat, Sept 18, 2010CONROY, IOWA The First Lutheran Church 3rd annual Music Festival. There will be music and Art vendors in the park (or Hilton Hall in case of rain). BANJOY'S performance starts around 6 PM. This is a fund raiser to build on to the church so it can be made Handicap accessible.
Sat, Sept 18, 2010DONNELSON, IOWA - APPLE DAZE BANJOY will perform at the Apple Daze festival with special guest, KIRK BRANDENBERGER. Performance time: 1:15-2:45 PM.
Sat, Aug 28, 2010Downey, Iowa PRIVATE PARTY (eve)
Sat, Aug 28, 2010AMISH HARVEST TOUR TO CURE CANCER - NORTH ENGLISH PARK, NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA BANJOY will perform from approximately 10:30am until 2:30 pm. The AMISH HARVEST TOUR TO CURE CANCER is a benefit for funding research into sarcoma and other cancers at HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. For further information, go to http://www.courageride.org/about.html
Sat, Aug 7, 2010USHER'S FERRY FOLK FESTIVAL - Usher's Ferry Historic Village, Cedar Rapids, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, along with MARK WILSON and ALAN & ALETA MURPHY at THE USHER'S FERRY FOLK FESTIVAL. 8-10 PM. Directions: 5925 Seminole Valley Tr. NE Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Exit Interstate-380 at 42nd Street in Cedar Rapids. Go west about 3 miles. Turn south (left) on Seminole Valley Road and travel about 1 mile. Then turn east (left) and travel about 1/3 mile to the front gate of Ushers Ferry Historic Village.
Sat, July 31, 2010HOLBROOK. IOWA BOB BLACK with AL and ALETA MURPHY - PRIVATE PARTY
Fri, July 30, 2010MARENGO, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK will perform a pre-luncheon concert
Wed-Fri, July 21-23, 2010STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the third annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Wed, July 14, 2010THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, July 14, 2010FARMER'S MARKET - IOWA CITY, IOWA Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - MARKET MUSIC, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa - No Cover Charge!
Sun, July 11, 2010GRITTER CREEK COUNTRY SCHOOL - near NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA 2:00 PM: BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform for the general meeting of the IOWA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Gritter is the only one-room brick schoolhouse remaining in Iowa County and is maintained by the Historical Society. Ice Cream will be served and a free-will donation welcomed. Bring lawn chairs!
Fri-Sun, July 9, 10, 11, 2010WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL! KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND Featuring: Bob Black and Jon Eric (Fri), The McPunk Brothers (Fri, Sat), The Haining Family (Fri, Sat), Mike Haverkamp (Fri), Shinbone Alley (Sat),Grass Menagerie (Sat), Banjoy (Sat), Western Harmony Duet (Sun), Bluegrass Gospel Hymn Sing-Along (Sun). GUEST BANDS: The River Bottom Ramblers (Fri), Marc and Brandi Janssen (Sat). For More Info, call Paul Roberts: (319)683-2222, or email roberts@ia.net
Sun, June 27, 2010AMANA, IOWA BANJOY - Fundraiser for MIRACLES IN MOTION. 6:30-8:00 PM.
Fri, June 25, 2010OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY - RIVER OF MUSIC PARTY(ROMP) BANJO WORKSHOP by BOB BLACK along with TOM ADAMS and JESSE BAKER at 3:00 PM, Yellow Creek Park. For additional information: Phone: (270) 926-7891 Email: gabrielle@bluegrassmuseum.org www.riverofmusic.org
Wed-Thu, June 23-24, 2010OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY - 3rd annual BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION BOB BLACK will be part of a gathering of all living Blue Grass Boys who played with Bill Monroe as part of the Pioneers of Bluegrass Reunion hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Museum during its River of Music Party (ROMP) in June. The International Bluegrass Music Museum will also be making a documentary of the gathering, to supplement its Video Oral History Project that has recorded 175 interviews with bluegrass pioneers. In addition to the reunion events and main stage concert, River of Music Party features a Pioneers Recognition Ceremony, the Legends Supper, the IBMA Bluegrass Hall of Fame unveiling, a film festival and more. For information on the reunion, call the museum at 888-MY BANJO.
Sun, June 20, 2010IOWA CITY, IOWA - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH BOB BLACK, PAUL ROBERTS, and JULIE ROBERTS SMORGASBORD FUNDRAISER for APPALACHIA SERVICE PROGRAM. 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thur, June 17, 2010PARTY IN THE PARK, IOWA CITY, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - Location: Pheasant Hill Park (Concord Circle, on the north end of town). Time: 6 PM. For more information, contact Joyce Carroll at the City of Iowa City Parks & Recreation Department at 356-5223, or Marcia Klingaman at the City's Neighborhood Services division at 356-5237.
Sat, June 12, 2010NORTHWOODS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Ladysmith, Wisconsin BOB BLACK with BLUEGRASS TRIBUTE (Paul Keinitz, Mark Hembree, Brian Ray, and John Fabke) - A Musical Tribute to Bill Monroe and Kenny Baker!
Fri, June 11, 2010BROOKLYN, WISCONSIN BOB BLACK with BLUEGRASS TRIBUTE (John Fabke, Mark Hembree, Paul Keinitz, and Brian Ray) will headline the Brooklyn Bluegrass Festival.(LOTS of great Bill Monroe Songs and instrumentals!!!!)
Sun, June 6, 2010NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA BANJOY will perform at the 6TH ANNUAL NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL--North Liberty, Iowa Methodist Church (85 North Jones Blvd). Schedule: 1:00-THE MISSION BLUE GRASS BAND; 2:30-MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS; 4:00-SHINBONE ALLEY; 5:30-BANJOY; 7:00- THE McPUNK BROTHERS. Family Friendly, Non- Alcoholic. Free will donations accepted. For further info. call 319-626-7323
Fri, June 4, 2010MARENGO, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform a pre-luncheon concert at 11:30 AM at the Marengo Senior Dining Site.
Wed, Feb 17, 2010MILLERSBURG, IOWA 11:15AM-12Noon--BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Millersburg Community Center.
Sat, Feb 6, 2010CHEERS Bar & Grill - Dow City, Iowa *** BANJOY, 8-12 PM, No Cover - Lots of Fun, See You There! 100 N Franklin St, Dow City, Iowa - Phone: 712-674-3746
Thurs, Dec 31, 2009COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA. BANJOY at FIRST NIGHT COUNCIL BLUFFS. BANJOY will perform this year at the First Baptist Fellowship Hall, 540 1st Avenue, where we will share the stage with Honey Creek Jazz Band. Our shows are scheduled for 6, 8, and 10 PM. For more info, check this website: www.firstnightcouncilbluffs.org/ See you there!
Sun, Dec 20, 2009Sharon Center United Methodist Church - 2804 520th St, Kalona, Ia. (A map and directions can be found at the church website: www.sharoncentum.org ) THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS AND FRIEND ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - 7:00 PM - featuring The Great Bluegrass Herons, Alan and Aleta Murphy with Bob Black, Meg Merckens, Audrey Yoder, the Andy Wilcom Trio, and others. Admission Free; Free Will Donation.
Sun, Dec 13, 2009Iowa Theater Artists Company in Amana, Ia. 4709 220th Trail (Formerly the Barn Restaurant) The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic Christmas Program; 7:00 PM - featuring The Great Bluegrass Herons, Alan and Aleta Murphy with Bob Black, Karl Bodenbender, Meg Merckens, Audrey Yoder, and the andy wilcom trio. Admission Free; Free Will Donation.
Sat, Nov 7, 2009Richland Center, Wisconsin Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe Tribute! Featuring Bob Black, Mark Hembree, Paul Kienitz, Brian Ray& John Fabke Saturday, November 7, Richland Center Auditorium, 182 N. Central Ave., Richland Center, WI., 7:30pm. Tickets: $10.
Fri, Nov 6, 2009Madison, Wisconsin Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe Tribute! Featuring Bob Black, Mark Hembree, Paul Kienitz, Brian Ray & John Fabke Friday, November 6th, Mother Fool's Coffeehouse, 1101 Williamson St., Madison, WI Come down to Mother Fool's Coffehouse on Friday, November 6th for a special evening of traditional bluegrass. The performance will feature the Bob Black on banjo and Paul Kienitz on fiddle. 8 PM $10
Sat, Sept 19, 2009DONNELSON, IOWA BANJOY will perform at the APPLE DAZE festival with special guest, KIRK BRANDENBERGER.
Sun, Sept 20, 2009Iowa City, Iowa - 4H Fairgrounds THE FIDDLERS' PICNIC Bob Black and Paul Roberts will be conducting a 1-hour bluegrass banjo workshop. Bring your banjo and be with us!
Sat, Sept 5, 2009Fon du Lac, Wisconsin Bob Black will perform at a private wedding with The Nob Hill Boys (Paul Kienitz, John Fabke, and Mark Hembree)
Fri, Sept 4, 2009ALEDO, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND at THE BARNES FAMILY BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL, Mercer Co. Fairgrounds. Website: www.barnesbluegrass.com. Phone: 309-825-0451
Fri, Sat, Aug 28, 29, 2009Minneapolis, Minnesota - Dulano's Pizza Parlor BOB BLACK with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SHAEFER. Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Fiddle tunes.
Sat, Aug 15, 2009MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN BOB BLACK will be performing music for a private wedding celebration with JOHN FABKE and the NOB HILL BOYS.
Fri, Aug 14, 2009Iowa City, Iowa - Downtown Pedestrian Mall BOB BLACK with The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band 8/14/2009 6:30 PM at Friday Night Concert Series Cost: FREE
Sun, Aug 9, 2009MANITOWISH WATERS, WIS. Private Wedding Party with JOHN FABKE and PAUL KEINITZ
Thurs, Aug 6, 2009Coralville, Iowa - Morrison Park BOB BLACK with The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band 8/6/2009 6:30 PM at Music in the Park Cost: FREE
Wed, July 29, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA - FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - MARKET MUSIC, 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge!
Wed-Fri, July 22-24, 2009STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA BOB BLACK, along with PAUL ROBERTS, KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY will be conducting bluegrass jamming workshops at the second annual STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP. If you are a bluegrass musician who wants to learn more about jamming, go to strawberryjamcamp.com or call 563-608-1056 for more information. See you there!
Mon, July 20, 2009FONTANELLE and GREENFIELD, Iowa BANJOY will perform for RAGBRAI. Concerts in Fontanelle during the afternoon for the bicyclists (and anyone else who wants to be there for a good time!) BANJOY will also be performing in Greenfield at THE NODAWAY DINER (on Highway 92 at 502 SE Kent St) beginning at around 5:30 PM. Come and be with us for a wonderful day!
Sat, July 18, 2009AMANA, IOWA. GREG BROWN, with BOB BLACK and AL MURPHY, will perform a cancer benefit concert for the AMANA FESTIVAL OF LIFE at the AMANA VISITOR'S CENTER. ALSO FEATURED: THE McPUNK BROTHERS. Fireworks afterward! Showtime: 7PM. Tickets are going fast!!! To purchase yours, call 800-352-6262.
Sat, July 18, 2009AMANA, IOWA BANJOY, featuring BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK with special guest KEITH YODER, will perform from 2-4 PM at COLLECTIVELY IOWA, in MAIN AMANA. Further details will be posted here later.
Fri-Sun, July 10-12, 2009KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL! Featuring: Radar Ray and the Creek Busters (Fri), The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band (Sat), Sharon Graeff and Heritage (Fri, Sat), Castle Ridge (Fri, Sat), Workshop Band (Fri), The McPunk Brothers (Fri, Sat), The Mayflies (Sat), Jon Eric and Bob Black (Fri), Al and Aleta Murphy (Sun), Western Harmony (Sun), Bluegrass Gospel Hym/Singalong (Sun) For More Info, call Paul Roberts: (319)683-2222, or email roberts@ia.net
Sun, July 5, 2009WELLMAN, IOWA PRIVATE ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Sat, July 4, 2009FONTANELLE, IOWA BANJOY will perform as a part of FONTANELLE'S 4th of July festivities. Time: 6-8 PM. Location: on the square. Admission is free!
Sun, June 28, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 214 E. Jefferson St. BLUEGRASS BENEFIT for SHELTER HOUSE, with BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, PAUL & JULIE ROBERTS, and JON ERIC. Time: 7 PM. Fellowship, music, and desserts! An OPEN BLUEGRSS JAM will be held while desserts are being served - so bring your bluegrass instruments and join in! Free will donations will go to the shelter house building fund.
Sun, June 21, 2009PANAMA, IOWA BANJOY at PANAMANIA 125 - Celebrating Panama's 125th anniversary! BANJOY will perform on the outdoor concert stage from 2:00 pm till 5:30 (approx.) Come and be with us! For more info, go to www.panamania125.org
Sat, June 13, 2009CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA BANJOY, with BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, MARK WILSON and special guest DOUG PAGE, will perform at THE ST. LUDMILA KOLACH FESTIVAL & SOUTHWEST NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION. Time: 1-3 PM. Location: 2107 J STREET SW, CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA.
Thur, June 11, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE BLACK - PARTY IN THE PARK! Location: Fairmeadows Park. Time: 6 PM. For more information, contact Joyce Carroll at the City of Iowa City Parks & Recreation Department at 356-5223, or Marcia Klingaman at the City's Neighborhood Services division at 356-5237.
Sun, June 7, 2009NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA BANJOY will perform at the NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Location: North Liberty United Methodist Church grounds at 85 North Jones Boulevard. Schedule: 12:15PM-MISSION BLUE GRASS BAND 1:00-SHINBONE ALLEY 3:00-MR BABERS NEIGHBORS 4:30-BANJOY BAND 6:00-FINDERS AND YOUNGBERG 7:30-THE MCPUNK BROTHERS Free will donations are accepted. For further info, call 319-626-7323.
Wed, June 3, 2009UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS BANJOY will perform on the rooftop cafe for the PROJECT ART SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. Time: Noon till 1 PM. Free admission.
Fri, May 29, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA - Johnson County Fairgrounds BANJOY, featuring BOB BLACK, KRISTIE BLACK, MARK WILSON, and PAUL ROBERTS, will perform at the MENNONITE RELIEF SALE. Time: 5-7 PM. Also performing: the SHARON BETHEL QUARTET.
Mon, May 4, 2009KUNI Radio, Cedar Falls, Iowa Bob & Kristie will perform on LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE with BANJOY, including PAUL ROBERTS and MARK WILSON. Broadcast time: 7-8 PM.
Wed, Mar 25, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT - BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Mar 11, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT - BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sun, Mar 1, 2009HOLBROOK, IOWA Bob and Kristie Black, Paul and Julie Roberts, Mark Jansen and others will participate in a hymn sing at Old St. Michael's church. Time: 2-4 PM. Song Sheets will be provided!
Thur, Feb 26, 2009Victor, Iowa BOB BLACK will perform a luncheon concert at the City Hall from 11:00 - 11:30 am.
Thur, Feb 26, 2009MARENGO, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform a luncheon concert at the Marengo Senior Dining Site from 12:30 - 1:00 PM.
Wed, Feb 25, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT - BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Feb 19-22, 2009AMANA, IOWA - 3rd Annual "AMANA JAM!!!" BOB BLACK will be participating in the 3rd annual AMANA JAM CAMP--a weekend of workshops centered around learning music jam session skills. Other instructors will include PAUL ROBERTS ,KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY. Check out this website for further details: www.amanajam.com
Wed, Feb 17, 2009MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sat, Feb 14, 2009The Mill Restaurant, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK with BANJOY, including PAUL ROBERTS and MARK WILSON, will perform at the 8th-Annual SWEETHEARTS' SERENADE. Tickets for the Sweethearts' Serenade are available online at www.findersandyoungberg.com, and Real Compact Discs, Iowa City.
Fri, Feb 13, 2009MILLERSBURG, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK will perform a special Valentine's Day concert at the Millersburg Community Center at 5:30. Supper to follow, then more music afterward.
Sat, Jan 31, 2009Grinnell, Iowa. 7 PM, Voertman Theater, Grinnell Community Center, 927 4th Ave. Bob Black with The Burlington Street Bluegrass Band in a multi-media event, featuring a performance of a Reader's Theater program called FARMSCAPE: THE CHANGING RURAL ENVIRONMENT, with a show by the Burlington Street Bluegrass Band afterward. $5 Admission available at the door. For more information, go to www.grinnellarts.org
Wed, Jan 14, 2009IOWA CITY, IOWA THE MILL RESTAURANT - BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Dec 31, 2008COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA BANJOY at FIRST NIGHT COUNCIL BLUFFS. First Night Council Bluffs will be a unique experience, with artists, performers and vendors celebrating our unique culture and history. BANJOY will perform in the downstairs gym at the YMCA (7 S. 4th Street) at the following times: 7:45 pm, 9:45 pm, and 11:00 pm. (Times subject to change) For more info, check this website: www.firstnightcouncilbluffs.org/
Sun, Dec 21, 2008SHARON CENTER, IOWA BOB and KRISTIE with BANJOY - The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 2804 520th St SW, Kalona, Iowa. 7:00 PM. Cocoa and Cookies following the show!
Thursday, Dec 18, 2008MARENGO, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform a luncheon concert at the Marengo Senior Dining Site from 12:30 - 1:00 PM.
Thurs, Dec 18, 2008VICTOR, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform a luncheon concert at the City Hall from 11:00 - 11:30 am.
Wed, Dec 17, 2008MILLERSBURG, IOWA 11:15AM-12Noon--BOB BLACK will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Millersburg Community Center.
Wed, Nov 12, 2008NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12:00 noon.
Wed, Oct 29, 2008NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12:00 noon.
Sat, Oct 25, 2008Galesburg, Illinois Bob and Kristie return once again for the SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace 7-9 PM. There will be a cover charge. For more information, email John Heasly: heasly@frontiernet.net
Wed, Oct 15, 2008MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sun, Oct 12, 2008GALENA, ILLINOIS BOB will perform with the GRASS MENAGERIE at THE IRISH COTTAGE (Highway 20, just east of Galena) Showtime: 8 till midnight. "Grass Menagerie" is Forrest Rische (upright bass), Dave "DK" Kolars (dobro, vocals), Keith Yoder (banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, octave mandolin, kitchen sink, and vocals), Barbara Briggs (smokin' vocals) and Steven Briggs (guitar, vocals).
Sat, Oct 11, 2008Hinkletown, Iowa (Near North English) BANJOY at the ALL FAMILIES HINKLETOWN REUNION. Performance time: 4:00-5:30 PM. For more information, go to www.hinkletown.com
Fri, Oct 10, 2008DES MOINES, IOWA BANJOY (Bob and Kristie, Alan and Aleta Murphy) at the WORLD FOOD FESTIVAL - 2 Street Performances, Locust and 5th. Times: 3-4 pm and 5-6 pm.
Sat, Oct 4, 2008AMANA, IOWA BANJOY will perform for AMANA OCTOBERFEST. Time: 2-5 PM. Location: COLLECTIVELY IOWA, 4515 F Street, Main Amana (Ph: 319-622-3698)
Fri, Oct 3, 2008AMANA, IOWA BANJOY will perform for AMANA OCTOBERFEST. Time: 6-8 PM. Location: the FARMER'S MARKET area in Main Amana. Free admission--come and join us!
Fri, Oct 3, 2008INDIANOLA, IOWA BANJOY (Bob and Kristie, Al and Aleta Murphy) will perform for 6th Grade students on LEISURE DAY, at the Annette Nature Center (15565 188th. Avenue, Indianola)
Sat, Sept 27, 2008STOUGHTON, WISCONSIN - OPERA HOUSE BOB BLACK will perform with the LONESOME ACES, featuring JOHN FABKE.
Sat, Sept 20, 2008CENTRAL CITY, IOWA DUTCH OVEN FESTIVAL - BOB BLACK will perform with the McPUNK BROTHERS
Sun, Sept 14, 2008BANJOY Private Party
Wed, Aug 27, 2008THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sat, Aug 23, 2008BOONE, IOWA - Country Club BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - Private Anniversary Party
Sat, Aug 16, 2008KAHOKA, MO - Clark County Fairgrounds BANJOY at the KAHOKA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. 2 Shows. For more info, call 573-853-4344 or email: edspray@marktwain.net
Wed, Aug 13, 2008THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Aug 13, 2008University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa. PROJECT ART SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. BANJOY will perform a free concert on the ROOFTOP TERRACE from 12:00-1:00 PM.
Sat, Aug 9, 2008Letts, Iowa BOB BLACK with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - Private Party
Sat, Sun, Aug 1,2, 2008MADISON, WISCONSIN - SUGAR MAPLE FESTIVAL BLUEGRASS BOYS REUNION CONCERT! BOB BLACK, along with a group of other BLUEGRASS BOYS, will perform a concert tribute to BILL MONROE, the Father of Bluegrass. In addition to bluegrass music, there will be stories told by each Bluegrass Boy about their time with Bill Monroe. Organized by the Four Lake Traditional Music Cooperative. Further details will be forthcoming.
Tues-Thurs, July 22-24, 2008STRAWBERRY POINT, IOWA STRAWBERRY JAM CAMP - with instructors BOB BLACK, KEITH YODER, BILL CAGLEY, AND PAUL ROBERTS. For more info, contact Linzy Martin, Strawberry Point, Iowa.
Wed, July 16, 2008MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008INDIANOLA, IOWA - BLUEGRASS TUESDAY BOB BLACK will perform with THE McPUNK BROTHERS. Further details to be announced. Additional information can be obtained by email: tightmarket@crosspaths.net
Fri-Sun, July 11-13, 2008KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL! Featuring: Roy Harper (Tennessee), The McPunk Brothers (Sharon Center, Ia), Banjoy (North English, Ia), Alan and Aleta Murphy (Iowa City, Ia), Castle Ridge (Marengo, Ia), The Bluegrass Pals (Elkhart, Ia), Mr. Baber's Neighbors (Des Moines, Ia), Sharon Bethel Quartet (Kalona, Ia) For More Info, call Paul Roberts: (319)683-2222, or email roberts@ia.net
Sun, June 29, 2008CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Bever Park. THE BLACK & MURPHY QUARTET, featuring Bob & Kristie Black and Alan & Aleta Murphy, will perform gospel music at an outdoor church service for the 1st Presbyterian Church. Approx. 9:30 AM. For further details, contact First Presbyterian Church 310 Fifth Street SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Wed, June 25, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM.For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sun, June 22, 2008Private Party - BANJOY
Sat, June 21, 2008PRIVATE PARTY - BANJOY
Sat, June 14, 2008DES MOINES, IOWA PRIVATE PARTY
June 9-13, 2008STEVE KAUFMAN'S BANJO CAMP, ALCOA, TENN. BOB BLACK will be conducting BANJO WORKSHOPS! fOR FURTHER DETAILS, CALL 1-800-FLATPIK.
Wed, June 4, 2008IOWA CITY, IOWA IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa. MARKET MUSIC - 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge!
Sun, June 1, 2008NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA BANJOY at the NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Location: North Liberty United Methodist Church grounds at 85 North Jones Boulevard. Festival starts around noon and runs all afternoon. BANJOY's time slot: 1:30-2:45 PM. Other bands include: The Mission Bluegrass Band, Mr. Baber's Neighbors, Shinbone Alley, Mike and Amy Finders, and The Great Bluegrass Herons. Free will donations are accepted. For further info, call 319-626-7323.
Sat, May 31, 2008WELLMAN, IOWA BANJOY - at the Annual Wellman Art and Music Festival. Location: In the park at the Wellman Band Shell. We will post more details soon. Join us!
Fri, April 25, 2008NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. Further details will be announced.
Sun, Apr 20, 2008IOWA CITY, IOWA Earth Day Celebration COURTYARD of CURRIER HALL THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND will perform two shows at 2:30 and 4:30 PM. Concert organized by the Residence Hall Environmental Challenge. Further details to be announced. Check out the Burlington Street Bluegrass Band MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Apr. 16, 2008MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sat, April 12, 2008NORTH ENGLISH, IA. HINKLETOWN BLUEGRASS JAM FEST! Farmers Lodge #168 and English Valleys History Center Presents: SPRING 2008 MUSICAL CELEBRATION A benefit for English Valleys Schools band Featuring: BANJOY and Nashville's UNCLE HERSHEL BUTTS. BLUEGRASS JAM FEST SCHEDULE: APRIL 12, 2008 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM: INFORMAL JAMMING AT E.V. HISTORY CENTER 108 N. MAIN, NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: BARBEQUE DINNER AND INFORMAL SET UP MUSIC AT OLD AUDITORIUM 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EVENING BANDS AND VOCAL GROUP AT OLD AUDITORIUM, NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA $5.00 DONATION SUGGESTED FOR EACH EVENT. FOOD, TREATS AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE AT EVENTS Check this website for more: http://www.hinkletown.com/jamfest See You There!
Wed, Apr. 9, 2008NORTH ENGLISH, IA NORTH ENGLISH, Iowa - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:30-12:00 noon.
Sat, Mar 22, 2008IOWA MENNONITE SCHOOL Program including BANJOY. For information, contact Paul Roberts at 319-683-2222.
Wed, Mar 12, 2008MOLINE, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform with Alan and Aleta Murphy, John Purk, and Warren Hanlin for 'The Gathering of the Green' which is a special conference for John Deere collectors, restorers, and enthusiasts. Location: Holiday Inn Moline Airport, Moline, Il. More info: www.gatheringofthegreen.com.
Thurs-Sun, Feb 21-24, 2008AMANA, IOWA - 2nd Annual "AMANA JAM!!!" BOB BLACK will be participating in the 2nd annual AMANA JAM CAMP--a weekend of workshops centered around learning music jam session skills. Other instructors will include PAUL ROBERTS ,KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY. Check out this website for further details: www.amanajam.com
Fri, Feb 15, 2008MILLERSBURG, IOWA COMMUNITY CENTER BOB and KRISTIE BLACK will perform at 5:30. Supper afterward. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. For more information, call: 319-655-8318
Thurs, Feb 14, 2008The Mill Restaurant, Iowa City, Ia BOB & KRISTIE with BANJOY, including PAUL ROBERTS and MARK WILSON, will perform at the 7th-Annual SWEETHEARTS' SERENADE. Tickets are available at www.mikeandamyfinders.com and at Real Compact Discs, 203 N Linn Street in Iowa City. The music starts at 6:30 PM and OTHER featured performers include The Great Bluegrass Herons, Al & Aleta Murphy, Joe & Coleen Peterson, Truckstop Souvenir (Fairfield, IA), and Mike & Amy Finders.
Wed, Feb 13, 2008THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM.For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Feb 13, 2008IOWA CITY, IOWA EMERSON POINT Assisted Living Facility - BOB & KRISTIE will perform a concert from 6-6:30 PM.
Sun, Dec 16, 2007BOB and KRISTIE - Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 2804 520th St SW, Kalona, Iowa. The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic Christmas Program. 7:00 PM. Cocoa and Cookies following the program!
Wed, Dec 12, 2007MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sat, Dec 8, 2007BOB and KRISTIE with MARK WILSON and DARRYL TOWER - Private Christmas Party
Sat, Nov 17, 2007HANNIBAL, MISSOURI - LAND OF MARK TWAIN BLUEGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL BOB BLACK will perform with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. For further info, call 573-853-4344
Mon, Nov 12, 2007Wayland, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, PAUL & JULIE ROBERTS. Private performance.
Wed, Oct 24, 2007THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Wed, Oct 24, 2007NORTH ENGLISH, Iowa - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:00-11:30 AM.
Sun, Oct 24, 2007Iowa City Nazarene Church BOB BLACK with ALAN and ALETA MURPHY - morning service music
Wed, Oct 10, 2007Iowa City Assisted Living BOB BLACK with PAUL ROBERTS 6-6:30 PM
Fri, Oct 5, 2007PRIVATE WEDDING PARTY
Thurs, Oct 4, 2007PRIVATE PARTY
Saturday, Sept 29, 2007BOB BLACK with THE MCPUNK BROTHERS PRIVATE WEDDING PARTY
Sat, Sept 29, 2007MT. PLEASANT, IOWA Private Party
Sat, Sept 22, 2007OSKALOOSA, IOWA - Southern Iowa Fairgrounds BANJOY will be performing for the annual fall meeting of the Iowa State Club of the Winnebago-Itasca Travelers (WIT). This year's theme: Fun With Bluegrass!
Fri, Sept 21, 2007AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE - BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** membership is NOT required. Dinner at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Sun, Sept 16, 2007Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, Iowa. The 37th annual FIDDLER'S PICNIC! 12:00 - 6:00 PM. Continuous stage show featuring many of eastern Iowa's finest old-time, bluegrass, celtic, country, and folk musicians. Parking lot jam sessions. INSTRUMENT WORKSHOPS!--banjo, mandolin, guitar, celtic harp, and fiddle. Beginners and children are encouraged. 2-3:30 PM. Vintage instrument dealer showcase. See You There!
Sun, Sept 16, 2007IOWA CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, Coralville, Iowa. BANJOY will perform a children's concert at The Iowa Children¹s Museum. 1-2 pm. ADMISSION: $6.00 per person. For further information, contact: The Iowa Children's Museum 1451 Coral Ridge Avenue Coralville, IA 52241 319.625.6255 ext. 215 WEBSITE: www.theicm.org
Sat, Sept 15, 2007APPLE DAZE - Donnelson, Iowa BANJOY with special guest KIRK BRANDENBURGER. showtime: 5:30 until 7 or 7:15 PM.
Sun, Sept 2, 2007ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS - BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL BOB BLACK will perform with THE NOB HILL BOYS 4:30 PM.
Fri-Sun, Aug 31-Sept 2, 2007ALEDO, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND at the BARNES BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, Mercer County Fairgrounds, Aledo, Illinois. info@barnesbluegrass.com
Sat, Aug 25, 2007WEST BRANCH, IOWA Private Party
Sat, Aug 25, 2007NEVADA, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE will perform on a float for the Nevada Historical Society during the LINCOLN HIGHWAY DAYS PARADE. 10am -12 noon.
Fri, Aug 24, 2007MILLERSBURG, IOWA BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK will perform in the Community Center. Showtime: 5:30 - 6:00. The show will be followed by a supper, and Bob and Kristie will play and sing some more right after that!
Wed, Aug 22, 2007THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Thurs, Aug 16, 2007GRINNELL, IOWA - Central Park BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND from 5:30-7:30 PM. Free Admission. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs!
Wed, Aug 8, 2007THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM.For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Fri, Aug 3, 2007PEORIA HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. http://www.mikeandamyfinders.com/index2.html
Wed, Aug 1, 2007IOWA CITY, IOWA -- Chauncey Swan Park MARKET MUSIC -- Bob & Kristie and MARK WILSON will perform during the Farmer's Market from 5-7PM. For more information call 319-356-5100
Tues, July 31, 2007PRIVATE PARTY
Sat, July 28, 2007LA PORTE, INDIANA--LA PORTE COUNTY FAIR. BOB BLACK with THE CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND. For further details, call Peter Nye, 847-236-9543
Fri, July 27, 2007LOWELL, INDIANA -- VFW BOB BLACK with THE CHICAGO BLUEGRASS BAND. For more details, call Peter Nye at 847-236-9543.
Thurs, July 26, 2007KALONA, IOWA BANJOY at The Old Town Kalona Street Fair. Performance time: 6-8 PM. The Old Town Kalona Street Fair is held every Thursday throughout the summer on B Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets between 5 and 8 p.m. Vendors of vegetables, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and a variety of other items will be participating. Many of your favorite Kalona stores will stay open until 7 p.m. or later on Street Fair evenings for your convenience. Come on out and join us!
Fri-Sat, July 20-21, 2007MONTROSE, IOWA: BOB BLACK with THE McPUNK BROTHERS-- Montrose Festival of Bluegrass. 10 minutes north of Keokuk, Iowa, or 10 minutes south of Ft. Madison, Iowa on US Highway 61. The festival is held at the Ivor Fowler Community Center Grounds, 10th and Main Streets, Montrose, Iowa. For more info, call: 319-463-7768
Fri-Sun, July 13-15, 2007KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND. WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, featuring CAGLEY, BLACK, and SCHAEFER (Bill Cagley, Bob Black, and Tom Schaefer); The McPunk Brothers; Crazy Mule, and many others to be announced. For information, call Paul Roberts at 319-683-2222, or email Roberts@ia.net Come out and enjoy a wonderful weekend of bluegrass! Kalona, Iowa WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
Sat, July 7, 2007PANAMA, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY - BIRTHDAY BASH for DON ZIMMERMAN at PAULEY'S PUB. EVERYONE WELCOME! Featuring additional surprise guest musicians. Showtime to be announced. Join us for a happy evening of bluegrass!
Saturday, June 23, 2007DES MOINES, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS for BREWFEST at EL BAIT SHOP. Further details will be forthcoming.
Fri, June 22, 2007IOWA CITY - Downtown Ped Mall BOB BLACK will perform with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND (Alan Murphy, Dale Thomas, Joe Peterson, Mike Finders, and Aleta Murphy). 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Thur, June 21, 2007IOWA CITY, IA. U. of I. Hospital - 8th Floor Rooftop Terrace BANJOY will perform for the 2007 Project Art Summer Concert Series. Showtime: 12 Noon. For more info, contact Arts Coordinator Project Art 319.353.6417 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Wed, June 20, 2007MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sat, June 16, 2007WEST LIBERTY, IOWA BANJOY at BUELITO'S Mexican Restaurant. NO COVER. 8PM - ? THE VERY BEST Mexican food you'll find anywhere! LOCATION: 100 E 3rd St West Liberty, IA 52776 PHONE: (319) 627-6880
Sat, June 16, 2007KALONA, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform with THE MCPUNK BROTHERS for ALOHA KALONA DAYS. Showtime: 3:00 PM.
Fri, June 15, 2007SCHEDULE CHANGE!!! The BANJOY performance originally scheduled for this date at AMANA GOLFCOURSE CLUBHOUSE has been MOVED UP to June 8 (see listing above).
Thurs, June 14, 2007IOWA CITY - Oak Grove Park BOB and KRISTIE will perform for FAMILY FUN NIGHT. 6:30-8:00 PM. Free admission--come out and have some fun with us!
Fri, June 8, 2007AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE - BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** membership is NOT required. Dinner at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Sun, June 3, 2007NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL--North Liberty, Iowa Methodist Church (85 North Jones Blvd) BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY BAND, and many others to be announced. Family Friendly, Non- Alcoholic. For further info. call 515-321-7000
Sun, June 3, 2007CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Bever Park THE BLACK & MURPHY QUARTET, featuring Bob & Kristie Black and Alan & Aleta Murphy, will perform gospel music at an outdoor church service for the 1st Presbyterian Church. Approx. 9:30 AM. For further details, call Jan Cuffel, 319-364-6148 (during business hours).
Mon, May 21, 2007IOWA CITY, IA PUBLIC LIBRARY CULTURAL EXPRESS PRESENTATION, featuring BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK, ALAN AND ALETA MURPHY, AND GUY AND HANNAH DROLLINGER. Starts at 7 PM, Meeting Room A
Sat, May 19, 2007BLUEGRASS CAFE, TAMA, IOWA BANJOY will perform from 7-9 PM. Cover Charge. The Blue Grass cafe is a family owned business dedicated to the promotion of bluegrass music in Iowa along with fine Midwestern food. There is an open bluegrass jam every Tuesday starting around 5:30 pm until ??? and Saturday from 2:00 pm to 5:30. The Bluegrass Cafe is located at 200 W 3rd Street in downtown Tama, IA. Website: http://www.bluegrasscafetama.com/
Tues, May 15, 2007PRIVATE PARTY Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Recognition Party
Sat, May 12, 2007Pasadena, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS Cal Tech Folk Music Society Dabney Hall California Institute of Technology Campus folkmusic.caltech.edu/
Sat & Sun, May 5 & 6, 2007BENSON, ARIZONA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS at the Benson Bluegrass Festival, Lyons Park
Fri, Apr 27, 2007AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE - BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** membership is NOT required. Dinner at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Apr 25, 2007NORTH ENGLISH SENIOR DINING SITE (in the Community center building) BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:00-11:30 AM.
Wed, Apr 25, 2007THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Ia. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND, 120 E Burlington St., 7-10 PM. For music, pictures and more, check out the BSBGB web site at: http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegrassband
Sat, Apr 21, 2007WEST LIBERTY, IOWA BANJOY at BUELITO'S Mexican Restaurant. NO COVER. 8PM - ? THE VERY BEST Mexican food you'll find anywhere! LOCATION: 100 E 3rd St West Liberty, IA 52776 PHONE: (319) 627-6880
Wed, Apr 11, 2007MILLERSBURG, IOWA SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Wed, Mar 28, 2007NORTH ENGLISH, Iowa - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:00-11:30 AM.
Fri, Mar 16, 2007THE YACHT CLUB - Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK will perform with MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS.
Sat, Mar 10, 2007BLUEGRASS CAFE, TAMA, IOWA BANJOY will perform from 7-9 PM. The Blue Grass cafe is a family owned business dedicated to the promotion of bluegrass music in Iowa along with fine Midwestern food. There is an open jam every Tuesday starting around 5:30 pm until ??? and Saturday from 2:00 pm to 5:30. The Bluegrass Cafe is located at 200 W 3rd Street in downtown Tama, IA. Website: http://www.bluegrasscafetama.com/
Feb 22-25, 2007AMANA, IOWA - "AMANA JAM" BOB BLACK will be participating in the first annual AMANA JAM CAMP--a weekend of workshops centered around learning music jam session skills. Other instructors will include PAUL ROBERTS ,KEITH YODER, and BILL CAGLEY. Check out this website for further details: www.amanajam.com
Wed, Feb 14, 2007MILLERSBURG, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE (In the new Community Center Building) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Fri, Feb 9, 2007AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE - BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. DINNER at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Feb 7, 2007OLD CAPITOL, Iowa City BANJOY will play for the Iowa State Historical Society Sesquicentennial Celebration. Performance times: 6-7 PM and 8-9 PM.
Wed, Dec 20, 2006MILLERSBURG, IOWA 11:15AM-12Noon--BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert at the Millersburg Community Center.
Fri, Sat, Dec 15, 16, 2006DENVER, COLO - SWALLOW HILL (Denver's Home for Folk and Acoustic Music) BOB BLACK will perform with GREG BROWN and BO RAMSEY --- 71 East Yale Ave. Denver, CO 80210 303.777.1003 Toll-free: 1.877.214.7013
Thurs, Dec 14, 2006CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO - Ski Resort BOB BLACK will perform with GREG BROWN and BO RAMSEY.
Sun, Dec 10, 2006Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 2804 520th St SW, Kalona, Iowa. The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic Christmas Program. 7:00 PM. Cocoa and Cookies following the program!
Sat, Dec 9, 2006Ottumwa, Iowa Bob and Kristie at the Ottumwa Hotel - 8:30-9:30 Private Christmas party for the New Alliance Farm Service board of directors.
Fri, Dec 8, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. DINNER at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Thu-Sat, Nov 30-Dec 2Cedar Rapids, Iowa CSPS - ALL 3 SHOWS SOLD OUT Bob Black in a special guest performance with TRIBUTE, a Cedar Rapids trio made up of Kathy Donnelly, Carol Montag and Nina Swanson. Christmas favorites in superlative, traditional style, with hints of gospel, jazz and bluegrass.
Fri, Nov 17, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. DINNER at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Fri, Nov 10, 2006Moline, Illinois Bent River Brewery BOB BLACK will sit in with The Mayflies www.themayflies.com opening for Great American Taxi, featuring Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon. See you there!
Thurs, Nov 9, 2006CSPS, concert venue and nonprofit arts center 1103 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401 www.legionarts.org BANJOY will be performing at CSPS for the opening reception of 22nd Annual Meeting of the NPN. The National Performance Network is an alliance of 65 performing arts presenters from across the country -- leading organizations from New York, Washington, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, New Orleans, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, on and on (www.npnweb.org). Also involved with the organization are representatives from the National Endowment for the Arts, leading foundations, European and Latin American presenters, etc. The opening reception at CSPS Nov. 9 takes place from 5:30 to 7:30. For info, call (319) 364-1580, or log on to
Wed, Oct 11, 2006NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-Noon.
Fri, Sept 29, 2006KALONA, IOWA BANJOY with special guest KIRK STIMSOM at the KALONA FALL FEST - 7:00 PM in the tent at the Kalona Historical Village. For further information, call the Kalona Chamber of Commerce: 319-656-2519.
Thurs, Sept 28, 2006NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - THE INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC (IBMA) AWWARDS SHOW - BOB BLACK has been nominated for the PRINT MEDIA PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD for his book, "COME HITHER TO GO YONDER, PLAYING BLUEGRASS WITH BILL MONROE."
Wed, Sept 27, 2006IOWA CITY, BANJOY, DOWNTOWN PED MALL, 12:00-1:00 PM. BANJOY is performing for ENERGY EXPO 2006--GROWING IOWA'S ENERGY and SUSTAINABILITY FUTURE. Featured Guest: PHILLIPPE COUSTEAU. Check out this website: http://energy.uiowa.edu/2006/
Sat, Sept 23, 2006NEWTON, IA - 6:00 PM Sugar Grove Vineyard BOB BLACK will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. http://www.sugargrove.com/ - Bring your own picnic meal to enjoy with the great wines and enjoy the sunset!
Fri, Sept 22, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. DINNER at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Sept 20, 2006MILLERSBURG, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE (in the church basement) BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS - pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-12 Noon.
Sun, Sept 17, 2006IOWA CITY, IOWA - JOHNSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS The 36th Annual IOWA FRIENDS OF OLD-TIME MUSIC FIDDLER'S PICNIC. 12:00-6:00. Continuous stage show featuring many of Eastern Iowa's finest old-time, bluegrass, celtic, country, and folk musicians--Vintage instrument dealer showcase--Parking lot jame sessions. One mile south of Iowa City on Old US 218. Adults: $5.00. Kids 12 and under FREE. Rain Location: Fairground Showbarn. Food and Drink available on Site. For more information, call 319-337-7180 or 319-337-4952 or log on to www.fiddlerspicnic.org
Sat, Sept 16, 2006APPLE DAZE - Donnelson, Iowa BANJOY will perform with special guest KIRK BRANDENBERGER from 5:30-7:15 pm.
Sat, Sept 16, 2006OSKALOOSA, IOWA BANJOY will perform from 11am-1pm at Nelson Pioneer Farm's Fall Festival. Come for an exciting trip back in time with old-fashioned games, pioneer living displays, a parade and a country dinner from 11 - 1. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students, and free for children under the age of 5. If you would like to see what else is going on during the day, you may go to www.nelsonpioneer.org/fall_festival.htm For more information call 641.672.2989 Come out from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy the whole day filled with fun!
Wed, Sept 13, 2006NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:00-11:30 AM.
Sun, Sept 3, 2006FONTANELLE, IOWA The REYNOLDS-TICKNOR FAMILY REUNION
Sun, Aug 27, 2006PRINCETON, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform at a private party with AL MURPHY, ALETA MURPHY, JOHN PURK, AND WARREN HANLIN.
Sat, Aug 26, 2006ENGLERT THEATER, IOWA CITY, IOWA Bob will be performing in concert with GREG BROWN. Saturday, August 26th at 8:00 PM Admission: Regular price: $26 TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 27 $26 in advance $29 at the door. phone: 319 688 2653
Fri, Aug 25, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE BANJOY from 7-9 p.m. **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. DINNER at 6p.m. CASUAL DRESS---For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Thurs, Aug 24, 2006GRINNELL, IOWA - Central Park BOB BLACK will perform a concert with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND from 5:30-7:30 PM. Free Admission. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs! For more information, call Bill Menner, 641-236-1626.
Wed, Aug 23, 2006NORTH ENGLISH, Iowa - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:00-11:30 AM.
Sun, Aug 20, 2006IOWA STATE FAIR -Des Moines, Iowa BANJOY will perform at 5:30 pm in the Cultural Center Courtyard. EXTREME SUNDAY!!! Featuring half-price admission all day, free parking for carloads of five or more in the Fair's North Lot and special savings at participating food locations. For more information, call 515-707-1532, or go to WWW.IOWASTATEFAIR.ORG
Sat, Aug 12, 2006URBANDALE, IOWA - LIVING HISTORY FARMS BANJOY will perform for a private wedding party.
Fri, Aug 11, 2006DES MOINES, IOWA - BOB BLACK with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND RACCOON RIVER BREWERY - 9:00 PM till 1:00 AM. Further details to be announced.
Sun, Aug 6, 2006HOOVERFEST - West Branch, Iowa AFTERNOON CONCERT, featuring BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, GUY DROLLINGER, MEGAN DROLLINGER, HANNAH DROLLINGER, ALAN & ALETA MURPHY, KEITH REINS, and JOHN COOPER. In the Chautauqua Tent, directly behind the Hoover birthplace home. Schedule: Guy, Hannah, & Megan Drollinger: 2:00-2:40/ Alan & Aleta Murphy: 2:45-3:25/ Guy Drollinger, Keith Reins, and John Cooper: 3:30-4:10/ Bob & Kristie Black: 4:15-5:00. http://www.hooverassociation.org/hooverfest.html
Sat, Aug 5, 2006JOHNSTON, IOWA BANJOY will perform with special guest JOHN PURK at the second annual JOHNSTON BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL! Other groups performing: The McPunk Brothers, Blue Grit, Bluegrass Pals, Grassy Knoll, Highway Home, Mike and Amy Finders, Mr. Baber's Neighbors. 10AM - 7PM Directions: I-80 to exit 131 (IA-28, Merle Hay Road), north on Merle Hay Road 1.7 miles to Festival site. Check website for further details: http://www.johnstonbluegrassfestival.com/
Fri, Aug 4, 2006PEORIA, ILL. Bob will perform with the MIKE & AMY FINDERS BAND. Further details to be announced.
Wed, Aug 1, 2007IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa. MARKET MUSIC - Bob and Kristie will perform from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge.
Sat, July 29,2006ALBANY, ILL. BANJOY will perform at PRAISE IN THE PARK, an ALL-GOSPEL program featuring several bands. The show runs from 4-10 PM. We play at approx. 8 PM. For further information, call Dan Peart, 563-249-0057
Fri, July 28,2006HOLBROOK, IOWA RAGBRAI--BOB BLACK and BANJOY, featuring KRISTIE BLACK, PAUL ROBERTS, and MARK WILSON (a RAGBRAI participant)will be playing bluegrass music outdoors starting at approximately 8:30 AM and continuing on into the afternoon as bicyclists pass through to enjoy food, frolic, and festivities. ALAN MURPHY will also join Bob for some Irish Music. Also performing: MARK CLARK and Friends. Come on over for a great time!
Wed, July 26, 2006IOWA CITY, IOWA -- Chauncey Swan Park MARKET MUSIC -- Bob & Kristie will perform during the Farmer's Market from 5-7PM. For more information call 319-356-5100
Tues, July 18, 2006INDIANOLA, IOWA BANJOY will perform for the 2006 BLUEGRASS TUESDAYS series. Further details to be announced. Additional information can be obtained by email: tightmarket@crosspaths.net
Fri, July 14, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE *BANJOY* from 7-9 p.m. DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Fri-Sun, July 7-9, 2006KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND. WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, featuring Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND; The McPunk Brothers; The Franz Family, Highway Home, Al and Aleta Murphy, Mary Henderson and Geoff Shannon, The Gospelujahs, String Theory, and Shinbone Alley. For information, call Paul Roberts at 319-683-2222, or email Roberts@ia.net Come out and enjoy a wonderful weekend of bluegrass!
Sat, July 1, 2006HASTINGS, MINN. - BOB BLACK with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND St. Croix Valley Bluegrass Festival - http://www.stcroixvalleybluegrass.com/ We'll have two performances that day: 2pm and 7:30pm. Also performing: our hosts, Monroe Crossing, the Ditch Lilies, Jack Norton & the Mullet River Boys and MUCH more! Check their web site for full details.
Fri, June 30, 2006RED WING, MINN. BOB BLACK will perform with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND at FALCONER VINEYARDS http://www.falconervineyards.com 3572 Old Tyler Rd, (651) 388-8849
Wed, June 28, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Wed, June 28, 2006NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-Noon.
Tues, June 27, 2006INDIANOLA, IOWA - BLUEGRASS TUESDAY BOB BLACK will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND for the 2006 BLUEGRASS TUESDAYS series. Further details to be announced. Additional information can be obtained by email: tightmarket@crosspaths.net
Mon, June 26, 2006DES MOINES, IOWA - LIVING HISTORY FARMS BOB BLACK will perform with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. For further details, contact the Finders': (319) 321-3280 ~ a.finders@mchsi.com ~ m.finders@mchsi.com
Sun, June 25, 2006Winterset-Patterson, Iowa BANJOY will perform 2 Church concerts: 9:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in WINTERSET (309 E Jefferson St.) and 10:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in PATTERSON, Ia.
Sat, June 24, 2006BEVINGTON, IOWA The 4th Annual Bevington Bluegrass Festival - BANJOY will perform at 12 noon. Also performing: The Mike and Amy Finders Band, Crazy Mule, Mr. Baber's Neighbors, and more. Music starts at 12 noon and lasts all afternoon. Location: The Briar Patch: I-35, exit 56, west on highway 92, first left, 3/4 mile on the right. For more info, email Bob Rice: bobrice67@hotmail.com
Fri, June 23, 2006Oskaloosa, Iowa BANJOY will perform at the Mahaska County Historical Society's Ice Cream Social. Come for an evening of music, sandwiches, ice cream, cakes and bars. Located at the Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum. For more information, call 641.672.2989, or check this website: http://www.nelsonpioneer.org/
Thurs, June 22, 2006IOWA CITY, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE will perform for FAMILY FUN NITE, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, at WETHERBY PARK. Also: art, carnival style games, and ice cream! DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 6 to Taylor Drive (which connects to Hwy 6 between K Mart and Sycamore Mall), and go south all the way on Taylor, until it ends at the park. See you there!
Fri-Sat, June 16, 17, 2006Cashmere, WA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival Chelan County Fairgrounds
Sun, June 11, 2006CHICAGO, ILL. - RAVENSWOOD MANOR PARK CONCERT SERIES BOB BLACK will perform with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. 7:00 PM. Outdoor concert series, anyone? http://www.hornerpark.org
Sat, June 10, 2006KALONA, IOWA - TUSCAN MOON BOB BLACK will perform with THE MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. Joins us from 8-11 pm for bluegrass and originals. 203 5th St, (319) 656-3315, Fine dining is truly available! Non-smoking.
Fri, June 9, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m. DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, June 7, 2006AMES, IOWA, Library - CULTURAL EXPRESS BOB & KRISTIE will perform at THE LIBRARY along with ALAN & ALETA MURPHY, and GUY & HANNAH DROLLINGER. Starting time: 7:00 PM. Directions: off of 35, take 13th st exit (second Ames exit). Go west to Duff Ave. Go south (left) on Duff to 6th St. Go right on 6th one block, and the library is on the SW corner of the intersection.
Sun, June 4, 2006NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL--North Liberty, Iowa Methodist Church (85 North Jones Blvd) BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY BAND, The Mike and Amy Finders Band, The McPunk Brothers, and others. Family Friendly, Non- Alcoholic For further info. 515-321-7000
Sun, June 4, 2006CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - 1st Presbyterian Church. THE BLACK & MURPHY QUARTET, featuring Bob & Kristie Black and Alan & Aleta Murphy, will perform gospel music at an outdoor church service. Approx. 9:30 AM. For further details, call Jan Cuffel, 319-364-6148 (during business hours).
Sat, June 3, 2006IOWA CITY - IOWA ARTS FESTIVAL. BOB BLACK will perform with the BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND (Bob, Mike Finders, Alan Murphey,Joe Peterson, Dale Thomas, and Aleta Murphy). Afternoon performance time to be announced. Other featured entertainers: NICKEL CREEK and GUY CLARK.
Wed, May 17, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY NITE - 7-10 pm. Cover: $5.00. Come on down for some BANJOY music!!!! Also, come and be with us on May 31 at The Mill.
Fri, May 5, 2006AMANA, IOWA AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Apr 19, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY NITE - 7-10 pm. Cover: $5.00. Come on down for some BANJOY music!!!! Also, come and be with us for future BANJOY nights at the Mill: May 17, and May 31.
Fri, Apr 14, 2006AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Apr 12, 2006NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-Noon.
Sat, April 8, 2006Private Wedding Performance
Fri, Apr 7, 2006AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Thurs, April 5,6, 2006EMINENCE, MISSOURI - Cross Country Trail Ride Arena BOB and KRISTIE BLACK & BANJOY will perform at a Bluegrass Festival. For more information, call Jim Smith 573-226-3492.
Tues, April 4, 2006EMINENCE, MISSOURI - Cross Country Trail Ride Arena BOB BLACK will participate in a BLUE GRASS BOYS REUNION. For more information, call Jim Smith 573-226-3492.
Sat, Apr 1, 2006Newman, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS West Side Theatre, 8:00 PM 1331 Main St. www.westsidetheatre.org
Fri, Mar 31, 2006Yreka, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS Yreka Community Theater, 7:30 PM 820 N. Oregon St. www.sisqbluegrass.com
Thurs, Mar 23, 2006IOWA CITY, IOWA - QUALITY INN and SUITES Bob and Kristie Black and BANJOY will perform for the U of I CREDIT UNION. 6-7 PM
Fri, Mar 17, 2006AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Wed, Mar 15, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY NITE - 7-10 pm. Cover: $5.00. Come on down for some BANJOY music!!!! Also, come and be with us for future BANJOY nights at the Mill: Apr 19, May 17, and May 31.
Sat, Mar 11, 2006Sebastopol, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STREANGERS Sonoma Bluegrass & Folk Festival Analy High School Theater 6950 Analy Ave.
Fri, Mar 10, 2006Cambria, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS Painted Sky Studio, 8:00PM 4111 Bridge St. (805) 927-8330 www.paintedskystudios.com
Thurs, Mar 9, 2006Fresno, CA - PERFECT STRANGERS Fresno Folklore Society, 7:30 PM Fresno Art Museum, Bonner Auditorium 2233 North First Street Fresno Folklore Society
Wed, Mar 8, 2006MOLINE, ILLINOIS BOB BLACK will perform with Alan and Aleta Murphy and Warren Hanlin for 'The Gathering of the Green' which is a special conference for John Deere collectors, restorers, and enthusiasts. the conference runs March 8-11 at the Holiday Inn Moline Airport, Moline, Il. Folks must be registered to attend any activities. We are playing for the opening reception. More info: www.gatheringofthegreen.com.
Sat, Mar 4, 2006MADRID (near BOONE), IOWA. BOB BLACK and BILLY VALENCIA will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND at the IOWA RIVERS REVIVAL CONFERENCE-IOWA 4H CENTER. We perform at 8 PM. http://www.iowariversrevival.org, 1991 Peach Ave - the Rivers Revival will occur on a scenic bluff overlooking the Des Moines River, and will be of interest for civic leaders, people who have a stake in improving river water quality, and anyone who just plain loves rivers.
Fri, Mar 3, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa . BOB BLACK and BILLY VALENCIA will perform with the MIKE AND AMY FINDERS BAND. Starting time: 8:00 PM.
Wed, Mar 1, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY NITE - 7-10 pm. Cover: $5.00. Come on down for some BANJOY music!!!! Also, come and be with us for future BANJOY nights at the Mill: Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and May 31.
Fri, Feb 24, 2006AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com Amana Colonies Golf Course - 451 27th Avenue Amana, Iowa. Directions: From Main Amana 4-way stop (Handimart Corner) turn west onto 220th Trail. Go west 1 mile and turn right on "G" street. Go 3 blocks to the stop sign. Turn right on 27th Avenue. Go up the hill. The entrance is on the left. 800-383-3636 or Clubhouse Food & Beverage (319)622-6224 http://www.amanagolfcourse.com/
Sat, Feb 18, 2006COUNCIL BLUFFS - Western Historic Trails Center "The Creative Gathering" - Bob will talk about his book and the creative process which spawned it and also the musical creative process. ALSO- **BANJOY** will perform an evening concert. For further information, call Dick Zion: 712-366-4900.
Wed, Feb 15, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY NITE - 7-10 pm. Cover: $5.00. Come on down for some BANJOY music!!!! Also, come and be with us for future BANJOY nights at the Mill: Mar 1, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, and May 31.
Tues, Feb 14, 20065th ANNUAL SWEETHEART'S SERENADE IOWA CITY, IOWA - The Mill Restaurant 120 E. Burlington Street, (319) 351-9529. Featuring: Mike & Amy Finders • Bob and Kristie Black • Al & Aleta Murphy w/ Joe & Coleen Peterson • The Great Bluegrass Herons • Pieta Brown & Bo Ramsey • Annie & Stacy Savage-Webster. Doors open at 6PM, music at 7PM. Tickets: $25/person in advance, $30/person at the door. The Mill will offer a limited menu that night with a roast beef, chicken or vegetarian dish option. Food is included in your ticket price. **Beverages and gratuity are not included.** This will be a non-smoking show.
Wed, Feb 8, 2006THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Thurs-Sun, Feb 2-5, 2006SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards & National Convention, Nashville, Tennessee. Held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel. Bob Black will be in attendance to promote his book, "Come Hither to Go Yonder," as well as participating in the CRAFTERS OF TENNESSEE banjo workshop early Friday afternoon. For More Information Contact: SPBGMA c/o Chuck Stearman P.O. Box 271 Kirksville, MO 63501 (660) 665-7172 Fax (660) 655-7450 email: spbgma@kvmo.net
Fri, Jan 27, 2006AMANA GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE *BANJOY* - from 7-9 p.m . DINNER at 6p.m. For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222 or 800 383 3636 www.amanagolfcourse.com
Fri-Sat, Jan 20, 21, 2006Blythe, CA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - Blythe Bluegrass Festival, TBA Colorado River Fairgrounds 1 mile north of Blythe and Interstate 10 www.blytheareachamberofcommerce.com
Sun, Jan 15, 2006Holbrook, Iowa--Jam session! Enjoy another bluegrass and old time music jam at Hibernian's Hall next to Old St. Michael's Church at Holbrook, IA. Dust off your instrument, or just come and enjoy the music. Starts at 1:00 PM and ends whenever folks get tired of picking and singing. Hope to see you there!
Sun, Jan 15, 2006Iowa City--The Mill Restaurant. Bob Black and John Lake: Live Sunday Morning Brunch Music. 11am - 1pm. No Cover! The Mill Restaurant, 120 E. Burlington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240 319.351.9529 info@icmill.com
Fri, Jan 13, 2006Amana, Iowa Golf Course and Country Club BANJOY - Live dinner music from 7:00-8:30 PM. PUBLIC WELCOME! Acoustic Music will be presented at this venue every Friday evening during January and February--and maybe longer!!! For further info, contact Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 27th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203, 319-622-6222. website: http://www.amanacolonies.com
Sat, Dec 31, 2005BOB & KRISTIE - Private Wedding Party
Sun, Dec 11, 2005SHARON CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sharon, Center, Iowa. THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS CHRISTMAS MUSIC PROGRAM - with Bob & Kristie, The Great Bluegrass Herons, and others to be announced. For further details, call 319-683-2222.
Fri, Dec 9, 2005Moline, Illinois Bob will perform with the MIKE & AMY FINDERS BAND. Further details to be announced
Wed. Nov. 23, 2005NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BLUEGRASS COUNTRY AND GOSPEL - 11:15 TO 12NOON
Fri, Nov 18, 2005DES MOINES IOWA - JORDAN CREEK BARNES and NOBLE BOOKSTORE 101 Jordan Creek Pkwy Suite 12170 West Des Moines, IA 50266 Bob and Kristie will perform and discuss Bob's book, "Come Hither to Go Yonder." A book signing will follow. 7-8 PM.
Fri-Sun, Nov 11-13, 2005LUTSEN, MINNESOTA - LUTSEN RESORT MASTERS' WEEKEND WORKSHOPS! - with BOB BLACK, TOM SCHAEFER, and BILL CAGLEY. Workshops on Saturday from 9AM-5PM---followed by a concert at 8PM by CAGLEY, SHAEFER and BLACK. For more info, go to: http://www.boreal.org/music/events.html
Fri, Nov 4, 2005IOWA CITY, IOWA Bob and Kristie will perform during a live radio show on KSUI, FM 91.7 ( 101.7 Dubuque area). KNOW THE SCORE airs 5pm-7pm Fri and re-broadcast Sunday 3pm-5pm and Wed. 7pm - 9pm. Joan Kjaer is the host and will be featuring Ed Folsom ,Walt Whitman scholar, David Schoonover, special collections librarian UI, Dan Knight, and Marvin Bell. (Web stream ksui@uiowa.edu) The show is being broadcast live from the UI Museum of Art .
Mon-Sat, Oct 24-29, 2005NASHVILLE, TENN - INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATION (IBMA) TRADE SHOW AND FAN FEST. Kristie and Bob will be promoting Bob's new book, "COME HITHER TO GO YONDER: Playing Bluegrass With Bill Monroe."
Thurs, Oct 20, 2005GALESBURG, ILLINOIS. BOB & KRISTIE will do a book signing and performance at the annual SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace. 7-9 pm. COVER CHARGE. For more information, call John Heasley at 309-342-8018.
Sat, Oct 15, 2005Mountain View, CA PERFECT STRANGERS - Redwood Bluegrass Association, 8:00 PM First Presbyterian Church 1667 Miramonte Ave. (866)468-3399 www.rba.org
Fri, Oct 14, 2005Berkeley, CA PERFECT STRANGERS - Freight & Salvage Coffee House 8:00 PM 1111 Addison Street www.freightandsalvage.org
Sun. Oct 9, 2005CHAMPION HILL CHURCH - 140th Year Reunion 10:30 am - Bob and Kristie will perform one song during the morning worship Service. 12:00 NOON - POTLUCK (Meat, paperware, and beverages will be furnished) 1:00 pm - Afternoon Program with musical entertainment provided by BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY, AND THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS. FURTHER INFO: 319 664 3829 SUZANNE MOFFIT
Fri, Oct 7, 2005AMANA, IOWA - Amana Golf Course Club House Bob Black, Kristie Black, Paul Roberts and Kirk Stimson will entertain from 7pm-9pm. (no cover) BLUEGRASS and MORE
Sat-Sun, Oct 1-2, 2005San Francisco, CA PERFECT STRANGERS - Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, TBA Golden Gate Park www.strictlybluegrass.com
Thurs. Sept. 29,2005Iowa City, Iowa ENGLERT CIVIC THEATER 221 East Washington St. 319-688-2653 BOB AND KRISTIE & The BANJOY BAND (including Alan Murphy-fiddle, and Keith Yoder-mandolin) will perform an opening set for BAXTER BLACK, Cowboy Poet, singer, song writer, ex-veterinarian, and starvin’ cattle feeder. Presented by The Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District. You will have an opportunity to purchase books prior to the 7:00 performance. More information at http://www.jcswcd.org Thursday, September 29 at 7:00pm Admission: reserved seating $27.00 per performance ticket Purchase tickets by phone at 319-688-2653 or in person at the Englert Box Office, 221 E. Washington St., Iowa City, Iowa. Office hours: M-F 11am-3pm CST.
Wed, Sept 28, 2005THE MILL RESTAURANT, Iowa City, Iowa BOB BLACK and THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Thurs, Sept 22, 2005CORALVILLE, IOWA - BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE (1451 Coral Ridge Ave.) BOB will do a reading from his book, COME HITHER TO GO YONDER, and he will play some tunes with KRISTIE. A book signing will follow. Starts at 7:00 PM. For more information, call: 319-337-0544.
Sun. Sept 18, 2005Iowa City, Iowa Johnson Co. Fair Grounds THE FIDDLER'S PICNIC NOON-6PM CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE
Sat, Sept 17, 2005DONNELLSON, IOWA - APPLE DAZE BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY will perform with special guest: KIRK BRANDENBURGER. 10:00 - 11:30 AM.
Thurs, Sept 15, 2005CEDAR RAPIDS - BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE (333 Collins Rd N. E.) BOB will do a reading from his book, COME HITHER TO GO YONDER, and he will play some tunes with KRISTIE. A book signing will follow. Starts at 7:00 PM. For more information, call 319-393-4800.
Wed, Sept 14, 2005NORTH ENGLISH COMMUNITY CENTER BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform from 11:15 AM - 12:00 Noon. Special Guest: EMILY ROBERTS.
Sat & Sun, September 3&4, 2005 Chilliwack, British Columbia PERFECT STRANGERS - Chilliwack Bluegrass Festival Chilliwack Heritage Park Hwy 1 at Lickman Rd. (exit #116) www.chilliwackartscouncil.com/page.php?id=50
Thurs, Sep 1, 2005Seattle, WA PERFECT STRANGERS - The Triple Door, 7:30 PM 216 Union St. www.thetripledoor.net
Wed, Aug 31, 2005FONTANELLE, IOWA BANJOY - Nichols Farms Appreciation Day.
Sat, Aug 27, 2005HOLBROOK, IOWA Private Party - Bob and Kristie
Thurs, Aug 25, 2005KEOKUK, IOWA - Rotary Club Bob will talk about his new book, "Come Hither to Go Yonder." A book signing will follow. 12:00 Noon. For more information, email: kbcmusic@iowatelecom.net
Wed, Aug 24, 2005NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS: BLUEGRASS COUNTRY AND GOSPEL - 11:15 TO 12NOON
Sun, Aug 21, 2005Chicago, IL PERFECT STRANGERS - Old Town School of Folk Music; 7:00 PM 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. (773)728-6000 www.oldtownschool.org
Sat, Aug 20, 2005Maplewood, MO (St. Louis) PERFECT STRANGERS - Focal Point; 8:00 PM 2720 Sutton Blvd. (314)781-4200 www.thefocalpoint.org
Fri, Aug 19, 2005Iowa City, IA PERFECT STRANGERS - Englert Theatre, 8:00 PM 221 E. Washington St. www.englert.org
Thurs, Aug 18, 2005Columbia, MO PERFECT STRANGERS - Mojo's: 7:30 PM 1013 Park Ave. (573)875-0588 www.mojoscolumbia.com
Tues, Aug 9, 2005MUSCATINE, IOWA - Musser Public Library Concert by Bob and Kristie Black - Library Meeting Room, 7-8 PM. For more details, call Peter Press, 563-554-9209, or email ppress@rbls.lib.il.us
Sun, Aug 7, 2005WEST BRANCH, IOWA - HOOVERFEST THE IOWA OPRY, with Bob and Kristie, Guy Drollinger, Hannah and Megan Drollinger, Dave Moore, and Keith Reins. 3:30 - 5:00, admission free. For more information, call 319-338-2652.
Sat, Aug 6, 2005JOHNSTON, IOWA Johnston Bluegrass Festival - BOB AND KRISTIE and the BANJOY BAND (our show starts at 3:10), SPECIAL CONSENSUS, MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS, GRASSY KNOLL, THE WARINGS, BLUE GRIT, THE BARN OWL BAND,and BLUEGRASS PALS. From noon-7 PM. Take I-80 or I-35 to Des Moines. Exit at Merle Hay Road, head north 1 mile till you see the Johnston Public Library on the left, turn left into North Glenn Drive. The festival takes place behind the library. For more information, call 515-267-4728, or 515-270-1512.
Wed, July 27, 2005IOWA CITY - The Mill Restaurant BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Tues. July 26, 2005Indianola, Iowa BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY BAND Bluegrass Tuesdays / Courthouse Lawn / Indianola, IA Showtime: 6:30 PM. For information Call Jim Johnson 515-975-0409
Fri, July 22,2005Iowa City, Iowa - Oakdale Campus BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY - Bookbinders' Conference
Wed, July 20, 2005IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa. MARKET MUSIC - Bob and Kristie will perform from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge.
Wed, July 20, 2005IOWA CITY - The Mill Restaurant. Bob wil perform with THE BLUEGRASS RINGERS (Joe Peterson, John Lake, Warrin Hanlin, Doug Page). 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Wed, July 13, 2005IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sun. July 10, 2005--NORTH BEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL--North Liberty, Iowa Methodist Church (85 North Jones Blvd) 2PM TILL 9PM BOB AND KRISTIE & BANJOY BAND - 5 P.M. Other Bands: Murphy, Lake, and Murphy, Mr. Baber's Neighbors, Mission Bluegrass Band $2.00 Per person over 12 Family Friendly, Non- Alcoholic For further info. 515-321-7000
Fri-Sun, July 8-10, 2005KALONA, IOWA - WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND. WINDMILL RIDGE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, featuring Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND; The McPunk Brothers; Blue Grit; The Andersons; Red Wing; Roy Harper; Murphy, Lake, and Murphy; Apostle; The Andy Wilcom Trio. Banjoy Performances: Fri - 7:45 PM, Sat - 2:30 & 7:00 PM. For information, call Paul Roberts at 319-683-2222, or email Roberts@ia.net Come out and enjoy a wonderful weekend of bluegrass!
Thurs, July 7, 2005GRINNELL, IOWA - Central Park Bob and Kristie will perform a concert from 5:30-7:30 PM. Free Admission. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs! For more information, call Bill Menner, 641-236-1626.
Fri, July 8, 2005IOWA CITY, IOWA. The BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND (Bob Black, Joe Peterson, Mike Finders, Alan Murphy, Dale Thomas, and Aleta Murphy). Talk of Iowa Live from The Java House," 10 AM on public radio WSUI AM 910 Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, WOI AM 640 Ames/Des Moines, KTPR-FM 91.1 Fort Dodge, KOWI - FM 97.9 Lamoni, and KWOI- FM 90.7 Carroll. Host: Ben Kieffer. Featuring music and discussion of Bob's new book, "COME HITHER TO GO YONDER." The Java House is located at 211 E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City. PUBLIC IS WELCOME. The broadcast can also be heard via web streaming at http://wsui.uiowa.edu/ by clicking on "Listen to WSUI". For further information, go to: http://ksui.uiowa.edu > http://wsui.uiowa.edu > ben-kieffer@uiowa.edu
Wed, July 6, 2005IOWA CITY - The Mill Restaurant Bob wil perform with THE BLUEGRASS RINGERS (Joe Peterson, John Lake, Warrin Hanlin, Doug Page). 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sun. July 3, 2005FONTANELLE, IOWA BOB AND KRISTIE AND THE BANJOY BAND WILL PERFORM FOR THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION - 4 P.M. TILL ?
Fri, June 24, 2005West Union Church Bob & Kristie and BANJOY will play at the 6th Annual West Union Community Hog Roast. Potluck at 6:30 PM - Music to follow
Sat, June 11- Sat, June 18, 2005BEAN BLOSSOM, INDIANA - BOOK RELEASE BOB and KRISTIE will be at the Bean Blossom Bluegrass festival to promote and sign copies of BOB'S NEW BOOK: "COME HITHER TO GO YONDER." We are hoping to attend the entire festival, but we will positively be there during the final 4-5 days. Come and see us at the University of Illinois Press Booth!
Sun. June 5,2005Piermont, NY The Turning Point; 7:00 PM 468 Piermont Ave. (845)359-1089 www.turningpointcafe.com BOB BLACK WITH PERFECT STRANGERS
Sat. June 4,2005Preston, CT Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival 42 Pierce Rd. www.strawberrypark.net/bluegrass.htm BOB BLACK WITH PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri.June 3, 2005Dublin, NH Del Rossi's Trattoria, 8:30 PM Route 137 www.delrossi.com (603)563-7195 BOB BLACK WITH PERFECT STRANGERS
Sat. May 21,, 2005AMANA,IOWA GOLF COURSE 2ND ANNUAL INVITATIONAL AMANA GOLF COURSE WORLD PUTTING CHAMPIONSHIP AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL FEATURING BOB AND KRISTIE AND THE MCPUNKS.
Fri, May 20, 2005Iowa City, Iowa - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB & KRISTIE and BANJOY, featuring PAUL ROBERTS and MARK WILSON - CD RE-RELEASE of Bob's album, "LADIES ON THE STEAMBOAT" (Originally recorded in 1979, this album has been remastered and available now for the first time on CD. It includes five additional tracks featuring Bob playing with Bill Monroe at a live Concert in Osaka, Japan, 1974.) COVER CHARGE: $6.OO - SHOWTIME: 8:00 PM.
Sat.-Sun., May 14-15, 2005Hollister, CA Gilroy Bluegrass Festival Casa de Fruta 10021 Pacheco Pass Hwy. www.gilroybluegrass.com BOB BLACK WITH PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri. May 13, 2005Bakersfield, CA Concert; 7:30 PM Christian Fellowship & River Valley Community Churches 5131 Office Park Drive (661)871-5593 BOB BLACK WITH PERFECT STRANGERS
Sun. April 24, 2005Minneapolis,Mn. CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER,AND NJOES FOR FURTHER DETAILS CALL 651 636 9542
Sat. April 23, 2005Minneapolis, Mn Armatage School 2501 West 56th st CAGLEY,BLACK,SCHAEFER,AND NJOES FAREWELL CONCERT FOR TOM SCHAEFER WHO IS MOVING TO NASHVILLE OPENING SET BY BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK ALSO, BOB BLACK'S CD RELEASE OF "LADIES ON THE STEAMBOAT" Tickets $8 in advance. Avail. at Homestead Pickin Parlor. $10 at door. For info. call 651 636 9542
Fri-Sun, April 15-17, 2005AMANA, IOWA - RV PARK, (Across from the Visitor's Center) BOB AND KRISTIE will perform with THE BANJOY BAND on Saturday (for two shows), and will give duet performances on Friday and Sunday.
Wed. Mar 23, 2005NORTH ENGLISH,IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK AND PAUL ROBERTS WILL PERFORM 11:15-12 NOON.
Saturday, March 19, 2005 Avondale, AZ BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - 7:00 PM Westview High School 10850 West Garden Lakes Parkway
Friday, March 18, 2005 Tucson, AZ BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - Rhythm & Roots Concert Series
Sun, Feb 20, 2005San Diego Acoustic Series, San Diego, California. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. $15 Admission. Acoustic Music San Diego 7:30 PM 4650 Mansfield St. 619-303-8176 www.AcousticMusicSanDiego.com
Sat, Feb. 19, 2005Cal Tech Folk Society, Pasadena, California - Dabney Hall. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. $15 regular admission, student/child: $5. Dabney Hall Lounge, 8:00 PM California Institute of Technology www.folkmusic.caltech.edu
Fri, Feb 18, 2005Boulevard Music, Culver City, California BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. $15 per person at the door. Boulevard Music 8:00 PM 4316 Sepulveda Blvd. 626-339-7020 www.boulevardmusic.com
Sun, Feb 13, 2005DATE CHANGE!!! SWEETHEART'S SERENADE IOWA CITY, IOWA - The Mill Restaurant A Special Valentine's Day Show featuring Bob and Kristie, Joe and Colleen Peterson, Mike and Amy Finders, Al and Aleta Murphy, and others yet to be announced. Further details to be announced. Bring your sweetheart!
Wed, Feb 9, 2005Des Moines, Iowa, State Capitol Building. BOB & KRISTIE will perform for CULTURAL ADVOCACY DAY - TASTE OF IOWA, along with the Cedar Rapids Youth Symphony. Preformanc times to be announced. Event runs from 11AM - 2PM.
Fri, Jan 28, 2005MOJO'S - COLUMBIA, MISSOURI Bob Black in a special performance with Forrest Rose and Friends.
Wed, Jan 26, 2005NORTH ENGLISH, IOWA - SENIOR DINING SITE BOB BLACK & PAUL ROBERTS will perform a pre-luncheon concert from 11:15-Noon.
Sun, Jan 23, 2005IOWA CITY - The Mill Restaurant BOB & KRISTIE and the BANJOY BAND will perform at the Iowa City Free Medical/Dick Parrott Free Dental Clinic Benefit. Time and further details to be announced.
Sun, Dec 12, 2004WATERLOO, IOWA - ELECTRIC PARK BALLROOM. BLUEGRASS CHRISTMAS AT THE PARK, with BOB & KRISTIE and THE BANJOY BAND, ALAN & ALETA MURPHY and HARVEST HOME, and THE MIKE and AMY FINDERS BAND. Noon till 6:00 PM. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For further details, call Myron Kelleher, 319-266-9039, or go to: http://www.iowadance.com/idev/bg.html
Wed, Nov 24, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Sun, Nov 21, 2004WEST LIBERTY, IOWA (at the New Strand) BOB & KRISTIE will perform with THE EULENSPIEGEL PUPPET THEATER. The show is HANSEL AND GOOSEL, and performances will be at 2:00 PM and 4:30 PM. For further information, check this website: http://www.puppetspuppets.com
Wed, Nov 10, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND. 7-10 PM.
Fri, Oct 29, 2004COLUMBIA, MO. BOB BLACK will perform at Mojo's with THE RANK SINATRAS and THE LONESOME PINES. Further details will be forthcoming.
Wed, Oct 27, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Wed, Oct 20, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sat, Oct 16, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA - The Izaac Walton League Private Party with BOB BLACK, JOHN LAKE, ALETA MURPHY, and WARRIN HANLIN.
Wed, Oct 13, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Wed, Oct 6, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sat-Sun, Oct 2-3, 2004SAN FRANCISCO, CA. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - The HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Other featured performers: EMMYLOU HARRIS, HOT RIZE, and many more. Watch this space for further details.
Wed, Sept 29, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sat, Sept 25, 2004HILLS, IOWA Bob & Kristie Black with the Banjoy Band - 3rd Annual Century Farm Harvest Heat "Open Crib"; Hills Bar & Grill, KCJJ radio Live Remote; Corn & pellet fueled heaters on display; 11AM-2PM - For more information, call Ed Williams, 319-683-4328.
Wed, Sept 22, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT. BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sun, Sept 19, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA. BOB & KRISTIE (and others) will perform at the Friends of Old Time Music FIDDLER'S PICNIC, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, one mile south of Iowa City on old US 218. Performance time to be announced. The festival runs from noon till 6:00 PM. Adults: $5.00.
Sat, Sept 18, 2004LAKE McBRIDE, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE - Wedding reception/Private Party.
Sat, Sept 18, 2004AMANA, IOWA. BOB & KRISTE will perform from 1-3 PM at the Amana Farmer's Market, in Main Amana--south across the intersection from the Festhalle.
Wed, Sept 15, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND - with special guest appearances by other artists. 7-10 PM. Cover Charge.
Sun, Sept 12, 2004AURORA, IOWA BOB BLACK will perform with ALAN MURPHY and ALETA MURPHY.
Sat, Sept 11, 2004MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. BOB BLACK will perform with BILL CAGLEY, ALAN MURPHY, and ALETA MURPHY.
Wed, Aug 25, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND every Wednesday evening from 7-10 through August, 2004 (and maybe after that too, if response is good!)
Tues, Aug 24, 2004AMANA, IOWA - RV Park across from Visitor's Center. Private Party with Bob & Kristie, Mark Wilson, and Paul Roberts.
Sat, Aug 21, 2004TOLEDO, IOWA Private Wedding party with BOB & KRISTIE and THE BANJOY BAND - featuring MARK WILSON, PAUL ROBERTS, and KEITH YODER.
Wed, Aug 18, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND every Wednesday evening from 7-10 through August, 2004 (and maybe after that too, if response is good!)
Sat, Aug 14, 2004USHER'S FERRY HISTORIC VILLAGE, 5925 Seminole Valley Trail, N. E. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND will play at the USHER'S FERRY FOLK FESTIVAL. 30-minute performance scheduled to begin at 5 PM. Other groups: Robin and Linda Williams, Danny Santos, Black Sheep, and more. Festival will run from 4-10 PM. Admission $10 for Adults, $5 for children. For further information, surf to http://www.cedar-rapids.org/ushers/ - Or phone 319-286-5763.
Fri, Sat, Sun, Aug 13-15, 2004AMANA, IOWA - Amana Colonies RV Park & Outdoor Convention Facility BOB and KRISTIE BLACK & THE BANJOY BAND - 1st ANNUAL AMANA COLONIES BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. Camping and concessions will be available. For more information, email jchilders@amanas.net
Wed, Aug 11, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND every Wednesday evening from 7-10 through August, 2004 (and maybe after that too, if response is good!)
Sun, Aug 8, 2004WEST BRANCH, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE will perform at THE IOWA OPRY, along with the DROLLINGERS, AL & ALETA MURPHY, JOHN LAKE & WARRIN HANLIN. Showtime: 3:30 PM. For more details, call Guy Drollinger, 319-338-2652.
Fri, Sat, Aug 6-7, 2004DOWNTOWN WATERLOO, IOWA. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK - MIDWEST FOLK FESTIVAL, at 329 East 4th Street. Our Friday evening show is at 7:00 PM, Festival Stage, Veterans Memorial Hall. Saturday we'll be performing at 12 Noon, Fun Stage, Paramount Park. We'll also be in the exhibit area from 3-5 PM on Saturday. Lots of music, ethnic exhibits, dancing, and crafts! For more details, call 319-291-2038, or email Jaime Miller, Events Coordinator, at jm@mainstreetwaterloo.org.
Thurs, Aug 5, 2004GRINNELL, IOWA - Central Park Bob and Kristie will perform a concert from 5:30-7:30 PM. Free Admission. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs! For more information, call Bill Menner, 641-236-1626.
Wed, Aug 4, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND every Wednesday evening from 7-10 through August, 2004 (and maybe after that too, if response is good!)
Sat, July 31, 2004LAKE McBRIDE, IOWA. Private Party.
Fri, July 30, 2004MOLINE, ILLINOIS BOB and KRISTIE & THE BANJOY BAND WITH PAUL ROBERTS and KIRK STIMSON - Concert for FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN FARMERS - at "THE MARK."
Fri, July 30, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA BOB & KRISTIE AND THE BANJOY BAND with PAUL ROBERTS and KIRK STIMSON - SUMMER CONCERT SERIES at the University Hospitals and Clinics. Time: 12 Noon until 1:30 PM. Location: Rooftop Cafe/Patio (8th Floor). For further information, contact Lindi Roelofse, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. (Phone: 319-353-6417. Email: roelfse@uihc.uiowa.edu)
Wed, July 28, 2004IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BAND every Wednesday evening from 7-10 through August, 2004 (and maybe after that too, if response is good!)
Sat, July 24, 2004Corn Maze Private Party. MAZE Sponsors: Iowa State Bank & Trust, KXIC 800 AM & THE FOX 100.7 FM, and the "Iowa City Press Citizen", with support from "CENTURY FARM HARVEST HEAT". Opening to the Public July 31; Check Iowa City Press-Citizen web site for details.
Fri and Sat, July 16, 17, 2004WAUKEE, IOWA - The Central Hawkeye Gas Engine and Tractor Show. Bob & Kristie and THE BANJOY BAND will perform on Friday from 2-6 PM, and on Saturday from 12-2 PM. For further information, call 515-387-8901, or email Carolyn Ricker at jcricker@midiowa.net
Fri & Sun, July 9 &11, 2004COTOPAXI, COLORADO. BOB will perform with PERFECT STRANGERS at the HAY HARVEST FESTIVAL.
Sat, July 3, 2004PRIVATE PARTY (Hog Roast) BOB BLACK will perform with BILL CAGLEY and TOM SCHAEFER.
Sat-Sun, June 26-27, 2004PRESCOTT, ARIZONA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Sat-Sun, June 19-20, 2004WEST PLAINS, MISSOURI BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Fri, June 18, 2004COLUMBIA, MISSOURI BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS at THE BLUE NOTE.
Wed, June 16, 2004IOWA CITY FARMER'S MARKET, Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City, Iowa. MARKET MUSIC - Bob and Kristie will perform from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. No Cover Charge.
Sat, June 12, 2004AMANA, IOWA - Festhalle Barn, Main Amana BOB and KRISTIE & THE BANJOY BAND - AMANA BLUEGRASS IN THE BARN - 4 Hours, beginning at 6 PM with Bob and Kristie and Banjoy - Other groups: Redwing, Harvest Home, and The McPunk Brothers. For more information, email jchilders@amanas.net
Sat, May 29, 2004ASHLAND, OHIO BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri, May 28, 2004KENT, OHIO BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Sun, May 23, 2004WINTERSET, IOWA - UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Bob and Kristie & The Banjoy Band will return for a second program of gospel music, starting at 10:30 A.M.
Sun, May 23, 2004PATTERSON, IOWA Bob and Kristie & The Banjoy Band will perform a church gospel music program. Time and location to be announced. Watch this space!
Sun, May 23, 2004WINTERSET, IOWA - UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Bob and Kristie & The Banjoy Band will perform a gospel music program starting at 8:30 A.M.
Sat, May 22, 2004BEVINGTON, IOWA 2ND ANNUAL BEVINGTON BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL. BOB AND KRISTIE & THE BANJOY BAND: 4-6 PM. Other Bands: Mike and Amy Finders, Letterpress Opry, Mr. Baber's Neighbors. $10/person, free camping. Location: The Briar Patch: I-35, exit 56, west on highway 92, first left, 3/4 mile on the right.
Sat, May 1, 2004SECREST OCTAGONAL BARN (Between Iowa City and West Liberty, Iowa.) PRIVATE WEDDING RECEPTION.
Thurs, April 15, 2004GALESBURG, ILLINOIS. BOB & KRISTIE will perform for the annual SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace. 7-9 pm. COVER CHARGE. For more information, call John Heasley at 309-342-8018.
Sat, Mar 20, 2004FAIRVIEW CHURCH Private Concert with Bob & Kristie, and Paul Roberts.
Sat, Mar 6, 2004PLYMOUTH, MINN. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center (I-494 & HWY 55). CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, AND NJOES will perform at the MBOTMA WINTER BLUEGRASS WEEKEND. (Mar 5-6-7) $8 daily to $20 for the weekend. For more information, call 800-635-3037, or surf to www.minnesotabluegrass.org.
Sun, Feb 22, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA. BOB and KRISTIE BLACK & the BANJOY BAND at THE MILL RESTAURANT. 7-9 PM. $4 Cover.
Fri-Sat, Feb 13-14, 2004DENVER, COLORADO BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Sun, Feb 8, 2004FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. Also: DOYLE LAWSON and QUICKSILVER.
Sat, Feb 7, 2004TUCSON, ARIZONA. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Fri, Feb 6, 2004PATAGONIA, ARIZONA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Sun, Jan 25, 2004IOWA CITY, IOWA. BOB & KRISTIE will perform at a BENEFIT FOR THE FREE MEDICAL & DENTAL CLINIC, at The Mill Restaurant.
Thurs, Jan 15, 2004KALONA, IOWA. BOB & KRISTIE - Private Concert at PLEASANTVIEW HOME.
Mon, Dec 15, 2003UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS BOB BLACK with AL & ALETA MURPHY - Christmas music in the Atrium. 12:15-1:00 PM. Admission: free.
Sun, Dec 14, 2003SHARON CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sharon, Center, Iowa. THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS CHRISTMAS MUSIC PROGRAM - with Bob & Kristie, The Great Bluegrass Herons, Emily Roberts, Al & Aleta Murphy, and the Andy Wilcom Trio - For further details, call 319-683-2222.
Sun, Dec 7, 2003COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - Windsor Auditorium, Stephens College, 1405 E. Broadway. BOB BLACK will perform with THE RANK SINATRAS, featuring fellow Perfect Stranger FORREST ROSE! Showtime: 7 PM. Tickets: $12 At The Door, $10 In Advance. To purchase tickets by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover, call Kara at KOPN, 573-874-1139.
Sat, Dec 6, 2003COLUMBIA, MISSOURI. FORREST ROSE, BOB BLACK, & FRIENDS. Opening concert for SPLIT LIP RAYFIELD.
Sat, Nov 22, 2003DEEP RIVER, IOWA - Deep River Community Center***I-80 exit 201, go south 8 miles on HWY 21 to the Deep River exit (HWY 85), 1 mile to Deep River. BLUEGRASS SHOW Spagetti Supper: 6-8 PM (included in admission price) Starting time: 8 PM Highway Home Bluegrass Band: 8-8:40 PM Southern Reign: 8:45-9:30 PM BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK & THE BANJOY BAND: 9:35-10:05, 10:30-11:00 Admission Price: $9 In Advance, $12 At The Door For further information, call 641-595-2222 or 641-510-2414.
Fri, Nov 14, 2003IOWA CITY - THE MILL RESTAURANT CD Release Party featuring artists appearing on the new CD, "The Best of KUNI's 'Live from Studio One.'" Bob & Kristie and The Banjoy Band, Mike and Amy Finders, and Big Wooden Radio. COVER CHARGE: $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Time: 8:30-11:30 PM
Sat, Nov 8, 2003Palmyra, Iowa Private Party
Sat, Nov 1, 2003WEST DES MOINES Private Wedding Reception with Bob and Kristie.
Sat, Oct 25, 2003CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA - THE PRISM RESTAURANT BOB BLACK will perform with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Fri, Oct 24, 2003NEWARK, DELAWARE BOB BLACK will perform with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Sat, Oct 4, 2003ATHENS, GEORGIA NORTH GEORGIA FOLK FESTIVAL. BOB BLACK will be performing with ALAN & ALETA MURPHY. Many other bands will also be performing. 1-9 PM. For further information, performance times, etc., call Art Rosenbaum 706-548-7730, or email him at artspark@uga.edu.
Sat, Sept 27, 2003IOWA CITY CENTURY FARM HARVEST HEAT SHOWCASE. "OPEN CRIB" at Ed and Linda Williams' farm - 2958 Black Diamond Road SW, Iowa City. 11am-2pm. For more info, call 319-683-HEAT.
Sat, Sept 20, 2003BEVINGTON, IOWA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL at BRIARPATCH AMPHITHEATER. BOB & KRISTIE and THE BANJOY BAND will play from 6 PM - 8 PM. Other bands include: MR. BABER'S NEIGHBORS / BLUEGRASS PALS / JOE ROBERTS BAND / HANGIN' BY A STRING BAND. Entire festival runs from 2PM till 12 Midnight. Admission: $10.00. BRING LAWN CHAIRS. ROUGH CAMPING AVAILABLE. CONCESSIONS: BAR-B-Q CHICKEN WINGS and VEGETARIAN FOODS, NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (bring your own beer.) Located just south of Des Moines: I-35 to 92 west,take first left (10th Ave - it's a gravel road), go 3/4 mile, Briarpatch Amphitheater is on the right. For more info, call 515-205-0693.
Sat, Sept 13, 2003IOWA MENNONITE SCHOOL BOB & KRISTIE will perform a concert in the chapel at 7:00 PM. Location: 1421 540th St, Kalona Iowa, 52247. For further information, call Wilbur Yoder at 319-656-2073.
Thurs, Sept 4, 2003DRAKE UNIVERSITY, Des Moines, Iowa. PRIVATE FOOD CONFERENCE DINNER, OLMSTEAD BUILDING, 7-9 PM. BOB & KRISTIE with ALAN and ALETA MURPHY.
Sun, Aug 31, 2003Clark County, Iowa PRIVATE BARN PARTY - Bob & Kristie with Alan & Aleta Murphy.
Fri & Sat, Aug 22 & 23, 2003Keokuk, Iowa. BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL IN RAND PARK. Bob & Kristie will perform on Friday at 8PM with THE BANJOY BAND featuring MARK WILSON and PAUL ROBERTS. On Saturday Bob and Kristie will perform at 8PM with ALETA & ALAN MURPHY. Other Bands include THE RARELY HERD / SOUTHERN REIGN. Instrument workshops on Saturday. Free Admission! For further info, call Keokuk Area Convention and Tourism Bureau at 319-524-5599 or 800-383-1219.
Sat, Aug 16, 2003Amana, Iowa - FESTHALLE BARN, Midtown Amana (behind the Barn Restaurant). BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Bob & Kristie Black and The Banjoy Band - The McPunk Brothers - Red Wing - Harvest Home. 4-9 PM. Admission $7.00. For more info, call Jon Childers at 319-622-7504.
Sun, Aug 10, 2003Des Moines, Iowa - STATE HISTORICAL BUILDING 1-3 PM Cultural Express Program series - Old Time Music from Eastern Iowa, with BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, AL & ALETA MURPHY, and GUY DROLLINGER.
Sat, Aug 9, 2003Richmond, Minnesota (30 miles west of St. Cloud - exit 153 from I-94) BOB BLACK with CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, & NJOES -MBOTMA Music Festival.
Thurs, Aug 7, 2003Minneapolis, Minn. BOB BLACK with CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, & NJOES - Private Party
Sat, Aug 2, 2003Muscatine, Iowa Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND - Private Anniversary Party.
Sun, Aug 3, 2003F. W. KENT PARK, near Iowa City. Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND (featuring Paul Roberts and Mark Wilson) will provide music for a special Sharon Center United Methodist shelter house worship service. Public more than welcome! Starts at 10:30 AM. For more information, call 319-683-2564.
Sat, Aug 2, 2003West Branch, Iowa HOOVERFEST THE IOWA OPRY --- BOB & KRISTIE will join Guy Drollinger and friends for an afternoon show featuring Iowa entertainers, singers, and songwriters. 4:45 - 6:00 PM. For information, call 319-338-2652.
Friday, Aug 1, 2003AMANA, IOWA - Festhalle Barn. Amana Farm Society Customer Appreciation Day. Bob and Kristie & THE BANJOY BAND (Mark Wilson, Paul Roberts, and Keith Yoder) -
Sat, July 26, 2003Richfield, Minnesota. THE HOMESTEAD PICKIN' PARLOR. BANJO WORKSHOP by BOB BLACK. For details, call 612-861-3308.
Fri & Sat, July 25, 26, 2003Minneapolis, Minnesota. DULANO'S PIZZA PARLOR BOB BLACK with CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, & NJOES.
Fri-Sun, July 11-13, 2003Kalona, Iowa, Windmill Ridge Bluegrass Festival. Bob & Kristie will perform all three days. For more information, call 319 656-4488.
Sat-Sun, June 28-29, 2003Laytonville, California BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - KATE WOLF MEMORIAL FESTIVAL
Fri, June 27, 2003Pistol River, Oregon. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Sat, June 21, 2003Bob and Kristie with THE BANJOY BAND, featuring Paul Roberts and Mark Wilson. Private Wedding Party
Sun, June 8, 2003The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. Concert by Bob and Kristie and THE BANJOY BAND, featuring Mark Wilson and Paul Roberts. 7-10 PM. There will be a Cover Charge of $5 at the door.
Sat, June 7, 2003Dubuque, Iowa Private wedding party: BOB BLACK with CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, & NJOES.
Sat, May 31, 2003Private Graduation Party.
Sat-Sun, May 24-25, 2003Camp Mather, California. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL.
Fri, May 23, 2003Bakersfield, California BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Sat, May 17, 2002McFarland, Wisconsin Southern Wisconsin Bluegrass Music Association (SWBMAI) Music Jamboree. 2-4 PM: BANJO WORKSHOP by BOB BLACK. 9:30-10:15 PM: concert by THE BANJOY BAND. Park Ponderosa Ballroom, 5100 Erling Ave, McFarland, Wisconsin. For more info, call Carolyn Hegeler: 608-238-6863.
Fri, May 16, 2003WSUI RADIO (AM 910) Bob and Kristie and THE BANJOY BAND will present live music on "IOWA TALKS" - Live From The Java House, 211 E. Washington, Iowa City. 10-11 AM. Hosted by BEN KIEFFER. Come and join us at The Java House, tune us in, or listen to the live webcast at http://wsui.uiowa.edu/
Sat-Sun, May 3-4, 2003Mesquite, Nevada. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - MESQUITE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL.
Fri, May 2, 2003Salt Lake City, Utah BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
April 18-27, 2003WEST COAST TOUR BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS. Performance locations include: Paradise, Ca (4-18); Blue Lake, Ca (4-19); Coburg, Ore (4-20); Portland, Ore (4-22); Redding, Ca (424); Fresno, Ca (425); Santa Cruz, Ca (426); Berkeley, Ca (4-27).
Sat, April 12, 2003Ames, Iowa: AMES CITY AUDITORIUM. Concert with the BARN OWL BAND. 7:30 pm. Adults: $10, Students: $5, Children 5 & under: Free. For more information, call 515-232-8976, or 515-239-5360.
Fri, March 28, 2003THE MILL RESTAURANT 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. SUPPER CONCERT with Bob & Kristie and ***THE BANJOY BAND*** featuring Mark Wilson and Paul Roberts. 6-8 PM. NO COVER.
Fri, March 21, 2003THE MILL RESTAURANT, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa. SUPPER CONCERT with Bob & Kristie and ***THE BANJOY BAND*** featuring Paul Roberts and Mark Wilson. 6-8 PM. NO COVER.
Fri, March 14, 2003Amherst, Mass. CONCERT: BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri, March 7, 2003New Song Episcopal Church, 912 20th Ave, Coralville, Iowa (Across from Lantern Park, behind Coralville Hy-Vee.) BENEFIT for the FREE MEDICAL CLINIC, with Bob & Kristie and ***THE BANJOY BAND*** featuring Mark Wilson and Paul Roberts. 7-10 PM. Donations accepted at the door. 319-351-3577.
Fri, Feb 28, 2003WSUI RADIO (AM 910), 10 AM---LIVE MUSIC BY BOB AND KRISTIE BLACK. "Iowa Talks," Hosted by Ben Kieffer. Live from The Java House, 211 East Washington FEATURE: Walt Whitman scholar Ed Folsom will discuss Whitman's poetry & prose. Come and join us at The Java House, tune us in, or listen to the live webcast at http://wsui.uiowa.edu/
Sun, Feb 16, 2003The Mill Restaurant 130 E. Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa SWEETHEARTS' SERENADE Bob & Kristie, Mike & Amy Finders, The Great Bluegrass Herons, Alan & Aleta Murphy, and many others will present a Valentine's Day Program. 7-11 PM. Admission: $10.
Sat, Feb 8, 2003Flagstaff, Arizona. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Fri, Feb 7, 2003Tucson, Arizona. BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS.
Sat, Jan 25, 2003Denver, Colorado BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri, Jan 24, 2003Fort Collins, Colorado BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Fri, Jan 17, 2003HOUSE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, Des Moines, Iowa. 1:45 PM---Bob and Kristie will give a 15-minute performance of original music during the State Capitol Open House celebration presented by the Vilsack-Pederson Inaugural Committee. Free and open to the public!
Fri, Dec 20, 2002Iowa City - UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS & CLINICS IN THE ATRIUM - Bob & Kristie will perform Christmas Music from 12 Noon till 1 PM. NO COVER.
Sun, Dec 15, 2002Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 2804 520th St SW, Kalona, Iowa. The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic Christmas Program. 7:00 PM. Cocoa and Cookies following the program!
Tues, Dec 10, 2002Cascade, Iowa. Christmas concert.
Sun,Nov 10, 2002South English, Iowa. HOMECOMING CELEBRATION, South English Baptist Church. For more details, call Scott Young, 319-667-5256.
Wed, Nov. 6, 2002North English, Iowa: Senior Dining Site. BOB BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS: Pre-luncheon concert. 11:15-12:00 No Cover/Charge for meal.
Sat-Sun, Oct 26-27, 2002Tucson, Arizona. Bob Black with PERFECT STRANGERS - TUCSON BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL.
Sat, Oct 19, 2002Minneapolis, MN. BOB BLACK with TOM SCHAEFER and BILL CAGLEY Private Wedding Party.
Sun, Oct 13, 2002Clinton, Iowa Private Wedding Party.
Sun, Sept 29, 2002Pontiac, Illinois - Thresherman's Park Afternoon Concert by Bob and Kristie For more information, call (217)-243-3159
Sat, Sept 28, 2002CENTURY FARM HARVEST HEAT GRAND OPENING. For more details, call Ed Williams 319-683-HEAT
Fri, Sept 27, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Bob will be performing with THE MIKE & AMY FINDERS BAND. 9pm-1am. COVER CHARGE.
Fri, Sept 27, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert by BOB & KRISTIE, 6-8 PM, NO COVER
Fri, Sept 27, 2002Iowa City, Iowa. Bob will be recording with ALAN & ALETA MURPHY.
Wed, Sept 25, 2002Alleman, Iowa. FARM PROGRESS SHOW Bob & Kristie will perform from 1-3 PM in the International Business Center Tent, then Bob & Kristie will perform from 5-7 PM in the Reception Dinner Tent. For more details, call Peggy Kerr at 515-242-4745, or Kelly Halsted at 515-242-4731.
Wed Sept 18 through Sun Sept 22, 2002Bob and Kristie's TEXAS TOUR. Performances: 9/18 - Brady, Texas - radio show: "The World of Bluegrass," hosted by Randy Kruse; 9/19 - Mason, Texas - concert benefit for the Odeon theater; 9/21 - Fredricksburg, Texas - banjo workshop sponsored by HILL COUNTRY MUSIC; 9/22 - Fredricksburg, Texas - Sunday afternoon concert at The Altdorf Restaurant.
Sat, Sept 14, 2002Solon, Iowa. Square Dance and Pot Luck. For more info, contact Jeff at zjfarm@ia.net
Sat, Sept 14, 2002Grinnell, Iowa. WEEKEND OF THE ARTS Bob and Kristie are tentatively scheduled to perform at 11:00 AM. For confirmation on performance time, call 641-236-6029
Fri, Sept 13, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert, 6-8 PM, NO COVER
Sun, Sept 8, 2002Iowa City: FIDDLER'S PICNIC! Johnson County Fairgrounds Noon till 6 PM. (Times Approximate)
Sat, Sept 7, 2002Hinkletown, Iowa Private Party
Fri, Sept 6, 2002The Mill Restaurant. 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert, 6-8 PM, NO COVER
Fri, Aug 30, 2002Iowa City, Iowa Bob & Kristie - Private Party
Aug 23-25Santa Fe, New Mexico BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Sat & Sun, Aug 17 & 18, 2002Minneapolis, Minn. Bob will be recording with PETER OSTROUSCHKO and friends.
Sun, Aug 18, 2002THE REYNOLDS FAMILY REUNION, Rural Redfield, Iowa !!!! KRISTIE WILL BE THERE !!!!
Fri, Aug 16, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, NO COVER
Sat, Aug 10, 2002Cedar Rapids, Iowa Usher's Ferry Historic Village USHER'S FERRY FOLK FESTIVAL 6:30 PM ***BOB & KRISTIE and THE BANJOY BAND (Mark Wilson: Guitar; Paul Roberts: bass)***ALSO: EARLIER TIME FOR BANJO WORKSHOP--1:00 PM! Other featured festival performers include Tommy Makem. For further info: 319-286-5763
Fri, Aug 9, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert, 6-8 PM, NO COVER
Sun, Aug 4West Branch, Iowa *HOOVERFEST* THE IOWA OPRY ***NEW TIME*** 4-6 PM --Bob and Kristie along with Al & Aleta Murphy; Mike and Amy Finders; Megan, Hannah, and Guy Drollinger; John Lake; and Nate Basinger.
Sat, Aug 3, 2002LITTLE AMANA, IOWA 6:30-7:00 PM Bob & Kristie with Paul Roberts and Mark Wilson*** Concert for Christian Farmers' Association
Fri, July 26, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Sat, July 20, 2002Ottawa, Illinois Ottawa, Ill. High School 2 shows, afternoon & evening, featuring several groups. For more info, call: 217-243-3159.
Fri, July 19, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Sun, July 14, 2002West Liberty, Iowa-- Kimberly Park PICNIC IN THE PARK --After the Muscatine Co. Fair-- Bob & Kristie will perform from 4:30-5:00 PM. Other entertainment from 3:30-7:00 PM Fireworks at 9:00 PM-- For More Info : 319-627-7124
Sun, July 14, 2002Kalona, Iowa Windmill Ridge Campground Windmill Ridge Bluegrass Festival Bob & Kristie will perform a MORNING GOSPEL SHOW. Also, Bob & Kristie will play an evening show at Windmill Ridge on Fri, July 12. For further info, call 319-656-4488.
Fri, July 12, 2002Kalona, Iowa Windmill Ridge Campground Windmill Ridge Bluegrass Festival Bob & Kristie will perfom an evening show with THE MCPUNK BROTHERS. Also, Bob & Kristie will perfom a Sunday morning gospel show at Windmill Ridge on July 14. for further info, call 319-656-4488
Wed, July 10, 2002IOWA CITY, IOWA -- Chauncey Swan Park MARKET MUSIC -- Bob & Kristie will perform during the Farmer's Market from 5-7PM. For more information call 319-356-5100
Sun, July 7, 2002Dubuque, Iowa MUD LAKE PARK BLUEGRASS CONCERT SERIES Just north of Sherill, Iowa, on the Mississippi River. Concert by Bob and Kristie. Also, Bob will perform with MIKE AND AMY FINDERS. For more info, call Jim Zmudka: 563-552-1522.
Fri, July 5, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Fri, June 28, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Mon June 24, 2002WMT'S GREAT EASTERN IOWA TRACTORCADE, Johnson Co. Fairgrounds, Iowa City, Iowa
Sat, June 22, 2002St. Paul, Minnesota Private Wedding Party.
June 14-16, 2002Grass Valley, California BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS
Wed, June 12, 2002Berkely, California. Bob Black with PERFECT STRANGERS at FREIGHT & SALVAGE COFFEEHOUSE
Sat, June 8, 2002NEW DATE & TIME!!! *****STARRY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE**** 9-11:30 PM *** Johnston, Iowa 5955 Merle Hay Road -Cover Charge- For more information, call 515-270-0009
Sat, June 8, 2002Iowa City, Iowa 4th ANNUAL MORMON TREK HERITAGE FESTIVAL. Hawkeye Intramural Field (adjacent to Mormon Handcart Park, U of I Campus) 4-7 PM BOB & KRISTIE, THE DROLLINGERS, ALAN & ALETA MURPHY. (319)466-1802
Fri, June 7, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Sat June 1, 2002Cincinnati, Ohio Private Wedding Party.
Mon, May 27, 2002Holbrook, Iowa Luncheon sponsored by Friends of Saint Michael's Church. Bob will perform Irish music and more with Al and Aleta Murphy starting around 12 Noon.
Fri, May 24, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Wed, May 22, 2002Iowa City, Iowa. University of Iowa, Iowa Memorial Union. 3-6 PM. Bob and Kristie will perform in the main lounge for STAFF APPRECIATION DAY.
Thurs, May 16, 2002Galesburg, Illinois SONGBAG CONCERT SERIES at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace 7-9 PM COVER CHARGE to be announced For further info check this website: www.galesburg.net/~heasly/
Fri, May 10, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Fri, May 3, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM, No Cover
Fri, May 3, 2002Farmington, Iowa Concert at HARMONY HIGH SCHOOL 2:30-3:30 PM
Fri, Apr 26, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Sun, Apr 21, 2002STARRY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE 5955 Merle Hay Road Johnston, Iowa 7-9 PM For more information, call 515-270-0009
Fri, Apr. 19, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Fri, April 12, 2002St. Paul, Minnesota ***CD RELEASE - CAGLEY, BLACK, SCHAEFER, & NJOES: "FRIENDS IN MUSIC." --New COPPER CREEK album*** COMO LAKE PAVILION - Lexington Ave at Lake Como. 7-9 PM. Lots of free parking, good food in the restaurant too!
Fri, Apr. 5, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Fri, Mar. 29, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Thur, March 28, 2002IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION "LIVING IN IOWA" Bob and Kristie will be featured 8 PM Rebroadcast 03/29/2002 at 8:30 PM
Mon, March 25, 2002KUNI Radio, Cedar Falls, Iowa Bob & Kristie will perform on LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE with special guests: PAUL ROBERTS, MARK WILSON, & JANET WILSON. Broadcast time: 7-8 PM. ***REBROADCAST SAT, MARCH 30 AT 1:00 PM*** Tune in at 90.9 FM in Eastern Iowa, or 101.7 FM in Central Iowa.
Fri, Mar. 22, 2002The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Fri, Mar. 15, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Sun, March 10, 2002Northside Book Market 203 North Linn Street Iowa City, Iowa "Iowa Songscape" CD Launch 2-3 PM No Cover Charge! For More Info, call 319-466-9330
Fri, Mar. 8, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Wed, Mar 6, 2002Montezuma, Iowa Concert from 7-7:45 PM at Diamond Life Care Facility For more info: 641-623-5715
Sun, Mar 3, 2002***DES MOINES AREA "IOWA SONGSCAPE" CD RELEASE PARTY***************** STARRY NIGHT COFFEEHOUSE 5955 Merle Hay Road Johnston, Iowa 7-9 PM NO COVER For further Info: 515-270-0009
Sat. Mar. 2, 2002Private Party
Fri, Mar. 1, 2002The Mill Restaurant, 120 E Burlington, Iowa City, Iowa Friday Night Supper Concert 6-8 PM No Cover
Sun, Feb 24, 2002IOWA CITY, IA University of Iowa Field House - the Iowa Room CULTURAL DIVERSITY DAY Bob & Kristie will perform from 3-4 PM. For further info, call 319-335-0040
Sat, Feb 23, 2002Sandwich, Ill. - SANDWICH HISTORICAL OPERA HOUSE 140 E. Railroad Street Evening Concert by Bob and Kristie For further information, call (217)-243-3159
Feb 14-17, 2002Amherst, MA; New London, CT; Dedham, MA BOB BLACK with PERFECT STRANGERS - east coast tour
Sun, Feb 3, 2002***"IOWA SONGSCAPE" CD RELEASE PARTY********* The Mill Restaurant 120 E Burlington Iowa City, Iowa 7-10 PM $3 Cover Charge For further info: 319-351-9529
Wed, Jan 16, 2002University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics - in the Atrium Concert by Bob and Kristie 12 Noon - 1 PM Admission - free For further info, call (319) 353-6417
Sun, Dec 2, 2001South English, Iowa Baptist Church Gospel Concert by Bob and Kristie-- Starts at 7 PM--For further info, call Scott Young: 319-667-5256
Fri, Sat, Sun, Oct 19-21, 2001Harrietville, Australia Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Convention - Australia's Premiere Bluegrass Festival! For further info, check this website: www.bluegrass.org.au
Sat. Oct 13, 2001Minneapolis, Mn BOB BLACK performing with PERFECT STRANGERS Concert for MBOTMA 7:30 PM - Armatage Elementary School (56th St & Penn Ave S) $16 Advance/$18 Door, $2 off MBOTMA Members, under 13 half price.
Fri, Oct 12, 2001Mankato, Minn. Mankato Eagles Club (708 Riverfront Dr) BOB BLACK performing with PERFECT STRANGERS Concert for MOBOTMA Co-sponsored by The Bothy Folk Club 7:30 PM $12 Advance/$15 Door, $2 off for MOBOTMA & BFC Members
Sun, Oct 7, 2001Iowa City, Iowa Johnson County Fairgrounds AFTERNOON BANJO WORKSHOP by Bob Black Time to be announced FOR MORE INFO: call 354-2879 or log on to www.fiddlerspicnic.org
Sat, Sept 29, 2001Kalona, Iowa Kalona Fall Festival 2:30-4:00 PM in the Entertainment Tent For more information: 319-656-2519
Fri, Aug 31 & Sat, Sept 1Mt. Pleasant, Iowa MIDWEST OLD THRESHER'S 2 Shows each day. Times and locations to be announced. For further info: (319) 385-2740
Fri & Sat, Aug 17 & 18, 2001Sidney, Iowa 2nd Annual Loess Hills Acoustic Music Festival- 1 show on Fri, 1 show on Sat- also: BANJO WORKSHOP on Sat- Other featured performers include STEVE KAUFMAN- for further info: (712) 374-6027 or check this website: loesshills.heartland.net
Sat, Aug 11, 2001Cedar Rapids, Iowa Usher's Ferry Historic Village Usher's Ferry Folk Festival- Bob & Kristie: 4:00 PM - Other featured performers include TOM PAXTON- For Further Info: 319-286-5763
Sun, Aug 5, 2001 HOOVER FEST, West Branch, Iowa on the Main Stage THE IOWA OPRY Variety Show featuring Bob & Kristie, Guy Drollinger & Dave Hicks, John Lake, and others. BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY, FOLK, and IRISH FIDDLING. 2:30-4:30 PM For more details, call Guy Drollinger: 319-338-2652
Sat, July 28, 2001West Liberty, Iowa West Liberty Fairgrounds Concert for RAGBRAI 10-11a.m. For more info: 319-627-7124
Fri, Sat, Sun July 14, 15, 16, 2001Kalona, Iowa / Kalona Bluegrass Festival Windmill Ridge Campground 2110 140th St. Kalona, Iowa 319-656-4488
Fri, June 29 2001West Branch, Iowa In the Gazebo on Main St. Summer Concert Series 7pm-8pm (approx.) Admission Free For further info: (319) 643-7100
Wed, June 20, 2001Iowa City, Iowa / Market Music Performance Iowa City Farmer's Market Chauncey Swan Park, Iowa City 5-7 pm NO COVER 319-356-5100
Wed, June 6, 2001North English, Iowa Senior Dining Site Pre-luncheon concert 11:30-12:00 noon NO COVER / Charge for meal
MEMORIAL DAY, Mon, May 28, 2001Holbrook, Iowa, St. Michael's Church Bob Black with Alan and Aleta Murphy -- Luncheon/Friends of Old St. Michael's 11:30am-2:00pm For More info, call Stephen Hanson: 319-668-1569
NEW DAY Fri, May 25, 2001Davenport, Iowa / Border's Books and Music 4000 E 53rd 8-10 pm NO COVER 319-359-7830 (Date has been changed from Sun, May 20, 2001)
Thurs, May 17, 2001Galesburg, Ill. Carl Sandburg's Birthplace Songbag Concert Series 7:00pm-9:00pm COVER CHARGE: to be announced for further info check this website: www.galesburg.net/~heasly/
Sat, May 12, 2001What Cheer, Iowa What Cheer Opera House NEW TIME: 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass Show-- Other featured guests: Bob and Sheila Everhart, Granny's & Bluegrass etc. Admission: $6
Sat, May 5, 2001Iowa City, Iowa Johnson County Fairgrounds Benefit for the ARC of Johnson County~~~11:00am-6:30pm~~~ our show: 12:00-12:35 p.m. For further info: Rod Sullivan / 319-351-5017
Sat, April 21, 2001Minneapolis, Mn. Bob Black with Cagley, Black, Schaefer, and Njoes MBOTMA Benefit For further info: 651-636-9542
Sat, April 14, 2001West Des Moines, Iowa / Border's Books and Music 4100 University Ave. 8-10 pm NO COVER 515-223-1620
Sat, April 7, 2001South Amana, Iowa / The Marketplace Restaurant 511 P St. 7:30-11:30 pm NO COVER 319-622-3750
Sun, April 1, 2001 NEW TIME: 3:30-5:30 pmDavenport, Iowa / Border's Books and Music 4000 E 53rd PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME: 3:30-5:30 PM NO COVER 319-359-7830
Fri, March 30, 2001West Des Moines, Iowa Private Party
Mar 16-25, 2001West Coast Tour / Bob Black with Perfect Strangers ~~Fri3/16 Arcata California~~Sat3/17 Pistol River Oregon~~Sun3/18 Portland Oregon (with David Grier and Matt Flinner)~~Mon3/19 Vancouver BC~~Tue3/20 Seattle Washington~~Wed3/21 Corvallis Oregon~~Fri3/23 Berkeley California~~Sat3/24 Palo Alto California~~Sun3/25 Santa Cruz California
Sat. Mar 10, 2001Minneapolis, Minnesota Dulano's Bob Black with Cagley, Black, Schaefer, and Njoes 9pm-1am For further info: (651)636-9542
Sat. Feb 24, 2001Sandwich, Ill. SANDWICH HISTORICAL OPERA HOUSE 140 E. Railroad St. Bob and Kristie Black-8:00pm / Smokehouse All-Stars-9:00pm Admission: Adults-$10.00 Seniors-$8.00 Students-$5.00 Children-Free For more information, call 217-243-3159
Wed, Feb 21, 2001North English, Iowa / Senior Dining Site Pre-Luncheon Concert 11:30-12:00 NO COVER, CHARGE FOR MEAL 210 S Main 319-664-3283
Sun, Feb 18, 2001Davenport, Iowa / Border's Books and Music 4000 E 53rd 1-3 pm NO COVER 319-359-7830
Sat, Feb 3, 2001West Des Moines, Iowa / Border's Books and Music SPECIAL GUESTS: Alan and Aleta Murphy 4100 University Ave. 8-10 pm NO COVER 515-223-1620
Sun, Dec 17, 2000Sharon Center, Iowa / United Methodist Church The Great Bluegrass Herons and Friends Acoustic Christmas Program 7 pm. 2804 520th St. SW Kalona, Ia 52247 ADMISSION FREE
Fri. Dec. 1st, 2000MARKET PLACE RESTAURANT SOUTH AMANA, IA. 511 P St. 7:30-11:30 p.m. no cover 319-622-3750
Sun. Nov. 19th, 2000DAVENPORT , IA./ BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC 4000 E 53rd 1-3 p.m. no cover 319-359-7830
Sat. Nov. 11th, 2000ATALISSA, IA. BUELITOS SUPPER CLUB 319 649 3808 9-12p.m. Special guest: DWIGHT DEASON NO COVER
Fri. Nov. 3rd, 2000MARKET PLACE RESTAURANT SOUTH AMANA IA. 511 P. St. 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. no cover 319-622-3750
Oct. 27-29th, 2000TUCSON, AZ. BOB BLACK w/ PERFECT STRANGERS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
Oct. 16-22nd, 2000LOUISVILLE, KY International Bluegrass Music Assoc. Trade Show & Fan Festival BOB BLACK w/ PERFECT STRANGERS Showcase Band. Time of showcase: Tuesday October 17th 1:35pm - 2:00pm.
Sat. Sept. 30th, 2000ATALISSA ,IA. BUELITOS SUPPER CLUB 9-12p.m. 319 649 3808 Special guest DWIGHT DEASON NO COVER
Fri. Sept. 29th, 2000WEST DES MOINES, IA/ BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC Special guest DWIGHT DEASON guitar/mandolin/dobro4100 University ave. 8-10p.m. no cover 515-223-1620
Sun Sept. 24th, 2000IOWA CITY, IA. NORTH SIDE BOOKMARKET 203 N LINN ST. 2-3 p.m. performance and CD signing;no cover 319 466 9330
Sat. Sept. 23rd, 2000OXFORD, IA FATHER- SON BANQUET Supper: 6-7p.m. Show:7-8p.m. adults $6 children under 11 $3; 319-828-4416
Wed. Sept. 20th, 2000NORTH ENGLISH ,IA. Senior Dining Site 11:30 a.m.-noon
Sat. Sept. 16th, 2000STUART IA. PRIVATE PARTY
Sun. Sept. 10th, 2000DAVENPORT ,IA / BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC Special guest: DWIGHT DEASON:guitar/mandolin/dobro 4000 E. 53RD 1-3 P.M. NO COVER 319-359-7830
Mon. Sept. 4th, 2000Minneapolis Mn. BOB BLACK w/BILL CAGLEY & TOM SCHAEFER
Thurs/Fri Aug. 31/Sept. 1st, 2000MT. PLEASANT IA. OLD THRESHERS REUNION Thurs: Family tent 2:30-3:30; 5-6 p.m.; Fri: The Barn 1-2 ;4:30-5:30pm
Mon. Aug 28th, 2000WELLMAN, IA Parkview Manor 7-8p.m. no cover
Sat. Aug. 26th, 2000ATALISSA, IA BUELITO’S SUPPER CLUB 9-12 NO COVER Special Guest :DWIGHT DEASON guitar/mandolin/dobro
Wed. Aug. 23rd, 2000Iowa City Farmers Market Chauncy Swan Park,5-7p.m.
Fri/Sat Aug. 18/19th, 2000SIDNEY IA. LOESS HILLS ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL Other featured performers include NORMAN AND NANCY BLAKE. 712-374-6027