Bluegrass & Traditional Country Music Society of Australia (BTCMSA)

Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music

Sydney Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Get-together

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THURSDAY 15th NOV 2012

The formal Convention program starts on Friday afternoon. However, to kick things off, there is a separately ticketed community concert and dance at the Convention site on Thursday night, which are open to everyone. 


$20 - tickets at gate and ONLINE 


More details on Thursday night are available HERE


***Community Concert featuring AUDIE BLAYLOCK AND REDLINE

***Old-time mountain square dance - with live music from our old-time USA guests - all dances taught and called - no experience needed! 



Convention Program 2012

Fri 16th - Sat 17th - Sun 18th

The Program is now available for viewing!


(Note: This is a draft program and is subject to amendment)


The Convention runs FRIDAY afternoon to late SUNDAY night.

Marquee audience
Marquee audience
  • Afternoon and evening concerts
  • Day-time vocal and instrumental workshops
  • Lunch, Dinner and Supper shows
  • Open mic stages
  • Sunday Gospel concert
  • Structured jams for less experienced players and new starters
  • Shape Note singing
  • Informal picking sessions

The Hub


On site restaurant with great food prepared from scratch in the kitchen from 4pm Thursday to late each night. Meals, snacks, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and drinks.


Concerts occur through the weekend on The Hub stage.


An onsite BAR operates throughout the weekend - enjoy a glass of wine or a beer with your meal. Reasonable prices.