• Bill Evans: The Banjo in America

    Known far and wide as a scholar specializing in banjo music, Bill Evans is bring the banjo to America. Bill performs in variety of ensemble settings, including his band Rustler's Moon, and shows with fiddler Megan Lynch. Bill also works as

  • A Cracked Christmas tale

    Banjo picker Bill Evans, author of the popular Banjo For Dummies book, recalls his Christmas of the banjo... It was Christmas 1970 and, even though my eight track tape player was constantly playing George Harrison's All Things Must Pass and John

  • NashCamp Banjo Retreat This Weekend

    More than 60 banjo players will converge in the small town of Cumberland Furance, TN this weekend for the 7th Annual NashCamp Banjo Retreat. Hosted by Sonny Osborne and Bill Evans, this year's camp also features multi-IBMA award winner Tony

  • Cryos For A Cause

    The American Made Banjo Company has launched a new fund raising effort based on their line of cryogenically-treated banjo strings. The program is called Cryos For A cause, and offers a dozen or more signature banjo string sets recommended by

  • Banjo For Dummies now available

    Banjo For Dummies, the book from Wiley Publishing we first told you about last December, is now available for sale. Written by Bill Evans, noted banjo instructor and subject of three popular AcuTab DVDs, this is the first bluegrass release

  • Parking Lot Pickers Songbook for banjo

    Here's a new Mel Bay release that is sure to become an important reference for banjo pickers. Parking Lot Picker's Songbook - Banjo Edition includes well over 200 popular songs, complete with chords, lyrics and the basic melody presented in

  • Music Theory for Dummies

    Anytime I teach at banjo workshops - or spend time with serious beginner-to-intermediate pickers - I hear questions about the best way to learn something about music theory - the structure and "rules" that govern how we define musical tones

  • Bluegrass Banjo Master Class DVD from AcuTab

    Bill Evans is surely one of bluegrass music's most widely regarded banjo instructors, having taught hundreds of students, both privately and at camps and workshops all over the world. He has been featured in two popular instructional DVDs from AcuTab,

  • Evans, Steffey DVDs from AcuTab in Spring ’07

    AcuTab has announced two new bluegrass instructional DVDs for release this spring, one each for banjo and mandolin. First up will be Bluegrass Banjo Master Class, featuring Bill Evans. This will be the fourth installment in AcuTab's popular Power Pickin' series,

  • Midwest Banjo Camp 2007

    The 3rd annual Midwest Banjo Camp is set for June 1-3, 2007 on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. The faculty includes many of the biggest names in bluegrass and old time banjo, such as Alan