Updated: 02.04.2018
maryeddings President Mary Eddings:

Hi Dear Habot Friends, I hope the show in February will have good weather like we did in January. It was wonderful and a good time was had by all. I am going to give you my email and phone number. Please feel free to contact me if you need to tell me anything or if the roads become bad and we might need to cancel the show. You can also check our HABOT website – habot.org HABOT facebook page – habot facebook My phone is 816-516-5562 and my email is bluegrassgirl46@gmail.com. Thank You to Rhonda Thomlinson for filling in for Jeff in the Learning Lab, who couldn’t make it last month. Thank You to the folks who brought snacks for everyone to enjoy. At the end of our newsletter is a list of local jams. I have not been to a lot of these, but hope to go visit most of them this summer and maybe I will see you there. Most of these little places have these jams for your enjoyment as well as theirs, so please support them if you can. Don’t forget to start signing up youth for the Showcase of Young Talent in April. I hope everyone will stay well and we will see you on February 16. HAVE A HAPPY VALENTINES DAY. LOL, Mary

See ya’ll at HABOT!
Next meeting Friday, February 16th, 2018

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Friday December 16 cancelled due to weather.

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H eart of America Bluegrass and Old-Time Music is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of bluegrass and old-time acoustic music. HABOT is one of the largest gathering of acoustic musicians north of the river. The club meets every 3rd Friday during the months of October through April. We take time off in the summer so our family and friends can attend the many great bluegrass shows and festivals around Kansas City, and central United States.


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12 thoughts on “Welcome”

  1. Anyone know of any groups looking for a banjo player or individuals looking to form a group? Im 30 yrs old and live in the kansas city area

  2. You are all invited to Kearney’s Third Friday Music in the Park event featuring Liberty Highway. It will be the first time they have featured a bluegrass band. We would like all our friends and family to come out and show their support. This will help determine whether or not Kearney invites more bluegrass bands in the future. This is a FREE EVENT @ Lions Park, 2nd and Jefferson, Downtown Kearney. 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Bring a lawn chair and a cooler, plenty of shade. Hope to see everyone!!!

  3. Hello, I am a fiddler player who just moved back to KC from Denver last month. I have a gig at a private party but I don’t know any guitar flatpickers in the area yet. It’s a short duo gig with me on fiddle and I can pay the guitarist $200. Looking for a competent picker who knows tunes and is professional. Gig is Saturday March 21. Please reach me at 303-842-1242. Thanks, Adam Galblum

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