|President Mary Eddings:
I am getting excited about our upcoming HABOT season, it seems like it has been years, instead of months, since our last show. I hope you had a good summer, I sure had a busy one. I got to enjoy a lot of bluegrass music, but it is never enough, the bands work hard and it shows in their performances. There are still places to go and things to do, one is the Dust Bowl Jamboree on September 30, 2017 at the E.H. Young Riverfront Park in Riverside. I plan on being there if something doesn’t come up. There are many more events to enjoy before summer is over, hope you will make it out to some of them.
Thank you to everyone who has visited our website and when you see Matt Jurgensen, our web wizard, please tell him how much you enjoy it.
I am looking forward to seeing you on October 20. and if you get a chance listen to 107.2 on Sunday from 8 am to 12 pm., They will be playing bluegrass music at that time, it has a week signal, but you can get it on your computer, if you are too far away.
Thank You for your support!
See ya’ll at HABOT!
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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.
Though our monthly bluegrass shows and jam sessions are free, administrative duties and building space does carry some cost. Many of our friends choose to become a member. At just $7 per year, membership gives you the opportunity to ensure HABOT can provide great entertainment to all, and provides you a monthly newsletter filled with bluegrass information from around the area. HABOT does have a membership board that meets regularly to provide guidance on club activities, control organizational costs, and oversee volunteer support.