You Are Invited to Our Monthly Concert/Party/Jam!:)­

*Note: This event is completely FREE as in NO event fee. So any member can sign up, BUT I will be checking attendance! Please be advised.


Hi there,

I'd like to welcome all of you (esp. newbies to the meetup!) to our monthly all-in-one event, and it's FREE of cost. Please come on out and meet us. It's ordinary people's concert, but we do our best to perform variety & to offer musical sharing experience. The concert is followed by potluck/jam at our beloved friend's home in Berkeley at 6p. And yes, you are all invited to it as well. Here's the link to our concert program:

Read full details below while browsing through our event pic's (from top down: concert; potluck; jam; jam++;ping pong!)























The concert will take place @ Redwood Gardens rain or shine while the potluck and jam will take place at a member's home near the concert venue. Please be on time. Come through the main entrance by pressing "#001" to call into the office to get in. Thanks. 

Concert @4: Redwood Gardens (Address: 2951 Derby St, Berkeley).

Potluck dinner/musical jam (+ ping pong) after the concert: check you email as the date gets closer for the exact address & potluck assignment.

*WHEN: Every 4th Saturday @ 4p unless notified any change; followed by potluck/jam @6p

Visit our website to view our tentative program as well as an archive of our programs from previous months:

The concert will begin @4 at Redwood Gardens. The first hour will be solo vocal/instrumental performances (good mix of both pro & amateur musicians!); this will be followed by 10 min. of Sing Along portion, which we'll sing some oldies & our all-time favorites. Afterwards, good time continues with potluck and jam session at our good old friend's home until we all get tired out, right?:)

ABOUT US (the performers):
East Bay Musical Chairs a.k.a EBMC is our name. You can find more information at our website Send us an email if you're interested in joining!

That's all for now. Hope to see you @ the concert/party & let's have a blast!!:)


Voila, here's the driving direction to the venue:

1) Get off on Claremont Ave exit off of Hwy24 twd Walnut Creek
2) Left at the exit
3) Drive all the way up until you see Claremont hotel right near you (crossing w/ Ashby Ave)
4) Right after you pass Ashby, veer to the left
5) Go until the dead end of the street. The bldg ahead of you at the deadend is the venue.
6) Park on street (2hr limit), and walk down on the street called Derby from that deadend. You will see a green roof with 2951 written. That's the entrance to the venue.
*We'll have the door to the community room open until 4. If you come late, dial #001 using intercom outside. Thanks! Hope this helps!:)

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  • erika

    Was a cozy get-together this time for potluck/jam, but we got plenty of chance to try out future repertoire. Thanks for your audienceship, and see you next month!:)

    February 27, 2013

  • David G.

    Another good time had by all!

    February 25, 2013

  • Peter A.

    Very nice evening last night.

    February 25, 2013

  • erika

    For those of you signed up late and didn't get my email reminder NO worry!:) Just come to the concert. And if you are staying for potluck/jam after the concert, please bring a potluck dish with you. Then we'll figure things out from there. Cool?

    February 23, 2013

    • Brian

      Hi, I'm one of the late people (sorry about that). I'd like to stay, but I don't think I can make something before the event, so is it all right if I pick up some baked goods instead? How many servings should I plan for? Thanks!

      February 23, 2013

    • erika

      Well, usually we are more in need of main dish, may I suggest pick up something on the way @ Safeway, Whole food or TJ in their hot/ prepared food section on the way to potluck/jam at our friend's home? And that was part of the message I sent to participants. Thanks!

      February 24, 2013

  • Daniel

    Since we are starting potluck/jam early, I'll be able to hang around for a bit. Yay!

    February 23, 2013

  • erika

    FYI, our concert is about an hour this time from 4 to 5; Then potluck/jam from 5:30 on. Due to having work day next day, I moved up time a little bit. Please make a note.

    February 23, 2013

  • Daniel

    Hey Lisa, anyone who wants plays at the jam. So bring some music. We often sight read duets, trios, etc., with whoever comes. The 4pm performance is scheduled rather than "open mic", so talk to Erika about next month.

    February 23, 2013

  • lisa s.

    i'm an accomplished classical pianist myself. do i have to audition to play also?

    February 23, 2013

  • Connie

    I would love to come, but I'm coming down with a cold . . . See you all next month!

    February 22, 2013

  • Peter A.

    Sounds good, I enjoyed the last one.

    February 20, 2013

  • Daniel

    concert only

    February 18, 2013

  • Valerie

    Maybe, getting back from Stinson Beach in morning, then have other commitments, but might be able to attend

    February 18, 2013

  • erika

    Hey Folks, Just wanna remind you that concert in Feb will be on Sunday 2/24 instead. Please make a note, thanks!:)

    January 28, 2013

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