8th Ever LAOTS

Gorgeous poster by the multi-talented Angelina Elise!


This year is the 8th Ever Los Angeles Old-Time Social.  May 16, 17, 18  will see concerts, workshops, parties, jams and a big square dance!  May 19th is the Topanga Banjo and Fiddle Contest to top off the weekend!   Full day by day calendar and details below.  If you need more info, email info@oldtimeisagoodtime.com

Thurs. 5/16, 8pm, $5 – $10 donation:  Kick Off Party!

Echo Country Outpost, 1770 Glendale Blvd., 90026

  • Kurt MacInnis & Frank Hoppe (Los Angeles)
  • Emily Rose (Vancouver, BC)
  • Bob Carlin & Dan Levenson (North Carolina)

Full Kick Off details and band bios HERE!!!


Fri. 5/17, 8pm:  Concert!**

The Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 West 24th St., 90007

**Pre-sale tix available here.

Full Concert details and band bios HERE!


Sat. 5/18, 12-11pm, Workshops & Square Dance!

$20 for the day (workshops included) or $10 for the Dance only.
American Legion Post 206, 227 North Avenue 55,  90042

Square Dance  |   Family Dance  |  Cakewalk:
Family Dance & Cake Walk – 6:30,  Square Dance 8pm

Cake Walk Cake Baking Sign Up & Info HERE:
Contact Katy kttheflowerlady@sbcglobal.net

•  Callers:

•  Square Dance Bands:

  • Hollywood Boll Weevils (Los Angeles)
  • Sausage Grinder (Los Angeles)
  • Jesse Milnes, Emily Miller & Friends (West Virginia)

Full Square Dance band bios coming soon!

Worskshops 12 – 6pm!

Description, Times & Sign-up HERE!

  • Old Time Fiddle Tunes of West Virginia with Jesse Milnes
  • Mandolin Tunes from Italy, Mexico and New Mexico for Mandolin/Violin and Guitar with Paul Rangell and Emily Abbink
  • Old Time Fiddle Tunes of Pennsylvania and Kentucky with David Bragger
  • Two-Finger Banjo Kentucky Style with Chris Berry
  • Old Time String Band Guitar with Tom Sauber
  • Appalachian Style Percussive Dance Workshop with Ruth Alpert and Rebecca Stout
  • “One Finger Wonders” on Clawhammer Banjo with Steve Lewis
  • Harmony Singing with Emily Miller and Jesse Milnes
  • How to Call a Square Dance with Susan Michaels