Lecture series on bluegrass music set for La Jolla's Athenaeum

Band members Mike and Yvonne Tatar, Kit Birkett and Jon Cherry (San Diego’s Virtual Strangers) will present a three- part, lecture-concert series on bluegrass music at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 21, May 28 and June 4 at 1008 Wall St.

Each 35-minute lecture will be followed by a 45-minute bluegrass music concert. The Virtual Strangers will cover bluegrass instruments, bluegrass harmony singing, how bluegrass music came to be, and what bluegrass is today. Tickets to the series are $36 members/$51 non-members; individual concerts are $14 members/$19 non-members. For more details, call (858) 454-5872 or visit


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