The Spring Bluegrass Festivals & Campouts

David Grisman

David Grisman

Blue skies are on the way! It’s time to start planning your tour of the Northern California spring outdoor bluegrass festivals and campouts (plus a few key concerts).


18-20 — Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival, Temecula.


11-17 — CBA Spring Campout, Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, Turlock.

23 — KCSS Bluegrass FestivalGrizzly Rock Cafe, Turlock.

29-May 1 — Two Day Town, Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore.

30 — RBA Presents Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen with Kitchen Help, plus the Annual RBA BBQ Dinner, First Presbyterian Church, Mountain View. (NCBS-sponsored)


1 — Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen,  Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton. (NCBS-sponsored)

5 — Eddie & Martha Adcock With Tom Gray, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton. (NCBS-sponsored)

5-8 — BMSCC Parkfield Bluegrass Festival, Parkfield.

13 — PTA Palooza (for Juana Briones Elementary School), Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, The Tuttles With A. J. Lee, Spangenberg Theater, Palo Alto. (NCBS-sponsored)

m14 — RBA Presents The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, First Presbyterian Church, Mountain View. (NCBS-sponsored)

15 – Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival, Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills.

21 — NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair, Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz.

Dunsmuir-Hellman House

Dunsmuir-Hellman House

26-30 — Strawberry Spring Music Festival, Camp Mather, Yosemite.

27-29 — Dabney-Hicks Campout, Bolado Park, Tres Pinos. Info: (831) 521-7316.


4 – Bluegrass For The Greenbelt, Dunsmuir-Hellman Estate Park, Oakland. (Preceded by NCBS-sponsored bluegrass campout on June 3.)

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