Highlights Of A Busy Bluegrass July For NCBS Members
Here are the highlights from the July Northern California live bluegrass calendar. Details about even more events are on the NCBS Calendar on this website.
Northern California Bluegrass Society Members will be out in force this month for bluegrass fun — please come out and join us!
June 29-July 1 — Kate Wolf Music Festival, Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville.
1 – Fiddles & Roses, Santa Clara Valley Fiddler’s Association, Rose Garden, San Jose.
1 — Blackberry Bushes String Band, Aubergine Club Vintage Emporium & Cafe, Seastopol.
2 — Belle Monroe & Her Brewgrass Boys, Amnesia, San Francisco.
3 — Blackberry Bushes String Band, Windy Hill, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton.
3 — Emmylou Harris, Sioux City Kid, Misisipi Mike Wolf, Laganitas Brewing Company, Petaluma. (The evening Emmylou Harris portion of the day-long program is sold out; the earlier free portion is still open.)
4 — The Pine Box Boys, Colonel Jimmy & The Blackfish, Cafe du Nord, San Francisco.
5 — Blackberry Bushes String Band, Windy Hill, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.
5-8 – High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy.
6 – Mike Compton, (House Concert) spalazzo (at) cruizo (dot) net, Santa Cruz.
6 – Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Bee Eaters, Twisted Oak Winery, Vallecito.
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 – Big River — The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, San Benito Stage Company, Granada Theater, Hollister (a benefit for facilities improvements at Bolado Park — sponsored by NCBS).
7 — Monroe-Style Mandolin Workshop, Mike Compton, Gryphon Stringed Instruments, Palo Alto.
8 — Savannah Blue, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.
8 — Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, French Garden, Sebastopol.
8 — Anderson Family Bluegrass Band, Auburn Library Garden Theater, Auburn.
10 — Carolina Special, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.
11 – Jimbo Trout & The Fish People, Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax.
11 — Matt & George & The Pleasant Valley Boys, Picnic In the Park, Davis.
11 — Mr. Banjo & The Lonesome Wailers, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
11 — The Clarridges’ Summer Shasta String Summit, Kenneth Ford Theatre, College of the Siskiyous, Weed.
12 — Triple Chicken Foot, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.
13 — Hardly Strictly Mash-Up Boys, Sonoma Valley Moose Lodge, Sonoma.
13-15 — Summer NCBS Boulder Creek Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival, various venues, Boulder Creek.
13-15 — Americana Music Festival, various venues, Virginia City, NV.
14 — Sidesaddle & Co., (Barn Concert) ebehlmer (at) yahoo (dot) com, Gilroy.
14 — High Country, Frog & Fiddle, Alameda.
14 & 15 – String Cheese Incident, Greek Theater, Berkeley (NCBS-sponsored).
15 – The Clarridges’ Summer Shasta String Summit, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.
15 – Patrice Pike Band, Caroline Aiken, The Michael Stadler & Mary Gibbons Band, Niles Plaza Concert, Fremont.
15 — Mike Compton, Fifth String Music Store, Sacramento.
17 — Billy & Sarah & Friends, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
18 — Blue & Lonesome, USS Potomac, Alameda.
19 — Chatham County Line, The Palms, Winters.
20 — Travers Chandler & Avery County, Windy Hill, Plough & Stars, San Francisco.
20 — Sam Bush Band, Alison Harris & the Barn Owls, Slims, San Francisco.
21 — Jimbo Trout & The Fish People, Sam’s Chowder House, Half Moon Bay.
21-22 – Scott Valley Bluegrass Festival, Etna City Park, Etna.
22 – Still Searchin’, Live Oak Farmers Market, Santa Cruz.
22 — The Cowlicks, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.
23 — Earl Brothers, Amnesia, San Francisco.
26 — Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.
26 — Chris Webster & Nina Gerber, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton.
27 — High Country, Spice Monkey Restaurant, Oakland.
27-29 – Rockygrass Festival, Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, CO.
29 — Napa Porchfest, Historic District, Napa.
30 — Bean Creek, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
31 — Brittany Haas & Lauren Rioux, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton.
31 — Leftover Crow, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.