Plenty Of Bluegrass Over The Long Fourth Of July Weekend
NCBS Members will be out enjoying bluegrass music all over Northern California over the Fourth of July weekend.
Here are the shows that will make your holiday special:
TUESDAY, July 3
Bean Creek, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.
Blackberry Bushes String Band, Windy Hill, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall, Felton.
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.)
Mike Marshall & Friends, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.
Old Slide Road, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
Grandpa Banana Band With David Thom, Nick’s Cove & Cottages, Marshall.
WEDNESDAY, The 4th of July
Jimbo Trout & The Fish People, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.
The Pine Box Boys, Colonel Jimmy & The Blackfish, Cafe du Nord, San Francisco.
Bluegrass-Country Jam With Jeanie & Chuck, Plough & Stars, San Francisco (NCBS-sponsored).
Family-Friendly Hoot’n'Holler With The Parmesans, Misispi Mike & Jody Richardson’s The Country Mourns, Alison Harris & The Barn Owls, Hotel Utah, San Francisco.
THURSDAY, July 5
Blackberry Bushes String Band, Windy Hill, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.
Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.
Better Halves, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.
Misisipi Mike & The Midnight Gamblers, Amnesia, San Francisco.
The Cornells, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, July 5-8
High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy.
Mighty Avalanche Choir, Free First Friday Live, Museum Of Art & History, Santa Cruz.
Mike Compton, (House Concert) spalazzo (at) cruizo (dot) net, Santa Cruz.
Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Bee Eaters, Twisted Oak Winery, Vallecito.
Sierra Mountain Band, Hurst Ranch, Jamestown.
BanjerDan, Last Stage West, Atascadero.
Sonoma Mountain Band, Murphy’s Irish Pub, Sonoma.
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, July 6, 7, 8
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).
SATURDAY, July 7
Marley’s Ghost, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.
Sequoia, Evergreen Lodge, Camp Mather, Yosemite.
Anderson Family Bluegrass Band, Dogtown Faire Family Festival, Magalia Community Church, Magalia.
Monroe-Style Mandolin Workshop, Mike Compton, Gryphon Stringed Instruments, Palo Alto.
Research & Development, P. Wexford’s Pub, Modesto.
Kitchen Help, Vasona Park, Los Gatos.
SUNDAY, July 8
Savannah Blue, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.
Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, French Garden, Sebastopol.
David Thom Band, Bergamot Alley Wine Bar, Healdsburg.
Anderson Family Bluegrass Band, Auburn Library Garden Theater, Auburn.
MONDAY, July 9
Courthouse Ramblers, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.
Toshio Hirano, Amnesia, San Francisco.
Baja Taqueria Jam, Baja Tacqueria, Oakland.