A Busy Weekend For Northern California Bluegrass

Mollie & Jack Tuttle

Molly & Jack Tuttle

Wow! This will be a busy weekend for bluegrass music in Northern California. Here is a sample of the offerings that NCBS Members will be out to enjoy. More details are on the NCBS Calendar on this website. Please come on out and join us!


CBA Campout, October 15-21, Lighthouse Resort, Isleton.


Kathy Kallick Band, Sycamore Slough String Band, Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael.

The Kathy Kallick Band

The Kathy Kallick Band

Stoney Ridge, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

Roseman Creek, Plough & Stars, San Francisco.


Jack & Molly Tuttle, Prairie Home Companion, on public radio stations and online. Listeners can vote online for them to win the duet contest during the LIVE broadcast time online, but NOT during the delayed 6:00pm Bay Area broadcast on KQED 88.5FM in San Francisco. Also in the contest — Sarah Nutting and  Karisha Longaker of Chico and Arnaé Batson and Tim McAfee-Lewis of Los Angeles (3 of the 6 duets are from California). The LIVE ONLINE broadcast time is 3:00-5:00pm Pacific Time.

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers

NCBS Volunteer Party (Undisclosed Location). If you volunteered or played in a band at any NCBS project in the past year and have not received an invitation, contact your volunteer “boss” or volunteer party coordinator (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

The Shook Twins, Folk Music & Beyond Live In-Studio Performance, KALW Radio 91.7FM – San Francisco, and online.

Kathy Kallick Band, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

High Country, Frog & Fiddle, Alameda.

Mountain Dojo, Precita Park Cafe, San Francisco.


The Bridge School Acoustic Concerts With Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers, k. d. lang, Jack White, Neil Young & more, Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View.


Bluegrass Meets Chorale featuring Carol Barnett’s “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass” plus more bluegrass literature, Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale directed by Elena Sharkova, with a bluegrass band led by Pam Brandon, Montgomery Theater, San Jose.

Kathy Kallick Band, Fifth String, Sacramento.

(Afternoon Town — Fundraiser For Two Day Town) info (at) twodaytown (dot) com, Bothwell Center, Livermore.

San Bruno Mountain Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

Jim Hurst, Acoustic Tune-Ups At Joe’s Garage, San Mateo.

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