Brown Barn Festival Ends After 8 Years, Honored Jake Quesenberry

The Brown Barn Bluegrass Festival in Gilroy, founded by the late Jake Quesenberry 8 years ago and continued in his honor by the Quesenberry Family and the area bluegrass community including NCBS, enjoyed a fun final weekend October 11-13 and will not return.

Thanks to Doug and Leslie Franklin, The Music Medics, the Northern California Bluegrass Society, Redwood Bluegrass Associates, the California Bluegrass Association, Sue Quesenberry, Carl Pagter, Snap Jackson, Lynn Ludewig  & Nancie Barker for helping with the small, outdoor-season-ending event.

NCBS will continue to present these NCBS-owned and NCBS-welcomed festivals in 2014 & beyond:

January: NCBS Presents Bluegrass On Broadway (January 23-26, 2014, Redwood City).

February: NCBS Presents The San Francisco Bluegrass & Old Time Festival (on hiatus in 2014, will return in 2015).

March: Brookdale Bluegrass Presents The Brookdale Bluegrass Festival At Costanoa (March 5-9, Pescadero) (NCBS-welcomed).

April: (Bluegrass festival TBA in Napa Valley)

May: NCBS/SCBS Presents The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair (May 3, Santa Cruz).

August: NCBS Presents The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival (August 7-10, Tres Pinos).

November: Native Revival Nursery Presents The Poppy Farm Fair & Bluegrass Jubilee (November 2, Aptos) (NCBS-welcomed).

December: Brookdale Bluegrass Presents The Winter Brookdale Bluegrass Festival At Costanoa (December 12-13, Pescadero) (NCBS-welcomed).

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