The Father’s Day Week Bluegrass Events Around Northern California

Happy Father's Day from the Northern California Bluegrass Society!

Happy Father's Day from your friends in the Northern California Bluegrass Society!

40th Anniversary in Grass Valley!

40th Anniversary in Grass Valley

Father’s Day Weekend in Northern California for most bluegrass folks means Grass Valley Time!

If you can’t  make it to the big 40th Annual CBA Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival or if you are looking for even more bluegrass before or after the festival, here are the listings.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Information Booth will be in Grass Valley & Victorville this weekend — stop by and say hello!

NCBS Members will be enjoying live bluegrass music all this week — please come on out and join us!


Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes

Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes

Live Oak Music Festival, Live Oak Camp, Santa Barbara.

Route 66 Bluegrass Festival, San Bernadino County Fairgrounds, Victorville.

San Francisco Free Folk Festival, St. Cyprian’s Center, San Francisco.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival, various venues, Telluride, CO.

Carolyn Sills

Carolyn Sills


TUESDAY, June 16

Cabin Fever, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Don Quixote’s, Felton.

The Lonesome Trio, Largo At The Coronet, Los Angeles.

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

Glad To Be Here, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Annie Alvira

Annie Alvira


Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne.

The David Thom Band, Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove.

twin-oaks-tavern-since-1924-logoSidesaddle & Co, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Carolyn Sills Combo, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Annie Alvira, BanjerDan Mazer, Peer Recovery Art Project, Modesto.

James Nash & American Nomad, Maurice Tani, Pam Brandon, & More, Music of 1969 Ashkenaz Benefit Night, Ashkenaz, Berkeley.

atlasfront1Tom Russell, Don Quixote’s, Felton.

Java Invitational Jam, Coffee Cat, Scott’s Valley.


fremont-logo-city-redMill Creek Ramblers, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

Mike Justis Band, Fox & Goose, Sacramento.

The Malibu Buckaroos, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.

The Historic Scragg Family in 1962

The Historic Scragg Family in 1962

Alec Lytle & Them Rounders, Alice’s Restaurant, Woodside.

FRIDAY, June 19

One Grass Two Grass Red Grass Bluegrass, Sour Mash Hug Band, Plough & Stars, San Francisco.

Prairie, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

The Coffis Brothers, Zodiacs, Petaluma.

Colorado Road Band, Evening On The Green, Mariposa Art Park, Mariposa.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, June 19 & 20

The Scragg Family, The Charlatans, The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, NV.


County Line Pickers, Pie Ranch, Pescadero.

Vintage Grass, Hopmonk Tavern, Sonoma.

Jimbo Trout & The Fishpeople, The Roaring Donkey, Petaluma.

Robin Flower & Libby McLaren, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Mill Creek Ramblers, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

The Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum

angel-island-sate-park-harbor-signBanner Mountain Boys, Prospector’s Nursery, Nevada City.

Notorious Shank Brothers, Delta Of Venus, Davis.

The Stragglyrs, Willow Glen Farmer’s Market, San Jose.


Chris Henry & The Hardcore Grass, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento.

san-gregorio-general-store-name-logoPathetic Honey String Band, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

Jimbo Trout & The Fishpeople, Cove Cafe, Angel Island State Park, San Francisco.

OMGG at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass in Nashville

OMGG at the IBMA World Of Bluegrass in Nashville

MONDAY, June 22

Courthouse Ramblers, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Obviously Minor Guys & A Girl (OMGG) Reunion, Bill Evans, 35 Years Of Trouble, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Mountain Winery, Saratoga.

Earl Brothers, Amnesia, San Francisco.

Baja Taqueria Invitational Bluegrass Jam, Baja Tacqueria, Oakland.

TUESDAY, June 23

Slide Road, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

The Scragg Family (House Concert) houseconcert (at) att (dot) net, Oakland.

Glad to Be Here, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

The Mosey Boys, Murphy’s Irish Pub, Sonoma.

Snap Jackson

Snap Jackson


Robert Earl Keen, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, Stafford Park, Redwood City.

High Country, Albany Taproom, Albany.

Loganville, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Trail Rides Band, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Java Invitational Jam, Coffee Cat, Scott’s Valley.

Jimbo Trout & Steve Bass, The Tee Off Bar & Grill, San Francisco.

Jerry Logan

Jerry Logan of Loganville

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