24th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Set For August 10-13 In Tres Pinos

The 24th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will be held August 10-13, 2017 at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, 7 miles south of Hollister.

The small, friendly festival is a showcase of top California bluegrass talent and is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The bands on the main stage include 35 Years Of Trouble, AJ Lee & Blue Summit,Black Eyed Susies, Bodie 601 Band, Brookdale Bluegrass Band, Circle R Boys, Courthouse Ramblers, Cryin’ Shame, Crying Uncle, Dark Hollow, Faux Renwah, Goat Hill Girls, High Country, Hot October, Kids on Stage, Nate Jones & The Sloe Sippers, Old Belle, Pathetic Honey String Band, Rogue River, Sidesaddle & Co, Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, Stoney Mountain Ramblers, The Jones Gang, The Mountain & The Moon, and Wendy Burch Steel & Redwood.

Additional bands will appear on two other stages. All of these bands will be enjoying the evening jams along with their many friends at the GOF gathering.

The festival’s new historical park home is right next to Bolado Park in the same beautiful valley and has more shade, more grass, a historical village (a great place to pick), and improved facilities. Additional improvements have been made since last year’s first outing at the historic park.

The event also features shade over the audience, food, hot showers, the NCBS elections, a raffle, nice camping, children’s activities, and friendly folks.

Discount advance tickets are now on sale either by mail or online on this website. Purchase by July 22 to save money. NCBS Members receive an extra discount on advance tickets as well.

The place has a bluegrass-friendly management — the San Benito County Historical Society.

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