The NCBS sponsors or co-sponsors a variety of events, ranging from our three day long Good Old Fashioned festival to local jams.


Ten Day Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Second Round Ballots Due On December 17

Ten Day Reminder: Second Round Ballots for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society Members on December 17, 2016.

NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival Now Set For January 30 At Redwood City Main Library

Redwood City Main Library

The 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival will now be held on Monday evening, January 30, 2017. The event, previously planned for January 29, has been rescheduled due to a reservation conflict. The FREE film festival will be held at the Redwood City Main Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road.

The film event is part of the weekend-long NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival. The revised dates for that event are Friday-Saturday, January 27-28, and Monday, January 30, 2017.

Principal financial support for the BOB festival comes from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and other Redwood City area organizations, businesses and individuals.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers Will Continue Thursday Bluegrass Series This Week Near Los Gatos

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series at the top of Highway 17, 6 miles south of Los Gatos, will continue this week.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will play 6:00-8:30pm in a FREE program welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and presented by the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill, 23123 Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos 95033.

Excellent food and drink will be served during the performance.

Bands Added To FREE December 16 Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos

New bands have been added to the line-up for the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos on Friday, December 16.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this FREE annual gathering, which is organzed by Scott Dailey.

DECEMBER 16, 2016

5:00 — Wires & Wood Reunion

5:30 — Nate Jones & Sloe Sippers

6:45 — Mountain Men Collective

8:00 — Stoney Mountain Ramblers

9:15 — Pathetic Honey

10:30 — All-Star Accordion Jam

Doors open at 4:00pm and the hoot ends at 11:00pm.

Great beer and seven food trucks will keep you in food and drink for the evening.

Two Week Reminder: Second Round Ballots For Northern California Bluegrass Awards Due On December 17

Two Week Reminder: Second Round Ballots for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society members on December 17, 2016.