Northern California Bluegrass Awards

The Northern California Bluegrass Awards are presented during Bluegrass on Broadway. Here is the complete list of award recipients. In some categories there are two recipients in the same year due to ties.

  • Bluegrass Band:  Sidesaddle & Co. (2008), The Mighty Crows (2009),  Dalton Mountain Gang (2010), The Tuttles With A. J. Lee (2011, 2012).
  • Male Vocalist: Billy Pitrone (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Yoseff Tucker (2010)
  • Female Vocalist: Diana Donnelly (2008, 2009), A. J. Lee (2010, 2011), Molly Tuttle (2012).
  • Guitar Player: Jerry Ashford (2008), Glenn Houston (2009), Yoseff Tucker (2009, 2010, 2012), Molly Tuttle (2011).
  • Mandolin Player: Butch Waller (2008, 2009), Kim Elking (2009), Ed Neff (2010, 2011), Pete Hicks (2011), Michael Tuttle (2012).
  • Banjo Player:  Bill Evans (2008), Larry Cohea (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Luke Abbott (2012).
  • Fiddle Player: Annie Staninec (2008, 2009, 2010), Pete Hicks (2011), Paul Shelasky (2011), Jack Tuttle (2012).
  • Dobro Player: Jim Mintun (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012), Kathy Barwick (2010)
  • Bass Player: Lisa Burns (2008, 2009, 2012), Paul Knight (2010), Dan Booth (2011), Louise Mintun (2012).

The following individuals have been presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards in recognition of their contributions to the Northern California bluegrass scene:

  • Steve Baker (2012)
  • Richard Brooks (2012)
  • Glenn Christensen (2009)
  • Dick Clark (2010)
  • Joyce Clark (2010)
  • Tom Diamant (2011)
  • Dick Dowell (2010)
  • Judy Dowell (2010)
  • Ray Edlund (2011)
  • Bruce Edmundson (2012)
  • “Cuzin” Al Knoth (2009)
  • Mike McKinley (2012)
  • Carl Pagter (2008)
  • Jake Quesenberry (2008)
  • Karen Quick (2009)
  • Eric Rice (2011)
  • Jack Sadler (2008)
  • Mary Tilson (2011)

News

Two Week Reminder: 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Are Due October 8, 2016

Two Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, & Bass. The awards honor primarily non-touring Northern California bluegrass bands and musicians. Each person may nominate up to three in each category.

Hard copy nominations are accepted at the NCBS Booth at events or nominations may be made at any time by  (E-Mail) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

Three Week Reminder: Nominations For The 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Are Due October 8

Three Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due on October 8, 2016.

Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, & Bass. The awards honor primarily non-touring Northern California bluegrass bands and musicians. Each person may nominate up to three in each category.

Paper nominations are accepted at the NCBS Booth at events or nominations may be made by  (E-Mail) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

Two rounds of ballots will be sent to NCBS Members and the award ceremony will be held as part of the FREE NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival in Redwood City on January 27-29, 2017.

One Month Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Are Due On October 8

One Month Reminder: Nominations for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due on October 8, 2016.

Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, & Bass.

Paper nominations are accepted at the NCBS Booth at events or nominations may be made by  (E-Mail) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

Five Week Reminder: Nominations For 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Due October 8

Five Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due by October 8, 2016.

Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, & Bass.

Paper nominations are accepted at the NCBS Booth (this weekend at the Strawberry Information Booth) or nominations may be made by (E-Mail) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Open At Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Nominations for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards will open at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival this weekend. Nomination forms and a collection box will be available at the Bluegrass On Broadway Booth in the stage area.

Nominations will be accepted until October 8, 2016, but this weekend is the most convenient time to stop by the booth and nominate your favorite bands and musicians!

gof_2016_poster_very_finalNCBS Members will receive two rounds of ballots later this year and the awards will be presented at the FREE NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival in Redwood City, January 27-29, 2017.

Bluegrass On Broadway and the Northern California Bluegrass Awards are supported by a base grant from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission.

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