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

One-Day Reminder: Last Day To Nominate Bands & Musicians For 2015 Awards Is Tuesday September 30

One-Day Reminder: Nominations for the 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due on  Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Submit the names of your favorite primarily non-touring Northern California bluegrass bands and musicians via (E-Mail) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com.

Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, and Bass. Nominate up to three in each category.

Three-Day Reminder: Tuesday, September 30 Is Due Date For 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations

Three-Day Reminder: Nominations for the 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due this Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

E-Mail Nominations are the timely way to submit the names of your favorite Northern California primarily non-touring bluegrass bands and musicians . The categories are Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, and Bass. Each person may nominate up to three in each category.

One Week Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Due September 30

One Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

At this late date, E-Mail Nominations are the most convenient way to submit the names of your favorite Northern California primarily non-touring bluegrass bands and musicians .

The categories are Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, and Bass. Each person may nominate up to three in each category.

Two Week Reminder: Nominations For 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Due By September 30

Two Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due by September 30, 2014.

Paper Nomination Forms will be available at the NCBS Information Booth at the September festivals and events, including this weekend’s Plymouth festival.

(E-Mail Nominations) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com honoring Northern California’s primarily non-touring bluegrass bands and musicians are also accepted. The categories are Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, and Bass. Each person may nominate up to three in each category.

One Month Reminder: 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Due September 30

One Month Reminder: Nominations for the 2015 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due on September 30, 2014.

Paper Nomination Forms will be available at the NCBS Information Booth at the September festivals and events.

(E-Mail Nominations) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com honoring Northern California’s primarily non-touring bluegrass bands and musicians may also be submitted  Categories: Band, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Fiddle, Dobro, and Bass. A person may nominate up to three in each category.