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 Month Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Are Due On October 21, 2017

One Month Reminder: Nominations for the 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society Members on October 21, 2017.

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Five Week Reminder: 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Due By October 21, 2017

Five Week Reminder: Nominations for the 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from NCBS Members by October 21, 2017.

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Six Week Reminder: NCBS Members Can Nominate Their Favorite Bands & Musicians

Six Week Reminder: Nominations for the Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from NCBS Members by October 21, 2017. Nominations may be  made on the paper form or by e-mail. Click here for Nomination Information.

Seven Week Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Due On October 21

Seven Week Reminder: Nominations for the Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from NCBS Members by October 21, 2017.

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Two Month Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Nominations Due October 21

Two Month Reminder: Nominations for the 11th Annual Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from NCBS Members by October 21, 2017.

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