Bluegrass on Broadway

Bluegrass on Broadway brings bluegrass music to downtown Redwood City. In addition to live performances, it also includes a bluegrass film festival, and the Northern California Bluegrass Awards. Admission is free to all Bluegrass on Broadway events!


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Northern California Bluegrass Awards Show & Concert Set For January 27 In Redwood City

Veterans Memorial Senior Center Theatre, Redwood City

The 11th Annual Northern California Bluegrass Awards Show & Concert will be held at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center Theatre, 1455 Madison Avenue in Redwood City. The FREE program will run 10:00am-5:00pm.

The program will be part of a weekend of our music in Redwood City, the “Peninsula Home Of Bluegrass Music.”

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will present the annual Bluegrass On Broadway festival with principal financial support from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission.

Stoney Mountain Ramblers Set For Freewheel Brewing Company As Part Of Bluegrass On Broadway

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers At The Freewheel

The Northern California Bluegrass Society has announced that the Stoney Mountain Ramblers will perform at the Freewheel Brewing Company on Sunday, January 28, 2018, as part of the NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival.

The 11th annual festival will be held at various venues throughout Redwood City, the Peninsula’s home of bluegrass music. The FREE weekend of music will run January 26-28.

The Freewheel Brewing Company, 3736 Florence Street, offers fine beer and food options.

Bluegrass On Broadway receives principal financial support from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission, the Redwood City Department of Parks Recreation & Community Services, and other Redwood City area businesses, organizations and individuals.

One Week Reminder: Final Ballots For 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Are Due On January 20

One Week Reminder: Final Ballots for the 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from NCBS Members on January 20, 2018.

2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Finalists Announced

The Northern California Bluegrass Society has announced the finalists for the 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards:

1. Bluegrass Band

AJ Lee & Blue Summit

Bean Creek

Blue & Lonesome

Blue J’s

Central Valley Boys

High Country

Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players

Windy Hill

2. Male Vocalist

Snap Jackson

Billy Pitrone

Chris Smith

Yoseff Tucker

Sullivan Tuttle

3. Female Vocalist

Kathy Barwick

Sarah Eblen

AJ  Lee

Louise Mintun

Carolyn Sills

4. Guitar

Kathy Barwick

Jim Nunally

Steve Pottier

Yoseff Tucker

Sullivan Tuttle

5. Mandolin

Tom Bekeny

Josh Gooding

Pete Hicks

AJ Lee

Ed Neff

Butch Waller

6. Banjo

Larry Chung

Larry Cohea

Snap Jackson

Jesse Personeni

Max Schwartz

7. Fiddle

Pete Hicks

Chad Manning

Ed Neff

Paul Shelasky

Lee Anne Welch

8. Dobro

Leslie Abbott

Kathy Barwick

Tomas Enguidanos

Avram Frankel

Jim Mintun

9. Bass

Lisa Burns

Isaac Cornelius

Sarah Eblen

Dave Gooding

Paul Knight

NOTE: There are more than 5 finalists in some categories due to ties.

One Day Reminder: Second Round Northern California Bluegrass Awards Ballots Due On January 9

One Day Reminder: NCBS Members should vote their 2018 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Second Round Ballots by the due date of January 9, 2018.