Boulder Creek Bluegrass & Old Timey Festivals

Put on by Eric & Barbra Burman and sponsored by the NCBS, the Brookdale Bluegrass Festivals were wintertime indoor festivals held between 1999 and 2009 at the now-closed Brookdale Lodge . The Winter 2009 Festival was held in Bonny Doon. The festivals are now held in Boulder Creek with the main stage at Scopazzi’s Restaurant.  The events are now known as the Boulder Creek Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival and is held three times each year, in March, July, and December. For details see the festival website at http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com.

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All You Need To Know To Go To The Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling This Weekend In Boulder Creek

The 19th Annual Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling, welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and presented by Brookdale Bluegrass, will happen on Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19, 2016. Here is All You Need To Know:

The Festival:

Music performances and jams are held at Scopazzi’s Restaurant, 13300 Big Basin Way, in the small, charming mountain community of Boulder Creek, 12 miles north of Santa Cruz and about a mile north of the Brookdale Lodge on Highway 9  in the San Lorenzo Valley of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The festival will return to its namesake home at the Brookdale as soon as renovations at that historic hotel are complete.

Tickets:

Plenty of tickets will be available at the door.  Online Tickets are also available for your convenience. FRI: $15, SAT: $25, BOTH: $40.

boulder-creek-mapBand Schedule:

FRIDAY, March 18

7:00pm — The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

8:30 — The Hunter Austin Project

10:00 — The David Holodiloff Band

SATURDAY, March 19

1:00pm — Alison Steele Band

2:30 — Bean Creek

4:00 — Toby Gray & Hiway Buddha

5:00 — Dinner Break

6:00 — Rick Ednie’s Bluegrass Round-Up

7:30 — Brookdale Bluegrass Band

9:00 — The True Life Troubadours

10:30 — The Town Howlers

The Hunter Austin Band

The Hunter Austin Project

(Bands will perform one-hour sets.)

Food & Drink:

There is a wide variety of food and drink available within easy walking distance in downtown Boulder Creek, but you won’t have to go that far, as Scopazzi’s offers great meals and a full bar onsite.

Lodging:

There are many small motels and inns in the area.  Nearby campgrounds are available at public and private parks in the San Lorenzo Valley.

Weather:

Great — a nice, sunny weekend! FRI — High 69, Low 50. SAT — High 65, Low 51.

Fun:

And remember — All of your friends will be there!

Bean Creek To Perform At March 18-19 Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling In Boulder Creek

Bean Creek accepts the 2016 Best Northern California Bluegrass Award.

Bean Creek accepts the 2016 Best Northern California Bluegrass Award.

Santa Cruz’s Bean Creek will perform at the March 18-19, 2016 Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling in Boulder Creek.

The festival is presented by Brookdale Bluegrass and is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The event will be held at Scopazzi’s Restaurant due to ongoing renovations at the gathering’s namesake Brookdale Lodge.

Brookdale Spring Fling Tickets

Brookdale Spring Performance Schedule

March 18-19 Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling To Present Toby Gray & Hiway Buddha

Toby Gray

Toby Gray

The March 18-19, 2016 Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling will present Toby Gray & Hiway Buddha. Advance Tickets are on sale now.

The festival will be held at Scopazzi’s Restaurant, 13300 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek.

scopazzis-restaurant-lounge-sign-nightThe Full Festival Schedule features many fine bands and the jamming will go on day and evening.

All Brookdale Bluegrass festivals are welcomed  by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Brookdale Bluegrass Band Headed For Boulder Creek Festival March 18-19

boulder-creek-mapThe Brookdale Bluegrass Band (Bonny Doon) is headed for the Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling to act as host band.

The cabin fever gathering is set for March 18-19, 2016 at Scopazzi’s Restaurant in downtown Boulder Creek. There will be both space and time for jams both days.

Performance Schedule

Advance Tickets

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the 19th spring event.

The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

Brookdale Bluegrass To Present The True Life Troubadours At March 18-19 Spring Fling

True Life's Victor Skidanenko

True Life's Victor Skidanenko

The Brookdale Bluegrass Spring Fling will present The True Life Troubadours (Boulder Creek) on March 18-19, 2016.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 19th annual spring gathering in Boulder Creek. The event is held in March and December each year at various venues in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Margaret Green of the Troubadours

Margaret Green of the Troubadours

The gathering will be at Scopazzi’s Restaurant, 13300 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek. The program will run Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and evening. There will be space and time for jamming throughout the weekend.

Information:

Brookdale Spring Fling Advance Tickets

ncbs-plain-logoBrookdale 2016 Spring Performance Schedule