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 & Old Timey Festival At Costanoa This Weekend

The Festival: The Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival At Costanoa continues the Brookdale festival tradition that dates back to 1998 at the old Brookdale Lodge. The 2014 event will be held at Costanoa Lodge just off of Highway One, near Pescadero in Coastside San Mateo County. The festival will be held on Friday-Sunday, March 7-9, and like all past Brookdale events, is welcomed by the NCBS.

Tickets: Advance Tickets are available online until early Friday morning. Tickets will be available at the door beginning Friday afternoon.  The festival is not sold out; however, sales are excellent, so early arrival and purchase is recommended. Ticket Prices: $2-Day– $80, Friday — $35, Saturday — $65.

Performance Schedule:

FRIDAY, March 7

Lodge Stage

5:00pm — Pete Wernick’s Jam Campers

5:30 — Bad Neighbors

6:00 — David Thom & Jim Lewin

7:00 — Pete & Joan Wernick

7:30 — The Naked Bootleggers

8:30 — Bill Evans

9:30 — Bill Evans/Jam

SATURDAY, March 8

Ranch House

9:00am-Noon — Workshops with Pete Wernick & Jean Butterfield

Ocean View Stage

Noon — Regina Bartlett & Friends

1:00pm — Jean Butterfield

2:00 — Bluegrass Round-Up

3:00 — Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower

4:00 — Bill Hunter & Friends

Lodge Outdoor Stage

5:00 — Toby Gray & Highway Buddha

6:00 — Brookdale Bluegrass Band

7:00 — Stoney Mountain Ramblers

8:00 — The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

9:00 — Pete & Joan Wernick

SUNDAY, March 9

Breakfast Shack

NOTE: Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00am.

9:00am — Open Mike Hosted By Jean Butterfield

Night jam rooms will be available throughout the festival.

NOTE: Performances will be held indoors in the event of inclement weather.

costanoa-mapDirections:

From The San Francisco Bay Area: Go west on Highway 92 to Half Moon Bay, then left (south) on Highway 1 for 25 miles. From Santa Cruz: Go north on Highway 1 for 25 miles.

Costanoa Lodge is south of the town of Pescadero, halfway between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz, off the east side of Highway 1. The address is 2001 Rossi Road, Pescadero, CA 94060.

Lodging: The following accomodations are available: Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Tent Cabins, RV Camping, and (regular) Tent Camping. Reservations can be made online or call (887) 262-7848. Mention that you are with the festival.

Weather: Nice indoors and out! FRI: Mostly sunny. High 59, Low 45. SAT: Partly cloudy. High 62, Low 47. Sunday: High 61, Low 47. Rain chance for Sunday (only) is 40%.

Food, Drink, Services: The high-end lodge offers a nice restaurant and bar and a camp store for your convenience. The nearby town of Pescadero has several restaurants and stores, plus a gas station.

Non-Bluegrass Activities: Coastal access, hiking, horseback riding, and a beautiful natural setting.

And remember —  All of your friends will be there!

Costanoa Lodge & Campground

Costanoa Lodge & Campground

Bluegrass Round-Up And Toby Gray & Highway Buddha Set For Brookdale Bluegrass March 7-9

toby-grayBrookdale Bluegrass has announced that Bluegrass Round-Up and Toby Gray & Highway Buddha (with special guest Laurel Thomsen) will play at the Spring Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival on March 7-9, 2014 in Pescadero.

The NCBS-welcomed festival will be held at the Costanoa Lodge on the San Mateo Coast, halfway between Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz.

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Complete Festival Schedule

Laurel Thomsen

Laurel Thomsen

Pete & Joan Wernick And The Brookdale Bluegrass Band Headed For Costanoa

Pete & Joan Wernick

Pete & Joan Wernick

Pete & Joan Wernick and the Brookdale Bluegrass Band are headed for the Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival at Costanoa Lodge on the San Mateo County coast near Pescadero. The 2nd annual spring event will be held Friday, March 7 to Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Before the big festival weekend, Pete Wernick’s Bluegrass Jam Camp At Costanoa is set for Tuesday, March 4 to Friday, March 7. The jam campers will also perform during the weekend, as well as joining the evening jamming.

The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

Performance Schedule

Festival Website

Jam Camp Website

costanoa-signCostanoa Lodge Website

Both events are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

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The Naked Bootleggers, David Thom & Jim Lewin To Perform At Brookdale Bluegrass Costanoa March 7-9

David Thom & Jim Lewin

David Thom & Jim Lewin

The Naked Bootleggers and David Thom & Jim Lewin will perform at the Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival, March 7-9, 2014. The festival will be held at Costanoa Lodge & Campground near Pescadero on the San Mateo County coast.

The Naked Bootleggers

The Naked Bootleggers

The Pete Wernick Jam Camp will run March 4-7, leading up to the festival.

Performance Schedule

Festival Website

Jam Camp Website

Costanoa Lodge Website

The festival and camp are welcomed by the NCBS.

Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower, Bill Hunter, & Bad Neighbors To Perform At Brookdale Costanoa Festival

Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower

Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower

The spring Brookdale Bluegrass & Old Timey Festival will include performances by Cactus Bob & Prairie Flower, Bill Hunter & Friends, and the Bad Neighbors.

The NCBS-welcomed event will be held at the Costanoa Lodge & Campground near Pescadero, March 7-9.

bad-neighbors-logoThe festival will be preceded by the Pete Wernick Jam Camp.

There are still plenty of Lodge rooms available in the “bluegrass” room block — at a 10% discount.

Details:

Festival Performance Schedule

Official Festival Website

Bill Hunter & Friends

Bill Hunter & Friends

Pete Wernick Jam Camp Website

Costanoa Lodge & Campground Website