Events

The NCBS sponsors or co-sponsors a variety of events, ranging from our three day long Good Old Fashioned festival to local jams.

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Second Stage Added To This Year’s FREE Holiday Hootenanny In San Carlos On December 15

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company, 935 Washington Street, San Carlos.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the 13th Annual Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos on Friday, December 15, 2017. Doors will open at 4:00pm.

This year, for the first time, the program will feature two stages. Main Stage Bands will include The Brookdale Bluegrass Band, The Stoney Mountain Ramblers, Pathertic Honey String Band, & John Henry’s Farm. The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform on the Second Stage.

The FREE late afternoon & evening gathering will offer fine craft beer and good food.

The event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey.

The Goat Hill Girls To Play On The Mountain On Thursday December 7

The Goat Hill Girls at the Summit House.

The Goat Hill Girls are headed up the mountain to perform on December 7th. Ya’ll come!

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill on Highway 17 has FREE bluegrass every week.

The 6:00-8:30pm performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

One Month Reminder: GOF Festival Main Stage Band Application Is December 31

One Month Reminder: The GOF main stage band application deadline is December 31, 2017 for the August 9-12, 2018 festival.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Application

NCBS Welcomes Americana/Bluegrass Musical Bright Star To The Curran Theater In San Francisco

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the Steve Martin-Edie Brickell-penned Americana/Bluegrass musical Bright Star to the Curran Theater in San Francisco.

The production runs through December 17.

There will be special after-show performances by area bluegrass bands each Friday night (December 1, 8, & 15).

The additional performers for Friday, December 1 include Big Money in Bluegrass, Jed’s A Millionaire, & Beats Workin’.

The 1922 Curran reopened its 1,600 seat venue in January 2017 after a complete renovation.

DISCOUNTED TICKETS: The discount code FRIDAYJAM unlocks 30% Off Tickets For Friday Night Shows (and 20% off all other nights). Enjoy!

The Thursday Bluegrass Series Returns To The Summit House On November 30

Welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill on Highway 17 has FREE bluegrass every week.The 6:00-8:30pm performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. Good food and drink will be served.