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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Sidesaddle & Co Headed For The August 9-12 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival In Tres Pinos

Longtime festival favorite Sidesaddle & Co is headed to the 2018 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival set for the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, Thursday-Sunday, August 9-12.

The historic 25th Annual gathering of bluegrass friends and family is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society. The relaxed festival is small, fun, friendly, and a celebration of top California bluegrass bands.

There will be plenty of tickets available at the gate.

There is plenty of evening jamming and free camping is included in all multi-day tickets.

Sidesaddle & Co onstage at a past GOF Festival

The 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Set For August 9-12 In Tres Pinos

The historic 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is set for August 9-12, 2018 at the lovely San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister next to Bolado Park).

The festival is the fun, friendly annual benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Quitters Set For “First Time” Performance At The 25th Annual NCBS GOF Festival

The Quitters

The 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will present The Quitters at the August 9-12 gathering of the bluegrass community.

Although this will be the first time for this duo at the GOF, both Stevie Coyle and Glenn Houston have played the festival many times (as members of such bands as The Waybacks and Houston Jones) over the past quarter century.

The fun, relaxed showcase of top California bluegrass bands and fans will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

TODAY is the last day to purchase Discount Advance Tickets. (There will be plenty of tickets at the gate.)

One Day Reminder: Sunday July 22 Is Discount Advance Ticket Deadline For NCBS GOF Festival

One Day Reminder: The Discount Advance Ticket Deadline is SUNDAY, July 22, 2018 for the NCBS Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival. There will be plenty of tickets at the gate.

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27strings to Perform At Redwood City’s FREE Pub In The Park Bluegrass Concert Series On Saturday July 21

27strings will perform on Saturday, June 21, 2018 as part of the new Pub In The Park Bluegrass Concert Series in Redwood City. The FREE concert will be held at Red Morton Park and will run 11:00am-4:00pm.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the bluegrass performances, which are presented by the Redwood City Department Of Parks Recreation & Community Services.

The monthly summer shows (running through September) are held in various neighborhood parks, and are centered around a bluegrass band and an inflatable pub that serves good beer throughout the afternoon. This is a great event for a picnic with your family and friends.

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