Events

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

News

Ten Day Reminder: 2018 GOF Festival Band Applications Due On December 31, 2017

Ten Day Reminder: December 31, 2017 is the Band Application Deadline for the 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, set for the second weekend of August, 2018.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Application


11th Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival Coming January 26-28, 2018

The 11th annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will be held January 26-28, 2018 in Redwood City. The festival has been presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society each year since 2008. Principal financial support for the festival comes from the Redwood City community, including the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission.

Blue Summit Bluegrass Music At The Summit House This Thursday Evening

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the top of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will bring us AJ Lee & Blue Summit to perform on December 21st.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill has FREE bluegrass each week from 6:00-8:30pm. Good food and drink will be served.

All performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Two Week Reminder: Good Old Fashioned Band Applications Are Due On December 31st

Two Week Reminder: December 31, 2017 is the Deadline for Band Applications for the 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, which will be held the second weekend of August, 2018.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Application

13th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Set For December 15 At The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company In San Carlos

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company, 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 FarmThe Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will be among other acts to 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.