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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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The Hossettes Set For August 9-12 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival In Tres Pinos

The August 9-12, 2018 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will bring The Hossettes (Fiddletown) to the Main Stage.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society’s historic 25th annual event will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in the lovely hamlet of Tres Pinos, (7 miles south of Hollister, next to Bolado Park).

The cheap Discount Advance Tickets are on sale through July 22. (NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets, while Non-Members receive a discount.)

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Eight Week Reminder: The GOF Cheap Ticket Deadline Is July 22

Eight Week Reminder: The deadline to purchase the cheapest tickets to the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is July 22.

The 25th Annual Northern California Bluegrass Society event will be held August 9-12, 2018 at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, 7 miles south of Hollister.

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The New California Line To Appear On May 31 In The Thursday Summit House Bluegrass Series

Hot new bluegrass trio The New California Line will play the FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series on May 31 from 6:00-8:30pm.

The event is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill is on Highway 17 (eight miles south of Los Gatos) in the Santa Cruz Mountains and offers beautiful mountain vistas and presents some mighty fine high mountain bluegrass along with good food and drink.

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Welcomes The Return Of Highway One

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival welcomes longtime festival favorite Highway One (Half Moon Bay) back to the main stage of the August 9-12 gathering.

The 25th Annual Benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, 7 miles south of Hollister.

Discount Advance Tickets are now on sale on this website. NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets. Non-Members receive a discount. The discount advance ticket deadline is July 22.

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Pick & Gather Festival Is This Weekend At Riverdance Farms In Livingston

Our Pick & Gather Farmer Host Cindy Lashbrook.

The 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival is this weekend, May 26-28 in Livingston. The Memorial Day Weekend bluegrass music (and beyond) and farm-to-table gathering will be presented by Riverdance Farms. Livingston is on Highway 99 near Merced in the great Central Valley Of California.

The relaxed weekend will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick blueberries, cherries, and strawberries at low prices. Camping is available in the farm’s walnut orchard, while swimming and other Merced River activities will be available.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this event. The NCBS Information Booth will be there with flyers for all the upcoming summer bluegrass events.

The Merced River at the Pick & Gather Festival.