RBA Concert Series

RBA LogoOur “sister organization” Redwood Bluegrass Associates puts on a monthly concert series in Mountain View which the NCBS is happy to sponsor.

The RBA season starts in October and runs through spring.

News

RBA To Present Kathy Kallick Band In NCBS-Welcomed November 1 Concert

The Kathy Kallick Band

The Kathy Kallick Band

Redwood Bluegrass Associates will present the Kathy Kallick Band in a Saturday, November 1, 2014 concert. The program will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View (Cuesta at Mirramonte).

NCBS welcomes all RBA concerts.

The concert will begin at 7:30pm, and will be preceded by a 5:00pm open jam and by a slow jam hosted by Richard Brandenburg.

New: This season’s RBA concerts will be held at various venues in Mountain View, Los Altos, & Palo Alto.

Opening RBA Concert Is Saturday October 18 With Blue Diamond Strings

Blue Diamond Strings

Blue Diamond Strings

Blue Diamond Strings will perform at the opening concert of the Redwood Bluegrass Associates 2014-2015 season. The new band is Eric Thompson, Kate Brislin, Jody Stecher, Suzy Thompson, Paul Shelasky, and Paul Knight. Jack Tuttle will lead the pre-concert slow jam.

The Saturday, October 18 concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View (Cuesta at Miramonte).

Both the regular jam and and the new slow jam will begin at 5:00pm. Doors will open at 7:00pm. The concert will begin at 7:30pm.

NCBS has welcomed all RBA concerts since 1995.

Planning Note:

This season, the RBA concert series will be held at several different venues in Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Mountain View, and start times for the Saturday evening series will vary, so attention to concert details is essential.

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NCBS Welcomes Blue Diamond Strings To A Redwood Bluegrass Associates Concert On October 18

Blue Diamond Strings

Blue Diamond Strings

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes Blue Diamond Strings to the opening concert of the 2014-2015 Redwood Bluegrass Associates Concert Season. The new traditional bluegrass and old-time band is a collaboration of bluegrass veterans Eric Thompson, Kate Brislin, Jody Stecher, Suzy Thompson, Paul Shelasky, and Paul Knight.

The Saturday, October 18 concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View. Note that this season, the southern Peninsula RBA concert series will be held at several different venues in Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Mountain View.

Jack Tuttle

Jack Tuttle

An open jam will precede the concert as in past years.

New this year: A slow jam will also be available. Jack Tuttle (of The Tuttles With A. J. Lee and Gryphon Stringed Instruments) will lead the October slow jam session.

The jamming begins at 5:00pm and the concert will follow at 7:30pm (concert doors open at 7:00pm).

2014-2015 Redwood Bluegrass Associates Concert Series Announced

The Claire Lynch Band

The Claire Lynch Band

The schedule for the 2014-2015 Redwood Bluegrass Associates Concert Series has been announced.

October 18, 2014 — Blue Diamond Strings (Jody Stecher, Kate Brislin, Suzy Thompson, Eric Thompson, Paul Shelasky, & Paul Knight)

November 1 – Kathy Kallick Band

December 6 – Dale Ann Bradley & Steve Gulley

January 17, 2015 — The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

March 14 — The Claire Lynch Band

April 11 – Crary, Spurgin, & Evans

Two additional shows will be added to this southern peninsula-based series. These concerts are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Redwood Bluegrass Associates Announces Fall 2014 Concerts

Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin

Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin

Redwood Bluegrass Associates has announced its Fall 2014 concerts. All RBA concerts since 1995 have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. The 7:30pm concerts are preceded by a 5:00pm open jam.

October 18 — Blue Diamond Strings (Jody Stecher, Kate Brislin, Suzy Thompson, Eric Thompson, Paul Shelasky, & Paul Knight), First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View.

November 1 — Kathy Kallick Band, First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View.

Dale Ann Bradley

Dale Ann Bradley

December 6 — Dale Ann Bradley & Steve Gulley, First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View.

Annie Staninec & Kathy Kallick

Annie Staninec & Kathy Kallick