The Edgewood Mountain Boys Set For Freewheel Brewing Company On January 28

The Edgewood Mountan Boys will perform as part of the Northern California Bluegrass Society’s 10th Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival on Saturday evening, January 28, 2017 at the Freewheel Brewing Company.

The energetic “roaming hillbilly” band  is from Redwood City and has emerged as the Peninsula’s hottest new bluegrass band over the past year.

The weekend-long FREE festival will be held at various venues in Redwood City and is principally-financed by a grant from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission.

The Edgewood Mountain Boys

NCBS To Welcome The FREE Annual Holiday Hootenanny To The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company December 16

The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company will present the Holiday Hootenanny on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 4:00-11:00pm in San Carlos.

The FREE gathering is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

There will be great bluegrass music, great beer and great food.

Scott Dailey organizes the event.

NCBS-Welcomed Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series Continues In December

The Goat Hill Girls

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series at the top of Highway 17, 6 miles south of Los Gatos will continue in December.

Here are the first two shows for the month:


1 — The Goat Hill Girls

8 — Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

Music will run 6:00-8:30pm in a program welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and presented by the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill, 23123 Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos 95033. Excellent food and drink will be served during the performance.

Looking Ahead To The December 2016 Northern California Festivals & Campouts

The Brookdale Bluegrass Winter Gathering for 2016 has been moved back into November, so the December listing is short this year — one NCBS-welcomed FREE Friday evening gathering with beer, one internet event and one folk-oriented campout. Enjoy!

December 12, 2016

Enjoy a few Christmas Carols on the 5-String Banjo, Ya'll!


12 — Bluegrass Music Appreciation Day, Worldwide.

16 – Holiday Hootenanny, Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, San Carlos. (NCBS-welcomed)

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company

December 28, 2016-January 2, 2017 – New Harmony New Year’s Camp, San Francisco Folk Music Club, Camp Newman, Santa Rosa.

Coming In January: NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway, Redwood City, January 27-29.

Camp Harmony's Camp Newman

NCBS To Welcome Brookdale Bluegrass Winter Festival On Sunday November 27 At Don Quixote’s In Felton

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 2016 Brookdale Bluegrass Winter Festival to Don Quixote’s in Felton on Sunday evening, November 27. See you there!

Five Week Reminder: GOF Main Stage Band Applications Are Due On December 31st

Five Week Reminder: Main Stage Band Applications for the 2017 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival are due on December 31, 2016. The 24th annual festival is set for August 10-13, 2017.

GOF Band Application

DamDave & The Left Hand Band Set For Brookdale Winter Gathering This Sunday In Felton

Damdave Gillett of the Left Hand Band

DamDave & The Left Hand Band will perform at the 2016 Brookdale Winter Gathering on Sunday, November 27 at 7:00pm.

The line-up also includes the headliner Freebo and host band The Brookdale Bluegrass Band.

The program will be held at Don Quixote’s in downtown Felton and will be welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS To Welcome Holiday Hootenanny On Friday December 16 In San Carlos

The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company’s Holiday Hootenanny is set for Friday, December 16, 2016 in San Carlos. The FREE gathering is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. Good food and beer will be available.