This Thursday AJ Lee & Blue Summit Will Perform At The Summit House Near Los Gatos

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill on Highway 17 has FREE bluegrass every week.

On November 16AJ Lee & Blue Summit from Santa Cruz will perform.

The 6:00-8:30pm performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. Good food and drink will be served.

There will be no performance on Thanksgiving evening. Bluegrass music will return on November 30.

NCBS/SCBS Is A 501(c)(3) Organization And Accepts Tax-Deductible Donations That Support Area Bluegrass Music

Your year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716.

Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday, May 5, 2018 In Downtown Santa Cruz

The bridge from downtown Santa Cruz to the Duck Pond at San Lorenzo Park.

The 2018 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 5 at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society has brought this FREE gathering to downtown Santa Cruz in early May every year since 1986.

NCBS To Welcome Holiday Hootenanny To Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company In 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.

The event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey.

Five bluegrass bands will perform for the FREE late afternoon & evening gathering, which will offer fine craft beer and good food.

Wildcat Mountain Ramblers To Perform On November 9 At The Summit House

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill on Highway 17 has FREE bluegrass every week.

On November 9, The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform.

The 6:00-8:30pm performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. The place has good food and drink.

Coming Up: AJ Lee & Blue Summit are set to play on November 16.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

Spring Walker Creek Music Camp NCBS Scholarship Funds Now Being Collected

The Spring Walker Creek Music Camp will be held at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma April 12-15, 2018.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations for the camp to assist students who need financial help.

Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attn: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses the scholarships. Donations to the fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716. Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp.

No Winter Brookdale Bluegrass Festival This Year — Next Event Will Be At Mt. Cross Camp In The Spring

There will be no Winter Brookdale Bluegrass Festival this year.

The next Brookdale gathering will be the Spring 2018 Brookdale Bluegrass Festival to be held March 9-11 on the Felton/Ben Lomond border at the Mt. Cross Camp.

The festival will be presented by Brookdale Bluegrass & welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Join The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Committee For 2018!

Join the NCBS Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Committee! The group will be meeting soon to plan the August 9-12, 2018 festival in Tres Pinos. The committee has a few opportunities for volunteers interested in important leadership positions with the 2018 event. Contact Festival Co-Directors  (Eric Burman) bluemoonranch (at) msn (dot) com (David Field) fieldmusic (at) sbcglobal (dot) net for more information.