One Month Reminder: IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival Submissions Due By June 15

NCBS is a longtime organizational member of IBMA.

NCBS is a longtime organizational member of IBMA.

Film Submissions for the 2nd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival are due by June 15, 2015.

The Raleigh, NC event during the September 29-October 3 World of Bluegrass Convention is based on the NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival held each January in Redwood City. Contact (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com for more information.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Fun Coming August 6-9, 2015 At Bolado Park

gof-color-poster-hat-blue-2015The Northern California Bluegrass Society will bring bluegrass fun to Bolado Park in Tres Pinos on August 6-9, 2015. Discount advance tickets are available until July 22.

Discount Advance Tickets

Ninth Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival Will Be Held January 29-31, 2016 In Redwood City

The Ninth Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will be held January 29-31, 2016 at various venues in Redwood City. The FREE festival is presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS To Present Barwick & Siegfried At 2015 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival August 6-9

Kathy Barwick & Pete Siegfried

Kathy Barwick & Pete Siegfried

Barwick & Siegfried (Grass Valley) will perform on the main stage of the Northern California Bluegrass Society’s 22nd Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival at the Bolado Park Event Center in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

Discount Online Tickets for the August 6-9, 2015 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival can be purchased on this website or by mail. See the GOF Flier for mail-in details.

NCBS Members receive a deep discount on advance ticket purchases, while non-members receive a discount.

The Discount Advance Ticket Deadline is July 22, 2015.

Official GOF Flier

Three Week Reminder: NCBS Board Of Directors Candidate Statements Are Due By June 1, 2015

Three Week Reminder: Candidate Statementsncbs-plain-logo for the 2015-16 NCBS Board Of Directors Election are due on June 1, 2015. The statements will appear in the July/August issue of Bluegrass By The Bay magazine. The election will held held 10:00am-5:00pm on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in Tres Pinos and by mail.

NCBS Lining Up Volunteers For The August 6-9 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

GOF Festival Director Eric Burman

GOF Festival Director Eric Burman

The Northern California Bluegrass Society is lining up volunteers for the 22nd annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, set for August 6-9, 2015 at the Bolado Park Event Center in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister). Volunteering is fun and volunteers get into the festival free.

For more information, call or write GOF Festival Director  (Eric Burman) bluemoonranch (at) msn (dot) com (831) 588-2272.

Official Volunteer Form

Official Festival Flier

NCBS To Welcome Rare Tuttles With A. J. Lee Concert At Woodshed On May 23

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee will perform at a Woodshed Music & Arts concert at the intimate St. James Church, 1565 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose. The Saturday evening May 23 program will begin at 7:30pm. The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this show — stop by and say hello at the NCBS Information Table.

This concert is now sold out.

The three-year old Woodshed series in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood brings a variety of musical styles, including bluegrass, to the South Bay.

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

The Creak Returns To The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival August 6-9 In Tres Pinos

The Creak

The Creak

San Francisco’s The Creak will return to the main stage of the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival on August 6-9, 2015 at the Bolado Park Event Center in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

Discount Online Tickets for the 2015 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival are now available on this website and by mail. NCBS Members receive a deep discount on advance ticket purchases, while non-members receive a discountDiscount Advance Ticket sales end on July 22.

Official GOF Flier

GOF Volunteer Form

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival (since 1994) is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society.