NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday May 6 At Duck Pond Stage

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The FREE concert in San Lorenzo Park (next to the courthouse) will be held at the Duck Pond Stage. More information will be announced soon.

NCBS Fund Accepts Donations For Spring 2017 Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarships

The Walker Creek Ranch

Donations to assist spring 2017 students for the Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund are now being accepted. The Spring Camp will be held April 7-10 at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma.

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 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.

Information: Walker Creek Music Camp. Ingrid Noyes, not NCBS, runs the twice-yearly camp.

RBA January Concert To Feature The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band In Mountain View

Redwood Bluegrass Associates will present The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band on Saturday, January 21, 2017. All RBA programs since 1995 have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The concert will be presented at the Mountain View Masonic Hall, at 890 Church Street near downtown Mountain View. Concert doors will open at 7:00pm and the concert will begin at 7:30pm. An open co-ed jam hosted by The Handsome Ladies will begin at 5:00pm.

The series has brought bluegrass to the Peninsula & South Bay for 25 years, but plans call for this to be the final concert season.

Brookdale Bluegrass Festival Moves To Mt Cross Camp In Felton March 10-11

Mt Cross Amphitheatre

Save the dates! The Spring Brookdale Bluegrass Festival will be held March 10-11, 2017 at the Mount Cross Camp in Felton. The new venue offers a wide variety of camping and cabin accomodations and excellent facilities. The festival has been held twice a year since 1998.

All Brookdale Bluegrass-presented events are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Festival information will be announced soon.

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series Presents The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The NCBS-Welcomed Thursday Bluegrass Series At The Summit House.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series presents The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers on January 12, 2017.

The show will take place 6:00-8:30pm at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill at the top of Highway 17, six miles south of Los Gatos in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains.

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

Highway 17 leads to the Summit House and bluegrass music.

10th Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival — FREE — Set For January 27-28 & 30 In Redwood City

The 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will be held on Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28 and on Monday, January 30, 2017 at various venues in Redwood City. All events are FREE. Details will be announced soon.

Brookdale Bluegrass Festival Set For March 10-11 At Mount Cross In Felton

The Spring Brookdale Bluegrass Festival will be held March 10-11, 2017 at a new venue — the Mount Cross Camp in Felton.

The twice-yearly festivals have been presented by Brookdale Bluegrass and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society since 1998.

More details will be announced soon.

Three Day Reminder: Final Round Awards Ballots Are Due This Saturday From NCBS Members

Three Day Reminder: Final Round Ballots from Northern California Bluegrass Society Members for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due this Saturday, January 7, 2017.