Fiddler Darol Anger Returns To Berkeley With His Blur-Grass All-Stars At The Freight & Salvage

The Third Annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, featuring fiddler Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, will be presented by the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on May 18-20, 2018.

Performance Schedule:

FRIDAY, May 18Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Molly Tuttle, Sean Watkins with the Bee Eaters, Crying Uncle (plus Fog Holler).

SATURDAY, May 19Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado (plus Bluegrass Pride).

SUNDAY, May 20Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz (plus North Country Blue).

A full festival ticket is available, or tickets can be purchased for each night’s show.

The only bluegrass festival held in the East Bay is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Thanks for your support!

NCBS To Welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival At Riverdance Farms, Livingston

Blueberries ripe for the picking, Riverdance Farms, Livingston.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival, set for May 26-28 in Livingston (near Merced).

The Pick And Gather Festival, Riverdance Farms

The Memorial Day Weekend bluegrass music (and beyond) and farm-to-table gathering will be presented by Riverdance Farms.

The relaxed weekend will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick your own blueberries, cherries, and strawberries.

Camping in the walnut orchard is available, while swimming and other Merced River activities will be available.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Set For Tres Pinos August 9-12, 2018

The Twenty-Fifth Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister) for the third time on August 9-12, 2018.

The festival benefiting the year-round work of the Northern California Bluegrass Society was started in 1994. NCBS uses the proceeds to further bluegrass music in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay Area and throughout Northern California.

Free RV & tent camping is included in multi-day tickets. There will be jamming, children’s activities, open mike stage, shade over the audience area, food & drink, late night shows, a raffle, the annual NCBS elections, and more.

Discount advance tickets will soon be available on this website.

Sonoma State University To Present Annual Green Music Center Bluegrass Festival On July 15

Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center will present it’s annual bluegrass festival on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

The Bluegrass & Craft Beer Festival will feature Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, and Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers.

The 4th annual afternoon gathering will take place at the elegant Weill Hall & Lawn.

The event is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, & Phoebe Hunt.

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands To Perform For Berkeley Bluegrass Festival At The Freight & Salvage.

Laurie Lewis

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, featuring Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, which will be presented by the Freight & Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley on May 18-20, 2018.

Festival Schedule:

FRIDAY, May 18 — Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Molly Tuttle, Sean Watkins with the Bee Eaters, Crying Uncle, plus Fog Holler.

SATURDAY, May 19 — Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, plus Bluegrass Pride.

SUNDAY, May 20 — Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz, plus North Country Blue.

The third annual gathering is currently the only bluegrass festival held in the East Bay.

Thanks for your support!

NCBS To Welcome 14th Annual Riverdance Farms’ Pick & Gather Festival

Riverdance Farms

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival, set for May 26-28 in Livingston (near Merced).

The Memorial Day Weekend farm-to-table and bluegrass music (and beyond) festival will be presented by Riverdance Farms and will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick your own blueberries, cherries, and strawberries.

Camping in the walnut orchard is available, while swimming and other Merced River activities will round out the weekend. This is a relaxed, fun, bucolic weekend.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers Head For The Summit House On May 10

The FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series will present The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers on May 10 from 6:00-8:30pm.

The view at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill (top of Highway 178 miles south of Los Gatos) is worth the trip even without the music. Good food and drink will be served.

The ongoing weekly gathering is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

Sean Watkins With The Bee Eaters Set For Berkeley Bluegrass Festival May 18-20

Sean Watkins

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the Third Annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, which will be held at the Freight & Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley on May 18-20, 2018.

Full festival and individual show tickets are available on the Freight & Salvage website.

FRIDAY, May 18 — Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Molly Tuttle, Sean Watkins with the Bee Eaters, Crying Uncle, plus Fog Holler.

SATURDAY, May 19 — Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, plus Bluegrass Pride.

SUNDAY, May 20 — Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz, plus North Country Blue.