Looking Ahead To The April Bluegrass & Beyond Festivals In Northern California

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The DIO Festival

The Do It Ourselves Festival, Boulder Creek

The weather is getting warmer and spring is just around the corner. Here are the April festivals of interest to Northern California bluegrass fans.

Northern California Bluegrass Society Members will be there having fun — please join us!

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Modesto Unplugged Music Festival, April 10-12, various venues, Modesto.

Cloverdale Old Time Fiddle Festival, April 11, Citrus Fairgrounds, Cloverdale.

stanislaus-county-fairgrounds-entrance-gatemerlefest-racoon-logo-bwCBA Spring Campout, April 13-19, Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, Turlock.

Old Settler’s Music Festival, April 16-19, Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch, Driftwood, TX.

North County Bluegrass & Folk Club Spring Campout. April 17-19, KOA Campground, Chula Vista.

Merfefest, April 23-26, Wilkes Community College, Wilkesboro, NC.

Seabright Stringfest, April 24-25, various venues, Santa Cruz.

DIO Fest, April 24-26, Camp Krem, Boulder Creek.

two-day-town-logoTwo Day Town, April 24-26, Del Valle Regional Park, Ohlone Wilderness, Livermore.

Stagecoach Festival, April 24-26, Empire Polo Club, Indio.

San Francisco Festival Of The Mandolins, April 26, Croatian American Cultural Center, San Francisco.

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NCBS To Welcome The Tuttles With A. J. Lee To Woodshed Music & Arts On May 23

St. James Church, San Jose

St. James Church, San Jose

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee onstage at The Woodshed.

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome The Tuttles With A. J. Lee to the Woodshed Music & Arts concert series on May 23, 2015.

The 7:30pm show will be at St. James Church, 1565 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Announces 2015 Main Stage Line-Up

The Northern California Bluegrass Society’s Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival has announced the Main Stage Line-Up for the August 6-9, 2015 gathering at the Bolado Park Event Center in Tres Pinos. Congratulations to all the bands:

35 Years of Trouble

Alabama Bow Ties

Barwick & Siegfried

Black Eyed Susies

Brookdale Bluegrass Band

Carolyn Sills Combo

Central Valley Boys

Circle R Boys

Dark Hollow

Dave Earl & Friends

Dim Lights

GrassKickers

Grasslands

Kids on Stage

Kitchen Help

Mighty Crows

Naked Bootleggers

One Button Suit

Rogue River

Sidesaddle & Co.

Sidetrack

Spur of the Moment

Stoney Mountain Ramblers

The Creak

True Life Troubadours

NCBS/SCBS Presents The Harmony Grits At May 2 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair

The Harmony Grits

The Harmony Grits

bglogoThe Northern California Bluegrass Society/ Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society will present the Harmony Grits of Santa Cruz at the Saturday, May 2, 2015 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair.

The Noon-6:00pm fair has been held on the first Saturday of May since 1986.

san-lorenzo-park-signFive bands will play throughout the afternoon at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park.

The show is FREE. Food, seasonal bluegrass information and a bluegrass raffle will be available.

Bring your friends!

RBA Concerts In Palo Alto & Mountain View To Conclude 2014-2015 Season

bglogoTwo big concerts remain on the 2014-2015 Redwood Bluegrass Associates concert season. The southern SF Peninsula series has been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society since 1995.

The April concert is in Palo Alto and the May concert is in Mountain View:

Crary, Evans and Spurgin
First Presbyterian Church Of Palo Alto
April 11

Della Mae
First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View
May 2

Make Plans To Volunteer For The August 6-9 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Make your plans now to volunteer for the August 6-9, 2015 NCBS Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival. Volunteers enjoy making the music happen, make new friends, and get in free to the event.

Contact GOF Festival Director (Eric Burman) bluemoonranch (at) msn (dot) com for more information.

RBA Presents The Claire Lynch Band In Palo Alto Saturday March 14

First Presbyterian Church Of Palo Alto

First Presbyterian Church Of Palo Alto

The Claire Lynch Band will perform at a Redwood Bluegrass Associates concert in Palo Alto.

Saturday, March 14, 2015:

5:00pm — Open Jam
7:00 — Concert Doors Open
7:30 — Concert Begins

Concert Location:

First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
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The concert is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Another Planet Entertainment Presents The Yonder Mountain String Band On April 3 In Oakland

The Yonder Mountain String Band

The Yonder Mountain String Band

Another Planet Entertainment presents The Yonder Mountain String Band in concert at the historic Fox Theatre in Oakland on Friday, April 3, 2015.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this show.

Bluegrass celloist Ben Sollee is the opening act.

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