Volunteer At The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival August 7-10 In Tres Pinos

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE

GOOD OLD FASHIONED FESTIVAL

DATES:  THURSDAY - SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 8, 9 & 10 2014

Volunteers are needed in all areas!  Volunteers will receive 1 day free admission and one night camping at the festival for each 4 hour shift worked. Some positions that are more strenuous may have fewer hours. Volunteers will also receive “one” free meal ticket that can be used at any time during the festival at backstage Hospitality.

Name:______________________________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________________________

Phone Home:___________________________Work:________________________________

Cell:  ____________________________Email:_____________________________________

Please mark all areas of interest and days available:

___Committee Chairman (many areas available)

___ Serve on a Committee

___ Computer work

___Volunteer recruitment

___Sponsorship Chairman

___ Load equipment into Van Wednesday, Aug 6th (morning-afternoon) San Jose

___ Unload equipment Mon. (morning –afternoon) Aug 11th in San Jose

___ Drive vehicle with equipment on Wednesday Aug 6th and Monday August 11

___ Set up and shade cloth Wed. August 6 and Thurs, Aug. 7 and Fri. Aug 9 & Take down Sunday Aug 10th

___ Back Stage fencing, Wed. afternoon and Thursday Morning Aug 6th & 7th and take down Sunday Aug 10th

___Unload supplies at the park Wed. Aft/Eve.  Aug. 6th

___ Electrical work setup Thurs. Aug 87h & Fri. Aug 8th & takedown Sun Aug 10th

___ Clean up Sunday August 10th and Monday August 11th

___ Facilities (backstage set up, signs etc.) Wed. Aug 6th, Thurs 7, Fri Aug 8th & Sun Aug10th

___Janitorial Duties (Wed.  through Sun. Aug  6th 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th)

___ Security Wed – Sunday, Aug 6th, 7th , 8th, 9th. 10th

___ Parking crew Thursday - Sunday Aug 7th 8th, 9th, 10th

___ Ticket sales at the Gate Thursday - Sunday Aug 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th

___ Children’s program, Friday -Sunday Aug 8th, 9th, 10th

___ T-shirt, membership, raffle & BOB booths Friday - Sunday Aug 8th, 9th, 10th

___ Band concession booth Fri - Sun. August 8th, 9th, 10th

___ Photography Friday - Sunday August 8th, 9th, 10th

___ Pickup supplies and ice Thursday – Sunday, Aug 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

___ Volunteer check in Booth Thursday, Friday and Sat. Aug. 7th and 8th, & 9th

____ Hospitality (Back stage food preparation) Fri.-Sunday Aug 8th, 9th & 10th

Which days can you help?

___Wednesday August 6th ___ Thursday August 7th___ Friday August 8th

___ Saturday August 9th___ Sunday August 10th___ Monday August 11th

Please return this form to: Elicia Burton

12749 Irwin Way, Boulder Creek, Ca 95006 (EBFiddler@hotmail.com) EBFiddler (at) hotmail (dot) com 831-246-1910

Comments:______________________________________________________________

NCBS To Welcome Pete Wernick Jam Camp To Costanoa Lodge In 2015

Pete Wernick

Pete Wernick

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the return of the Pete Wernick Jam Camp in March 2015.

The camp will be presented by Brookdale Bluegrass at Costanoa Lodge, leading into the Spring 2015 Brookdale Bluegrass Festival At Costanoa.

Costanoa

Costanoa

The camp will run Tuesday-Friday, March 4-7 and the festival will be held Friday-Saturday, March 7-8, 2015.

Costanoa Lodge & Campground is near the town of Pescadero off Highway One in Coastside San Mateo County.

Details will be announced soon.

Jimmy Chickenpants To Perform At August 7-10 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival In Tres Pinos

jimmy-chickenpants-logo-sloganThe mysterious Jimmy Chickenpants (Santa Cruz) will perform at the August 7-10, 2014 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, set for Bolado Park, Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

The festival is a benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The friendly gathering is a showcase of top California bluegrass bands presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Discount Advance Tickets are on sale through July 22 on this website and By MailNCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets. Non-Members receive a discount.

Jimmy Chickenpants

Jimmy Chickenpants

NCBS Membership

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The mysterious band in mysterious green & blue.

The mysterious band in mysterious green & blue.

Happy Fourth Of July From The Northern California Bluegrass Society

sky-us-flag-like-clouds-colorsHappy Fourth Of July from your friends in the Northern California Bluegrass Society!

A Big 4th Of July Weekend For Bluegrass Music In Northern California

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Willowbrook Ale House

Willowbrook Ale House

There is plenty of great bluegrass music to help you have a Happy July Fourth Weekend!

Here are the Northern California shows for you and your NCBS friends. See you where the music is!

THURSDAY, July 3

Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.

The Boston Boys

The Boston Boys

Carolina Chocolate Drops, City Winery, Napa.

James Nash

James Nash

James Nash, Anne Heaton, Melissa Phillips, James DePrato, Hotel Utah, San Francisco.

Alec Lytle & Them Rounders, The Mountain House, Woodside.

Bermuda Grass, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.

Mill Creek Ramblers, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

The Boston Boys, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

Vintage Grass, Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen.

Morgan Hill Jam, Morgan Hill Grange Hall, Morgan Hill.

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers With Edie Brickell, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.

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THURSDAY-SUNDAY, July 3-6

High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy.

Redwood Ramble, Camp Navarro, Navarro.

Columbia Fourth of July Parade

Columbia Fourth of July Parade

FRIDAY, The Fourth Of July

Faux Renwah, 4th Of July Parade, Columbia.

Bangers & Grass, Albany Memorial Park Concert, Albany.

Vintage Grass, Cove Cafe, Angel Island State Park.

Jimbo Trout & The Fishpeople, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.

Genoa Americana Celebration, Mormon Station State Park, Genoa, NV.

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers With Edie Brickell, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles.

FRIDAY-MONDAY, July 4-7

San Francisco Folk Music Club July 4 Campout,  Boulder Creek Boy Scout Reservation, Boulder Creek.

SATURDAY, July 5

Molly Tuttle Trio, Bill Evans, SF Live Arts, St. Cyprians, San Francisco.

Wendy Burch Steel

Wendy Burch Steel

Molly Tuttle

Molly Tuttle

The Punch Brothers, Napa Valley Performing Arts Center, Yountville.

Wendy Burch Steel & Redwood, Farm To Table Dinner, Suchernova Farm, Cotati. (Canceled)

Maverick, A Grape In The Fog, Pacifica.

The Possum Family, Starry Plough, Berkeley.

Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival, The Village At Northstar, Truckee.

Gipsy Moon, Hero’s Sports Lounge & Pizza, Modesto.

Mild Colonial Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

The Trespassers, The Mountain Men, One Grass, Two Grass, Red Grass, Bluegrass, Plough & Stars, San Francisco.

Mill Creek Ramblers, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

Banjo Fiddle & Friends, Berryessa Brewing Company, Davis. (Canceled)

Vintage Grass With Paul Shelasky, Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves, Healdsburg.

San Diego County Fair

San Diego County Fair

San Diego Bluegrass Society Bluegrass Day At The Fair, Del Mar.

SUNDAY, July 6

Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association, Rose Garden Park, San Jose.

Molly Tuttle Trio, Don Quixote’s, Felton.

Peter Rowan Birthday Bash, Rancho Nicasio, Nicasio.

Dave Field, Amy Obenski, The Garden Song Farm, Elkhorn Slough.

The Naked Bootleggers, Joshua Lowe & The Juncos, Bret Harte Hall, Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton.

Fruit Jar Pickers, Grange Hall, Rough & Ready.

Prairie Rose, Off The Grid Food Truck Lunchtime Show, Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton.

sams-bbq-pig-cook-logoMONDAY, July 7

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Front Country, Amnesia, San Francisco.

Bean Creek, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Prairie Rose, Mountain View Public Library, Mountain View.

TUESDAY, July 8

Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association

Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association

The Abbott Family, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Invitational Jam

Java Invitational Jam

The Kruger Brothers, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico.

Savannah Blu, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.

Carolina Special, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

The Dustbowl Children, Stanislaus Grown Farmer’s Market, Modesto.

Shasta String Summit

Shasta String Summit

WEDNESDAY, July 9

Dark Hollow, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

Windy Hill

Windy Hill

Mr. Banjo & The Lonesome Wailers, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

Java Invitational Jam, Coffee Cat, Scott’s Valley.

Shasta String Summit, College of The Siskiyous, Weed.

The Kruger Brothers, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Windy Hill, Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax.

Bean Creek, Music In The Park, Stafford Park, Redwood City.

Molly Tuttle Trio, The Coffee Gallery, Altadena.

Alec Lytle

Alec Lytle

Three Week Reminder: Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Discount Advance Ticket Deadline Is July 22

Three Week Reminder: The deadline for Discount Advance Tickets for the August 7-10 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

NCBS Membership

GOF Main Stage Line-Up

GOF Festival Flier

The July 2014 Bluegrass Highlights For Northern California

David Grier

David Grier

Sidesaddle & Co's 35th Anniversary!

Sidesaddle & Co's 35th Anniversary!

July will be a great month for Northern California Bluegrass — festivals, outdoor concerts, gigs and plenty of other summer gatherings with bluegrass music.

Your Northern California Bluegrass Society friends will be there to enjoy the fun. Please join us!

Here are the highlighted shows for the month — there are many more fine performances as well. Enjoy!

JULY

The Carolina Chocolate Drops

The Carolina Chocolate Drops

1 — Carolina Chocolate Drops, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz.

1 — Joan Baez, Indigo Girls, Mountain Winery, Saratoga.

2 – Sidesaddle & Co 35th Anniversary Party, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

2 — Blue & Lonesome, Le Bateau Ivre, Berkeley.

iron-springs-pub-logo2 — Front Country, Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax.

2 — Steep Ravine, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

2 — David Grier, Fifth String, Sacramento.

2 — Carolina Chocolate Drops, Gallo Center For The Arts, Modesto.

2 — David Thom Band, Zodiacs, Petaluma.

3 — Carolina Chocolate Drops, City Winery, Napa.

3 – James Nash, Anne Heaton, Melissa Phillips, James DePrato, Hotel Utah, San Francisco.

Angel Island

Angel Island

3 – Alec Lytle & Them Rounders, The Mountain House, Woodside.

3 – Bermuda Grass, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.

3-6 – High Sierra Music Festival, Plumas County Fairgrounds, Quincy.

3-6 – Redwood Ramble, Camp Navarro, Navarro.

4 — Bangers & Grass, Albany Memorial Park, Albany.

4 — Vintage Grass, Cove Cafe, Angel Island State Park.

4 — Jimbo Trout & The Fishpeople, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.

The Molly Tuttle Trio

The Molly Tuttle Trio

The Punch Brothers

The Punch Brothers

4 – Genoa Americana Celebration, Mormon Station State Park, Genoa, NV.

4-7 – San Francisco Folk Music Club July 4 Campout,  Boulder Creek Boy Scout Reservation, Boulder Creek.

5 — Molly Tuttle Trio, Bill Evans, SF Live Arts, St. Cyprians, San Francisco.

suchernova-farm-to-table-dinner-logoa-grape-in-the-fog-front-sign5 — The Punch Brothers, Napa Valley Performing Arts Center, Yountville.

5 — Wendy Burch Steel & Redwood, Farm To Table Dinner, Suchernova Farm, Cotati. (Canceled)

5 — Maverick, A Grape In The Fog, Pacifica.

5 – Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival, The Village At Northstar, Truckee.

San Gregorio General Store

San Gregorio General Store

5 — Gipsy Moon, Hero’s Sports Lounge & Pizza, Modesto.

5  – Mild Colonial Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

rancho-nicasio-sign-logo-interior5 –  The Trespassers, The Mountain Men, One Grass, Two Grass, Red Grass, Bluegrass, Plough & Stars, San Francisco.

5 — San Diego Bluegrass Society Bluegrass Day At The Fair, Del Mar.

6 — Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association, Rose Garden Park, San Jose.

6 — Molly Tuttle Trio, Don Quixote’s, Felton.

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

7 — Peter Rowan Birthday Bash, Rancho Nicasio, Nicasio.

7 — Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Front Country, Amnesia, San Francisco.

8 — The Abbott Family, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

8 — The Kruger Brothers, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Chico.

8 — Savannah Blu, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.

9 — Java Invitational Jam, Coffee Cat, Scott’s Valley.

9 — Shasta String Summit, College of The Siskiyous, Weed.

kruger-brothers-bw-waving-mountains-names9 — The Kruger Brothers, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

9 — Windy Hill, Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax.

10 — Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.

10-13 – California Worldfest, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley.

11 — Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael.

11 — Steep Ravine, Summer Concert Series, Washington Ave & Park Place, Point Richmond.

11 — Molly Tuttle Trio, House Concert, Oceanside.

The Infamous Stringdusters

The Infamous Stringdusters

11 & 12 — The Infamous Stringdusters, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael.

11-12 – Yosemite Music Festival, Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Mariposa.

11-12 – Americana Music Festival, Nicholson Music Co, Folsum.

12 — Shasta String Celebration, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

12 — Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael.

12 — Canyon Johnson, Mountain Dojo, Place For Sustainable Living, Oakland.

12 — Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Steep Ravine, Desiree Wattis, Starry Plough, Berkeley.

12 – TOP Festival, Tan Oak Park, Leggett.

sand_dollar_2008_045phils-fish-market-sign12 — The Mountain Shine Band, Cozmic Cafe, Placerville.

12 — Harmony Grits, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

13 – Bluestein Family Reunion Concert, Woodward Park Branch, Fresno County Library, Fresno.

13 — David Grier & Scott Nygaard, (House Concert) spalazzo (at) cruzio (dot) com, Santa Cruz.

14 — Courthouse Ramblers, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

15 — Cabin Fever, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

15 — Glad To Be Here, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

powderbears-log-cabin-front-door-snowfreight-sign15 — The Infamous Stringdusters, Harlow’s, Sacramento.

15 — Wisewater, Powerbears Log Cabin, Bear Valley.

15 & 16 — Savannah Blu, Sand Dollar Restaurant, Stinson Beach.

freemark-abbey-bluegrass-festival-logo-1416 — The Infamous Stringdusters, Moe’s Alley, Santa Cruz.

16 — The Whiskey Brothers, Albatross Pub, Berkeley.

17 — David Thom Band, Murphy’s Irish Pub, Sonoma.

17 – The Infamous Stringdusters, Humboldt Bews, Arcata.

murphys-irish-pub-logo-guinness-glass17 — Ensohza With Kyle Abbott, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

17, 18, 19 & 20 — Woody Guthrie’s American Song, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

18 — The Faultliners, Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael.

18-20 – Morris Burner Hotel Folk Festival, Bluegrass Day — July 20, Morris Burner Hotel, Reno, NV.

The Faultliners

The Faultliners

The Dim Lights

The Dim Lights

19 — Montara Mountain Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

19 – Freemark Abbey Bluegrass Festival, Freemark Abbey Winery, St. Helena. (NCBS-welcomed)

20 — Circle R Boys, San Gregorio General Store, San Gregorio.

High Country

High Country

21 — Windy Hill, Amnesia, San Francisco.

21 — Bean Creek, Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing.

22 — Slide Road, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

23 — High Country, Albany Taproom, Albany.

24 — Kentucky Twisters, Atlas Cafe, San Francisco.

24 – Blue & Lonesome, Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma.

25 – The Dim Lights, Moose Lodge, Pacifica. (Cancelled)

25 — Hot Buttered Rum, Harlow’s, Sacramento.

25 – Morgan Canyon Band, Bluegrass In The Park, Veterans Memorial Square, Clovis.

25 — Bill Evans, Albany Public Library, Albany.

chatham-county-line-stage-sign25-27 – Rockygrass, Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, CO.

26 — Houston Jones, Woodshed Music & Arts, St. James Anglican Church, San Jose.

26 — Beargrass Creek, Mission Pizza, Fremont.

26 – Far West Fest, Love Field, Point Reyes Station.

26 – Chris Webster & Nina Gerber, Twisted Oak Winery, Vallecitos.

27 – Napa Porchfest, various front porches, Napa.

28 — The Earl Brothers, Amnesia, San Francisco.

29 – Leftover Crow, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

30 — Chatham County Line, Palms Playhouse, Winters.

30 — Matt & George & Their Pleasant Valley Boys, Sam’s BBQ, San Jose.

31 – Tift Merritt, Chatham County Line, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

31 – American Nomad, Steep Ravine, Ashkenaz, Berkeley.

31 — “Re-Pete”  Seeger Celebration With Susie Glaze & many more, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga Canyon.

31 – The Vivants, WDVX Blue Plate Special Live Broadcast, Knoxville, TN.

Ensohza With Kyle Abbott

Ensohza With Kyle Abbott

Performance Schedule Announced For July 19 Freemark Abbey Bluegrass Festival

Freemark Abbey Bluegrass Festival

Freemark Abbey Bluegrass Festival

Here is the performance schedule for the Saturday, July 19 Freemark Abbey Bluegrass Festival in St. Helena, presented by the Freemark Abbey Winery with the help of Paul Knight and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Freemark Abbey Historic Winery, 3022 St. Helena Highway North, St. Helena:

Saturday, JULY 19

Noon — Open Jam Session

1:15pm — Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players

2:30 — Molly Tuttle & John Mailander

3:45  — The Faultliners

5:00 — Peter Rowan

ncbs-plain-logoFood & Drink (included) served 1:00-4:00pm. Festival ends at 6:00pm.