All You Need To Know To Go To The FREE 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair On Saturday, May 14

Come On Down To The Historic 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

Rite Of Spring: Come  to the FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair – the beloved annual spring gathering for bluegrass folks presented by your Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society!

The NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

The NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

Date & Time: Saturday, May 14, Noon-6:00pm.

Place: Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, 134 Dakota Avenue, next to the courthouse in Santa Cruz.

Cost: FREE.

Weather: Nice! Sunny. High 61, Low 56.

Band Schedule:

SATURDAY, May 14

Noon — Harmony Grtits

1:15 — The Naked Bootleggers

2:30 — Abbott Brothers

3:45 — Bent with Honey

5:00 – True Life Troubadours

Food & Drink: Available for purchase or bring your own. No alcohol, please.

Dogs: No.

Smoking: No.

Bring: Blanket or chairs for lawn seating.

Parking: On street, in downtown garages, or at the left side of the courthouse.

Raffle: Yes. Win tickets to upcoming summer bluegrass events and many other great prizes!

Information: The NCBS Booth will have complete information about the upcoming bluegrass festival season.

And remember — All of your friends will be there!

Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

santa-cruz-city-limit-billboardDirections: From Highway 17, continue on Ocean Street into Santa Cruz, past Water Street, then right into the Santa Cruz County Courthouse parking lot, to left of building, park and walk to Duck Pond Stage behind the Lawn Bowling Courts. Alternate Parking on the streets surrounding the park or in downtown Santa Cruz (and cross the pedestrian bridge into the park).

The Dim Lights Return To The Surf Spot In Pacifica For The Second Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival On May 21

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surf-spot-logoThe Dim Lights (Pacifica) will return to the stage of the second Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, May 21.

The FREE event will be held 11:00am-6:00pm at The Surf Spot, 4627 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacifica.

The outdoor venue is a beautiful place for music. Good food and drink will be available.

The first, hugely successful Northern California Bluegrass Society-welcomed Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival was held last September.

The Dim Lights

The Dim Lights

30th Annual FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Is This Saturday, May 14 At Duck Pond Stage

ncbs-plain-logoThe NCBS/SCBS 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016, Noon-6:00pm. The FREE gathering will be at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park.

Bluegrass Fair Performance Schedule

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Performance Schedule Announced For May 14 FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society has announced the performance schedule for the Saturday, May 14 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair, FREE, Noon-6:00pm at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park.

san-lorenzo-park-signSATURDAY, May 14

Noon — Harmony Grtits

1:15 – The Naked Bootleggers

2:30 – Abbott Brothers

3:45 – Bent with Honey

5:00 – True Life Troubadours

This is the historic 30th Anniversary of the bluegrass fair! Thanks to the original fair director Mike McKinley and the current director Ona Stewart.

Spring Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival To Present 7 Bands On May 21 At The Surf Spot

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Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival

Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival

The spring edition of the Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival will take place at The Surf Spot, Pacifica on Saturday, May 21, with 7 great bands.

The FREE outdoor event will be held 11:00am-6:00pm.

The venue is a beautiful place for music and good food and drink will be available.

This will be a fun, relaxed day of bluegrass music on the coast in Pacifica, close to home, but a world away.

The second Surf Spot festival is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Thanks to Michael Alexander & The Surf Spot Restaurant for presenting bluegrass music on the coast!

The Surf Spot

The Surf Spot

The True Life Troubadours Head For FREE May 14 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair At Duck Pond Stage

The True Life Troubadours

The True Life Troubadours

The True Life Troubadours (Boulder Creek) will perform at the historic FREE 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The event is the longest-running presentation of the Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society. The Noon-6:00pm concert in the park is also the oldest outdoor music event in Santa Cruz.

Complete Bluegrass Fair Line-Up

The relaxed, enjoyable Rite of Spring is held at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park next to the courthouse. Good food and a raffle with great prizes will be available. Bring a blanket or chair for lawn seating. Ona Stewart heads the Society committee that organizes the event.

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Sara Rodenburg To Perform At Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival May 21 At The Surf Spot, Pacifica

Sara Rodenburg

Sara Rodenburg

Sara Rodenburg will perform at the second Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, May 21.

The FREE event will be held 11:00am-6:00pm at The Surf Spot, 4627 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacifica.

The first NCBS-welcomed Foggy Mountain festival was held last September and was a hit. The outdoor venue is a beautiful place for music and good food and drink will be available.

Thanks to The Surf Spot Restaurant for presenting bluegrass music on the coast!

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Final RBA Concert May 7 To Feature The Tuttles With A. J. Lee In Mountain View

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

The Tuttles With A. J. Lee

Redwood Bluegrass Associates will present The Tuttles With A. J. Lee in the organization’s final concert of the 2015-16 season at the Mountain View Masonic Hall. on Saturday, May 7. The Masonic Hall is at 890 Church Street, near downtown.

The 7:30pm concert will be preceded by an open jam at the hall beginning at 5:00pm. Concert doors will open at 7:00pm.

All RBA concerts since 1995 have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

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