NCBS/SCBS Is A Non-Profit IRC Section 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716. Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

Your 2017 year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

NCBS Welcomes The FREE 2017 Holiday Hootenanny On Friday, December 15 In San Carlos

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the FREE Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company’s Holiday Hootenanny, set for December 15 in San Carlos. In addition to the main stage bands, The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform on a separate stage. Good beer and good food will be available.

Three Week Reminder: Band Application Deadline For 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Is December 31

Three Week Reminder: The Deadline is December 31, 2017 for Band Applications for the 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, set for the second weekend of August, 2018.

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Application

Bright Star Bluegrass/Americana Musical Now At The Curran Theater In San Francisco

The Steve Martin & Edie Brickell-penned Americana/Bluegrass musical Bright Star is now at the Curran Theater in San Francisco.

The production runs through December 17.

DISCOUNT TICKETS are available for bluegrass fans: The code FRIDAYJAM unlocks 30% Off Tickets For Friday Night Shows (and 20% off all other nights).

Besides the discount, there will be special before & after-show performances by area bluegrass bands on Friday nights, so plan to attend on a Friday if that meets your schedule. The additional performers for December 8 & 15 include Big Money in Bluegrass, Jed’s A Millionaire, & Beats Workin’.

All performances are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund Now Collecting Donations

The Walker Creek Ranch

The Spring Walker Creek Music Camp at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma will be held April 12-15, 2018The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help. Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society,  PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attention: 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 the 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.

Second Stage Added To This Year’s FREE Holiday Hootenanny In San Carlos On December 15

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company, 935 Washington Street, San Carlos.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the 13th Annual Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos on Friday, December 15, 2017. Doors will open at 4:00pm.

This year, for the first time, the program will feature two stages. Main Stage Bands will include The Brookdale Bluegrass Band, The Stoney Mountain Ramblers, Pathertic Honey String Band, & John Henry’s Farm. The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will perform on the Second Stage.

The FREE late afternoon & evening gathering will offer fine craft beer and good food.

The event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey.

Your 2017 Year-End Tax Planning Can Include A Donation For Local Bluegrass Music

Your 2017 year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716.

Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

The Goat Hill Girls To Play On The Mountain On Thursday December 7

The Goat Hill Girls at the Summit House.

The Goat Hill Girls are headed up the mountain to perform on December 7th. Ya’ll come!

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill on Highway 17 has FREE bluegrass every week.

The 6:00-8:30pm performances are presented by the The Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.