Resources

In addition to our events calendar to help you find live shows, festivals, and jams, we want to help you keep up with bluegrass in other ways. That’s what the Resources area is all about.

News

NCBS Now Collecting Walker Creek Music Camp Donations For Spring Scholarship Fund

A bluegrass jam session at the Walker Creek Music Camp.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help for the Spring 2018 camp, run by Ingrid Noyes. There is still time for donations to benefit deserving spring campers at the April 12-15 camp near Petaluma.

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.

Information: Spring Walker Creek Music Camp.

Still Time For Spring Walker Creek Music Camp Donations; NCBS Scholarships Will Be Awarded Soon

Vocal Class at the Walker Creek Music Camp

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund will soon make awards to assist students who need financial help for the Spring camp, scheduled for April 12-15, 2018 near Petaluma.

There is still time for your donation to make a difference for spring campers. 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. Ingrid Noyes, not NCBS, runs the Walker Creek Music Camp.

New Bluegrass Radio Show Hits The Airwaves In Boulder Creek On Thursday Evening March 1

A new weekly bluegrass program will be broadcast on KBCZ Radio in Boulder Creek beginning on Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 8:00 to 9:00pm.

The Brookdale Bluegrass Hour will be hosted by Eric Burman and Bruce Bellochio and will feature live and recorded music, plus interviews and bluegrass calendar information.

The hosts are both longtime leaders of the Northern California Bluegrass Society and festival and concert promoters. Bruce has hosted the longest-running KBCZ program for the past two and a half years. He is now joined by Eric and the format has expanded.

Bruce’s program was the first regular bluegrass music show to air in Santa Cruz County since the KPFA Cousin Al Radio Show (hosted by Al Knoth) ended its 46-year run in Watsonville over 5 years ago.

The broadcast can be heard throughout the San Lorenzo Valley at 90.1FM and online.

NCBS President Michael Hall will be a guest on the initial show.

Time For Contributions To The NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund For The April Camp

At the Walker Creek Music Camp.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help for the Spring 2018 camp, run by Ingrid Noyes and set for April 12-15 near Petaluma.

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.)

Information: Spring Walker Creek Music Camp.

Spring 2018 Walker Creek NCBS Scholarship Donations Now Being Collected

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help for the Spring 2018 camp.

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.

The Spring Walker Creek Music Camp will be held April 12-15, 2018.

The Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma, home of the Walker Creek Music Camp.