The New California Line To Appear On May 31 In The Thursday Summit House Bluegrass Series

Hot new bluegrass trio The New California Line will play the FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series on May 31 from 6:00-8:30pm.

The event is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill is on Highway 17 (eight miles south of Los Gatos) in the Santa Cruz Mountains and offers beautiful mountain vistas and presents some mighty fine high mountain bluegrass along with good food and drink.

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Welcomes The Return Of Highway One

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival welcomes longtime festival favorite Highway One (Half Moon Bay) back to the main stage of the August 9-12 gathering.

The 25th Annual Benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos, 7 miles south of Hollister.

Discount Advance Tickets are now on sale on this website. NCBS Members receive a deep discount by purchasing advance tickets. Non-Members receive a discount. The discount advance ticket deadline is July 22.

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Highway One

Pick & Gather Festival Is This Weekend At Riverdance Farms In Livingston

Our Pick & Gather Farmer Host Cindy Lashbrook.

The 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival is this weekend, May 26-28 in Livingston. The Memorial Day Weekend bluegrass music (and beyond) and farm-to-table gathering will be presented by Riverdance Farms. Livingston is on Highway 99 near Merced in the great Central Valley Of California.

The relaxed weekend will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick blueberries, cherries, and strawberries at low prices. Camping is available in the farm’s walnut orchard, while swimming and other Merced River activities will be available.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this event. The NCBS Information Booth will be there with flyers for all the upcoming summer bluegrass events.

The Merced River at the Pick & Gather Festival.

Green Music Center At Sonoma State University To Host July 15 Bluegrass Festival

Weill Hall & Lawn

The on-campus Green Music Center at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park will present its 4th Annual Bluegrass Festival on Sunday, July 15.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this rare wine country bluegrass gathering.

The Bluegrass & Craft Beer Festival will feature Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, and Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers.

The relaxed afternoon of music will take place at SSU’s Weill Hall & Lawn.

Two Month Reminder: Last Day To Purchase Discount Advance Tickets To The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Is July 22

Two Month Reminder: The deadline to purchase Discount Advance Tickets to the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival is July 22.

The 25th Annual event will benefit the year-round work of the Northern California Bluegrass Society in promoting bluegrass music in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay Area, and all of Northern California.

The fun, relaxed gathering will be held on August 9-12, 2018 at the beautiful San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

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The Purple Mountain Majesty Boys Set For Thursday May 24 At The Summit House Near Los Gatos

The Purple Mountain Majesty Boys will play the FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series near Los Gatos on May 24 from 6:00-8:30pm.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill is at the top of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains and the views are endless.

Each week, the Summit House presents this great bluegrass show and serves fine pub food and drink.

The event is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Pick And Gather Festival Is Memorial Day Weekend In Livingston

Wading in the Merced River at the Pick & Gather Festival, Riverdance Farms, Livingston.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival, set for May 26-28 in Livingston (near Merced). The Memorial Day Weekend bluegrass music (and beyond) and farm-to-table gathering will be presented by Riverdance Farms.

A kayak lesson on the Merced River.

The relaxed weekend will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick your own blueberries, cherries, and strawberries. Camping in the walnut orchard is available, while swimming and other Merced River activities will be available.

The NCBS Information Booth will be there with flyers for all the upcoming bluegrass events. Stop by and say hello to our friendly volunteers!

The Pick & Gather Festival & River Fair

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Discount Advance Ticket Deadline Is July 22

The Historical Village Plaza, San Benito County Historical Park

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, a popular benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society since 1994, will be held for the 25th time on August 9-12, 2018 in Tres Pinos.

The deadline for Discount Advance Tickets is July 22. NCBS Members receive a Deep Discount on advance tickets, while Non-Members receive a Discount.