One Week Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Second Round Ballots Due December 17

One Week Reminder: 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards Second Round Ballots are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society Members on December 17, 2016.

The FREE 10th Annual Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will be held January 27-28 & January 30, 2017 in Redwood City, with the Awards Show & Concert set for Saturday, January 28.

Your Year-End Tax Planning Can Include Support For Bluegrass Music & NCBS

Your 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.

Three Week Reminder: 2017 Main Stage Band Applications For GOF Festival Due December 31

Three Week Reminder: Main Stage Band Applications for the 2017 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival are due on December 31, 2016.

2017 Good Old Fashioned Band Application

Ten Day Reminder: Northern California Bluegrass Awards Second Round Ballots Due On December 17

Ten Day Reminder: Second Round Ballots for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society Members on December 17, 2016.

NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival Now Set For January 30 At Redwood City Main Library

Redwood City Main Library

The 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival will now be held on Monday evening, January 30, 2017. The event, previously planned for January 29, has been rescheduled due to a reservation conflict. The FREE film festival will be held at the Redwood City Main Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road.

The film event is part of the weekend-long NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival. The revised dates for that event are Friday-Saturday, January 27-28, and Monday, January 30, 2017.

Principal financial support for the BOB festival comes from the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and other Redwood City area organizations, businesses and individuals.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers Will Continue Thursday Bluegrass Series This Week Near Los Gatos

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series at the top of Highway 17, 6 miles south of Los Gatos, will continue this week.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will play 6:00-8:30pm in a FREE program welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and presented by the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill, 23123 Santa Cruz Highway, Los Gatos 95033.

Excellent food and drink will be served during the performance.

Bands Added To FREE December 16 Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos

New bands have been added to the line-up for the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny in San Carlos on Friday, December 16.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this FREE annual gathering, which is organzed by Scott Dailey.

DECEMBER 16, 2016

5:00 — Wires & Wood Reunion

5:30 — Nate Jones & Sloe Sippers

6:45 — Mountain Men Collective

8:00 — Stoney Mountain Ramblers

9:15 — Pathetic Honey

10:30 — All-Star Accordion Jam

Doors open at 4:00pm and the hoot ends at 11:00pm.

Great beer and seven food trucks will keep you in food and drink for the evening.

Two Week Reminder: Second Round Ballots For Northern California Bluegrass Awards Due On December 17

Two Week Reminder: Second Round Ballots for the 2017 Northern California Bluegrass Awards are due from Northern California Bluegrass Society members on December 17, 2016.