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BAY AREA BLUEGRASS EVENTS
"Bluegrass Signal," Concerts & Club Dates, Festivals, Jam Sessions, Instruction & Workshops, WAMU's Bluegrass Country, and more

Thanks for your interest in Bay Area bluegrass and old time music events. Additions, corrections, and suggestions -- and your comments -- are most welcome.
• e-mail: bgsignal@comcast.net
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I hope you get to hear and/or play music soon.

Onward -
PeterT

Note: A (more or less) complete list of 2013 Bluegrass & Old Time Events is at the end of this calendar.

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Bluegrass Signal

Saturdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm on http://kalw.org/listen-live (91.7 FM in the Bay Area)
Archived for one week at http://kalw.org/local-music-player (select "Bluegrass Signal")
- The area's most comprehensive bluegrass calendar is part of every show (between 7:30 and 8 pm), and often includes musical previews.
- The first hour of "Bluegrass Signal" is re-broadcast on WAMU's "Bluegrass Country," a mostly-bluegrass internet station - www.bluegrasscountry.org

Jan. 5: Across the Tracks: a new year, so some new releases.
Jan. 12: Musical Previews: upcoming shows with Audie Blaylock (& Jesse Brock), Claire Lynch, and others.
Jan. 19: Happy Birthday to … the Waller Boys -- Charlie and Butch - on the anniversary of the hanging of John Hardy.
Jan. 26: Bay Area Treasures Jody Stecher and Alan Senauke each have new albums; Jody's Wonders & Signs is all originals, and Alan's Everything Is Broken: Songs About Things As They Are is a collection of "buddhistic songs."
Feb. 2: The San Francisco Bluegrass & Old Time Festival is comin' ...
Feb. 9: Walk Along John is a new all-instrumentasl collection from mandolinist John Reischman, presented on Lloyd Loar's birthday.
Feb. 16: Hicks With Sticks: guest co-host Jose Segue surveys recent releases in the wunnerful world of twang.
Feb. 23: Across the Tracks: new releases in the wunnerful wrld of bluegrass.
March 2: Musical Previews: upcoming shows with James Reams (& Blaine Sprouse), Missy Raines, and others
March 9 & 16: Stacks o' Wax: guest co-host Todd Gracyk presents some of his recent faves, including Norman Blake and Carl Story.
March 23: Be Proud Of the Gray In Your Hair: bluegrass songs about aging.
March 30: The Good Ol' Persons are having a Bay Area reunion next week, so it's time for an overview of their music in the 1980s.

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Concerts & Club Dates: this month

Dec. 30 (12-3 pm): Benefit for Misisipi Mike with Jeanie & Chuck Poling, Maurice Tani, Pam Brandon, Christopher Ford, Margaret Belton, and others plus the Afternoon Delight Social Band - Hotel Utah, SF
Dec. 31: High Country; Dix Bruce & Julie Cline - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Dec. 31: Windy Hill - Plough & Stars, SF
Jan. 1: Bean Creek - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 2: Sidesaddle & Co. - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 2: Whiskey Brothers - Albatross Pub, Berkeley
Jan. 3: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Jan. 3: The Country Casanovas - Atlas Cafe, SF
Jan. 3: The Tuttles with AJ Lee - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Jan. 5: The Bootcuts; The Birdhive Boys (Brooklyn) - Plough & Stars, SF
Jan. 6 (1 pm): The Tuttles with AJ Lee - Don Quixote's, Felton
Jan. 7: Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys - Amnesia, SF
Jan. 8: Carolina Special - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 9: Dark Hollow - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 10: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Jan. 10: Mitch Polzak - Atlas Cafe, SF
Jan. 11: Audie Blaylock & Redline featuring Jesse Brock - Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael
Jan. 11: Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands - Sebastopol Community Center Annex
Jan. 12 (2 pm): Harmony Grits - San Gregorio Store
Jan. 13: Benefit for SFBOT - Front Country; Possum & Lester; The Skinny - Cafe du Nord, SF
Jan. 14: Toshio Hirano - Amnesia, SF
Jan. 15: Audie Blaylock & Redline featuring Jesse Brock - Don Quixote’s, Felton
Jan. 15: The Get Down Boys; Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman; The Harkenbacks - Cafe du Nord, SF
Jan. 15: Cabin Fever - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 16: Sidesaddle & Co. - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 16: Whiskey Brothers - Albatross Pub, Berkeley
Jan. 16: Red Molly; Anne & Pete Sibley - Don Quixote's, Felton
Jan. 17: Red Molly; Ann & Pete Sibley - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Jan. 17: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Jan. 17: The Get Down Boys - Atlas Cafe, SF
Jan. 18: Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum; Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman - Armando's, Martinez
Jan. 18: Audie Blaylock & Redline - Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton
Jan. 19: Audie Blaylock & Redline - First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View
Jan. 19: High Country - Frog & Fiddle, Alameda
Jan. 21: Windy Hill - Amnesia, SF
Jan. 22: Windy Hill - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 23: Loganville - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 24: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Jan. 24: JimBo Trout & The Fishpeople - Atlas Cafe, SF
Jan. 24: The Claire Lynch Band - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Jan. 24: "Bangers & Grass" - Bill Evans, Jim Nunally, Chad Manning, Steve Pottier, Tom Bekeny - Kensington Circus Pub
Jan. 25 (6:30 pm): The Dim Lights - Pacifica Moose Lodge
Jan. 26: Beargrass Creek - Mission Pizza, Fremont
Jan. 28: The Earl Brothers - Amnesia, SF
Jan. 29: Leftover Crow - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 30: Matt & George & Their Pleasant Vally Boys - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Jan. 30: Jody Stecher - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Jan. 31: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

Concerts & Club Dates: next month

Feb. 4: Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys - Amnesia, SF
Feb. 5: Bean Creek - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 6: Sidesaddle & Co. - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 6: Whiskey Brothers - Albatross Pub, Berkeley
Feb. 7: Dix Bruce & Julie Cline - Atlas Cafe, SF
Feb. 7: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Feb. 9 (2 pm): Harmony Grits - San Gregorio Store
Feb. 11: Toshio Hirano - Amnesia, SF
Feb. 12: Carolina Special - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 13: Dark Hollow - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 14: The Kentucky Twisters - Atlas Cafe, SF
Feb. 14: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Feb. 18: Windy Hill - Amnesia, SF
Feb. 19: Cabin Fever - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 20: Sidesaddle & Co. - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 20: Whiskey Brothers - Albatross Pub, Berkeley
Feb. 21: Gayle Lynn and the Hired Hands - Atlas Cafe, SF
Feb. 21: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma
Feb. 22 (6:30 pm): The Dim Lights - Pacifica Moose Lodge
Feb. 23: Lonesome River Band - Morgan Hill Grange
Feb. 23: Beargrass Creek - Mission Pizza, Fremont
Feb. 25: The Earl Brothers - Amnesia, SF
Feb. 26: Windy Hill - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 27: Loganville - Sam's BBQ, San Jose
Feb. 28: Blue & Lonesome - Willowbrook Ale House, Petaluma

Concerts & Club Dates: beyond

March 9: James Reams & the Barnstormers featuring Blain Sprouse - First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View
March 15: Bryan Sutton, David Holt & T. Michael Coleman - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
March 24: Robin & Linda Williams - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
March 25: The Earl Brothers - Amnesia, SFApril 3: Good Ol' Persons reunion - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
April 13: Dale Ann Bradley Band featuring Steve Gulley - First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View
April 18: Bruce Molsky - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
May 18: The Tuttles with AJ Lee - First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View

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Festivals

Jan. 24-27: BLUEGRASS ON BROADWAY - Redwood City
http://www.scbs.org/events/bob/
Jan. 26: 27 Strings - Gourmet Haus Staudt, Redwood City

Feb. 7-17: SAN FRANCISCO BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL
http://www.sfbluegrass.org/
Feb. 7: Casey Dreissen; JimBo Trout & the Fishpeople - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Feb. 8: Whiskey Brothers; The Drifter Sisters - Armando's, Martinez
Feb. 8: Barbwyre; Savannah Blu - Peri's
Feb. 9 (1 and 3 pm): Gayle Schmitt & the Toodala Ramblers - Randall Museum, SF
Feb. 9: The Bee Eaters; Scott Nygaard & Sharon Gilchrist - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Feb. 10 (4:30 pm): Get Happy String Band - Bird & Beckett Books, SF
Feb. 10: David Thom Band with Don Rigsby - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
Feb. 13: Lonesome Holler String Band - Iron Springs Pub & Brewery, Fairfax
Feb. 14: Knuckle Knockers - Lucky Horseshoe, SF
Feb. 15: Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands; Belle Monroe & Her Brewglass Boys; Keystone State - Sweetwater, Mill Valley
Feb. 15: Grandpa Banana Band; Snap Jackson & the Knock On Wood Players - Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael
Feb. 15: Earl Brothers - Plough & Stars, SF
Feb. 16: Bill Evans; Evie Ladin Band - Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael
Feb. 17: Crooked Jades - Cafe du Nord, SF

March 8-9: ANO NUEVO BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL - Pescadero
http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com

March 10: SONOMA COUNTY BLUEGRASS & FOLK FESTIVAL - Sebastopol
http://www.socofoso.com/
Missy Raines & the New Hip; James Reams & the Barnstormers (with Blaine Sprouse); Central Valley Boys; Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally; Chris Webster & Nina Gerber; Africa Entsha

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Jam Sessions

Jan. 3-6: GREAT 48 HOUR JAM (and Rhonda Vincent & the Rage concert) - Bakersfield
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=8361

Mondays: Taco Jam (invitational jam hosted by Tom Lucas) - Baja Taqueria, 4070 Piedmont Ave., Oakland http://sfbluegrass.org/php/tacojam.html Oct. 1: Tom Lucas, Stephen Green, Karen Sonnenblick, TJ Carskadon, Bernie Bishop
Jan. 7: Tom Lucas, Peter Domenici, Ben Bernstein, Dave Hanks, Mark Berkley
Jan. 14: Tomas Enguidanos, Larry Cohea, Markie Sanders, Larry Chung, Mary Gibbons
Jan. 21: Tomas Enguidanos, Jerry Barush, Brian Judd, Dave Earl, Jeanette Foley
Jan. 28: Tomas Enguidanos, Sandy Rothman, Amy Stenberg, Brian Judd, Evan Morgan
Mondays: Fandango Pizza - 3163 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto [old time] http://www.fandangopizza.com/Fandango%20bluegrass.htm
Mondays: High Street Station Cafe - 1303 High St., Alameda http://www.highstreetstationcafe.com/
First Monday: Sea Horse Restaurant - 305 Harbor Dr., Sausalito
Second/Fourth Mondays (6:00 pm): The Pick Jam - Amnesia, 853 Valencia, SF [precedes the Bluegrass Monday show] http://amnesiathebar.com/newp/

First/Third Tuesdays: SUBUD Hall - 234 Hutchins, Sebastopol
Second/Fourth Tuesdays: Dublin Heritage Center Park - 6600 Donlon, Dublin http://dublinca.gov/index.aspx?NID=269

Wednesdays: Fandango Pizza - 3163 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto http://www.fandangopizza.com/Fandango%20bluegrass.htm
First Wednesday: The Plough & Stars - 116 Clement (@ 2nd Ave.), SF; hosted by Jeanie & Chuck Poling [bg, old time, classic country] http://www.theploughandstars.com/
Fourth Wednesday: Armando's - 707 Marina Vista, Martinez http://armandosmartinez.com/
Fourth Wednesday: Aqus Café - 189 H St., Petaluma http://www.aquscafe.com/main/index.php

Thursdays: The Frog & Fiddle - 1544 Webster St., Alameda http://www.frogandfiddle.com/Frog%20Files/
Thursdays: 5th String Music Store - 3051 Adeline St., Berkeley http://fifthstring.squarespace.com/
Thursdays: Pizza Hut - 3150 Jefferson St., Napa http://www.pizzahut.com/locations/california/napa/011667
Thursdays (other than 3rd Thur.): Morgan Hill Grange - 40 E 4th St., Morgan Hill ,
Third Thursday: Cafe Amsterdam - 23 Broadway, Fairfax http://www.cafeamsterdamlive.com/ (415 256-8020)
First/Third Thursdays: Marin Bluegrass Jam - Marin Lutheran Church, 649 Meadowsweet, Corte Madera
Final Thursday: Atlas Cafe - 3049 - 20th (@ Alabama), SF http://www.atlascafe.net/
Thursdays (summer months only): Café La Tartine - 830 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City (650-474-2233)

Saturdays (2 pm): Coffee Catz - 6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol [bg, old time, acoustic] http://www.coffeecatz.com/
First/Third Saturdays: Mission Pizza & Pub - 1572 Washington Blvd., Fremont http://www.missionpizza.com/
First Saturday (noon): Lamorinda Bluegrass & Old Time Music Jam - Lamorinda Music Store, 81 Lafayette Circle Lafayette http://lamorindamusic.com/
Second Saturday (noon): Santa Clara Train Station - 1005 Railroad Ave., Santa Clara
Saturdays (5 pm) preceding Redwood Bluegrass concerts: 1667 Miramonte Blvd. (corner of Cuesta Dr.), Mountain View; info: Ed Cirimele
Note: jams on 10/27, 11/10, 12/8, 1/19, 3/9, and 4/13, with others possible

Sundays (4 pm): The Lucky Horseshoe - 453 Cortland Ave., SF http://www.theluckyhorseshoebar.com
First Sunday (1 pm): Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association - Hoover Middle School, Naglee & Park, San Jose http://www.scvfa.org/
Second/Fourth Sundays (3 pm): Progressive Grounds Cafe - 400 Cortland Ave., SF [old time] http://progressivegrounds.com/
Second Sunday (2 pm): United Methodist Church, Boulder Creek (831-423-5214)
Third Sunday (1 pm): Sunnyvale Community Center - 500 East Remington, Sunnyvale
Fourth Sunday (1:30 pm): California Old Time Fiddlers Association - United Methodist Church, 19806 Wisteria St., Castro Valley http://www.csotfa9.org/
Fourth Sunday (1 pm): Ocean View Park, Santa Cruz (831-359-1864)
Fourth Sunday (2 pm): Sebastopol Christian Church [gospel] http://www.sebchristian.com/

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Instruction & Workshops

Jan. 19 (1 pm): Audie Blaylock & Redline - bluegrass band workshop
Gryphon Strings, 211 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto www.gryphonstrings.com

Mondays: Bluegrass Ensemble with Barry Solomon - Alameda School of Music, Alameda http://www.alamusic.org/
** New class begins Jan. 21 **
Mondays: Slow Jam with John Kornhauser - 5th String Music Store, Berkeley http://fifthstring.squarespace.com/
Tuesdays: Slow Jam with Ran Bush - 5th String Music Store, Berkeley http://fifthstring.squarespace.com/
Tuesdays: Bluegrass Banjo or Bluegrass Guitar with Jack Tuttle - Palo Alto http://www.jacktuttle.com/
Wednesdays/Thursdays: Bluegrass Jam with Avram Siegel - Berkeley
Thursdays: Bluegrass Jam with Jack Tuttle - Palo Alto http://www.jacktuttle.com/

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Music Education at the Freight & Salvage, Berkeley

Winter Series I of classes at the Freight & Salvage (Jan. 14 - Feb. 21) includes

Old Time & Bluegrass Mandolin w/ Eric Thompson
Clawhammer Banjo w/ Jordan Ruyle & Evie Ladin
Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar & Bluegrass Harmony Singing w/ Avram Siegel
Bluegrass Jam Class: Beyond the Basics w/ Bill Evans
Swing Rhythm Guitar w/ Tony Marcus
Fiddle w/ Erik Hoffman

Ongoing jams & sessions -
First/Third Sundays (2 pm): Beyond Bluegrass Slow Jam with Ran Bush - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley http://freightandsalvage.org/beyond-bluegrass-slow-jam-ran-bush
Second/Fourth Sundays (2 pm): Bluegrass Slow Jam with Ran Bush - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley http://freightandsalvage.org/bluegrass-slow-jam-ran-bush

Workshops:
Jan. 20 (1 pm): Old Time Harmony Singing w/ Evie Ladin

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Music Camps

April 5-8: WALKER CREEK MUSIC CAMP - Marshall
http://www.walkercreekmusiccamp.org
June 9-12: CBA SUMMER MUSIC CAMP - Grass Valley
http://www.cbamusiccamp.org/
June 13-16: CBA BLUEGRASS CAMP FOR KIDS - Grass Valley
http://www.cbaontheweb.org
June 23-28: MANDOLIN SYMPOSIUM - Santa Cruz
http://www.mandolinsymposium.com/
July 8-21: CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP - Placer County
Session 1: July 7-13
Session 2: July 14-20
http://www.musiccamp.org/
July 28 - Aug. 17: PUGET SOUND GUITAR WORKSHOP - Washington
Session 1: July 27 - Aug. 2
Session 2: Aug. 3-9
Session 3: Aug. 10-16
http://www.psgw.org/
Oct. 11-14: WALKER CREEK MUSIC CAMP - Marshall
http://www.walkercreekmusiccamp.org


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WAMU's Bluegrass Country

"Bluegrass Signal" is broadcast twice/week on http://www.bluegrasscountry.org Pacific Time zone broadcasts: Sun/7 pm, Mon/8 pm, Wed/6 am

Dec. 29/12 - Jan. 4: Across the Tracks
A survey of recent releases, with several songs each from two veterans of storied bluegrass families: Joe Mullins (on his birthday!) and Danny Paisley. Also included: new interpretations of some great standards, and new old time from Seattle, Portland, and the SF Bay Area.

Jan. 5-11: All Aboard
A collection of train songs, many from the Left Coast (Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, Laurie Lewis AND Kathy Kallick, Windy Hill, Peter Rowan, Maddox Brothers & Rose, The Websters & Scott Nygaard, 49 Special), plus faves from JD, Dr. Ralph, NBB, Gents, Dolly, Larry, Lynn, and, of course, the Singing Brakeman.

Jan. 12-18: Snow On the Bluegrass
There are a surprising number of bluegrass songs about snow, including Big Mon's classic tale and an imagined prequel; songs about things falling on snow and snow falling on things; snowy angels and snowy doves; meadows and mounds that are covered with snow; two (different) songs titled "Snow;" and, yes, lots more.

Jan. 19-25: Across the Tracks
Catching up with some new releases, including new (and vintage) old time duets, a couple train songs, a Rural Rhythm update, a compilation of banjo tracks on Rebel, and (left over from last week) another snow song. And more.

Jan. 26 - Feb. 1: 2012 IBMA Awards Show
Musical performances from the annual soiree, recorded live at the Ryman on Sept. 27th. Del McCoury, Laurie Lewis, and others pay tribute to Doc Watson and Everett Lilly; Steve Martin and more than a dozen banjo players pay tribute to Earl Scruggs; Special Consensus with special guests pay tribute to Bill Monroe; Doyle Lawson and Ralph Rinzler are inducted into the Hall Of Fame; and a couple Doyle alumni perform, as do Dale Ann & Pam.

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Performance Venues & Organizations

AMNESIA - 853 Valencia St., SF - http://amnesiathebar.com
THE ATLAS CAFE - 3049-20th St., SF - www.atlascafe.net
DON QUIXOTE'S MUSIC HALL - 6275 Highway 9, Felton - www.donquixotesmusic.info
FREIGHT & SALVAGE COFFEEHOUSE - 2020 Addison St., Berkeley - www.freightandsalvage.org
FROG & FIDDLE - 1544 Webster St., Alameda - www.frogandfiddle.com
MISSION PIZZA & PUB - 1572 Washington Blvd., Fremont - http://missionpizza.com
PLOUGH & STARS - 116 Clement St, SF - www.theploughandstars.com
SAM'S BBQ- 1110 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose - www.samsbbq.com
SAN GREGORIO GENERAL STORE - Hwy 84 & Stage Rd., San Gregorio - www.sangregoriostore.com
WILLOWBROOK ALE HOUSE - 3600 Petaluyma Blvd. N., Petaluma - 707-775-4232

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CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION - www.cbaontheweb.org
NORTHERN CALIF. BLUEGRASS SOCIETY - www.ncbs.us
REDWOOD BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATES - www.rba.org
[concerts at First Presbyterian Church Of Mountain View]

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2013 BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME EVENTS
Please send additions/corrections/changes to

Jan. 3-6: GREAT 48 HOUR JAM - Bakersfield
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=8361
Jan. 18-20 BLYTHE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Blythe
http://www.blythebluegrass.com
Jan. 24-27: BLUEGRASS ON BROADWAY - Redwood City
http://www.scbs.org/events/bob/
Jan. 26: BLUEGRASS IN THE PARK - Yuma, AZ
http://www.landspromotions.com/yumahome.htm

Feb. 8-17: SAN FRANCISCO BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL - SF
http://www.sfbluegrass.org/
Feb. 23: A NIGHT AT THE GRANGE - Morgan Hill
http://www.cbaontheweb.org

March 1-3: BLUEGRASS ON THE BEACH - Lake Havasu City, AZ
http://www.landspromotions.com/parkerhome.htm
March 8-9: ANO NUEVO BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL - Pescadero
http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com
March 10: SONOMA COUNTY BLUEGRASS & FOLK FESTIVAL - Sebastopol
http://www.socofoso.com/
March 16-17: OLD TOWN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Temecula
http://www.cityoftemecula.org/Temecula/Visitors/Events/Springfest/BluegrassFestival.htm

April 5-8: WALKER CREEK MUSIC CAMP - Marshall
http://www.walkercreekmusiccamp.org
April 15-21: CBA SPRING CAMPOUT - Turlock
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=8622

May 4: SANTA CRUZ BLUEGRASS FAIR - Santa Cruz
http://www.scbs.org
May 4-5: CLOVERDALE FIDDLE FESTIVAL - Cloverdale
http://cloverdalefiddles.com
May 9-12: PARKFIELD BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Parkfield
http://www.parkfieldbluegrass.com/
May 19: TOPANGO BANJO-FIDDLE CONTEST & FOLK FESTIVAL - Agoura Hills
http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org
May 23-27: STRAWBERRY SPRING MUSIC FESTIVAL - Yosemite
http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.aspx

June 8-9: SAN FRANCISCO FREE FOLK FESTIVAL - SF
http://www.sffolkfest.org
June 9-12: CBA SUMMER MUSIC CAMP - Grass Valley
http://www.cbamusiccamp.org/
June 13-16: FATHER'S DAY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Grass Valley
http://fathersdayfestival.com/
June 13-16: CBA BLUEGRASS CAMP FOR KIDS - Grass Valley
http://www.cbaontheweb.org
June 14-16: HUCK FINN JUBILEE - Victorville
http://www.huckfinn.com/
June 14-16: LIVE OAK MUSIC FESTIVAL - Santa Barbara
http://www.liveoakfest.org/pp/index.shtml
June 21-23: SUSANVILLE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Lassen County Fairgrounds
http://www.susanvillebluegrass.com
June 23-28: MANDOLIN SYMPOSIUM - Santa Cruz
http://www.mandolinsymposium.com/
June 28-30: KATE WOLF MEMORIAL FESTIVAL - Laytonville
http://katewolfmusicfestival.com

July 8-21: CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP - Placer County
Session 1: July 7-13
Session 2: July 14-20
http://www.musiccamp.org/
July 12-14: BOULDER CREEK BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL - Boulder Creek
http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com
July 13-14: SCOTT VALLEY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Etna
http://www.scottvalleybluegrass.com/

July 28 - Aug. 17: PUGET SOUND GUITAR WORKSHOP - Washington
Session 1: July 27 - Aug. 2
Session 2: Aug. 3-9
Session 3: Aug. 10-16
http://www.psgw.org/
Aug. 8-11: GOOD OLD FASHIONED BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Tres Piños
http://www.scbs.org/events/gof/
Aug. 16-18: SUMMERGRASS - Vista (San Diego)
http://www.summergrass.net/
Aug. 22-25: GOLDEN OLD TIME CAMPOUT - Lake Sonoma
http://www.cbaontheweb.org

Aug. 29- Sept. 2: STRAWBERRY FALL MUSIC FESTIVAL - Yosemite
http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.aspx
Sept. 5-8: AMERICAN BANJO CAMP - Washington
http://AmericanBanjoCamp.com/
Sept. 14: ANDERSON MARSH BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Lower Lake
http://www.andersonmarsh.org/Bluegrass/AMIA-Bluegrass.htm
Sept. 18-22: BERKELEY OLD TIME MUSIC CONVENTION - Berkeley
http://www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org/
Sept. 20-22: BLUEGRASSIN' IN THE FOOTHILLS - Plymouth
http://www.landspromotions.com/plymouthhome.htm
Sept. 24-28: IBMA WORLD OF BLUEGRASS & FAN FEST - Raleigh, NC
http://worldofbluegrass.org, http://bluegrassfanfest.org
Sept. 27-29: KING'S RIVER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - Sanger
http://hobbs.cbaontheweb.org/index.aspx

Oct. 2-6: HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL - SF
http://www.strictlybluegrass.com/
Oct. 11-14: WALKER CREEK MUSIC CAMP - Marshall
http://www.walkercreekmusiccamp.org
Oct. 11-13: JAKE'S BROWN BARN BLUEGRASS REUNION - Gilroy
http://www.scbs.org/events/brownbarn/
Oct. 14-19: CBA FALL CAMPOUT - Lighthouse Marina
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=8622

Dec. 6-8: BOULDER CREEK BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME FESTIVAL - BC
http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com


Jan. - May; Oct. - Dec.: REDWOOD BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATES concert series - Mountain View
http://www.rba.org/
Ongoing: FREIGHT & SALVAGE concerts - Berkeley
http://www.freightandsalvage.org/

 
Posted By:  Rick Cornish



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