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Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival tickets now on sale to CBA members

From now until January 24, 2024, special members-only pricing.

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Tribute Concert for Earl Scruggs coming Jan 2024 in Bakersfield

This year’s Great 48 includes a special show for Earl Scruggs’ 100th birthday, featuring Scruggs-style banjo player Bill Evans, plus guests Peter Rowan and Herb Pedersen.

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Julian Family Fiddle Camp Registration is Open!

Join us for this unique music camp (for all bluegrass instruments) in a beautiful Southern California setting.

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