California Bluegrass Association Events

Spring Campout

The CBA Spring Campout will be held in Lodi April 19 – 24, 2022.  We’re excited to get our Bluegrass, Old-time, and traditional Gospel music lovers together again!


Fathers Day Festival

The 47th annual Bluegrass festival will be held June 16 through 19, 2022, at our usual location – the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California.

CBA Music Camp

For advanced-beginners and intermediate players who want to improve their instrumental, vocal, and jamming skills. Registration beginning soon – watch here for details

The Youth Academy

The Youth Academy is a four-day music camp for 8 to 16-year-olds, during the CBA Father’s Day Festival Week

Great 48 in 2023

Coming in January 5 – 8, 2023: 48 hours of jamming, workshops, showcase bands, and Bluegrass camaraderie with new and old friends. Check here for updates.

Golden Old-time Campout

A gathering of California’s Old-time musicians focused around jamming and workshops.  Plans are in process.  Stay tuned here.

Fall Campout

Coming up in October 2023 in Lodi. Check back here for updates as plans get finalized.

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

South State 48

Join us in November 3 – 6, 2022 for the second-annual Bluegrass by the Sea jamming event!

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

TYRO- Turn Your Radio Online

CBA’s Covid-inspired webcast series – AMAZING! 


50 hrs of continuous live music. A fundraiser for the Youth Program