California Bluegrass Association Events

Great 48

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

Spring Campout

The CBA Spring Campout was a great success!  
Click here for photos of the campout and the California State Old Time Fiddle & Picking Championships here


Fathers Day Festival

The 48th annual Festival will be held June 15 through 18, 2023 in Grass Valley. Pre-sales tickets are now available to CBA members.

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

CBA Music Camp

Photos from 2022 Music Camp

CBA Music Camp will be held June 11-14, 2023

Fall Campout

Join us October 10 – 16, 2022 for the CBA Fall Campout. Let’s Pick!

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

South State 48

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

Golden Old-time Campout

Watch this space for the next Golden Old-time Campout coming in August of 2023.

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