California Bluegrass Association Events

Fathers Day Festival

The 47th annual Bluegrass festival will be held June 16 through 19 at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.

CBA Music Camp

For advanced-beginners and intermediate players who want to improve their instrumental, vocal, and jamming skills. Registration is now open!

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

Golden Old-time Campout

We are excited for the return of this event August 25-28, 2022.  Join our gathering of California’s Old-time musicians focused around jamming and workshops.

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

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.

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


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