California Bluegrass Association Events

Great 48

January 4-7, 2024
48 hours of jamming, workshops, showcase bands, and camaraderie with new and old friends.
Marriott Hotel, Bakersfield CA
Photos from the 2023 Great 48

Spring Campout

April 16 – 21, 2024
Campout and California State Old Time Fiddle & Pickin’ Championships
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, Lodi, CA
Photos from the 2023 Spring Campout
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Julian Fiddle Camp

May 1-5 2024
Not just for fiddles! Instruction in multiple string instruments.
Whispering Winds Camp, Julian, CA
Photos from the 2023 Fiddle Camp

Fathers Day Festival

June 13-16, 2024
A premier West Coast bluegrass festival.
Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, California.
Photos from the 2023 Festival

CBA Music Camp

June 9-12, 2024
Learn from the pros before the Father’s Day Festival.
Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, CA
Photos from 2023 Music Camp

The Youth Academy

June 13-16, 2024
A four-day music camp for 8 to 16-year-olds held during the CBA Father’s Day Festival.
Grass Valley, CA
Photos of 2023 Youth Programs

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Golden Old-time Campout

August 22-25, 2024
3 days and 3 nights devoted to the playing of Old-time music and fun.
Camp Russian River, Guerneville CA
Photos from the 2023 Campout

Fall Campout

October 14 – 20, 2024
Camp for a week and pick with friends.
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, Lodi, CA
Photos from the 2023 Fall Campout
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South State 48

November 1-3, 2024
3 days of 24×7 jamming, workshops, live shows.
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel
Carlsbad, CA
Photos from 2023 South State 48