California Bluegrass Association Events

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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 Summer 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 12-15, 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

Old time

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

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

South State 48

NEW DATES – November 8-11, 2024
Veteran’s Day Weekend – 3 days of 24×7 jamming, workshops, live shows.
Carlsbad by the Sea Hotel, Carlsbad, CA
Photos from 2023 South State 48

Great 48

Our 2024 Event was great fun!
See you in January, 2025.
48 hours of jamming, workshops, showcase bands, and camaraderie with new and old friends.
Marriott Hotel, Bakersfield CA
Photos from the 2024 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