California Bluegrass Association Events

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

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

Photos from 2022 Festival 

The 48th annual Bluegrass festival will be held June 15 through 18, 2023 at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.

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

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