California Bluegrass Association Events

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.

Photos from the 2022 Festival

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Founders Celebration

Founders Celebration and Remembrance of Carl Pagter.
July 22, 2023 in Fairfield. Tickets now available for purchase.

CBA Music Camp

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

Photos from 2022 Music Camp

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.

Photos of 2022 Youth Programs

Julian Fiddle Camp

Julian Family Fiddle Camp is May 3-7 in San Diego County, and includes instruction on ALL Bluegrass instruments.

Photos from the 2022 Fiddle Camp

Old time

Golden Old-time Campout

3 days and 3 nights devoted to the playing of Old-time music and fun at our new location at Camp Russion River August 24-27, 2023.

Fall Campout

Join us October 9-15, 2023 for the CBA Fall Campout. Let’s Pick!

Photos from the 2022 Fall Campout

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

South State 48

Join us November 2 – 5, 2023 for the third-annual Bluegrass by the Sea jamming event!

Photos from 2022 South State 48

Great 48

Coming in January 4-7, 2024: 48 hours of jamming, workshops, showcase bands, and camaraderie with new and old friends. Check here for updates.

Photos from the 2023 Great 48

Spring Campout

The CBA Spring Campout and California State Old Time Fiddle & Pickin’ Championships is April 18 – 23, 2023.

Photos from the 2022 Spring Campout