California Bluegrass Association Events

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 in April.

Photos from the 2022 Spring Campout

Fathers Day Festival

Save the date – June 13-16, 2024 in Grass Valley, California.

Photos from the 2023 Festival

CBA Music Camp

Learn from the pros.  Every July just before Father’s Day Festival.

Photos from 2023 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 2023 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 2023 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 Russian River – See you in August 2024!

Photos from the 2023 Campout