California Bluegrass Association Events

Great 48

Coming in January 2022: 48 hours of jamming, workshops, showcase bands, and Bluegrass camaraderie with new and old friends

Fathers Day Festival

The 47th annual Bluegrass festival will be held June 16 through 19, 2022, at our usual location – the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California.

CBA Music Camp

For advanced-beginners and intermediate players who want to improve their instrumental or vocal skills and work on jamming with others

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

Spring Campout

An annual get-together for camping, fun, and of course music!

Golden Old-time Campout

A gathering of California’s Old-time musicians focused around jamming and workshops

Fall Campout

It’s time to get ready for the Fall Campout  October 11-17, 2021 in Lodi. Reserve your campsite today!

The California Bluegrass Association presents…

South State 48

Join us in November 2021 for the inaugural Bluegrass by the Sea jamming event
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