California Bluegrass Association Events

Spring Campout

The CBA Spring Campout and California State Old Time Fiddle & Picking Championships will be held April 18 – 23, 2023.

CBA Music Camp

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

Photos from 2022 Music Camp

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

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

Golden Old-time Campout

Watch this space for the next Golden Old-time Campout coming in August of 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

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