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Upcoming Events


Jan 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM | 48 Hour Jam in Bakersfield 
Venue: Double Tree Hotel  Cost: See Website 
Website: http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=10709 
Address: 3100 Camino Del Rio Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
The Great 48 2015 at the DoubleTree hotel in Bakersfield. The dates are January 8 through 11, 2015. The event has grown every year over the seven years of its existence. Other organizations who have established a presence are: the Bluegrass Association of Southern California (BASC), Bluegrass Music Society of the Central Coast (BMSCC), San Diego Bluegrass Society (SDBS), and the Southwest Bluegrass Association (SWBA). It?s a wonderful opportunity to play music with pickers from all over the state and beyond. Last year was the first year that a dedicated suite for teen jamming existed . This will be available again in 2015 and we hope you teens will come by and participate. For the forth year we will offer opportunities for grinners to enjoy performances in addition to jamming in the suites and hallways. Thursday evening, January 8, will be a concert by two California bands watch for details. Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will perform on Friday night as a fund raiser for leukemia research. You may mail order advance tickets for $20 until January 1. Send check or money order to: Gary Young 3101 Victoria Way Bakersfield, CA 93309. For more information you may call Gary at 661 979 0786. Saturday night January 10th will be a band scramble and open mic. In 2015 we are going to reserve fifteen minutes on stage before the start of the band scramble for our kids to come up and do some music for us. The Bakersfield DoubleTree hotel is conveniently located, at: 3100 Camino Del Rio Court Bakersfield, CA 93308 (near the junction of SR-99 and SR-58). For on-line reservations: SEE WEBSITE;By Phone: Central Reservations: 888-779-4694. Group Name: CA Bluegrass 48 Hour Jam GZroup Code: C-B48. Front Desk: 661-323-7111. 

Jan 17, 2015 | 8:00 PM | Lonesome River Band @ Arroyo Grande 
Venue: Clark Center  Cost: See Website 
Website: http://clarkcenter.org/venue/forbes-hall/ 
Address: 487 Fair Oaks Avenue, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Lonesome River Band is one of the most popular, influential and respected acts in bluegrass music. Lonesome River Band?s long career is filled with a multitude of Awards and Recognitions from the International Bluegrass Music Association including Album of the Year, Bluegrass Band of Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Banjo Player of the Year. The Band just celebrated their 30th Anniversary with three 2012 album releases that have strengthened their reputation and displayed the distinctive LRB sound fans love. 

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