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Welcome to the Bluegrass Music Society
of the Central Coast (BMSCC)


Promoting bluegrass, oldtime, traditional and gospel music on the Central Coast of California

Announcements are listed below and Upcoming Events are listed to the right.

Check out Jams & Gigs Tab
Check the Jams & Gigs tab for the local CA Central Coast Jams and recurring Gigs. 
Listen to Basically Bluegrass on KCBX
90.1 San Luis Obispo | 89.5 Santa Barbara | 91.7 Paso Robles to Salinas | 90.9 Santa Ynez, Avila Beach, Cambria | 91.1 Cayucos | 95.1 Lompoc * Tune in on Thursday nights from 8-10 PM to Glenn Horn's fabulous "Basically Bluegrass" program! And now this show is accessible on-line during the FM broadcast, at (just click on Listen Now). 
Paul Lee now taking students for private fiddle lessons
If you've ever wanted to learn how to play fiddle, here's your opportunity to learn with one of the best. Here's a link to his website or contact him at (805) 709-1208. Lessons are in Nipomo. 
Rick Veeh now taking students for private mandolin lessons
Rick Veeh started playing the mandolin in 1976. Since that time he has performed in/with numerous bands, playing a variety of acoustic music styles including traditional bluegrass, swing, Celtic, old-time, and folk, with forays into classic jazz. Rick's goal with each student is to make them a better musician through a combination of studies in technique, ear training, written music in standard notation/tablature, and music theory. He teaches out of his home in Templeton (north SLO county). Give Rick a call at 434-5169! 
Listen to Hog Time Radio - Internet radio
Hog Time Radio is an Internet radio station that broadcasts 24/7 a great mix of rootsy music, with the emphasis on Bluegrass. Some Americana and Folk is also included for variety. You'll hear well known artists, along with up-and-coming ones. Both classic standards and newer songs are played. You can listen via or go to and put "Hog Time Radio" in the search box at the top of the page. 
www.ParkfieldBluegrass.ORG Festival 4-8 May 2016
TICKETS Available On-Line January 1st 2016; Venue: V6 Ranch in Parkfield, California Cost: See Website Website: http://www.parkfieldbluegrass.ORG Address: 1st and Oak St, Parkfield, CA 93451, Parkfield, CA 93451 Costs: See Website. The 18th annual Mother's Day Weekend Parkfield Bluegrass Festival Thurs May 5th @. 2 PM thru Sun May 8 @ 6 PM. Located at 1st and Oak St, Parkfield, CA 93451. For more info see website. Jamming, RV camping, food and craft vendors, Oak tree shaded audience area, Kid's programs: arts & crafts, storytelling and music FEATURING: ?Check back?, ****Gerry Higbies "Kids on Stage" 

Upcoming Events

Jan 7, 2016 @ 10:00 AM 
The Great 48 Jam @ Bakersfield CA 
More on the Events page...