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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.

 
www.ParkfieldBluegrass.ORG Festival 5-8 May 2016
TICKETS NOW Available On-Line. 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: Crary, Evans & Spurgin - CA Jeff Scroggins & Colorado - Lyons, CO; Gold Heart Sisters - Hamilton, VA; We are also proud to present these additional amazing acts: AJ Lee & the Valley Ramblers - CA; Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players - Stockton, CA; Evie Ladin Band w/ Keith Terry & Erik Pearson - Oakland, CA; Cuesta Ridge - San Luis Obispo County, CA; Steep Ravine, CA; Sweetwater String Band - Eastern Sierra, CA; One Button Suit - Sacramento, CA; Burning Heart Bluegrass - Southern CA Honeysuckle Possums - Santa Barbara, CA; Jug Tucker - Outer Banks, NC; Amber Cross - Central Coast, CA; Gerry Higbies "Kids on Stage" + More 
 
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 www.kcbx.org (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 http://www.myspace.com/paulleefiddle or contact him at (805) 709-1208. Lessons are in Nipomo. 
 
Paul Barton now taking students for private mandolin lessons
Paul has been playing bluegrass as The Brothers Barton since 1998. He has toured around the country and have played alongside some bluegrass/new acoustic greats. http://www.thebrothersbarton.com. Paul teaches Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Upright Bass and Electric Bass in the Arroyo Grande and Bakersfield areas. Contact Paul at brothersbarton@hotmail.com or call (661) 496-4522 
 
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! 

Upcoming Events


May 5, 2016 @ 12:30 PM 
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival 2016 @ Parkfield CA 
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May 6, 2016 @ 09:30 AM 
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival 2016 @ Parkfield CA 
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May 7, 2016 @ 09:30 AM 
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival 2016 @ Parkfield CA 
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May 7, 2016 @ 7:30 PM 
Laurie Lewis & Right Hands @ Templeton, CA 
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May 8, 2016 @ 09:30 AM 
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival 2016 @ Parkfield CA 
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May 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM 
Amber Cross @ Atascadero CA 
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May 26, 2016 @ 1:00 PM 
Strawberry Music Festival @ Grass Valley, CA 
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June 4, 2016 @ 2:00 PM 
The Salt Martians @ Santa Barbara, CA 
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June 10, 2016 @ 10:00 AM 
Huck Finn Jubilee Bluegrass Music Festival @ Ontario, CA 
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June 11, 2016 @ 6:00 PM 
Evie Ladin @ Los Osos CA 
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June 11, 2016 @ 7:00 PM 
Hay Dudes @ Carpinteria, CA 
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June 16, 2016 @ 10:00 AM 
CBA FATHER'S DAY FESTIVAL @ Grass Valley, CA 
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June 17, 2016 @ 1:00 PM 
LIVE OAK MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Live Oak Camp, CA 
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June 18, 2016 @ 2:00 PM 
Hay Dudes @ Baywood-Los Osos, CA 
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June 19, 2016 @ 09:00 AM 
Route 66 Bluegrass Festival @ Victorville CA 
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July 2, 2016 @ 5:00 PM 
Del Rey and Steve James @ Los Osos CA 
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Aug 6, 2016 @ 5:00 PM 
Phil Salazar and Mark Heyes @ Los Osos CA 
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Sept 1, 2016 @ 1:00 PM 
Strawberry Music Festival @ Westside, Tuolumne, CA 
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Sept 3, 2016 @ 6:00 PM 
Maria Muldaur @ Los Osos CA 
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Nov 4, 2016 @ 7:00 PM 
Mike Mullins PennyNichols JodyEulitz & MichaelMonagan @ Goleta 
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