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Father's Day Bluegrass Festival

Father's Day Bluegrass Festival
11228 McCourtney Rd.
209-588-6031

About Us:

The California Bluegrass Association Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival is held each June on Father’s Day weekend at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, located at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, California. The four-day festival begins Thursday morning and runs through late afternoon Sunday (Father’s Day), with a full slate of main-stage concerts, alternate stage concerts, workshops, and round-the-clock jamming. The festival is preceded by a three-day bluegrass music camp offering music students of all ages an opportunity to learn from some of the country’s best bluegrass musicians and teachers. 

Recent News

44th Annual Father's Day Bluegrass Festival

California Bluegrass Association Presents A legendary bluegrass, old time, and gospel music festival Schedule: June 13, 2019 emcee: Rick Cornish The Old Pals: 10:00am - 10:50am FY5: 11:00am - 11:50am Carolina Blue: 12:00pm - 12:50pm emcee: Billy…

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Father's Day Bluegrass Festival 2018

Schedule: June 13, 2018 Vern’s Stage 7:45pm - 8:20pm: Music Camp Volunteer Bands 8:30pm - 9:30pm: NorCal Bluegrass Pals Wednesday Night Festival Kickoff! Bluegrass Pioneer Stage 4:00pm - 6:00pm: : CBA Summer Music Camp Student Concert FDF…

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41st Annual Father's Day Bluegrass Festival 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016: Main Stage 10:15 PM  -  10:15 PM: Emcee Rick Cornish 10:30 PM  -  11:20 PM: Barwick & Siegfried 11:30 PM  -  12:20 AM: The New Reeltime Travelers 12:30 AM  -  1:20 AM: Crary, Evans and Spurgin 1:20 AM  -  3:25…

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Father's Day Bluegrass Festival 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015: Main Stage 9:45 AM    - 10:00 AM: Opening Comments 10:00 AM    - 10:50 AM: Carl and Judie Pagter and Friends 11:00 AM    - 11:50 AM: Jumpsteady Boys 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM: Keith Little and the LittleBand 12:50 PM -…

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Father's Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival 2013

Come and join us in our 38th Annual Fathers’ Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California! Four days of family fun, jamming, workshops, Children’s Programs, Luthier’s Pavilion, Kids on…

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