Wayne Rice

Bluegrass Events Around San Diego

April 8, 2016
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Here are some upcoming bluegrass music events around San Diego and Southern California:.

  • Saturday, December 23: Tyler Grant and Kellen Asebroek are hosting a "homecoming party" at Winston's Beach Club in Ocean Beach from 6 to 9 PM. $10 cover at the door. "Join us for an evening of great songs, hot pickin' and harmony singing, and some very special guests." For more info visit Winston's website.
  • Friday, January 12: Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Peter Rowan will appear at AMSDConcerts in National City (2900 Highland Avenue) at 7:30 PM. For tickets and information call (619) 201-0520 or visit AMSDConcerts.com.
  • Friday, January 26: Greg Cahill and Special Consensus will appear at the First Baptist Church of Pacific Beach (4747 Soledad Mountain Road) at 8:00 pm. Mohavi Soul will be the opening band, performing at 7:30 pm. Sponsored by the San Diego Bluegrass Society. Free admission. A goodwill offering will be taken. Plenty of free parking.
  • Friday, February 9: Front Country will appear at AMSDConcerts in National City (2900 Highland Avenue) at 7:30 PM. For tickets and information call (619) 201-0520 or visit AMSDConcerts.com.
  • Thursday-Sunday, March 22-25: The Temecula Valley Bluegrass Festival will feature the Get Down Boys, The Central Valley Boys, Chris Cerna & Bluegrass Republic, The Wimberly Bluegrass Band, Mohavi Soul, Bluegrass Brethren, Prairie Sky, Salty Suites, The Drought Tolerant Bluegrass Band, The Vulcan Mountain Boys, The Cody Sisters and much more. For details visit TemeculaBluegrass.com

Regular Bluegrass Events Around San Diego:

  • 1st Tuesday of the month:  The North County Bluegrass and Folk Club holds it's monthly "featured band" night at Round Table Pizza, Ash and Washington in Escondido. 7-10 PM. No admission charge; donations accepted.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds an open mike and jam at Fuddruckers/La Mesa (Grossmont Shopping Center) 6:30-9 PM. No admission charge.
  • 3rd Monday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds a "slow jam" at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in North Park (4011 Ohio Street), led by recording artist and music instructor Janet Beazley. There is an admission charge of $5 for SDBS members and $10 per session for non members. Non members can join on site and receive their discount immediately. Janet also conducts a monthly "slow jam" in Poway (time and place varies). For details and information contact [email protected].
  • 4th Tuesday of the month: The San Diego Bluegrass Society holds it's monthly "featured band" night at the Boll Weevil Restaurant (9330 Clairemont Mesa Blvd) in San Diego from 6:30 to 9 PM. No admission charge; donations accepted.