The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association

PO Box 310, West Dundee, IL 60118

The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association (NIBA) is dedicated to promoting and preserving “America’s Heritage Music” (Bluegrass) via support of regular monthly jam sessions, open stages, sponsored events, concerts, festivals, IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), educational programs  and a variety of other events.

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December 7  Dekalb, IL 1:30 PM to 5 PM   Toys For Tots Country Music Show at Feed-em Soup Building, 122 S. 1st St.,  DeKalb     Bring a new unwrapped toy for admission. More Information Call:  Gary Mullis  815 762 5589


December 13  Evanston, IL  8:00 PM Flatt Lonesome at Bluegrass Legends Concert Series , The American Legion Music Hall, 1030 Central Street, Evanston IL More Info:    MAP


March 5-8, 2015 East Peoria, IL Shorty’s Strictly Bluegrass Festival at The Stoney Creek Inn, 101 Mariners Way, East Peoria, IL  More Info Email:     MAP

Have you been to a great bluegrass event recently?  Let us know about it!  NIBA is always looking for articles.


Send your articles (and pictures if available) to: NIBA, P.O. Box 310, West Dundee, IL  60118 or to


Send your performance schedules to so we can publish your events in NIBA Newsletter.

Text Box: NIBA Holiday Party & Chili Cook Off
Saturday, December 13th
11:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Lyon Farm & Village Illinois 71, Yorkville, IL 
Dinner is 4:00-5:00. Chili judging will be 3:45 
Please bring a dish to pass .
Open Stage Will Be Going On All Day
Free For NIBA Members

The Next NIBA Board Meeting is Dec 5th at Harding at 5:00 PM

All Members are Welcome.

Please Welcome Our New NIBA Members!


Bob Burson, Linda & Carol Griesbach, Russell Ginn, Richard Sweitzer


Please encourage your friends to join and/or renew.



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