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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Fox Valley Grass

12/5 at Kiss the Sky Records in  Batavia, IL. 3 pm, Jam starts at 1 pm, for info

12/18 at Calamity Jane's in Sugar Grove




12/6 DeKalb Country Music Show and Toys for Tots Toy Drive

1:30-5:00 pm The House Café 263 Lincoln Hwy.




Mar 3-6 East Peroria 11th Annual Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival. Stony Creek Hotel, 101 Mariners Way. (See Flyer) Great Bands, Great Jamming!


July 17-24 Bluegrass Tom Leaverton Park and Campground, 9663 N 1875 St. Palestine, Il. Everyone welcome, bring lawn chairs. Call Dean Myers 618-584-3762.  In park 618-586-2143. We have good hook-up 50-30-20 Amp.

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

Please VOTE for your 2016 NBA Officers and Board Members


Vote for 1 President.

Vote for 1 Secretary.

Vote for 4 board members.

Let's keep the NIBA alive and well.

We need your votes.


Complete the ballot (on pg 8 of your newsletter)

and send it to NIBA, PO box 310, West Dundee, Illinois  or E-mail to

Sugar Grove Community Center

151 Main St.

Sugar Grove, Il 60554



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