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.

Support Our Sponsors

January 3  Valparaiso, IN   8:00 PM Special Concensus at Front Porch Music, 505 East Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN  More Info:  219-464-4700  MAP


January 4  Lombard, IL   3:00 PM Special Concensus at the Maple Street Chapel, 220 South Main Street, Lombard, IL   More Info:   MAP


February 7 Frankfort, IL  7:30 PM  Steve Kaufman & Don Stiernberg at Down Home Guitars,

11 South White Street, Frankfort, IL  More Info:   MAP


February 8  Chicago, IL  7:00 PM  Ralph Stanley & Friends at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL  More Info Phone 773-728-6000    MAP


February 21 Chicago, IL    7:30 PM  Greensky Bluegrass at The House of Blues, 329 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL‎   More Info Phone 312-923-2000   MAP


February 25 Chicago IL 8:00 PM  Town Mountain & Bubbly Creek  at Martyrs, 3855 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL  More Info: 773-404-9494     MAP


February 28  Chicago, IL   5:00 PM & 8:00 PM  Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn  at The Old Town School of Folk Music,  4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL  Phone 773-728-6000   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.

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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