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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Concerts:

 

Fox Valley Grass

1/30 at Calamity Jane's in Sugar Grove

https://www.facebook.com/CalamityJanesPlace/?fref=ts

 

 

2/6  Evanston, 8:00 pm Henhouse Prowlers - Bluegrass Legends Concert Series at American Legion Post 42, 1030 Central St.  Email: info@chicagobluegrass.com

 

2/27  Evanston, 8:00 pm The Becky Buller Band - Bluegrass Legends Concert Series at American Legion Post 42, 1030 Central St.  Email: info@chicagobluegrass.com

 

Fox Valley Grass

2/27 at Calamity Jane's in Sugar Grove

https://www.facebook.com/CalamityJanesPlace/?fref=ts

 

Acoustic Soul Generations

2/27 – at Acoustic Soul generations. We play bluegrass, but we do some folk & country songs.

 

American Legion, 1030 Central Street, Evanston,IL 8pm

2/28    Becky Buller Band

3/11    The Infamous Stringdusters

info@chicagobluegrass.com  chicagobluegrass.com (773)929-1322

 

May 14  Lockport, Il 5:00 PM The Gibson Brothers 17560 S. Gougar Road. $40 suggested donation per seat Info: Lois and Mike Brashler 815-592-1549 http://asliceofbluegrass.com/

 

6/25 Lockport, Il 5:00 PM Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper  17560 S. Gougar Road. $40 suggested donation per seat Info: Lois and Mike Brashler 815-592-1549 http://asliceofbluegrass.com/

 

Festivals:

 

3/3-3/6 2016, East Peroria 11th Annual Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrass Festival. Stony Creek Hotel, 101 Mariners Way. Shortysblugrass@comcast.net (See Flyer) Great Bands, Great Jamming!

 

3/4-6, 37th Annual Winter Bluegrass Weekend Crowne Plaza Mpls West, Plymputh, Mn. www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org

 

June 25 Lockport, Il 5:00 PM Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper  17560 S. Gougar Road. $40 suggested donation per seat Info: Lois and Mike Brashler 815-592-1549 http://asliceofbluegrass.com/

 

4/14-17 Cabin Fever Festival in Duluth! Another great weekend of great music, jam sessions, and fun. It starts with an all-night jam on Friday night and continues with numerous stage shows, draw bands, workshops, open stage, and jam sessions all day Saturday. Radisson Harborview Hotel at 218-727-8981

 

4/14-17 Cabin Fever Festival in Duluth! Another great weekend of great music, jam sessions, and fun. It starts with an all-night jam on Friday night and continues with numerous stage shows, draw bands, workshops, open stage, and jam sessions all day Saturday. Radisson Harborview Hotel at 218-727-8981

 

6/9-11 Eau Claire, Wi Blue Ox Music Festival Pert Near Sandstone, See poster (pg 2) for Bands, Free camping and parking  Info:  715-839-7500 http://blueoxmusicfestival.com/

 

6/24-26 9th  Annual Crazy Horse Campground Bluegrass Festival, located 8 miles north and 2 miles east of Jacksonville. Feathering: The Harmans, Art Stevenson, High Fidelity, Fire Box, Flat Mountain, The Hall Sisters, Chris Tally Trio, Burr Oak String Band, Dave & Gale Lowe. Information:  crazyhorsecamp.com 217-886-2089 crazyhorseil@yahoo.com

 

7/9-7/10 Bluegrass on the Green Beidert Green in downtown Frankfort, Il. Many fabulous bands, see Poster on Page 2 for details. Kids Tent & Activities, Pickers Tent, Food, Crafts Vendors

 

7/17-24 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 niba@nibaweb.org

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