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

April 19  Evanston, IL 8:00 pm Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Bluegrass Legends Concert Series at American Legion Post 42,  1030 Central St., Evanston, IL   More info here: Bluegrass Legends Concert Series      MAP

 

May 4  Chicago, IL  7:00 pm  Dailey & Vincent at The Old Town School Of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  More info Phone: 773-728-6000  or see Old Town School Concerts    MAP

 

May 17  Evanston, IL 8:00 pm The Clay Hess Band Bluegrass Legends Concert Series  Bluegrass Legends Concert Series at American Legion Post 42,  1030 Central St., Evanston, IL   More info here: Bluegrass Legends Concert Series      MAP

 

May 18  Chicago, IL  7:00 pm  Claire Lynch Band at The Old Town School Of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  More info Phone: 773-728-6000  or see Old Town School Concerts    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 niba@nibaweb.org

 

NIBA Business

 

Important Dates to remember:

 

Saturday, July 19-  NIBA Festival

     Lyon’s Farm Illinois 71, Yorkville, IL 60560

    

Sunday, June 8 – NIBA Picnic

     Location and volunteers to be decided

 

     Please let us know if you can help out with the Picnic or Festival

 

A Bylaw rule change is under consideration (It is being proposed that)

 

In order to provide some congruity between years I am proposing that the President and Vice-President are two year alternating terms. This way there will never be an entirely new NIBA board.

 

CALLING ALL NIBA BANDS……...

Send your performance schedules to niba@nibaweb.org so we can publish your events in NIBA Newsletter.

Jam Change Due To Good Friday Services

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3rd Friday                          6:00 PM

Princeton Jam

First Lutheran Church

116 N. Pleasant St.             MAP

Princeton, IL

Jam Rooms & Open Stage

April Jam rescheduled to Friday April 25th

Phone Owen Johnson at 815-875-2057 or  Jeanette Carothers at  815-792-8406 for more information.