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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Aug 6-9 Richmond MN Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival at El Rancho Manana near Richmond MN.


Aug 9 Saukville WI Bluegrass at the Village, Ozaukee County Pioneer Village 4880 HWY I. Doors Open 11:30 am, music 12:30-6 (See Flyer)


Aug 20-22, Harrison, IL 32nd  Annual Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival Northern Illinois Coon & Fox Club, 12314 Harrison Road (See Flyer)


Sep 3-6, Kendallville, IN. Tri-State Bluegrass Festivals Noble County 4-H Fairgrounds, 580 North Fair Street.


 Sept 24-26, Pontiac, IL Threshermen’s Bluegrass Festival at the Threshermen’s Park, 14975 E. 2200 North Rd.  Festival Flyer

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