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

Events :

 

8/28 1-5 Rockford WLUP Radio 54th Annual Anniversary Picnic, Sing Live on WLUP Radio  2273 Elmwood Rd (See Flyer)

 

10/8 35th Old Time and Bluegrass Gathering Eden Valley Refuge 2 mi South of Baldwin, IA. (see Flyer)

 

Concerts :

 

The Special Consensus

8/21 4:00 pm Long Grove, IL – Fountain Square

9/9   7:30 Lockport, Il. Brashler Barn

 

9/9 7:30 Daily and Vincent Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave

 

Fox Valley Grass

8/5 6:30-8 PM Stewart Fest, Steward (See Flyer)

8/13 10:30 AM Farmer’s Market, Streator

8/14 3:00 Yorkville Christian HS benefit, Yorkville

8/27 7:00 Calamity Jane's, Sugar Grove

 

Eric Lambert

8/12 8:00 Troquet River North Chicago

8/20 Homewood Giant Block Party Homewood

         2:00 Eric Lambert Trio

                 (Ben Benedict, Marc Edelstein)

8/28 5:00 9th Street Pub LaSalle

 

Brashler Barn

8/6 6PM Art Stevenson and High Water

9/9 7:30 The Special Consensus

 

Evanston Space – Evanston 1245 Chicago Ave. (847) 556-9756

8/5   7PM Sierra Hull

 

Festivals :

 

8/25-27 7th Annual Bluegrass in the Pines Festival Rosholt Fair Park, North Main Street, Rosholt, WI Thursday show starts at 8 pm. Noon to midnight Friday and Saturday.

 

9/3 Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival  Arthur, Illinois at The Great Pumpkin Patch, just south and west of town.  Admission $25 all day and night. Camping nearby, see website for more information. www.mackvillebluegrass.com or call 217-578-3868.)

 

9/4-5 40th Annual Fox Valley Folk Festival 11-6 both days At Island Park, Geneva

 

9/23-24 Threshermen's Bluegrass Festival

Pontiac, Il.

 

2017 3/5-7 Shorty’s Strickly Bluegrqass Festival East Peoria

 

 

Click Here to see Bluegrass Festivals Flyers

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

Support Our Sponsors

Special Notice!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Three board members terms are expiring this year: Richard Krasko, Cindy Kline, and Kim Kraemer.

 

This is Your Opportunity to contribute to the Bluegrass community. Please send in your nominations now! Please nominate yourself or another member who is willing to serve. Send nominations to niba@nibaweb.org

 

         Home

 Membership

 Contact Us

 Merchandise

 Jams

Events

 

         Sponsors

 

 Supporting  

 Member Bands

 

Individual    

Member Bands

 

 News & Articles

 

 Classified Ads

 

Links

         Home

 Membership

 Contact Us

 Merchandise

 Jams

Events

 

         Sponsors

 

 Supporting  

 Member Bands

 

Individual    

Member Bands

 

 News & Articles

 

 Classified Ads

 

Links