Clubs, non-profits, etc.

California Bluegrass Association

The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) is a California Non-Profit Corporation which was founded in 1975 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The CBA is dedicated to the furtherance of Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Gospel Music in California.

San Diego Folk Heritage

San Diego Folk Heritage presents folk musicians and groups in concert around San Diego County, plus has links to a number of other activities such as contra dances, folk song groups, etc.

North County Folk Song Society

Please contact Audrey Anderson at to be placed on a mailing list for dates, locations of folk circles. This is a small north county group of very nice folks playing the true folk tradition.

Riverside Folk Song Society

For those of you living in the Inland Empire, folk music is alive and well.

San Diego Folk Song Society

We've been getting together to sing and play since SDFSS was first founded by Sam Hinton in the 1950s. We welcome all instruments and people at all levels of musicianship, from beginners up, so, please, don't be shy. We invite you to come, bring your songs, your instruments and your friends. Join us anytime. See link for current meeting times and locations.


San Diego Bluegrass Society

The San Diego Bluegrass Society is our partner in producing Summergrass San Diego. They host open mics and music nights with lots of jamming on the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Tuesday of each month around San Diego County.

1st Tuesday Music Night


Music Nights are free, and open to members and the general public. We offer live bluegrass and folk music beginning at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of every month.  Our opening spot gives upcoming bands the opportunity to perform for an appreciative audience. And, at 8:00 we feature one of our many talented San Diego and SoCal bands.   Come join us for an great evening of music.


Questions - contact us at


We meet at Round Table Pizza in Escondido, on the corner of Ash & Washington Streets. 1161 E. Washington Avenue Escondido, CA 92025 (760)489-0191

NCBFC Membership

$25 per year - pdf version of newsletter, emailed monthly