The San Diego Bluegrass Society sponsors a wide variety of bluegrass music events, including regular Tuesday events with open mics and jam sessions for San Diegans and visitors who desire to play bluegrass in a group setting, with a featured band on the 4th Tuesday. SDBS also sponsors bluegrass concerts by nationally recognized bands touring through our region, along with workshops and other educational activities.
Check out our Events+Calendar page for details. Better yet, sign up for our email list and we'll keep you informed of special events. Best of all, join the SDBS for our monthly e-newsletter, special member discounts, and more, You'll enjoy becoming part of our family-friendly community, and knowing that your support keeps bluegrass music alive and well in San Diego.
SDBS welcomes back Next Generation as Featured Band for SDBS. Formed at Summergrass several years ago, Next Generation has developed into one of the region's most popular groups. With the talents of Sebastian Green on mandolin, guitar, and vocals, Zach Caplinger on guitar and vocals, Orion Johanning on banjo, and Steve Green on bass you can depend on this band to bring you hot picking and tight singing.
Next Generation has played a number of high profile venues in the region including: Summergrass, the Ramona Bluegrass Festival, Bluegrass Day at the Fair, and as Featrured Band for SDBS and NCBFC. Young, energetic, talented, and full of love for bluegrass, you won't want to miss hearing this great band! _______________________________________________________________________
Schedule: Open mic and Pick-up bands 6:30-8; Next Generation 8-9 pm
Location: Boll Weevil Restaurant, 9330 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92123.
Admiussion: Free; donations suggested
Summergrass: We had a great festival August 15-17, 2014. Check it out at Summergrass.net
With our sister organization in San Diego, The North San Diego County Bluegrass and Folk Club, we co-produce Summergrass, a premier 3-day bluegrass festival held each August. Summergrass was a blast this year! We had a great turnout, great bands, and tons of jamming!
Watch the Summergrass website for updates on next year's event.
Perennial favorites Bluegrass Etc. at Summergrass. (Photo courtesy of Dennis Andersen)
SDBS has an active music outreach program with Emma’s Gut Bucket Band, bringing bluegrass music and instruction to public and private schools, senior centers, assisted living facilities, homeless centers and the like at no cost. We also offer a lending library of instructional materials, plus an instrument lending Library, to our members. An instrument donation program is also available. Send us an email for info: email@example.com.