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Welcome to the Bluegrass Music Society
of the Central Coast (BMSCC)


Promoting bluegrass, oldtime, traditional and gospel music on the Central Coast of California

Announcements are listed below and Upcoming Events are listed to the right.

Listen to Basically Bluegrass on KCBX
90.1 San Luis Obispo | 89.5 Santa Barbara | 91.7 Paso Robles to Salinas | 90.9 Santa Ynez, Avila Beach, Cambria | 91.1 Cayucos | 95.1 Lompoc * Tune in on Thursday nights from 8-10 PM to Glenn Horn's fabulous "Basically Bluegrass" program! And now this show is accessible on-line during the FM broadcast, at (just click on Listen Now). 
Paul Lee now taking students for private fiddle lessons
If you've ever wanted to learn how to play fiddle, here's your opportunity to learn with one of the best. Here's a link to his website or contact him at (805) 709-1208. Lessons are in Nipomo. 
Rick Veeh now taking students for private mandolin lessons
Rick Veeh started playing the mandolin in 1976. Since that time he has performed in/with numerous bands, playing a variety of acoustic music styles including traditional bluegrass, swing, Celtic, old-time, and folk, with forays into classic jazz. Rick's goal with each student is to make them a better musician through a combination of studies in technique, ear training, written music in standard notation/tablature, and music theory. He teaches out of his home in Templeton (north SLO county). Give Rick a call at 434-5169! 
BMSCC Annual Meeting
November 16, 2014 1:00 - 6:00 pm. Last Stage West, 15050 Morro Road, Atascadero, CA 93422 Please join us for our annual meeting and bluegrass jam on November 16, 2014, 1:00 - 6:00 at the Last Stage West, half way between Atascadero and Morro Bay on Hwy. 41. Come visit, vote, play some music, eat great food and hear about BMSCC?s accomplishments and plans. The Last Stage West will open at 1:00 pm on November 16 just for our meeting. They have indoor and outdoor jamming areas and feature hand-cooked BBQ, delicious pie and an extensive selection of beer and wine. The Last Stage West has been a steadfast resource for bluegrass music in our area for many years. They regularly host jams and live performances that feature local pickers and national bands. Election of Board of Directors. The annual meeting is your opportunity to vote for the Board of Directors. Currently we have two directors whose terms will expire and who would like to continue to serve. Confirmation of Officers. The annual meeting is your opportunity to confirm the officers who have been appointed by the Board of Directors. We are also accepting nominations for the position of Treasurer. If you are interested in serving as Treasurer please email Connie Moxness at All current BMSCC members are eligible to vote. You may renew your membership at the annual meeting. A ballot and voting instructions will be sent out soon. If you cannot attend the annual meeting you may still vote by email or regular mail. Instructions will be sent with the ballot. We're looking forward to seeing you on November 16 and don't forget to bring your instruments for the jam. Thank you for supporting bluegrass music. Link: 

Upcoming Events

Oct 25, 2014 @ 12:00 PM 
Blue Moonshine @ Arroyo Grande 
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Nov 1, 2014 @ 5:00 PM 
Appalachian Songwriters Jeni & Billy @ Los Osos CA 
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Nov 1, 2014 @ 5:30 PM 
Appellation Bluegrass Band @ Arroyo Grande 
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Nov 14, 2014 @ 6:00 PM 
Off The Griddle Old Time String Band 
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Nov 16, 2014 @ 1:00 PM 
BMSCC Annual Meeting 
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Jan 9, 2015 @ 08:00 AM 
48 Hour Jam in Bakersfield 
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