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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.

www.ParkfieldBluegrass.ORG Festival 11-14 May 2017
TICKETS NOW Available On-Line. Venue: V6 Ranch in Parkfield, California Cost: See Website Website: http://www.parkfieldbluegrass.ORG Address: 1st and Oak St, Parkfield, CA 93451, Parkfield, CA 93451 Costs: See Website. The 19th annual Mother's Day Weekend Parkfield Bluegrass Festival Thurs May 11th @. 1:30 PM thru Sun May 14 @ 6 PM. Located at 1st and Oak St, Parkfield, CA 93451. For more info see website. Jamming, RV camping, food and craft vendors, Oak tree shaded audience area, Kid's programs: arts & crafts, storytelling and music FEATURING: Sawmill Road, Cache Valley Drifters; We are also proud to present these additional amazing acts: Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood; Pacific Drive; Pacific Drive; The Blue J's; Have More Fun Stringband; Ynana Rose Band; Honeysuckle Possums; Amber Cross, CA; Gerry Higbies "Kids on Stage" + More 
Check out Jams & Gigs Tab
Check the Jams & Gigs tab for the local CA Central Coast Jams and recurring Gigs. 
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 Blair Gillespie'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. 
Paul Barton now taking students for private mandolin lessons
Paul has been playing bluegrass as The Brothers Barton since 1998. He has toured around the country and have played alongside some bluegrass/new acoustic greats. Paul teaches Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Upright Bass and Electric Bass in the Arroyo Grande and Bakersfield areas. Contact Paul at or call (661) 496-4522 
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! 

Upcoming Events

Jan 25, 2017 @ 6:00 PM 
Chris Jones and the Night Drivers @ Atascadero, CA 
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Jan 28, 2017 @ 8:00 PM 
Blue Highway @ Arroyo Grande CA 
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Feb 18, 2017 @ 7:00 PM 
Snap Jackson and the Knock on Wood Players @ Atascadero CA 
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Mar 4, 2017 @ 5:00 PM 
Joe Craven @ Los Osos CA 
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Apr 1, 2017 @ 5:00 PM 
Amber Crossl @ Los Osos CA 
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May 11, 2017 @ 1:30 PM 
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival 2017 @ Parkfield CA 
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June 3, 2017 @ 5:00 PM 
Na Hoa Aloha @ Los Osos CA 
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