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The 31st Annual Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival is coming soon! It will be August 12-14, 2016 at Historic Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley, just south of Reno, Nevada. Tickets are available now! In advance they're just $20 for anyone over 12 years old, whether you're a member of NNBA or not! Children 12 & under are free! You can't beat it. At the gate tickets are $25! Click on the image above to go to the Festival site and get your tickets now! Remember your ticket is your Paypal Receipt and are not refundable.

Local Bands

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Locate information on local bands, contact and availability.

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Join us for our bi-monthly Bluegrass Workshop/Jam 

It's held at the First Congregational Church of Reno.

627 Sunnyside Drive, Reno, NV  89503

Jams are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Jam/Workshop Dates:

Wednesday, April 6th & 20th, 2016

Wednesday, May 4th & 18th, 2016

Check Out the News Page for Info on Happenings in the NNBA!

The NNBA receives support from The Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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​​​​So Many Tunes. . . So Little Time

Welcome to the Home of the Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association. (NNBA) Our organization is dedicated to promoting and preserving bluegrass, old-time, traditional and related folk music, acoustic music from a common American Heritage.

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Bi-Monthly NNBA Bluegrass Workshop/Jam

A Rib Tickler

Q: Why are banjos better than guitars?

A: They burn longer