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Seeking Bluegrass & Old Time Bands!

The Vern’s Stage Committee is pleased to announce an open call for bands for the 2020 CBA Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley. There are a limited number of slots available from Thursday, June 18 through Sunday, June 21. We expect to fill up to 18 slots of 35-minute sets.

The submission process will be open from September 1 to midnight, November 1, 2019.

NOTE: To be eligible to play Vern’s Stage, bands must: (a) play bluegrass and/or old time music; (b) be California-based; and, (c) be non-touring outside the state. Also, if you have played Vern’s in the last two years (2018, 2019), then you are not eligible to play the stage again unless you’re a youth bandbands with a majority of members under the age of 18 are eligible in consecutive years.

Get Ready, Get Set...

All submitting bands should be prepared to send:

Three (3) recorded sample songs/tunes from recent (i.e., within the last year) live performances or band practices in MP3 format, and optionally a recent live video recording as a YouTube or Dropbox (or similar) link.

In addition, you will need to submit the following: CBA Logo

Please watch this page for further updates.