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Jams, Workshops, Concerts and More! – April Newsletter

Grammy Award-Winning Album to be performed at the Garde Arts Center Saturday, April 9 8PM Over the last four decades, Béla Fleck has made a point of boldly going where no banjo player has gone before, a musical journey that has earned him 15 Grammys in nine different fields, including Country, Pop, Jazz, Instrumental, Classical and World Music. But…

March Newsletter

Queen of Bluegrass Coming to Connecticut! Wall Street Theater would like to extend a special offer to Connecticut Bluegrass Association members for our upcoming Rhoda Vincent Show on April 1st! You and your members are encouraged to share this offer with friends and family! Use code CTBLUEGRASS and receive $10 off select tickets!  Covid policies…

February Newsletter

Upcoming Shows You Won’t Want to Miss Friday, Feb 18 – The infamous Jacob Jolliff will bring an incredible cast of bluegrass players to Bridgeport at the newly renovated Park City Music Hall. G Rockwell, a Connecticut native who grew up in Bridgeport is now studying contemporary improvisation on THE BANJO at the New England…

January Newsletter

New Music Venue – Big Supporters of Bluegrass Music Nod Hill Brewery in Ridgefield Connecticut was co-founded by bluegrass loving David Kaye, who plays mandolin in the local bluegrass band Hitch and the Giddyup. In addition to an awesome outdoor biergarten, this brand new space is perfect for picking. TELEFUNKEN Debuts 2021 Podunk Bluegrass Band…

Dec Newsletter

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Founding member to perform at the Town Crier! John was one of the leaders of the second wave of Bluegrass and a bridge between modern audiences and 1st generation artists with the 1972 LP Will The Circle Be Unbroken. Read more about this bluegrass legacy and purchase tickets here Podunk Bluegrass Festival…

New Bluegrass Venue and Jam Opportunities!

Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association, Adirondack Bluegrass League, and Connecticut Bluegrass Association join forces to sponsor a new “haven” for Bluegrass Musicians. On Dec 16, we have organized a Pilot Bluegrass Event that will include multiple concurrent bluegrass Jamming Locations, a slow jam, and a Free Wernick Method jam class at the Bearsville Theater. The theater…

OCT/NOV Updates

Lot’s of exciting things going on in the CT Bluegrass scene! James Kerr Leads a Bluegrass Ensemble in  New Haven (<–Read more and sign up!) Podunk Bluegrass Festival (Goshen CT) Tickets on Sale! Bluegrass, Country, and Youth Club in Ridgefield CT Bluegrass, Country, and Roots Kids Perform “Country Roads” by John DenverPodunk Bluegrass Festival has a kids…

September Updates!

CTBA Calendar The Calendar is starting to fill up with fun jams, workshops, radio shows, and live performances! Check it out! The calendar is public and those wishing to publicize a jam, performance, class, or radio show can post their events: See how the CTBA Public Calendar Works Here Localized Jam Point People We would…

Bluegrass Today: “CTBA – Connecticut’s statewide bluegrass association”

Posted on July 28, 2021 By Dale And Darcy Cahill originally on Bluegrass Today On July 12th, Austin Scelzo, a Connecticut native and professional fiddle player, launched the Connecticut Bluegrass Association (CTBA) web site. Scelzo shared his idea to create the state’s first bluegrass association with the already thriving bluegrass associations in the state, as well as every Connecticut contact he…

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