The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association

PO Box 310, West Dundee, IL 60118

The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association (NIBA) is dedicated to promoting and preserving “America’s Heritage Music” (Bluegrass) via support of regular monthly jam sessions, open stages, sponsored events, concerts, festivals, IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association), educational programs  and a variety of other events.

 

Hello Bluegrass Enthusiasts!

Key Dates to Remember:

 

Dec 1 : NIBA Christmas Party     noon-5pm

 

Jun 1 : NIBA Bluegrass Festival

  

 

 

 

 

 

Have you been to a great bluegrass event recently?  Let us know about it!  NIBA is always looking for articles.

Send your articles (and pictures if available) to: NIBA, P.O. Box 310, West Dundee, IL  60118 or to niba@nibaweb.org

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"Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any other music in the world.  You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year."   Bill Monroe 

If you are not an Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association (NIBA)member please consider joining.

Benefits include:

   A Great (16 page) Newsletter, 

   A Fun Member Picnic & Jam and

   A Christmas Party & Jam & Show

The NIBA also helps to promote Bluegrass by helping to sponsor area Festivals, a scholarship fund, etc.


We also sponsor the NIBA Festival for members and non-members.

 

Please go to  ww.nibaweb.org\membership to get more information on how to join!

 

 

Click Here to see the entire Events Listing

 

Click Here for Bluegrass Festivals Flyers

NIBA Scholarship Applications Deadline

Extended to Oct.1,2018

 

The NIBA scholarship is designed to assist college students with a monetary contribution to help in their education. Applicants need to be enrolled in an accredited college. The applicant will submit a short essay describing “HOW TO KEEP YOUTH INTERESTED and PARTICIPATING IN BLUEGRASS MUSIC.”

 

Essays will be judged by the NIBA board members. Chosen applicants will receive a check about 1 month after Review of the Board.

 

The applicant must also have a family member be part of the NIBA family in good standing. 

 

Please submit the type written essay to:

NIBA,  PO Box 310, West Dundee,Il  60118

Alternately it may be e-mailed to:

NIBA@nibaweb.org  or NIBAPRES@GMAIL.COM

 

Good luck applicants! (See Newsletter for more information)

 

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