The Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association

PO Box 495, Ottawa, IL 61350

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.

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Welcome Bluegrass Enthusiasts!

 

The Harding and Triumph, and Grand Ridge Jams Are Back!

Please check with the jam contact

before going to a jam location

 

 NIBA Key Dates to Remember

 

07/16 -- NIBA Bluegrass Festival

              Sandwich Fairgrounds

Rain or Shine In large pavilion

For Directions click here

 

Thur. 8/11 – Sycamore Steam Show*

(Free entry for musicians)

 

8/21 – NIBA Picnic

            Illini State Park, Marseilles, IL

 

8/28 – Two Rivers Bluegrass Festival

 

*- Volunteers are needed. Let us know if you can come and play! Send confirmation to northernillinoisbluegrass@gmail.com

 

 

NIBA Memberships can be

purchased or renewed online!

 

NIBA Merchandise can be purchased online!

 

Click Here for Bluegrass Festivals Flyers

New Jam Listing:

 

The Opry Jamboree, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Pig Minds Brewing Co. 4080 Steele Dr., Machesney Park, IL. 61115

 

Two rooms, one to jam and one for a stage show. Also outside stage for summer time.

 

We will be starting in July the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 5:00PM - 8:00PM

New Jam Listing:

 

The monthly jam at Greenfields of Geneva will be renewing on Saturday June 18.

 

The starting time for the jam will be 6:30 P.M.

Please list this jam as being a third Saturday jam.

 

Unlike many of the other jams this one will continue during the summer months.

 

Info: Tom Dearing (630) 578-6575

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