Our purpose is to promote the enjoyment, education and charitable participation in the American folk and bluegrass tradition of music. As a 501 (c) (3) corporation, contributions to Folk Routes, Inc. or the San Diego North County Bluegrass and Folk Club are deductible under section 170(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
FIRST TUESDAY MUSIC NIGHTS are free, open to the
public and members alike, offering live bluegrass and
folk music at the Round Table Pizza on the corner of Ash
& Washington Streets in Escondido beginning at 7 pm
on the first Tuesday of every month.
CAMPOUTS – 2 campouts per year, usually held the 3rd
weekend in April and in July. Lots of jamming, casual music workshops, potluck dinner, and an evening concert or band scramble or jamming opportunity for campers and the public. A chance to relax, meet new folks, and practice your music skills or learn new ones in a casual setting.
CONCERTS : NCBFC sometimes produces concerts of
local or touring artists around San Diego County. We
also help publicize concerts and festivals sponsored by
other associations who support bluegrass and folk or
FESTIVALS – From 1999-2002 we produced the Julian
Bluegrass Festival. In 2003 NCBFC co-created (with
SDBS) a new event, Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass
Festival, now held every August in Vista CA
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: We also offer our club publication The Bluegrass & Folk Broadcast every month to our members via email.