Jan Jerrold Award Nominations 2016

JAN JERROLD AWARD

Nominations are now open for the Jan Jerrold Award. This is the BBMA’s premier award for the person  who has made the most significant recent contribution to the Bluegrass music scene in the UK.  Your nominee doesn’t have to be a member of the BBMA. All nominators must be members.  Nominations will close at the end of September and the award will be presented at the BBMA AGM
and 2nd Convention on 15th October.  Who do you think has made a difference? Please send me their name and your reasons for nominating them.

And please do it now, whilst you are thinking about it!
Thank you.
Les Packer

email: committee@britishbluegrass.co.uk

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Dales Fest 2016

Dalesfest 2016:

(The Yorkshire Dales Bluegrass & Americana Acoustic Music Weekend).

Friday 15th July – Sunday 17th July 2016.

At: Dalesbank Farm, Low Lane, Silsden, Yorkshire, BD20 9JH.

Tel: 01535-653321 – Meadmore Preston.

Some B&B available.

Hog Roast Sat pm.

There are No advanced tickets. (pay at the gate, Festival opens 12.00 noon on Friday)

For costs of any extra nights camping – please contact the Farm directly.

Weekend Tickets: £35.00 each (includes parking, camping and all concerts)

(Sat only: £20.00, inc concert, + £2.00 parking)

Friday:  Evening Concert: The Haley Sisters.

Suported by: Tilter Wheel + Sam Barrett & Friends + Hanks Co. Band.

Saturday: Evening Concert: Headline band : The Down County Boys.

Supported by: The Jaywalkers + The Howard Brothers + Catfish Skillet.

Sunday:   11.30 “Slow” picking session for beginners.

 

Contacts: Lewis; 07813-313877 (lewispugh1986@gmail.com)

Mark; 07710-020791

Bev;   0113-2688725

John;  0792-1948655 (jcb1948@hotmail.co.uk )

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BBMA Annual General Meeting – Saturday 15 Oct 16 at Tamworth

Come along and Jam!

The BBMA Annual General Meeting for 2016 will once again be held at the Bolehall Manor Club, Amington Rd, Tamworth, B77 3LH on Saturday the 15th of October 2016.

The provisional programme: is as follows:

Friday 14th:

12 noon site opens for FREE camping/motorhomes

20:30 Tamworth Folk Club weekly singaround.

 

Saturday 15th:

12 noon bar opens for sessions.

15:00 BBMA AGM, followed by sessions in the bar

20:00 3 band concert FREE to BBMA members.

Details of bands to follow…

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