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Mark your calendars for our 31st annual festival, which will be on Aug 12-14, 2016!

List of items found at the 2015 festival (Aug 14-16)

Black rimmed reading glasses in case
Blue folding chair
Guitar tuner
Water bottle with blue cap

If any of these items belong to you, please contact Kathi Scott at:

The following information pertains to our most recent festival that was in August 2015:

 30th Annual

Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival
August 14, 15 & 16, 2015

The main festival is Saturday August 15

We are pleased to announce this years festival headliner,
Grammy nominated and IMBA winner 
"Blue Highway"

If you would like to make a donation to Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival, please use the PayPal button below

Vendors: If you would like information about becoming a merchant vendor for this year’s festival, contact our Vendor Coordinator, Mike Parsley, at (775) 772-4263 or mm.parsley@sbcglobal.net


Bowers Aug 15, 2015 Band Lineup
Grammy nominated and IMBA winner
Blue Highway

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

Country Music Legend
Lacy J Dalton


The Sonoran Dogs

along with

Strange on the Range

Suspect Terrane

The Note-ables


The NNBA's Own Monday Night Volunteers

with special performances on
Friday night by The Sierra Sisters
and on
Sunday morning by The Gabardine Sisters


Past Event Photos
by Randy Shelton



This festival is funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.



Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association Main Website

Visit the NNBA's main website for News and Events, Local Performances, etc.  www.nnba.org



     NNBA Board of Directors


President:  Rick Sparks, (775) 233-0122
Vice President:  Kathi Scott, (775) 322-5039

Treasurer:   Ray Hopper, (775) 384-2403

Activities Coordinator:  Rick Rinehart, (775) 849-7988

Secretary:  Jerry Robinson (775) 376-8423

Membership Coordinator:  Eric Lovejoy (775) 742-7431

Outreach Coordinator:  Annie Pinkerton, (775) 225-9462




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