The Ruta Beggars – HVBA March Concert

Friday, March 15, 2024 @ 7:30pm Unitarian Fellowship 67 S. Randolph Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY $20/Members – $25/Non-Members Tickets at the Door The Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association is thrilled to welcome one of its newest member bands to their HVBA debut … Read More

County Line Bluegrass – February 9, 2024

County Line Bluegrass is a group of seasoned musicians who share a love for early bluegrass and country music. With a focus on good songs, tight harmonies and fiery instrumentals, we strive to entertain and amaze. We first heard this … Read More

President’s End-of-Year Message

Dear HVBA members, member bands, concertgoers, friends, and all bluegrass lovers across the Hudson Valley, On behalf of myself and the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association’s board, we wish you a happy and healthy 2023 holiday season. And what a year … Read More

CANCELLED: Redwood Hill Concert

Friday, January 19, 2023 @ 7:30pm Unitarian Fellowship 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY $20/$25 at the Door Sadly, due to the weather, we are forced to cancel the concert for this evening. Everyone stay safe and warm. Hopefully, we … Read More

More Mando Madness

After a four-year hiatus, Mando Madness is back at the HVBA! Veteran Hudson Valley-based picker and Too Blue mandolinist Mike Sassano again assembles a crack team of eight-string aficionados for a night of mandolin mania. This year’s show will feature … Read More

From Violinists to Fiddlers

Bringing Bluegrass Music to Students in Stringendo’s Strawberry Hill Fiddlers Program About a month ago, I received an invitation to visit with the Strawberry Hill Fiddlers and teach their fiddle students about bluegrass music. As a Strawberry Hill Fiddlers alumnus, … Read More

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