HVBA Concert at Reed Memorial Library

One key role of the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association is clearly laid in our mission statement: “The HVBA is chartered as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts and educational organization, we promote bluegrass and related acoustic music in the Hudson Valley through … Read More

On The Trail: HVBA November Concert

James Earl Jones Theater Poughkeepsie Day School 260 Boardman Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Tickets: Door sales only! HVBA members: $20 Non-members: $25 Newly added: Bluegrass Jam Class at 5-7pm prior to concert.  Taught by Austin Scelzo using the Wernick Method. … Read More

Peter Conklin: Our Unsung Hero

As most of you know, an important part of HVBA’S outreach efforts is our twice-monthly open jam sessions, currently held at The Manor in Poughkeepsie on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. They provide a forum for players … Read More

New HVBA Board Member: Danny DiPaola

Danny DiPaola has just been invited to join the Board of the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association and we are so happy that he has accepted. We thought you might like to know a bit more about him. His initial contact … Read More

Then and Now: John Hartford

John Hartford is one of the most quintessentially American musicians to ever hit the bluegrass scene. Like Tony Rice and David Grisman, he crafted music that was somehow as ancient as it was modern, all with songwriting skills that recall … Read More

Harder Drivin’ Bluegrass in B

B” is for bluegrass—and the key of B is where the best bluegrass tunes and songs live! Bluegrass songs in B are conducive to some of the tightest harmonies and highest and lonesomest tunes out there. This list features performances … Read More

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