It’s A Bluegrass Christmas 4!

It’s that time of year again! The intersection of Christmas music and bluegrass music is a special one—and is even, sort of, its own little subgenre. From bluegrass-specific classics like “When the Bluegrass is Covered with Snow” and “Christmas Time’s … 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

Bluegrass Comedians

This Contest is Closed The winner is Todd Evans In the earlier days of bluegrass, it was standard procedure to have a band member perform “comedy”, usually of the “Toby” variety (“Toby” being an ancient stage trope of a stupid … Read More

HVBA Forum

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Bluegrass member forum. This forum is intended for use by members to respectfully interact on topics related to our shared love of music in general and bluegrass in particular. As such, please limit discussions to … 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

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