Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Events subject to change. Always check the current issue of the KBA newsletter for updates.

The Twenty Sixth Annual KBA Winter Bluegrass Show is February 20-21, 2015, Wichita, KS

Click here for details about the 2015 Winter Bluegrass Festival.

Pickin' Picnics - Day Visitors Welcome

We have pickin' picnics weekends from April through October as scheduled below. On Saturday evening there is a picnic potluck dinner at 6:00 PM so be sure to bring a dish to share, your own table service and drink and join in the fun. There are no park fees for day visitors. Note: No picnic in September during Walnut Valley Festival.

2014 Pickin' Picnics: (subject to change - check back later for updates)

______2014______ Location
April 25-27
Moved to 4th weekend since Easter is 3rd weekend. Winfield Fairgrounds, Winfield. Campers park and pay at onsite drop box. KBA Annual Meeting in Red Barn Saturday evening.
May 16-18
Council Grove
Council Grove, Canning Creek Campground, sites 1-30. Camping reservations 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
June 20-22
Kanopolis Resevoir, 30 miles southwest of Salina. Riverside Campground. Camping reservations 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov.
July 18-20
Marion reservoir, Cottonwood Point, Area 2. Camping reservations 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
August 15-17
Spring Lake
Spring Lake near Halstead. Special "gospel" show Saturday evening. Camping reservations at 866-935-3443 or www.springlakeresort.com
September No picnic due to Walnut Valley Festival. - See you at the WVF
October 17-19
Winfield Fairgrounds, Winfield, KS. Campers park and pay at onsite drop box. Heated grandstand room for jams and pot luck

Contact Bruce Johnson at 316-204-1223 for additional info. As always, call or check your KBA newsletter for the latest information about dates, times and locations.

Monthly Kansas Bluegrass Association Jam

There is a bluegrass jam session the first and third Saturday of each month (except September) at the Immanuel Baptist church in Wichita. These jams are an open informal session (bluegrass, of course) with players of many levels. All are welcome to come to just listen, or bring your instrument and participate at your comfort level.

Immanuel Baptist Church
1415 South Topeka
Wichita, KS
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

2014 Dates:
Saturday, January 18
Saturday, February 1
Saturday, February 15
Saturday, March 1
Saturday, March 15
Saturday, April 5
Saturday, April 19
Saturday, May 3
Saturday, May 17
Saturday, June 7
Saturday, June 21
Saturday, July 5
Saturday, July 19
Saturday, August 2
Saturday, August 16
Saturday, September 6
Saturday, September 13
Saturday, October 4
Saturday, October 18
Saturday, November 1
Saturday, November 15
Saturday, December 6
Saturday, December 20

Other dates may be added for 2014 - check the latest newsletter or call Kerry Harrison (316-524-6795) to confirm dates not listed above.

More monthly jams reported by our members

Events Last Updated: 1/13/2014