Bluegrass by the Bay

Bluegrass by the Bay (BBB) is the bi-monthly publication of the Northern California Bluegrass Society. BBB provides reviews and articles about shows, venues, recordings, artists, and upcoming bluegrass events. NCBS provides issues of BBB to NCBS members each month and makes it available at society-sponsored events. To receive the BBB, join NCBS. NCBS members who have registered on the website can find back issues online in the Members Area.


Your contributions to the BBB are welcomed. The deadline is the 10th of the month for the next month’s issue.


Text must be either ASCII text or Microsoft Word documents.
Artwork can be *.tiff, *.jpeg, *.gif, or *.pdf format.

Digital submissions are accepted by email.


We accept manuscript, original photos and camera-ready artwork.

Mail paper submissions to:
Bluegrass By the Bay c/o NCBS
PO Box 390846
Mountain View, CA 94039-0846


Advertising in Bluegrass by the Bay is a great way to reach the members of the local bluegrass scene. The deadline for placing ad is the 15th of the month preceding the desired publication date. Our rates are:

Size Rate
Full Page $100
Half Page $60
Quarter Page $30
Business Card $20

To pay with PayPal, fill out this form:

Business/Organization Name:
Ad Size: Full Page
Half Page
Quarter Page
Business Card
Total Issues:
Desired Start Date:
(enter month & year, for example June 2009,
or leave blank for next available issue)

To pay by check, use the same address as for submissions (see above).