Information about SWBA the Southwest Bluegrass Association our history and SWBA’s Mission to Improve public appreciation of Bluegrass music.

Southwest Bluegrass Association (SWBA)

Is a 501 c 3 Non-Profit Corporation.

Promoting bluegrass music events in California, Arizona, Nevada, and beyond for 40+ years.

We’re a large organization of bluegrass pickers and grinners.

Who take part in and promote Bluegrass music events in the Southwestern United States. The Southwest Bluegrass Association brings people together for the preservation, enjoyment, and advancement of bluegrass music.

Southwest Bluegrass Association’s Mission

To promote and sponsor bluegrass music and family-oriented events.

Assisting other organizations, event promoters and any others involved with bluegrass music.

Improve public appreciation of bluegrass, folk, gospel and the music’s contribution to our American heritage.

To encourage others to support local attendance at music events.

To develop public and school-based activities and events that will introduce and encourage people to take part in music.

You will find information and links for upcoming concerts, festivals, jams, news feeds, and more.

We invite you to:

 To Become a Southwest Bluegrass Association member.

Information and links for a Campout, Concert, Event, Festival, Jam, Workshops. 


The information on this website is supplied by an all-volunteer effort of many people and SWBA works hard to keep it accurate and up-to-date. We encourage those whose events are listed on this website to keep your information current – if you have any changes, additions, or edits, please let them know by submitting an updated event info and SWBA will update the site with your new information.

Neither the Southwest Bluegrass Association nor the people involved in providing information on this website can be held responsible for any result stemming from errors in information found on the Southwest Bluegrass Association website. Please check with the actual venue before traveling long distances to bluegrass events.

For any questions regarding this Website, its content, or requested changes, please Contact SWBA.


The Southwest Bluegrass Association (SWBA) is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation, and donations may be tax-deductible. 

That provides funds for sponsored events, concerts, our website, bi-monthly newsletter, and bluegrass in schools.

SWBA is organized under the California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation Law. As a charitable, educational, historical and tax-exempt public corporation.  The Southwest Bluegrass Association is not organized for the private gain of any person or persons.

SWBA members support and promote bluegrass music and those involved in it.

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