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Middle Zone Jam Fall Start

The Middle Zone Jam will restart for the fall on Thursday September 4th at Stan Strickland's house :

  • Phone: (208)377-5326
  • Address: 5714 Centerbrook Drive, Boise, ID



CD releases by a Association Bands

New Hotwire CD to be released soon. Click here to go to the web site and hear parts of the new CD.

JD Webb and the Downstate Ramblers: go to http://downstateramblers.homestead.com/ for more information

Chicken Dinner Road: go to  http://cdbaby.com/cd/ChickenDinnerRoad to buy.



High Desert: go to http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/highdesertband


The Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association
The purpose of the Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association:
  • To preserve and promote Bluegrass as a tradition of our country,
  • To promote the education and the enjoyment of Bluegrass music,
  • To promote fellowship among all musicians and supporters who have a love for Bluegrass music, regardless of race, creed, color, ethnicity, or ability to play music.

Coming Idaho Bluegrass Events
(that we know about)

The ISBA Board will host the Fall Festival this year.  We have had some exciting planning meetings.  The short story is this:

Location:  Weiser Idaho at the site of the old Technical School.  It is the same place where the camping for the Old Time Fiddler's contest takes place. The location to type into your navigator is 2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, Idaho.

Date:  Labor Day Week-End, August 29, 30, and 31.  You may come as early as Wednesday and stay through Tuesday.

Lots of Camping:  RV and tent camping.  Electricity approx. $11 per night, sites without electricity approx. $16 per night.  No water or sewer.  Showers and restrooms available on site. Quiet area for those who want it.  For reservations call Sandra Cooper at (208) 414-0255. 

Workshops:  Saturday morning.  Beginning and advanced guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and fiddle.

Bluegrass Band Contest: Saturday afternoon

Jamming:  all day every day and into the night.

Come join us Labor Day Week-End and end your summer on a Bluegrass note.


Bluegrass Video of the Week

Doc Watson and David Holt performing "Shady Grove" "Shady Grove."

Courtesy of the web site "Bluegrass on the Tube."


Check Out This Web Site

To see videos of most of the greatest Bluegrass performers that have ever taken the stage, check out this great video library by Carl Carlson from the SouthEast Bluegrass Association.

Great Bluegrass Videos


This site was last edited on 7/3/14. Suggestions and corrections may be sent to cthorse@gmail.com





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