The Southwest Florida Bluegrass Assoc. Open Jams and ShowsThe Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association hosts a monthly open jam and show on the second weekend of each month during our winter season. The season runs from October through April each year and is held at the Charlotte County Cultural Center Theater, 2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, Florida
Our next show will be November 14, 2015.
We will have a great lineup as we know you will be ready to hear some good Bluegrass. The show starts at 1:00PM. We also will be again offering our Slo-Jam starting at 10:00AM.
2015 IBMA Awards Winners: from Bluegrass Today
2015 IBMA Special Award Winners: from Bluegrass Today
2015 IBMA Momentum Award Winners: from Bluegrass Today
In Memory of William C. Bader
June 27, 1940 - September 30, 2015
William C. "Bill" Bader, 75, of West Palm Beach, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and lived in West Palm Beach for many years. Bill was President and Coach for Phipps Park Kid's Baseball for several years, he was a member of the PTA (Parent Teachers Association) and served on the state PTA Board for two years. Bill worked for Southern Bell and later for AT & T before opening his own business B & B Graphics in 1989. Bluegrass music was his passion, he loved to attend Bluegrass festivals and jams. He made friends everywhere, and never forgot a name. He loved meeting new people and calling them his friends, he never met a stranger. Bill is survived by his wife Fay Bader, and son William J. Bader.
Click Here to review some videos from our April 11, 2015 show.